Travel to Beauvais

Rail transport

The train station, Gare de Beauvais, opened since 1857 is currently served by several TER lines:

*    Beauvais – Persan-Beaumont – Paris Gare du Nord ;

*    Beauvais – Creil ;

*    Beauvais – Abancourt – Le Tréport.

Air transport

Beauvais-Tillé Airport, dating from 1930s, lies in north of the city, in Tillé. It is used as a gateway to Paris by several low-cost carriers. Traffic growth is significant: in 1997, 200,000 passengers used it annually, but by 2006, it was more than 1.8 million. Airport usage increased by 40% a year on average between 2001 and 2005. The airport is mainly used for passenger traffic (only 2 to 3 flights involve freight each month) and serves 48 destinations.

Public transport

Public transport in Beauvais is provided by Corolis (formerly The Urban Transport network of Beauvaisis French: Transports Urbains du Beauvaisis or TUB). The transit bus (commuter bus) network consists of 25 regular lines which serve Beauvais and its suburbs, including:

*    12 day lines

*    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 12 13 14

*    3 Sunday lines.

*    11A 11B 11C

*    3 summer lines.

*    10 (divided into 3 sub lines)

*    7 Demand responsive transport lines

*    T1 T2 T3 T5 T6 T7 T8

*    3 shuttles

*    Navette Aéroport (Airport Shuttle) Navette Parking (Parking Shuttle) Navette LaSalle (Polytechnic Institute of LaSalle Shuttle)

Environmentally friendly transportation

In an effort to promote cleaner urban transportation and protect the environment, the city began to develop a "Green Plan" (Plan vert). Ultimately, the goal is to have a network of 20 km bicycle paths