Travel Information

How to get to Lausanne

Lausanne can easily be reached by car (, by rail ( and by plane (Geneva airport is closest but Zurich airport is also an option).

The best way to travel from Geneva Airport to Lausanne is by train. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket office or vending machines at Geneva station. There is a direct train from Geneva airport to Lausanne Gare, which runs c. 4 times an hour. The train journey lasts about 60 minutes and costs around CHF 28.- (one-way journey, second class). (You should not buy a return ticket as these are only for same-day journeys.)



How to get around Lausanne

Both bus and metro lines operate within the city of Lausanne. To use them, you will need to purchase a ticket at a vending machine. If you are staying at a hotel, you will receive a free Lausanne transport card that allows for free travel in the city of Lausanne (zones 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19 – 2nd class).

How to get to the conference

Directions for how to get to the conference venue (on the University of Lausanne campus) are available on the Venue page.

Hotel Accommodation

You can find the best deals via online booking sites like, and Moreover, we can recommend the following hotels: Lausanne Guesthouse (YTA), Hôtel du Marché (*), Hôtel Ibis (**), Hôtel Regina (***), Hôtel Aulac (***), Hôtel City (***), Hôtel Bellerive (***), and Hôtel Alpha-Palmiers (****).