Travelling to our Laboratory... Grenoble is in southeastern France at the foot of the Alps and has excellent road and national rail links plus nearby airports with regular shuttle services to the city.
Our school is situated on the Viallet Site in the city centre. It is only a two-minute walk (200m) from the main train station and near all bus and tramway services.
By Plane If you wish to visit the airports' websites, please click on the links below:
Geneva International Airport Situated near Geneva, Switzerland - approximately 150 km from Grenoble. Train and coach services available to the city of Grenoble.
Grenoble-Isère AirportSituated in Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs, France - approximately 45 km from Grenoble. Regular shuttle service available to the city of Grenoble.
By Train In France, the SNCF provides train services from all over France to the city of Grenoble. It is also possible to travel from other European countries to Grenoble by train. For more information on their services, please visit their website: SNCF website
To give you an idea, Grenoble by train is:
1 hour from Lyon
3 hours from Paris
3 hours from Marseille
4 hours 30 minutes from Lille
By Car Parking in Grenoble city centre can be difficult; visiting professors or industrialists can get access to the school's few private parking spaces by letting the person they are meeting know in advance of their visit.