Practical information

Book your flight to GENEVA with Brussels Airlines

Select your dates below and book it directly

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

Brussels Airlines

We have partnered with Brussels Airlines - your Preferred Carrier for Seedstars Summit – and extends 10% discount on applicable economy fares (excluding check & go) and business fare from Europe, Russia, Tel Aviv & Africa to Geneva and vice-versa. Simply enter the following code in the promotion box when selecting flights and dates: 11125507.

Book until 06 April 2017 and Travel between 30 March and 13 April 2017.

Please note that this discount code will only be valid for SN Brussels Airlines operated flights and must be booked above or by using


We have partnered with Starling Hotel - your Preferred Hotel for Seedstars Summit – and give you access to a special fare of CHF 150.- / night applicable single or double room - breakfast included.

**UPDATE** Unfortunately, the Starling Hotel is already fully booked. Please consider the folllowing hotels:

  • Jeunehotel (hostel)
  • Alpha Palmiers****
  • Hotel des Inventions***
  • Royal Savoy*****
  • 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


    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.

    Seedstars Summit 2017

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