Getting to Dijon and Burgundy School of Business

Getting to Dijon

By car

  • Paris-Dijon: 310 km (186 miles motorway) 3 hours

  • Lyon- Dijon : 188 km (113 miles) 2 hours

  • Lausanne -Dijon : 280 km (168 miles) 2 hours 30mins

  • Strasbourg -Dijon : 312 km (187 miles) 3 hours 15mins 

By train

The SNCF (French national railways) (tel.: +33 8 36 35 35 35) links Dijon with the whole of Europe either by TGV (high speed train) or through its regular railway system. All information can be accessed through their website although having tickets issued by mail are not always guaranteed to arrive on time. The best way is to purchase a ticket upon arrival.

  • Paris Gare de Lyon - Dijon : 1 hour 40 minutes (TGV)

  • Roissy Charles de Gaulle - Dijon : 1 hour 50 minutes (TGV)

  • Lyon - Dijon : 2 hours

  • Lausanne - Dijon : 2 hours (TGV)

  • Strasbourg - Dijon: 4 hours

  • Geneva - Dijon: 3 hours



By plane

Dijon has its own small regional airport,, and you can find flight information on flights in and out of Dijon with Air France, However, it is simpler, quicker and less expensive, when coming from abroad, to fly either to Paris, Lyon or Geneva and take the train from there to Dijon.

Most students travelling to Dijon fly to Paris and then take the train to Dijon. Paris has two major airports serving international flights: Orly and Charles de Gaulle (CDG) / Roissy. For information about airports in Paris, visit or

Charles de Gaulle (CDG)/ Roissy Airport → Dijon

From Charles de Gaulle / Roissy airport you will need to get to the Gare de Lyon in order to get a TGV (high speed train) to Dijon. There are several options open to you:

1.   You can get the Air France bus from the airport direct to the Gare de Lyon. The bus departs every 30 minutes, and it is the cheapest and easiest option if you have heavy luggage to carry.

2.   You can get the RER train (underground/subway): Take the RER Ligne B to Gare du Nord, then cross the platform and change to the RER Ligne D and get off at Gare du Nord. For an underground/subway map visit you would be well advised however, not to take this option if you are carrying very heavy or cumbersome luggage.

3.   You can get a taxi straight to the Gare de Lyon (approx.60 €uros, plus extra charge for luggage)

4.   If your flight arrives in the evening you can get a direct TGV train from Charles de Gaulle/Roissy airport to Dijon, but you have to reserve a seat. 

Orly Airport → Dijon

If you land at Orly Airport, you may take a taxi to the station or take the paying shuttle to Denfert Rochereau RER station, take the RER Ligne B to the Châtelet-les-Halles station and change to RER Ligne A. Get off at the next station, Gare de Lyon.

You also have two alternative options below to get to Gare de Lyon from Orly. You would be well advised however, not to take these options if you are carrying very heavy or cumbersome luggage.

1.   Take the shuttle train (Orlyval) from the airport to the RER station. Then take the RER (underground/subway) to Châlet-Les Halles and transfer to the métro in order to get to the Gare de Lyon.

2.   Take the Orly Bus (215) to Denfert Rochereau, departure every 15 minutes.At Denfert Rochereau you can either take a taxi to the Gare de Lyon, or you can take the métro at Denfert Rochereau. Take the Ligne 6 in the direction of "Nation" eight stops to "Bercy". Change to Ligne 14 and go one stop in the direction of "Madeleine" to the Gare de Lyon.

For an underground/subway map of Paris visit:


Beauvais Airport → Dijon

Shuttles leave from Paris Beauvais airport every 20-25 minutes after each flight arrival and take you directly from the airport to the car park in Porte Maillot. The price is around 20€ and the duration is approximately 1hour and 15 minutes. From the car park at Porte Maillot you should take the metro (walk past the big building "le Palais des Congrès" which you can't miss and then follow the signs for the metro). From the metro Porte Maillot take Ligne 1 (the yellow one) in the direction of Chateau de Vincennes and get off at the stop Gare de Lyon (in Paris!). This should take around 20 minutes.

From Gare de Lyon trains depart for Dijon regularly. We advise you check the timetable for these train in advance: Please ensure that you do not arrive too late and make a note of the departure time of the last trains otherwise you will have to spend the night in Paris!

For an underground/subway map of Paris visit:



Getting to Burgundy School of Business

Burgundy School of Business

Burgundy School of Business
Groupe ESC Dijon Bourgogne
29, rue Sambin - BP 50608 - 21006 DIJON - FRANCE
+33 380 725 900- Fax. +33 380 725 999

How to reach Burgundy School of Business from the Train Station


Your route plan by foot (10 – 15 minutes)



Departure: Gare de Dijon ville (Dijon train station)

As you come out of the train station head towards the traffic lights and pedestrian crossing. Cross the street onto the main street ahead of you, Avenue Foch, and go straight on until you come to Place Darcy, a large square with a stone arch in the middle. Follow the road round to the left past the Hôtel de la Cloche and carry on along rue de Vosges  Walk for about 5 minutes and turn left onto rue Sambin. The School is the building immediately on your left. 

By bus (around 15 minutes)


Now :

From the station:  walk to the bus stop “SNCF-Sévigné" take  bus line "L3" towards "Epirey Cap Nord". Get off at bus stop "Miroir" in the city centre. Then from bus stop " Grangier Godrans" take bus line 2 towards "Toison d’Or". Get off at bus stop " Cours Fleury".


Bus website:

By taxi

There is a taxi rank outside the station. A taxi to the School costs around 10 euro.

Taxi phone number:    


 The Campus