Getting there and parking

centre national de la merHow to find Nausicaa?
Getting here is easy.

is accessible by car, by train and by boat.

Nausicaa is ideally located on the Nord-Pas-de-Calais coast just a stone’s throw away from Belgium and England and just 2hrs 30mins from Paris.

Whatever your preferred means of transport, we look forward to welcoming you here at Nausicaa!

Location of Nausicaa in Boulogne-sur-Mer


Road access


From Paris : 250 km

Follow directions for CERGY PONTOISE on the ring road (A89) then the A16 motorway. Follow signs for AMIENS ; take exit 32 (sortie Boulogne-Nord - Nausicaa). Then follow signs for the Centre. 

From Brussels : 220 km

E40, E17, A 25, via GHENT and DUNKIRK, then the A16 to the BOULOGNE-SUR-MER 32 exit (sortie Boulogne-Nord - Nausicaa). Then follow signs for the Centre. 

From London : 160 km

M20 then ferry or tunnel. 



Latitude: 50° 43' 50'' N
Longitude: 1° 35' 40'' E


Train Access

façade du centre national de la mer Departure from PARIS - Gare du Nord or from LILLE

Go to the Boulogne-Ville station (information available at the train station or 

By Eurostar or TGV (high-speed train) from LONDON or PARIS

Station: CALAIS-FRETHUN (20 km from Nausicaa). Different trains or buses available for Boulogne-sur-Mer: Contact for further information. 


Stop at LILLE EUROPE. From LILLE EUROPE or LILLE FLANDRES (depending on the time of departure), TER (Express Regional Train) to CALAIS FRETHUN (20 km from Nausicaa). Different trains or buses available for Boulogne-sur-Mer: Contact for further information.  

From Boulogne-Ville station to Nausicaa

25 minutes walking or by bus (use lines A/C/D/E/F/H direction "Place de France", gett off at "Place de France", then use line F direction "Trésorerie", get off at "Boulogne-sur-Mer - Nausicaa").

Further information on buses:

Boat Access

port de boulogne-sur-mer

Located 200 metres from the town centre and close to Nausicaa, the marina provides mooring facilities that are reserved for visitors to Nausicaa. People arriving by boat can then reach Nausicaa on foot via Gambetta Quay.

Practical information

  • 70 moorings for visitors in the outer harbour (130 rings) 
  • The outer harbour is reserved for visitors and pontoons for members from June 15 to August 31 
  • Boats measuring from 12 to 13 metres up to a maximum of 25 metres in length can moor in the Napoleon docks.

For further information

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BasherB | Thu, 2016-01-21 16:24

SAT NAV ? Road signs are enough here ........
A post-it note should suffice:
• A16 junct 32 (signposted Wimereux/Boulogne nord/Nausicaa)
• --> Boulogne nord/Nausicaa (passing through Terlincthun)
• At roundabout - 2nd exit (Boulogne)
• follow road down to town
• car park (on right by yacht club)
• ……..and next door to Nausicaa
YOU CANNOT MISS IT | Thu, 2010-08-26 10:41

I would like to suggest you add the GPS coordinates of Nausicaa in order that those with Satellite Navigation capabilities can simply program in your location. Suggest you also indicate where the nearest car parking facilities can be found.


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