The BIPM is situated in the Parc de Saint-Cloud, at Sèvres, in the suburbs south-west of Paris.
Postal address: Pavillon de Breteuil, F-92312 Sèvres Cedex
Arriving by car:
Street address: 12bis Grande Rue, F-92310 Sèvres
Geographic coordinates (ITRF89)*:
*International Terrestrial Reference Frame 1989
DM (degrees : minutes)
DD (decimal degrees)|
||48º 49.740' N
||2º 13.197' E
Take the Porte de Saint-Cloud exit from the Peripherique and follow the nationale 10 towards Versailles. The Parc de Saint-Cloud is on the right after crossing the Seine, before you arrive at the main town of Sèvres.
Arriving by public transport:
Take the metro (line 9) to Pont-de-Sèvres and then a bus no. 171 (towards Versailles) or 26 (to La Celle-St-Cloud). Get off at the 2nd stop: Parc de Saint-Cloud. Alternatively, it's a 15 minute walk from the metro.
Airports at Paris:
Take the tram (line T 2, running between Issy Val-de-Seine and La Défense), get off at the station Musée de Sèvres, and catch a bus no. 171 or 26. Get off at the next stop: Parc de Saint-Cloud. Alternatively, it's a 10 minute walk from the tram line.
Full information about public transport in Paris is available from the RATP website.
For directions from the airports Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Orly, click here.