The city of Lausanne lies in the western part of Switzerland, in very close proximity to France and Italy, in the heart of Central Europe. Located just 40 min by road or rail from Geneva, Lausanne is easy to reach by air through Geneva International Airport (50 minutes). The train from Zurich International Airport takes approximately 2h30 min to Lausanne.



How to reach the Swiss Tech Convention Center?

  • By plane, train and public transport



From Geneva (closer) or Zurich airports, you can take a train to Lausanne main train station and then take the Lausanne metro to EPFL (two steps, with a change in Lausanne Flon):

  • 'Gare CFF' to 'Lausanne-Flon' with Line M2, direction Croisettes

  • 'Lausanne-Flon' to 'EPFL' with Line M1, direction Renens

The Swiss Tech Convention Center is located at the ‘EPFL’ station of the M1 (line Renens-Lausanne-Flon)

From many European cities, high-speed trains reach Lausanne in a few hours:

  • Grenoble: 2 hours 50 minutes

  • Milan: 2 hours 30 minutes

  • Paris: 3 hours 40 minutes

  • By car

By car, on the motorway, follow direction "Lausanne-Sud", exit "EPFL".



Car parks: parking places (paying) for visitors are available under l'Esplanade, and along the Avenue Piccard. Car parks indicated by the green "P" symbol are reserved for holders of a special card.


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Any questions : edrc2019@epfl.