Jules Verne bus terminal
The Jules Verne Terminal is a bus station located in the heart of La Défense and close to the interchange hub (RER A, Metro Line 1, T2, SNCF lines L and J).
It welcomes all types of public transport services by coach :
- regular public bus lines with agreements with Ile-de-France Mobilités and running to the west of the Paris region (Les Mureaux, Mantes la Jolie, Vernon, Orgeval, Verneuil, Suresnes, ...);
- company shuttles to the tertiary buildings located near La Défense;
- National routes operated by different carriers.
Access to the Jules Verne Terminal
- From the Parvis
The entrance to the terminal is located next to the La Défense police station, close to Calder's Red Spider.
This access is closed in the evening from 9:00 pm and all day on Sundays.
- From the transport hub
If you come by public transport, you can take the RER A, Metro Line 1, T2, SNCF L and J lines which serve the La Défense Grande Arche stop. Then follow the signs and take exit 6: Coupole-Regnault.
How else could I come?
Coming to La Défense
How to come to Paris La Défense? Located 15 minutes from the historic centre of Paris and close to international train stations and airports, Paris La Défense benefits from one of the best public transport networks in the world*, enabling 87% of employees in the business district to get to work every day. This network will be strengthened by the Greater Paris project, which will enable the creation of 200 km of new lines by 2030. * Ranked as the world's leading city for public transport coverage (PwC Cities of Opportunity 7 - September 2016). Paris La Défense is: * Less than 3 hours from the main European cities * 10 minutes from the Champs-Elysees * [5 high-capacity railway lines](https://parisladefense.com/fr/transport-commun) (RER A, SNCF Transilien lines L and U, Metro line 1 and Tramway T2), * 22 bus lines, including 3 lines "[Express A14](https://parisladefense.com/en/se-reperer/terminal-jules-verne)" * 23,000 [parking spaces](https://www.parkingsparisladefense.fr/) * 2 high-capacity lines are planned ([RER E](https://parisladefense.com/fr/actualite/transports/decouvrez-le-parcours-deole) and [Metro line 15](https://parisladefense.com/fr/le-grand-paris-express)) which will reduce transport time for links with airports. **Rush hour smoothing** With the aim of improving the comfort of the many users who access the La Défense district every morning at rush hour, Paris La Défense has signed a Charter of reciprocal commitments for smoothing out rush hours with the Île-de-France Region, in partnership with Île-de-France Mobilités, RATP, SNCF TRANSILIEN and 14 companies in the area. In this way, the companies undertake to promote other work organisations and encourage a modal shift towards cycling in particular, and to reduce by 5 to 10% the number of their employees using public transport on arrival at La Défense, during the morning rush hour, every working day and in particular on Tuesdays and Thursdays. **Concrete measures** * Promotion of shift work at the individual level, * Awareness of managers and employees not to impose appointments, before 10am and after 5pm for example, * Creation of coworking spaces, * Incentives for cycling and other active modes of travel, * Measures in favour of carpooling, * Use of telecommuting. But Paris La Défense does not stop there and sets up the Moov&Win platform! **Moov&Win: change your habits and win points!** Moov&Win encourages employees of participating companies to change their home/work mobility and adopt new ways of working. This platform, imagined by the Transway company, is very simple: the employee registers online and accumulates points every day according to his daily actions. The points accumulated then give access to gifts! **What are the objectives?** * To desaturate public transport and relieve congestion on exits and entrances at peak times. * Promote the development of innovative and sustainable mobility (self-service electric scooters, bicycles, etc.). * Better knowledge of users and practices by analysing data on transport and mobility service use **To conclude, the rule is simple: get into the game and, above all, change your habits!** > Go to the platform, they explain everything.
