How to get to Lausanne / RS Convention Center

Lausanne, Switzerland's fifth largest city is located in the heart of western Switzerland on the shores of Lake Geneva. It is the capital of the canton of Vaud and, having been the seat of the International Olympic Committee since 1915, it has been designated Olympic Capital in 1994. It also is the headquarter of more than fifty international sport federations.

The venue of the IOIS Congress 2017 is at the RS Convention Center: Avenue d'Ouchy 40, 1006 Lausanne.
Lausanne is easily reached by direct train (approx. 45 min, 4x per hour) from Geneva International Airport.
 

How to get there by public transportation ?

If you are staying in a hotel, you will receive a free transportation card (Lausanne Transport Card) which allows you to use the Lausanne public transportation for free! There are several possibilities to reach the RS Convention Center by public transportation.

From Geneva International Airport to Lausanne RS Convention Center 

  • 4 direct trains per hour (approx. 45 min.), please refer to the trains schedule mentioned below.
  • When you arrive at Lausanne main train station (Lausanne Gare), take the metro M2, direction "Ouchy Olympique" - stop at "Délices" station.
  • The metro stops in front of the Convention Center.

From Zurich International Airport to Lausanne RS Convention Center

  • 2 direct trains per hour (approx. 2.30 hours), please refer to the trains schedule mentioned below. Please note that it is much shorter to arrive from Geneva Airport in order to get to Lausanne.
  • When you arrive at Lausanne main train station (Lausanne Gare), take the metro M2, direction "Ouchy Olympique" - stop at "Délices" station. 
  • The metro stops in front of the Convention Center.

From Lausanne main train station to RS Convention Center

  • Metro M2, direction "Ouchy Olympique" - stop at "Délices" station. The metro stops in front of the Convention Center.

For more information about metros/buses schedules, click here
Fore more information about trains schedule, click here. 
For more information about how to get to the RS Convention Center, click here

Transportation map


How to get there by car ?

Address of the venue : Royal Savoy, Avenue d'Ouchy 40, 1006 Lausanne.

From Geneva International Airport to Lausanne RS Convention Center

  • Take the "Route Douanière"
  • In the roundabout, take the first exit D 1005
  • Keep on driving on the "Route de Ferney"
  • ​In the roundabout, take the second exit
  • Keep on driving on the highway A1
  • In the roundabout, take the second exit on the "Avenue des Figuiers"
  • Keep on driving on the "Avenue des Figuiers"
  • In the roundabout, take the second exit direction "Avenue de la Cour"
  • The RS Convention is in front of you.
     

From Lausanne city center (Lausanne Flon) to RS Convention Center

  • Turn right onto "Place de l'Europe"
  • Turn right again onto "Avenue Jean-Jacques Mercier"
  • Turn right once more onto "Avenue Jules-Gonin"
  • Turn left onto "Avenue de Savoie"
  • Turn left onto "Avenue Louis-Ruchonnet"
  • ​In the roundabout, take the first exit "Avenue William-Fraisse"
  • ​In the roundabout, take the fsecond exit "Avenue Frédéric-César-de-la-Harpe"
  • Turn left onto "Avenue de la Cour"
  • The RS Convention is in front of you.

Taxi

If you need any taxi services, we recommend you :

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Staying in Lausanne ? Use public transport, free of charge

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). It is valid for the duration of the reservation, including the arrival and departure days (maximum 15 days). Furthermore, upon presentation of your Lausanne Transport Card, some partners offer up to 50 % discount! 

 

 

 

Already registered ?

Note : You need to register to the Conference or submit an abstract in order to receive a login.

Important Dates

 

Deadline for late breaking abstract submission

15.08.2017 

Deadline for full content poster submission 27.08.2017
Deadline for SIS abstract submission 31.08.2017
Deadline for standard registration Sold out!
Deadline for hotel booking
(at special rate)
14.10.2017

 

Contacts

TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Lausanne Tourisme & Convention Bureau 
Ms Nora BOTROS
​Av. de Rhodanie 2, CP 975
CH - 1001 Lausanne 
​Email: botros@lausanne-tourisme.ch
Tel. +41 21 613 73 14
Fax +41 21 616 86 47

CONGRESS INFORMATION
Carl P. HERBORT Jr 
MD, PD, FEBOphth
Rue Charles-Monnard 6
CH - 1003 Lausanne
Email: cph@herbortuveitis.ch
Tel. +41 21 643 15 12
Fax +41 21 648 60 10

Links

International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS)
Soie Soif Organization 
Lausanne Tourisme
Weather Lausanne

Hotel Location

  

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