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Travel and directions

Coming to the Annecy area

By plane:

To reach our region, you have the choice through 2 main airports, in Lyon (France) or Geneva (Switzerland) or through a small one directly close to Annecy :

By train:

They are many direct trains from Paris (center) to Annecy (3h40): SNCF website

From the airports

By bus:

By taxi:

A lot more expensive (about 80-100€) than the bus, attractive only if you can share the transportation.
For these compagnies, you have to book your place in advance.

By car:

Cars can also be rented on arrival at the Geneva or Lyon airports.

  • From the  Geneva-Cointrin airport    to    the Annecy town : see map
  • From the  Geneva-Cointrin airport    to    the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux : see map
  • From the  Lyon-St Exupéry airport   to    the Annecy town : see map
  • From the  Lyon-St Exupéry airport   to    the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux : see map

Coming from the CERN to the LAPP

A google map with the main workshop locations can be found here

Coming from the Annecy city center to the LAPP

By bus:

The price of the bus ticket is 1.40€, valid for one way and up to 1 connection.

From the Annecy city center to the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux :

  • Take bus No. 2 or No. 4. You can take them either at the main station, Vaugelas or Bonlieu stops (indicated in the Annecy center map below).
  • If you take the bus No 2, make sure that the bus goes up to the stop CAMPUS. The buses indicated by V in the timetable do not go to CAMPUS
    (but only to VIGNIERES).
  • Stop at the terminus of the line, the stop name is "CAMPUS".
  • Take the road up to the roundabout featuring a copper LEP accelerating cavity
  • The LAPP is on the left at the roundabout, hidden behind the Polytech building.

1 - From the Campus bus stop

 

2 - LAPP site entry

3 - LAPP building

 

Website of the public transport : Sibra

By car:

  • From the Annecy train station to the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux : see map