June 25 - 29 2013

IWHA Conference - Montpellier, France

Pratical information on Montpellier


Archives of Pierresvives
907 avenue du Professeur Blayac Montpellier

04 67 67 37 00






Tramway ligne 1 Direction Mosson : arrêt Halles de la Paillade


Tramway ligne 3 Direction Juvignac : arrêt Hôtel du département (puis bus N°19 Direction Pierre de Coubertin : arrêt Lycée Léonard de Vinci)


Bus n°19 Direction Pierre de Coubertin: arrêt Lycée Léonard de Vinci


The plan can be downloaded here

Information on Montpellier local transports (TAM)

By Air

Montpellier’s international airport is served by 5 regular or low-cost companies (Air France, Ryanair, Easyjet, Iberia, Air Arabia).

Other international airport in cities like Barcelona, Gerona, Marseille…. are connected by train to Montpellier.

Montpellier’s airport is located 10 km away from the city’s historical center (15 minutes by car), and mid-way between city and sea. Taxis, rented cars and a shuttle (11 daily services) are easily accessible upon arrival. Count approximately 20 € by taxi (depending on the time of arrival) and 1.5 € by shuttle.

More information on Montpellier's airport

Other options may be: To take a flight to Marseille (150 kms from Montpellier), and then take a direct train to Montpellier.

More information on Marseille-Provence international airport

By Train

Another way to come to Montpellier from Paris is to take the high-speed train(TGV): 15 high speed trains are operating daily from downtown Paris (3h ½) and 4 daily direct high-speed trains from Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport (4 hours). The train station is located downtown Montpellier near most hotels. There are also direct trains to Barcelona, Geneva, Nice and Italy, Bordeaux, etc.

More information and SNCF trains


It is highly recommended that all congress participants subscribe to both travel and health insurance, to cover medical costs, accidents, lost and stolen objects etc. The congress organizers can not be held responsible for such eventualities.