Reims - Essential Information
Reims-Champagne Airport is located on the outskirts of the city, with full facilities that include car hire offices, taxi and a bus link into the city centre. Journey times are around 15 minutes with average taxi fares of around €20.
One of the best and most inexpensive ways to get about Reims is to buy a daily bus ticket, a Transports Urbains de Reims, for €2,40 euros. They are available from the Office de Tourisme de Reims in boulevard Général Leclerc, and on boarding buses. Timetables and direction information is displayed prominently on all buses and bus stops.
For the motorist, there are numerous pay car parks in the city, including a long stay at SNCF railway station, and short stay parks at Parc Auto Cathédrale in rue des Capucins, Parc Auto Buirette in rue Buirette, Parc Auto Erlon in place Drouet d’Erlon and Parc Auto Gambetta in rue Gambetta.
Taxis are available from the airport and rail station, or by telephone.
The main post office (le Poste)
Dentists are generally open 9.00am to 1pm and from around 2pm to 7pm daily, except Sunday. Out of hours is on a rota basis displayed at the premises.
Pharmacies are recognised by a large green cross outside the premises, and are generally open 9.00am to 1pm and from around 2pm to 7pm daily, except Sunday. Out of hours is on a rota basis displayed at the premises.
Country code: +33
Area code: 03, mobile numbers are prefixed with 06.
220 volts; generally two-hole sockets.