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

TRAIN - 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): see 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 a short distance from the train station: 2 minutes by metro, or 10-15 minutes (uphill) by foot. The main metro stop for the city center is Lausanne-Flon, where the m1 and m2 metro lines intersect. Lausanne lakeside (Ouchy) can be reached from the railway station by metro m1 direction “Ouchy” in 5 minutes.

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

See and Do!

Here are few things you can do after the event


Visit CERN

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



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



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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