Centre François Baclesse
Service de Radiothérapie
3 avenue Général Harris
14076 CAEN cedex 5
Contact the service
Swichboard  :  +33 (0)2 31 24 34 48
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Initial care takes place in the premises of the François Baclesse Centre. Proton therapy sessions are held at the Proton Therapy Centre 5 minutes away by car from the François Baclesse Centre.

By car

From the ring road

Take exit 5 and follow signs to Centre François Baclesse.


  • The entrance to the visitor’s car park is on Avenue Général Harris, opposite the “Citroën” dealership.
  • Note: parking spaces are highly sought-after in the hospital area. Allow time to find a place before your appointments at the Centre.
  • 5 parking spaces for people with reduced mobility are to be found before and after the main entrance to the Centre.
  • The lift giving access to the entrance hall is to the bottom left of the Centre’s main stairway.

By bus & tram

Bus & tram services

The Centre is served by the Twisto bus & tram network.

Twisto website

Bus & tram lines

  • Twisto bus: Bus 8, 14 and 25 : Baclesse stop – Bus 31, 32, 61 and 62 : CHU Entrée Est stop
  • Twisto tram: Line A: CHU stop
  • Bus Verts : Lines 3, 4 and 6

By train

From Caen station

By tram:
In the station, take the “Place de la gare” exit.
Then head for the first tram platform, on the station side and take Tram A or B:
Tram A to Caen campus 2: « CHU » stop.
Tram B to Hérouville St Clair: “Cité U – Lebisey” stop.
Journey time : 20 minutes in the tram + 5 minutes walk

By taxi :
The passenger pick-up area is at the station exit, on the left.

En avion

By plane

The airport is at Carpiquet, 8 km west of Caen.

From Caen-Carpiquet Airport:

  • Take bus line 3 to Hérouville St Clair,
  • Take bus line 25 to Hérouville St Clair, –
    Twisto depot get off at the “Baclesse” stop
  • Journey time : about 45 min

Caen airport is accessible from the following towns:

  • Direct flights: Brest, Nantes, Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Marseille, Nice, Figari,  Londres-Southend
  • Via Lyon : Biarritz, Bologne, Bordeaux, Brest, La Rochelle, Lille, Marseille, Metz-Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Pau, Poitiers, Strasbourg, Bruxelles, Milan, Nuremberg, Prague, Rome, Vienne.
Deauville - Saint Gatien airport
Saint Gatien

The airport is 9 km from Deauville and 50 km from Caen.
Depuis l’aéroport de Deauville – Saint Gatien :
Taxis :
Passenger pick-up area in front of the airport.
Contact the Deauville-Trouville taxi office: +33 (0)2 31 87 11 11
Shuttle service provided for Ryanair arrivals:
Shuttle from the airport to the Deauville SNCF station.
Book at the airport switchboard: +33 (0)2 31 65 65 65