The hotels in Lausanne provide a free public transportation card (bus, metro) to all their guests upon arrival. Lausanne has an excellent public transportation system, which makes it very easy to come to the EPFL.
The courses will be held at the School of Engineering (Building EL-B, rooms ELA1 and ELA2: see EPFL Plan) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, (EPFL), Switzerland. Classroom numbers will be indicated at the information desk, building EL-B, before the course start.
|Access to EPFL:||
|1. From Geneva Airport:
a) by train to Lausanne railway station
(Approx. 45 min.), then see 2. here below.
b) by highway N1, way out Ecublens-EPFL
(Approx. 30-35 min.).
|Train Time Table
Maps and Driving Directions
|2. From Lausanne: from the Ouchy or the railway station:
Metro M2 up to Lausanne-Flon and then
Metro M1 up to stop EFPL (Approx. 30 min.)
|Metro M2 Time Table
Metro M1 Time Table
|3. From Morges railway station:
Bus No 701 up to stop EPFL
(Approx. 20-25 min.)
|Bus No 701 Time Table|
Walking: Once at the EPFL metro stop, follow the under-ground passage which leads to the stairs between buildings BM and BP. Climb the steps and cross the big place, straight away up to the CO buildings. Pass trough the CO buildings on your right up to buildings ELA-ELB entrance on your left. Here you are at our information desk, in front of ELA1 classroom. Classroom number will be indicated there.
Parking: Parking on EPFL site (green-line zone) is not aloud anymore. This means parking is now at your charge. You can park underground on the EPFL site (from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, CHF 1.- the first hour, CHF 2.- for the next hours). There is also a long-lasting parking near the university (P Chamberonne) where you can park your car from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm for CHF 8.00 a day. Except for this schedule, the parking lots are free.