Practical information

Book your flight to GENEVA

The closest international airport to Lausanne is Geneva-Cointrin (GVA), which is directly connected by train to Lausanne (~40 min).

Getting to Lausanne

All you need to know to make the best out of this trip

The Seedstars World conference takes place in the heart of the renowned EPFL university campus at the Swiss Tech Convention Centre

Public Transportation

Travelling in and around Lausanne

Trains - For train connections to Lausanne or Renens, see here.

Public Transports - We strongly recommend using public transports to get to Lausanne (metro line M1 from Lausanne or Renens, bus lines 58 from Morges and 33 from Ecublens/Renens/Prilly). You can see the local public transport website here.

Visitors staying in most hotels in Lausanne receive free travel cards for Lausanne buses and metro.
The city centre of Lausanne is only a short distance from the train station: 2 min by metro, or 10-15 min (uphill) by foot.
The main metro stop for the city center is Lausanne-Flon.
The Swiss Tech Convention Center is 20 minutes by public transportation from Lausanne-Flon, it is at the stop "Ecublens" on the Metro m1 line.
Lausanne lakeside (Ouchy) can be reached from the railway station by metro m2 direction “Ouchy” in 5 minutes.

CAR - Parking space is available in limited numbers on the EPFL campus (see map).

Hotels Information

Here's a few hotels near the Summit venue

Starling Hotel

Starling Hotel: Summit Partner

Right next to SwissTech Convention Center

SwissTech Hotel

SwissTech Hotel

Right next to SwissTech Convention Center

Lausanne Palace

Lausanne Palace

Located in the City Center

IBIS Lausanne Centre

Ibis Lausanne Centre

Located in the City Center

Angleterre & Residence

Angleterre & Residence

Located near Lac Léman, Lausanne

Beau Rivage Palace

Beau Rivage Palace

Located near Lac Léman, Lausanne

Things to do

Here are few things you can do after the event

CERN

Visit CERN

Visit the world’s largest particle physics laboratory and experience the thrill of being so close to the large hydron collider.

Skate

Skate

Lausanne offers various sites for those who love skating. You’ll warm up quickly either way! See all skating rinks.

Party

Party

Head out to the night streets of Lausanne and enjoy the city full of style, culture and music for all tastes.

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