There are several ways to get to Nancy:

• By train, from many French cities and some European countries.
• By plane to Paris and then by train to Nancy.

Other options are also available:

• By car: from Paris or Strasbourg. You have to take the A4 highway.  If you come from Brussels, Luxembourg or Dijon, you need to take the A31 highway.
• By plane from the Lorraine airport: which offers connections with Lyon, Toulouse and other European cities. You can also fly to Luxembourg or Strasbourg and then take the train to Nancy.

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Nancy’s train station is in the center of town. Trains from Paris (Gare de l’Est) take around 1h30 with the high-speed train (TGV). Trains from Luxembourg or Strasbourg take around 1h20. You can also arrive at the Lorraine TGV station, which is close to the Lorraine airport (37 km from Nancy): a shuttle bus will take you to downtown Nancy in around 40 minutes. Please note that TGV reservations are required. From this station, you can reach Bordeaux in 4h30 or Lille in 2h30 without changing trains in Paris.

For further information and reservations, please visit the following websites:

• Trains:
• Ticket reservations (also valid for buses):
• Lorraine TGV shuttle booking:
• Air France:
• Lorraine airport:
• Nancy Tourisme :

Departure and arrival of the Lorraine TGV shuttle are at Nancy Saint Léon station. This shuttle is available on arrival and departure of major flights.
Shuttle to Lorraine TGV:


Plan your route to ENSIC with Google Maps.

A31 (E21): Brussels, Luxembourg or Dijon – Northern Europe and Spain via Lyon and Marseille.
A4 (E50/ E25): Paris, Berlin, Stuttgart, Vienna.
Expressway N4 Paris Strasbourg.

If you can, we encourage you to carpool!


Nancy is a city that can be visited on foot.
You’re always 5 minutes from a park or garden, your hotel or a good restaurant.

If you want to get around Nancy quickly for short trips, VéloStanLib’ offers self-service bicycles 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 29 stations conveniently located throughout the city. Numerous cycle paths take you right through Nancy. It’s a fast, easy and environmentally friendly way to get around Nancy.
Visit the VéloStanLib’ website:

Nancy cabs are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Telephone: 03 83 376 537