A human city
Home to a population of 137 000 and the hub of a metropolitan area of 350 000, including 80 000 international residents, Lausanne boasts business, cultural, sports and educational facilities that are truly remarkable for a city of its size.
A conference city just around the corner
Lausanne’s compact size, perfect accessibility and well-developed infrastructure make it a top choice for international conferences. Not least, its standing is supported by a cosmopolitan, multilingual population and workforce.
Just 45 minutes from Geneva International Airport by road or rail, Lausanne is easily reachable from all international destinations. And being located at major rail and road interchanges, all of Central Europe is within easy reach.
How to get there?
The city of Lausanne lies in the western part of Switzerland, in very close proximity to France and Italy, in the heart of Central Europe. Located just 40 min by road or rail from Geneva, Lausanne is easy to reach by air through Geneva International Airport.
From many European cities, high speed trains reach Lausanne in a few hours:
- Grenoble: 2 hours 50 minutes
- Milan: 2 hours 30 minutes
- Paris: 3 hours 40 minutes
- Brussels: 6 hours 30 minutes
All Swiss cities are reachable in between 40 minutes and 2.5 hours.