Location and travel

UCAAT 2015 at ETSI Headquarters

The year's conference will take place in the newly refurbished ETSI Premises

650 Route des Lucioles
06921 Sophia Antipolis
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The ETSI Secretariat is located in the Sophia Antipolis science park, between Nice and Cannes on the French Riviera. The nearest airport is Nice International and the nearest train station Antibes.


Free bus shuttle

For participants' convenience, ETSI is pleased to provide a free bus shuttle service as follows :
From Nice Airport to ETSI: Tuesday 20 October morning
Terminal 2:  8:00, 10:00,12:00
Leaving Terminal 1: 8:15, 10:15,12:15

On Thursday 22 October, a bus will leave ETSI at 15:00 and 17:00 to return to the airport.
Shuttle during the event
A bus shuttle service will be in place taking participants from hotels in Sophia (Sophia Country Club, Mercure, Ibis, Novotel, Omega) to ETSI and back. Timetables will be available at the hotels and in ETSI.   

Getting to ETSI

Coming by public transport
A shuttle bus service [n°230] is available from the airport ('Promenade des Anglais' outside Terminal 1) to Sophia Antipolis (not on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays). The bus ticket costs €1.50.
To go from ETSI to the airport you have to take the bus n°230 at the bus-stop called "Place Sophie Laffitte", which is the nearest bus-stop to ETSI.

Getting from the Airport to ETSI by car is a 25 minute journey.
You can book a taxi in advance with ETSI's reception  and benefit from an ETSI discounted rate
(53 € from 7am until 6pm - from 6 pm to 7am= 65 €].
Free parking is available outside the ETSI Main building and Einstein building.

More information is also available on the ETSI website.

Hotel Recommendations

ETSI has negotiated rates with many local hotels. Find out all information from here

Visa requests

If you are visiting from outside the EU, you may need a Visa. If you are not sure, check with your local French embassy.
ETSI can provide you with a personal invitation in order to assist you with your application.
To get a personal invitation letter to obtain a visa, please contact the Meeting Support Team.