Maps & Directions...

Genève-Cointrin is the nearest airport (40-60 minutes). The train from Zürich airport takes approximately 2h30 min to Lausanne.

From these airports, you can take a train to Lausanne and then take the Lausanne metro to EPFL (two steps):

  • Gare CFF‘ to ‘Gare du Flon‘ with Line M2, direction Croisettes
  • Gare du Flon‘ to ‘EPFL‘ with Line M1, direction Renens

Line M1 of the TL (Transports lausannois) takes you from the centre of Lausanne (Flon) or from Renens station to the EPFL.

Bus lines TL (Public Transports of Lausanne area) and MBC (Transport Region Morges) run in western Lausanne:

  • MBC bus 701 (Echichens, Morges, Préverenges, EPFL, Bourdonnette-Lausanne)
  • MBC bus 705 (Lonay , Prévrenges, Denges, Echandens, Ecublens, EPFL)
  • TL bus 31 (Renens-Gare, EPFL-UNIL, Saint-Sulpice, Venoges)

Tip: Take the Express Network Vaudois (trains) or SBB long-distance trains to Renens (VD), and then TL-M1 line in Renens station.

By car, on the motorway, follow direction “Lausanne-Sud”, exit “EPFL””.

Deliveries: there is an information office situated on level 0 in office BS 0 45.

Car parks: parking places (paying) for visitors are available under l’Esplanade, and along the Avenue Piccard. Car parks indicated by the green “P” symbol are reserved for holders of a special card.

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Parking locations