PENS (FENS/IBRO) Training Center

Imaging Brain Function: From Synapses to Networks

September 7 - 27, 2008 / Lausanne & Geneva, Switzerland


Getting There

By Air

From Geneva airport, there are trains to Lausanne (40-50 min) every 10 min.
You could also fly into Zurich or Basel, and get to Lausanne in 2h30 or 2h45 using the 'always on time' Swiss trains.

By Train

Lausanne, Geneva or Bern (Lausanne-Bern, 1h by train) are well connected with the main cities in Europe.
For more information about the train schedule and connections available please consult the website.

Once in the area

Buses and trolley buses:
The main towns (Lausanne Geneva, Montreux, Vevey, Nyon, Morges, Yverdon-les-Bains and Aigle) in the Lake Geneva Region boast impressive urban transport systems:

Public trasport in the city of Lausanne is operated by T-L and is the only destination in the Lake Geneva Region to have an underground system, with 2 lines: the first one covers the 1.8 kilometres between the port of Ouchy and the town centre; the other line links the town centre with the western part of Lausanne and serves the university campus (UNIL and EPFL).

In Geneva, Public transport is run by TPG


The Compagnie Générale de Navigation has many lines which serve the different landing points on Lake Geneva , including cities on the French shore..

Your own bike

Why not! With such beautiful scenery and sweet September temperatures, biking can be the perfect way to move around.

Other useful links to organize your trip:


Tourist information: