CHUV, Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois
Auditoire Mathias Mayor
Rue du Bugnon 21
1011 Lausanne

Arrival and parking

Lausanne on Lake Geneva has excellent public transportation connections to the rest of Switzerland and many parts of Europe. Trains (including TGV trains from Paris), driving, flying (via Genève or Zürich) and ferry boats are available.


By public transport

 The railway network in the Lake Geneva region is very extensive. Lausanne is an important hub with excellent train connections to the rest of Switzerland, Paris (France), and Milan (Italy). Swiss Railway SBB has online timetables and print-at-home tickets.

Longer distance trains in Switzerland go from Lausanne twice per hour to Bern (1h10), Zurich Hauptbahnhof (2h10), Zurich Airport ZRH (2h30), and Basel (2h10 – usually with transfer in Bern or Biel). Passengers to Germany have to transfer in one of these cities to ICE or EC trains. 

Timetable Swiss Railway SBB

There are 3 ways to get from Lausanne train station to CHUV: either by subway, taxi or foot.

By subway: take the M2.
Time of travelling: 10 minutes
Costs: CHF approx. 4.-

By car

Lausanne is located at the intersection of major highways allowing for fast traveling times to other parts of Switzerland and nearby France. Autoroute A1 runs from Genève past Geneva Airport, Nyon, Lausanne, Bern, Zurich, and beyond. To the north of Lausanne, Autobahn A9 gives fast access to Vevey, Montreux, and the Rhone Valley in Valais (Wallis)

Google Maps


There is a parking garage "Parking des Hôpitaux" in Av. de Beaumont 25, 1012 Lausanne that is the closest to the venue. Parking rates can be found here.

Open 24 hours a day, it offers 481 paying places.

Avenue de Beaumont 25, Lausanne.

Parking rates

By plane

Geneva Airport (GVA) is the closest airport to Lausanne in Western Switzerland. The airport is only 60 km from Lausanne with fast traveling on the Autoroute A1 allowing for driving times as short as 40 minutes. Direct trains from Geneva Airport to Lausanne are available around four times per hour with traveling times around 50 minutes.

Zurich Airport (ZRH) also offers relatively easy access to Lausanne. For most passengers arriving at Zürich, taking the train or driving will probably be a faster and cheaper option than catching a connecting flight to Geneva Airport. Zurich Airport is 230 km (2h30) from Lausanne with direct hourly trains taking around 2h30.