How to reach Grenoble and Alpexpo

ALPEXPO is the place where DATE 2020 will take place. It is easy accessible by car and public transportation from two airports nearby (Lyon and Geneva).

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Public Transportation in Grenoble to ALPEXPO (Map)

You can access Alpexpo using the public transportation network in Grenoble, preferably by tramway or alternatively by bus.

By tramway, from the railway and bus stations, take the tram line A (Direction: PONT-DE-CLAIX, l'Etoile) directly to Alpexpo, stop at "Polesud Alpexpo" (see blue line on map below). While getting off the tram, turn back. Walk until the cross-roads and turn right. You will already see the building of the AlpExpo congress centre, but you have to walk along the building to get the conference entry on the opposite side (see red line on map below). Notice that you will have to buy the tickets on any tramway stop using the automatic machines.

Grenoble – tram connection

By bus: Line C3 stop AlpExpo. Lines C6, 12, 65 and 67 - stop Grand Place (5 minutes walk). You can buy the ticket on the bus.

Taxis in Grenoble: Available 24/7, Tel. +33 4 76 54 42 54

How to reach Grenoble

By plane

From Paris Airport (

  • Take the RER train (regional) from Charles De Gaulle airport to Paris Gare de Lyon train station and next the TGV (high speed train) directly to Grenoble train station (see "by train" information)

From Lyon-St. Exupéry Airport (

  • Airport shuttle OUIBUS
    At least one bus every hour. Fare: 12 € one way.  Return ticket: 24€. Please book your ticket here.
  • Airport shuttle FLIXBUS
    Fare: from 5 € one way. Return ticket: from 10 €. Please book your ticket here.
  • Train Lyon-Grenoble takes about 1 hour in most cases (see "by train" information).
  • 1 hour drive by car from the airport
  • Taxi costs approximately 160 € - Tel. +33 4 78 28 23 33

From Geneva-Cointrin Airport (

  • Airport shuttle OUIBUS
    5 busses per day. Fare: 29 € one way. Return ticket: 56,00 €. Please book your ticket online here.
  • Airport shuttle FLIXBUS
    Fare: from 16 € one way. Return ticket: from 32 €. Please book your ticket here.
  • Train Geneva-Grenoble takes between 2 and 3 hours in most cases.
  • 2 hours drive by car from the airport
  • Taxi costs approximately 240 € - Tel + 41 22 3 202 202

From Grenoble Isère Airport (
Grenoble Isère Airport is not an International airport.

  • Bus tickets are sold on the bus at Grenoble Airport and at the coach station's ticket desk in Grenoble. Fare: 15,50 € one way, Return ticket: 27 € (timetable)
  • 35 minutes drive by car to Grenoble town center

By train

  • High Speed Train (TGV) from Paris Gare de Lyon via Lyon St Exupéry airport to Grenoble in 3 hours - 9 trains every day

Grenoble train station Tel. +33 8 92 35 35 35

VIP Transports - Limousine Service (1 up to 15 persons)

Information & Reservation

Contact: VIP Limousine
Email: contactatvip-limousine [dot] fr
Tel: +33 4 76 87 18 15

By car

From Paris airport (Charles de Gaulle) Follow direction Lyon then Grenoble, approximatively 600 kms.

From Geneva airport on A41 motorway. When arriving near Grenoble, take the half-ring road "Rocade Sud" towards Lyon. Exit at Alpexpo (Exit n°6) and follow signs to Alpexpo.

From Lyon airport, take A48 motorway, towards Grenoble. Once in the Grenoble area, after the motorway payment station, take the half-ring road direction Chambery, and Exit at Alpexpo Exit. Follow signs to Alpexpo.

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