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How to get to the BIPM

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

    Street address: 12bis Grande Rue, F-92310 Sèvres

    Geographic coordinates (ITRF89)*:

    DM (degrees : minutes) DD (decimal degrees)
    Latitude 48º 49.740' N 48.82900 N
    Longitude 2º 13.197' E 2.21995 E

    *International Terrestrial Reference Frame 1989

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Arriving by car:

    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.


    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.
Airports at Paris:
    For directions from the airports Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Orly, click here.