ISPDC 2014


13th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing

Aix-Marseille University - Porquerolles Golden Island

IGESA Centre,
Address: Porquerolles, Rue de la Douane, F-83400 HyŤres; +33(0)4 94 12 31 80

For your travel arrangements

Please make travel arrangements in order to meet the special ISPDC transfer
between Toulon Rail-station and Porquerolles Islands (see below).

If you decide to reach Porquerolles Island by yourself please note that the ISPDC special shuttle boat leaves La Tour Fondue harbor on June 23 at 18h45 (for daytime "commercial" boat schedule is also given below).

Useful Information:
To reach Toulon you can fly to Paris, Marseille or Nice and then catch a TGV train to Toulon
For instance: (
please consult :
- Paris "Gare de Lyon" leaving 12h49 - arriving Toulon at 16h39; is a best choice from Paris town;
from Paris "Charles de Gaulle" airport railway station leaving 11h58, arriving Marseille 15h46 and then see below from Marseille

- Nice Airport railway station leaving 15h17, arriving Antibes 15h38, leaving Antibes 15h54, arriving Toulon 17h17 ;
or direct train from Nice Ville railway station leaving 15h34 arriving Toulon 17h17

- Marseille "St Charles" station leaving 16h05, arriving Toulon 17h07
(from Marseille-Provence airport a direct bus takes you to St Charles railway station in 30min)

ISPDC special bus to La Tour Fondue harbor to Porquerolles:

From Toulon railway station Monday June 23 :
Departure 17h15 from bus station which is 50m left outside the railway station
(Special ISPDC Bus down the stairs)

Toulon station

From Porquerolles Island
on June 27:
Departure 13h after lunch-Arrival Toulon rail-station 14h45

Alternatively you can use public transport to get yourself to Porquerolles Island (less convenient!

To go from HyŤres Aeroport to the Tour Fondue boat harbor for Porquerolles

You can take a taxi: from Monday to Friday, 7am to 7pm, the price would be around 25 euros.
Otherwise, it would be around 35 euros.
(HyŤres Taxi Station: +33(0)4 94 00 60 00)

To go from HyŤres Aeroport to HyŤres Centre bus station

You can take the bus (20min).
Bus leaving at 8h10, 9h10, 10h10, 11h10, 11h51, 12h45, 13h32, 14h35, 15h35, 16h35, 17h40 and 18h30 from Monday to Saturday.
Bus leaving at 8h10, 9h10, 11h57, 14h35, 15h35 and 17h40 on Sunday.

To go from Toulon railway station to HyŤres Centre bus station

If you arrive at Toulon railway station, you just have to go to the bus station : 50m left outside down the stairs.

Take the bus 29 or 39 until their terminus : HyŤres centre. From Monday to Friday, around 4 buses/ hour.

To go from HyŤres Centre bus station to the Tour Fondue

Take the bus 67 and get down at Tour Fondue harbor in about 30min.
Bus leaving at 6h30, 7h30, 8h25, 9h15, 11h25, 13h45, 15h40
Bus coming back at 7h20, 8h27, 9h, 10h05, 12h, 14h25, 17h35, 18h35 from Monday to Saturday and bus coming back at 9h, 10h05, 12h, 14h25, 17h35, 19h on Sunday.

To go from HyŤres - Tour Fondue harbor to Porquerolles

Take the regular shuttle ferry to the island.
Shuttles leaving at 7h30, 9h, 9h30,10h, 10h30, 11h, 11h30, 12h, 12h30, 13h30, 14h30, 15h30, 17h, 18h.
(Shuttles coming back at 7h (not on Sunday), 8h30, 9h30, 10h30, 11h30, 14h,15h, 16h30, 17h30, 18h30)
Please note that if you let a car in the Tour Fondue parking, you will have to pay about  7 euros a day.

Phone numbers

  • La Tour Fondue boat Shuttle: (33) 04 94 58 21 81
  • La Tour Fondue Taxi Boat: (33) 04 94 58 31 19 / 06 09 52 31 19
  • La Tour Fondue Car Park: 04 94 01 99 28 (No visitorís cars allowed on the island)
  • IGESA Conference center: (33) 4 94 12 31 80
  • HyŤres Coach Station (SODETRAV) : 0 825 00 06 50
  • HyŤres Taxi Station: 04 94 00 60 00

More information on Porquerolles


Map of Porquerolles Island