DATE 2015 will take place in Alpes Congres - Alpexpo - Avenue d'Innsbruck - Grenoble

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ALPEXPO is the place where DATE 2017 will take place. It is easy accessible by car and public transportation with two airports nearby (Lyon and Geneva).

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Public Transport in Grenoble to ALPEXPO (Map)

You can access AlpExpo using the public transport network in Grenoble, either by tramway, preferably, or by bus.

By tramway, from the railway and bus stations, take the tram line A (Direction: ÉCHIROLLES, Denis Papin) directly to AlpExpo Center, stop at "Pôle Sud Alpexpo"). While getting off the tram, turn to your left. Walk until the cross-roads and turn right. You will already see the congress entrance from there. Notice that you will have to buy the tickets on any tramway stop using the automatic machines.

By bus: Line 13 stop AlpExpo. Lines 12, 23, 26 - stop Grand Place (5 minutes walk). You can buy the ticket on the bus.

Taxis in Grenoble: Available 24/7, Tel. +33 (0)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 (fast train) directly to Grenoble train station (see "by train" information)

From Lyon-St. Exupéry Airport (

  • Airport shuttle bus (at least a bus every hour, check the timetable (French, English).
    Booking a ticket on the internet guarantees a seat on a bus at the specified time (FrenchEnglish). Tickets can be also bought at the airport but it DOES NOT guarantee you a seat on the first scheduled bus. Tel. +33 (0)4 72 68 72 17
  • 1 hour drive by car from the airport
  • Taxi costs approximately 140 € - Tel. +33 (0)826 800 826

From Geneva-Cointrin Airport (

From Grenoble Isère Airport (
Grenoble Isere Airport is not an International airport.
Tel. +33 (0)4 76 65 55 32

  • Bus. Tickets are sold on the bus at Grenoble Airport and at the coach station's ticket desk in Grenoble. Fare: 12,5 € one way, Return ticket: 22 €
  • 35 mn drive from Grenoble town center

By train

  • High Speed Train (TGV) from Paris Gare de Lyon to Grenoble in 3 hours - 7 trains every day
  • Low Speed Train (TER) from Lyon St Exupéry airport to Grenoble in 1.30 hours - 4 trains every day

Grenoble train station Tel. +33 (0)8 92 35 35 35

By car

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

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

Information & Reservation

Contact: VIP Limousine
Email: contact at vip-limousine [dot] fr
Tel: +33 6 71 90 96 38

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From Geneva 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.

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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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