The SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne is ideally located on the EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédéral de Lausanne) Campus, the “MIT of Europe”. The access to Lausanne is easy  by train, by car or by plane. 


STCC, Quartier Nord EPFL
Route Louis-Favre 2
1024 Ecublens

From Geneva airport to Lausanne:

By plane

Lausanne is close to Geneva airport with a close link also to Zurich airport, both of which are directly connected to some 200 destinations worldwide.

Geneva airport is only 45 minutes away from Lausanne using a car or a direct InterCity (IC) or RegioExpress (RE) train. Trains to Lausanne depart from Geneva airport every 15 minutes and the airport train station is located in the shopping mall next to the arrival hall.

Zurich airport is 2.5 hours away by car and by train. Trains to Lausanne depart from Zurich airport every 15-30 minutes and the airport train station is located in the shopping mall below the arrival hall.

By public transport

Convenient, quick and reliable, public transportation is the best way to get around in Lausanne and in Switzerland.

If you are staying in Lausanne city centre the metro M1 brings you direct to the SwissTech Convention Center "EPFL" stop. It runs every 5-7 minutes and takes 10 minutes.

Arriving from Geneva main station, you can also choose to catch a RegioExpress (RE) train to Lausanne which stops at Renens station (last stop before Lausanne main station). From Renens, the metro M1 takes you to "EPFL" metro station in 9 minutes.


From many European cities, high speed trains reach Lausanne in a few hours:

  • Grenoble: 2 hours 50 minutes

  • Milan: 2 hours 30 minutes

  • Paris: 3 hours 40 minutes

  • Brussels: 6 hours 30 minutes

All Swiss cities are reachable in between 40 minutes and 2.5 hours. Book your tickets and check the timetables here:


Use public transport for free

By staying in a hotel in Lausanne and paying the city tax, you gain free and unrestricted access to all of the city’s public transportation (bus, train, metro). The Lausanne Transport Card, the key to mobility is distributed in every accommodation in Lausanne. Remember to ask your hotel for your free transport ticket.

By car

The SwissTech Convention Center is 2 minutes away from the highway exit “Lausanne Sud, UNIL-EPFL”. There are 400 public parking spaces a 5 minutes walk away from the STCC.

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