ISMC partner EPFL recommends the following hotel accomodation at, as well as close to, the conference venue Starling Hotel in Lausanne. To profit from the conference hotel rate, please use the respective booking code for the reservation, as indicated in the following list of hotels. Please see this link.
The fastest route to the conference venue when flying in from abroad is to fly to Geneva, and then to take the intercity train to the Renens train station and then the connecting metro M1 to EPFL.
Genève-Cointrin is the nearest airport to Lausanne (40-60 min). The train ride from Zurich airport to Lausanne takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. From the respective airports you take the train to Lausanne and then the local Lausanne metro to EPFL.
From the Geneva airport: take the train either to Lausanne Gare, or to the Renens train station.
From the Zurich airport: take the train to the Lausanne Gare
You find time tables for public transport in Switzerland under this link.
In Lausanne, the M1 metro TL (Transport Lausannois) line will take you to EPFL either from Lausanne city centre (Flon), or from the Renens train station. See the map for walking direction to the conference venue from the "EPFL" metro stop.
From Lausanne to EPFL:
From Renens to EPFL:
The TL and MBC (Transport Region Morges) also offer connections to EPFL.
On the motorway, follow direction "Lausanne Sud", exit "EPFL". Parking, subject to availability, outside the Starling Hotel is free of charge. Present your ticket at Hotel desk. At a cost, additional parking is avavilable as indicated on the map.
Dynamic map of EPFL. Can be used for diections on site, to locate buildings and people working at the campus.