Amiens Transportation

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    Amiens

    by alectrevor Updated Mar 13, 2015

    Amiens is just over an hour from Paris Gare Nord. I caught the 10-31 from Paris has the first part of my trip in northern france..I was to stay in Amiens, Rouen, Deauville and Caen travelling by train and bus. The Amiens rail station is medium in size and has a unusual track layout.,the walkway to platforms go round in a curve. The bus station is at the side of the rail station.

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    How to come in and out of Amiens

    by gwened Written Dec 16, 2013

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    in town you have Ametys, the bus system ,10 regular lines.the sales office for info and tickets is at 10 place Alphonse Fiquet
    choose our itinerary here
    http://www.ametis.fr/se-deplacer/les-horaires/rechercher-une-fiche-horaire/

    for intercity buses the gare routiére or bus terminal is at rue de la Vallée, and the site is Trans80 here
    http://www.trans80.fr/reseau.html
    you can check line by town name on line space on the right in the page

    for bicycles you can ask info on the Vélam system here agence Buscyclette, street level of Tour Perret or the city bus office at Place Alfonse Fiquet ;office open Mondays to Saturdays from 9h to 19h yeararound
    more info here
    http://amiensveloservice.fubicy.org/

    The roads the way i come you can use www.viamichelin.com for a good route planner, and a good map. The autoroutes A16,link Amiens with the paris region and ports of the north of France, towards UK via the tunnel Under the manche.
    The autoroute A29, link the north with connections for Normandie and the East of France.
    The autoroute A1, takes you with a connector on the A29,to link with the East and Ile de France paris region as well.
    Very easy city to drive on and plenty of parking by the gare and city center.The halles ave Gen Leclerc is my space.
    http://www.parkopedia.fr/parking/amiens/

    you have the taxi as recommended by the tourist office

    Taxis Groupement Amiénois
    Tél : +33 (0)3 22 91 30 03

    Affair’ Taxi
    Tél : +33 (0)3 22 39 02 00

    A4 Taxi
    Tél : +33 (0)3 22 33 15 12

    Manag’ Air
    Tél : +33 (0)3 22 38 12 34

    Salouël Taxi
    Tél : +33 (0)3 22 51 86 79

    Amiens Taxi Métropole
    Tél : +33 (0)825 56 21 21

    Essayez le Cycloville, le service de vélo-taxi.
    Réservation au 06 67 67 36 97.

    and the train in Picardie region is here for schedules
    http://www.ter-sncf.com/Regions/Picardie/fr/Default.aspx

    it will take you to purchase the TGV tickets and other needed, however the local TER resa is not needed.

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    Arriving or departing.

    by Askla Written Dec 11, 2012

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    The railway and bus stations are close to each other a few min on foot east of the city centre.

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    Easy to get to Amiens by bus.

    by Askla Updated Nov 27, 2012

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    If you arrive at the Beauvais Airport, then it's easy to get to Amiens by bus. There is a shuttle bus to use. Here is the link to the bus company.

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    Bus service

    by ATLC Updated Apr 4, 2011

    The bus service at Amiens is called Amétis.
    I found their maps and routes

    You may find these links handy:
    Tourist office: http://www.amiens-tourisme.com
    Bus maps: http://www.ametis.net/ftp/FR_plan/PLAN%20CLIENTS%20SEPT%202008.pdf

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    The best way to get to Amiens...

    by wanderlust23 Updated Sep 8, 2002

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    The best way to get to Amiens from the North is to take a train from Lille. It takes about 2 hours due to stops. The cost is around 8-10 Euros. Information on France's trains can be found at www.eurostar.com.
    From Paris you should take the train from the Gare du Lyon, trains leave for Amiens about every two hours. It takes about 2 hours from Paris due to stops in Creil, and other paris suburbs. The cost is around 8 Euros for ages 12-26.
    Finally, if arriving at Charles de Gaulle airport, you should take the 'Yellow bus'. This bus comes about 5 or 6 times a day and takes you straight to Amiens. Excessive baggage is not a problem. The website for the Bus jaune is www.busjaune.com. There you can find schedules, prices, etc. One problem: the terminal at the airport is really hard to find!! When I first arrived at the airport and was told I needed to find terminal F2 I had no clue where to go. The people who gave me directions were none too helpful either! I finally realized that to get to this pickup spot, you must take a transport bus to another aerogare and then take an elevator to the basebemt where you'll find the bus terminal. Very confusing! I'd suggest going with a detailed map of the airport.
    The best way to get around the centre ville of Amiens is to walk. The downtown walk areas and one way streets aren't really condusive to driving. Your best bet in finding your way around is simply to walk around the many streets. You can see much more and soak up more when you're slowed down enough to actually enjoy the city. Plus, every where leads you to either a pretty square or the Cathedral. How can you go wrong? The bus system is also really good in Amiens (that is, when the workers are not on strike...). There are 6 lines if I remeber right. Combined, these lines go to every corner of Amiens. The fare is usually one dollar each time you ride, or you can buy a packet of bus tickets at any of the tobacs. These usually come in packs of ten and cost around 7 dollars. The Gare du Nord is the transfer site for all lines.

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    Being so close to Paris,...

    by DanielF Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Being so close to Paris, Picardie is very accessible from the rest of the world.
    If you just want to make day trips from Paris, use the public transportation. It is cheaper and very efficient. If you prefer to drive, roads are very good.

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