1. SHUTTLE SERVICE (FROM THE AIRPORTS AND TRAIN STATIONS)
Reserve a shuttle taxi minimum 5 days in advance for a direct service to the Ashram.
Price: 75- 95 € for a single trip (per person), depending on your starting location, traveling date and time.
“Pickmecab”: Book online at www.pickmecab.fr
or by phone +33 (0)2 34 59 72 00
or by email:email@example.com
“Transpers”: Book online at www. transpers.fr
or by phone +33(0)3 38 63 20 42
“Routair”: Book online at www.routair.fr
or by phone: +33(0) 2 38 54 27 54
2. From the Paris airports to the train station (Gare d’Austerlitz)
From Charles de Gaulle Airport, take the RER B to St Michel-
Notre-Dame, then the connecting RER C to Austerlitz Station
(5 minutes) or take a taxi from the airport to the train station
(about 50 €). From there take a train to Les Aubrais.
From Orly Airport, take the free shttle service to Pont de
Rungis and then the train to Gare d’Austerlitz. Or from
the airport take the metro Orlyval and get off at Antony
(10 minutes), then the connecting RER B to Saint Michel-
Notre-Dame (20 minutes). From there take the RER C until
Gare d’Austerlitz (5 minutes). From there take a train to Les
From Les Aubrais take a taxi from the train station to the ashram (about 40 €) or take a bus (Cars Ulys) to Neuville aux Bois and get off at the “stade” (stadium), the trip takes about 30 minutes.
See bus schedule below
3. Car Share
If you are looking for or offering a ride to the Ashram
for our internal car share click: www.goo.gl/vARAuy
for the external car share webpage: http://covoiturage.sivananda.org
4. By train from Paris to « Les Aubrais » (the closest station to the Ashram)
If you arrive in Paris by train at either Gare de l’Est or Gare
du Nord take the metro Line 5 (direction Place d’Italie) to
Gare d’Austerlitz, (takes about 20 minutes).
The train for Les Aubrais leaves Paris from Austerlitz Station
and takes one hour (price 20,60 € for a single ticket, as of
From Les Aubrais take a taxi from the train station to the
ashram (about 40 €) or take a bus (Cars Ulys) to Neuville aux Bois and get off at the “stade” (stadium), the trip takes about 30 minutes.
See bus schedule below
5. Bus schedule Cars Ulys timetable
Departure from “Gare des Aubrais (Fleury-les-Aubrais)”,
arrival at “Neuville aux Bois stade”.
Price for a single ticket (as of February 2014): 2,40 €.
The time table is available here
Translation from the Ulys website :
Départ : departure
Arrivée : arrival
adresse, arrêt, lieu: address, stop, spot
partir après...: departs after...
From the village Neuville aux bois take a taxi to the Ashram which takes
another 5 minutes. You need to reserve the taxi in advance
(ideally day before) at +33 (0) 2 38 32 19 17.
You can also ask the
bus driver to drop you at “La Rive aux bois”, before Neuville
aux bois, and walk from there (one kilometre), take direction
Rébréchien (D8) and turn in the “route du Bignon”, the first
road on the rigt, the Ashram is at the end of this road on
6. By car from Paris
From Paris take the motorway A10 direction Bordeaux to Artenay (extit 13). From there, take the D5 direction Neuville-aux-bois; after Villerau at the roundabout take the second to the right direction Bougy-lez-Neuville (D 297). After Bougy you will pass through a small wood, turn left into the impasse du Bignon, the entrance to the Ashram is after 100 m . (Attention: certain GPS systems do not recognize “impasse du Bignon”). If you are in Neuville-aux-Bois, take the D11 direction Checy; take the first right (D8) direction Rebrechien; take the first right direction Bougy-lez-Neuville; the Ashram is just before Bougy at the right.