Cycling in Paris La Défense
Cycling on a bike For those who are a few years late, be aware that, since 2015, bicycles are allowed on the territory! As time goes by, bikes and pedestrians have found common ground and share the public space. From now on, electric scooters will be added to the equation. To ensure that the different flows in the district coexist, Anouk Exertier, head of the Paris La Défense Mobility Centre, explains: "To ensure that the different flows cohabit in the district, Anouk Exertier, head of the Paris La Défense Mobility Centre, explains: " *We are going to intensify our actions to promote and secure the use of soft transport and active mobility* ". An overview of the situation! **Cycling in Paris La Défense** It's no secret that Paris La Défense was not designed for cycling! In fact, La Défense is the largest pedestrian area in Europe and when you say pedestrian area, you mean priority for pedestrians! Certain rules must therefore be observed to ensure that all the different modes of travel on the pedestrian area (bicycles, scooters) can coexist. In order to promote a virtuous cohabitation between all the users of the slab, it is essential that everyone circulates with respect for others and the particularities of the site. This is the aim of the "Love Story on the Square" communication campaign launched by Paris La Défense. This campaign is accompanied by a [**Love Story sur le Parvis best practice guide**](https://parisladefense.com/en/les-bons-gestes). Its aim is to set out the rules of good conduct for pleasant and safe travel and to encourage respectful sharing in the public space. Paris La Défense is not stopping there and is developing a plan for the network of soft links in order to launch a programme to develop cycling breaks. But that's not all! Other actions are also underway to better identify bicycle access to La Défense: * develop secure parking facilities (300 spaces already available in the Centre and Saisons car parks), * develop the bike arches, * develop the care and maintenance services. For the moment, Paris La Défense offers a secure, public car park with 700 bicycle racks, i.e. 1,400 spaces and 470 secure spaces.
Se repérer - Plan pour les Personnes à Mobilité Réduite
Find your way around - Map for People with Reduced Mobility **Good to know - tips & tricks.**
**For wheelchair users**, the recommended routes are marked by the blue signs with the associated pictogram.
**On the recommended routes**, the gradients can be steep and care must be taken with regard to the spacing between the slabs of the forecourt.
*For people who use a manual wheelchair, certain passages may present difficulties and require accompaniment.* **Parkings** The car parks at La Défense have reserved spaces for PRMs. Find out more about the services: [www.parkingsparisladefense.fr](https://www.parkingsparisladefense.fr) **LOWER TICKET DISPENSERS** **Faubourg de l'Arche** : CNIT, at the exit place Carpeaux, Crédit Mutuel.
**La Défense axis. * CC 4 Time, level 1 (slab level), LCL ;
* in front of Castorama, Société Générale ;
* 7 place de La Défense, HSBC ;
* in front of the Espace Info Défense, CIC and Caisse d'Epargne ;
* near the church of Our Lady of Pentecost, BNP.
**Valmy**: Cours Valmy, Societe Generale.
**Boieldieu**: Tower W, Société Générale.
**Michelet**: Cours Michelet, Societe Generale.
**Reflections**: shopping mall, AXA.
**ACCEPT TRANSPORTATION from the slab** **Access to the Gare Cœur Transport RATP and SNCF station** :
* Elevator exit A - Grande Arche.
* Elevator exit F - Calder / Miró.
* By the CNIT.
* By the 4 Times. * **Access to the T2 tramway** :
* Go to Place Carpeaux, cross the CNIT or take the ramp along the CNIT (left of the entrance). An RATP lift takes you directly to the T2.
platform. **Access to the Jules Verne Terminal (buses and coaches)** :
* By the elevator at the bottom of the carousel (to Calder's Red Spider).
* By the Heart Station Transport
* Outside station opening hours (weekdays after 9pm, and Sundays and public holidays), go through the avenue Albert Gleizes in Courbevoie (at the foot of the Total Coupole tower).
**Access to Esplanade de La Défense station - Metro line 1** :
* Access to the Esplanade metro platforms line 1: from the Axe de La Défense, walk along the Takis basin and take the lift just before the footbridge.
* Access to the RATP ticket hall and shops.
* Attention, this access does not allow you to get to the subway platform Line 1 !
From the Michelet district, take the passage under the Acacia Tower, cross the road and access the Ticket Hall by the ramp on the left.
**ACCESS THE CITIES FROM THE SLAB** **Access to Puteaux**
* By the neighborhood Degrees :
-' Crossing the 4 Times on the way to Darty ;-'... -' Leave the centre by taking the ramp of the passage du Couchant (Nanterre Gate) ;
-' Crossing the Square of Degrees.
