Practical information

How to get to CIECST (Pessac campus)

By tramway:

Line B, stop Montaigne-Montesquieu.

By car:

Arrival by the highway, exit 16, Gradignan-Talence, then direction Domaine universitaire.


On arrival, a welcome guide for researchers will be provided with useful information to have a good stay.

To ease accommodation, the CIECST benefits from advantageous negotiated rates with the TENEO aparthotels in Talence for short and long stays. Three residences are accessible (Talence Centre, Espeleta, Arthena) and ideally located in the Talence’s city centre, between Pessac campus – where the CIECST is located – and Bordeaux’ city centre (10 minutes by tram). All amenities are easily accessible (bakery, butcher’s shop, market, cafés, bookshop, cinema, supermarket, restaurants, park, etc.).

The price list will be provided during the preparation of the research stay and adapted according to its duration.


Getting to Ténéo Talence aparthotels:


Line B, “Forum” station


Résidence Espeleta- Line 35, stop at “Peixotto”; Résidences Talence Centre or Arthena- Line 20, stop at “Forum”.

Vcub point (bikes):

« Forum » ou « Peixotto »


Bordeaux city is easily accessible by plane and train from many departure destinations. Apart from taxis - whose prices are still quite high as in all big cities -, Saint-Jean train station and Bordeaux’ airport are well served by public transport.

You can plan your journey using Bordeaux metropolis’ public transport website:

Access to Ténéo Talence aparthotels from the train station:

Bus line 1 or 9 to the “Victoire” stop, then tram B to the “Forum” stop.


Tram C to the “Quinconces” stop, then Tram B to Pessac, get off at the “Forum” stop.

Access to the Ténéo Talence aparthotels from Bordeaux airport:

By bus line 1 to the Victoire stop, then Tram B and get off at the “Forum” stop.