VENUE

WADA’s 2020 Annual Symposium will be held at the SwissTech Convention Center, located at the heart of the University Campus of the World renowned École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), one of two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology.


SwissTech Convention Center
EPFL- STCC
Station 21
1015 Lausanne
Switzerland


Transportation

Participants flying into Switzerland are recommended to fly to Geneva Airport and take the train to Lausanne. Travel time from Geneva to Lausanne is about 50 minutes and the cost* is CHF 54.- for a return ticket in 2nd class and CHF 96.- for a return ticket in 1st class, without discount.

Participants can also fly to Zürich Airport and take the train to Lausanne. Travel time from Zurich to Lausanne is about 150 minutes and the cost* is CHF 156.- for a return ticket in 2nd class and approximately CHF 274.- for a return ticket in 1st class, without discount.

You may consult the Train time schedule and buy your ticket on-line via the CFF website or the CFF App.

Private shuttles from Geneva airport can be organized directly with private companies such as Swiss Transports Services.

*Costs subject to change; please refer to the CFF website.

Lausanne Transport Card

The Lausanne Transport Card gives any guest staying in Lausanne and paying the overnight «taxe de séjour» free and unrestricted access to all public transport services in the city (bus, train, metro). Upon arrival at your hotel, please ask for the free Lausanne Transport Card (LTC).

This card is personal and is offered to each visitor from the accommodation supplier upon check-in at the hotel. It is valid for the duration of the reservation, including on arrival and departure dates. ​

Furthermore, upon presentation of your Lausanne Transport Card, some partners offer up to 50 % discount.

For more information, click here.

How to Reach the Symposium Venue (STCC)

Information regarding transportation options from Symposium-designated hotels to the SwissTech Convention Center can be found below.

PARTICIPANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO COME TO THE SYMPOSIUM BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT AS THERE IS VERY LIMITED PARKING ONSITE. THE STCC PARKING LOT IS NOT FREE AND IS OFTEN FULL.

Please see below the most convenient options we recommend:

From the lake side (Lausanne-Ouchy):

Departure Arrival Transport by Transport duration Frequency
Lausanne-Ouchy Lausanne Flon Metro M2 8 minutes 5 minutes
Lausanne-Flon Ecublens – EPFL Station Metro M1 13 minutes 5 minutes
Ecublens – EPFL Station SwissTech Convention Center Station Walking 3 minutes

 

From Lausanne Gare/Station:

Departure Arrival Transport by Transport duration Frequency
Lausanne-Gare Lausanne Flon Metro M2 1 minute 3 minutes
Lausanne-Flon Ecublens – EPFL Station Metro M1 13 minutes 5 minutes
Ecublens – EPFL Station SwissTech Convention Center Station Walking 3 minutes

 

Metro Time Schedule

 

Metro Map

The map below shows the bus and metro stops around the Lausanne Train Station (“Lausanne Gare”).