* By the district Boieldieu :
-' Public elevators at the foot of the Boieldieu residence - access avenue Jean Moulin ;
-' Access to the Louis Pouey street passing by the Louis Pouey residence.
* By the Villon district :
-' Public elevators at the right of the Ile-de-France building, towards the Eve tower (Villon district) - access rue Paradis ;
-' Public elevator at the right of the Ile-de-France building, towards the Ariane tower - access rue Lefoullon.
* By the neighborhood Michelet :
-' Public lift after the footbridge from Les Vignes to Rue de la République ;
-' Public elevator after the footbridge from the Orme to Bellini street.
**Access to Courbevoie**
* By the Faubourg de l'Arche district :
-' Towards the Avenue de l'Arche, head towards the Leonardo da Vinci University pole then take the two public elevators to Courbevoie.
* By the district Coupole - Regnault :
-' By the Jules Verne Terminal, lift in front of Calder's Red Spider ;
-' By the elevator behind the Total Tower. -' By the elevator behind the Total Tower. * By the district Corolles / Reflections towards the Vosges district :
-' Crossing the Corolles district on the way to the Dexia tower ;
-' Borrowing the gateway of the Reflections ;
-' Take the ramp on the left of the Monge Tower. * From the Iris district to the Alsace district :
-' Towards allée Sainte Odile: take the Alsace footbridge to the Prisma tower, then the public elevator on the left ;
-' Towards rue Louis Blanc: take the Iris footbridge to the tower Les Miroirs (Saint-Gobain), then the lift on the right.
* By the neighborhood Seasons :
-' Cross the Place des Saisons then take the elevator to the right of Avenue du Général Audran. Access to Nanterre (terraces of the Arche)
* Cross the Valmy district to Société Générale.
* Take the elevator on the right, before the car ramp, to the rue des Longues Raies.
**Circulate easily from one neighborhood to another FROM THE SLAB** **Access to the Boieldieu district. * Access to the Terrasses Boieldieu
(entrances of towers W, PB5, Franklin): cross the 4 Times from the "Porte de Paris" entrance to the "Porte de Puteaux" (opposite). Follow the signs PB5.
* Access to the Boieldieu Gardens (local shops): cross the Villon district towards the Eve Tower, take the "Jean Moulin" footbridge. * Between the Boieldieu gardens level and the Boieldieu terrace level: take the Z ramp (attention: the slope is quite steep).
Unaccompanied commitment is not recommended. **Elevator access to the Reflections district** :
* Coming from the Esplanade: pass by the CB 21 tower, cross the Iris district, continue towards the pharmacy, take the lift from the Reflets 2.
car park. * Coming from the Grande Arche: cross the Corolles district passing under the Lorraine residence, go towards the Vision 80 residence, take the lift in the Reflets 1 car park. Exit at the level " DB " (low slab).
**Elevator access to the Michelet district :**
* Access to the Michelet district from the slab: take the lift from the Michelet 1 car park, in the courtyard of the Galileo building (opposite the Sofitel).
**Access to the Bellini district (Bellini terrace)** :
From the slab: there is no access by elevator.
* From the Michelet district: take the Orme footbridge and then the public lift to the road level (Puteaux, rue Bellini). A ramp leads from rue Bellini to the Bellini terrace. * From Neuilly-sur-Seine: cross the Neuilly bridge on the left (Puteaux side), go straight on the pedestrian crossing. A ramp gives access from the rue Bellini to the Bellini terrace.
Temporary parking of coaches
Temporary parking of coaches For temporary applications (less than one month), the applicant undertakes to send a complete application one month before the desired service is to be set up to [demandeaccesTJV@parisladefense.com](mailto:demandeaccesTJV@parisladefense.com). Paris La Défense undertakes to reply to the applicant within one month of receipt of a complete application. The following information is requested: * The applicant (carrier) and the sponsor * The nature of the link and the address of the site(s) served * The desired service life * The desired time slots * Operating procedures (types of vehicles) * The number of people transported