The 19th IBF Congress will be held in France, in Metz, which is the East of France. You'll be able to see where Metz is in the map below. 

You can reach Metz by different transportation means. You'll find here all the details you'll need.


Click here to find your direction if you plan to come to Metz by car.
DD:   Latitude 49.110732     Longitude 6.186585
DMS:     N 49° 6’ 38.635’’        E 6° 11’ 11.706’’

By train: 

Be careful : You won't be able to check the timetables or to book a TGV (High Speed Train) ticket more than 3 months before your trip. If you try to book a ticket before the 3 months, you'll find existing trains but they will be much slower. You can have an idea of the timetables by consulting the existing trains at nearer dates. 

Metz Ville (in the center of Metz), Place du Général de Gaulle. 
TGV (High Speed Train) direct to Paris (82 min).

Lorraine TGV Station, 57420 LOUVIGNY (35 km south of Metz)
Connections to/from Roissy - Charles de Gaulle Airport (1h15min).
 Connection to Metz Central station by bus. At each TGV arrival there is a bus which can drive you to Metz Station (1,60€).
Timetables and information : click here

By Plane:

Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport (Paris): The train station (Roissy TGV) is inside the airport. Direct connections to Lorraine TGV (1h15min). 
35 km south of Metz. Connection to Metz Central station by bus. At each TGV arrival there is a bus which can drive you to Metz Station.
Timetables and information : click here

Luxembourg Airport (69 km North of Metz, 45 min journey)
Tel: + 352 24 561
Many companies fly through Luxembourg airport either on direct flights or with connections to London. Bus lines just in front of the airport will drive you to Luxembourg Ville Railways station (20 min) where you'll find trains to Metz. With Roissy, Luxembourg is the easiest way to fly to Metz from all over the world.

Saarbrücken airport (Germany) (79 km East of Metz, 1hr drive). Tel: + 49 68 93 83 272. Connections by bus to Metz (click here)
Saarbrücken airport website

Metz-Nancy Lorraine Airport (18 km south of Metz)

The congress will take place at the Résidence « Pilâtre de Rozier », 2 rue Georges Ducrocq à Metz.
For more information you can visit the website of the Résidence « Pilâtre de Rozier ».
2 Rue Georges Ducrocq. 57000 METZ
A free parking will be available in front of the Residence . A bus stop is available within 100m.

Société Médicale Balint (French Balint Society) and International Balint Federation

Postal adress:
Société Médicale Balint, GROM, Zone des Varimonts, 10 route de Thionville, 57140 WOIPPY, FRANCE
Phone number (The secretary speaks only French): + 33 3 87 31 74 40
Email (in French or English):