COMING BY CAR
From Lyon (1 hour): take the A43 towards Geneva, Grenoble, Chambéry. Take the exit towards E70 – TURIN-MILAN, GRENOBLE, ALBERTVILLE, CHAMBÉRY airport, follow direction N201 Bourget-du-Lac, Aix-les-Bains, Savoie Technolac, follow the signs Bourget-du-Lac / Savoie Technolac.
From Grenoble (30 mn): take the A41 towards TURIN-MILAN, CHAMBÉRY, SAINT-MARTIN-D’HÈRES. After the toll, follow the signs for Aix-les-Bains / Le Bourget-du-Lac / Savoie Technolac.
From Annecy (30 minutes): take the A43 towards Chambéry / Lyon.
Exit at Chambéry airport / Albertville / Grenoble, then after the toll, follow the direction N201 Bourget-du-Lac, Aix-les-Bains, Savoie Technolac. Follow the indications Bourget-du-Lac / Savoie Technolac.
GPS +45° 38′ 25.41″ +5° 52′ 30.99″/ GPS : latitude: 45.64 – longitude: 5.87
COMING BY PLANE
The site is near two airports, Lyon (France) and Geneva (Swiss). These 2 airports are served by public transport, bus and train.
Geneva airport is connected to the « Genève-Cornavin » railway station and the bus station by a regular train and bus service. There are several connections per day to Chambéry.
To consult the schedules and rates :
We suggest that non-European students landing in Switzerland find out about the formalities required by the Swiss Authorities.
Few trains stop at the airport station, however the Tram-Express (www.rhonexpress.fr) connects the airport directly to the Lyon Part-Dieu station from where you can take a bus or train (frequent departures) to Chambéry.
Another possibility: take a direct shuttle to Chambéry with www.altibus.com.
COMING FROM PARIS
The city of Chambéry is very well connected to Paris by TGV. You can either take a train from the airport « Roissy / Charles de Gaulle » (mandatory change at Lyon Part-Dieu station). Or you can go to the Gare de Lyon in downtown Paris and take a direct train to Chambery.
To consult timetables and fares : SNCF
Few trains stop at the airport station, however the Tram-Express (http://rhônexpress) connects the airport directly to the city centre. You can then take buses or trains from Perrache and Part-Dieu stations, with frequent departures to Chambéry.
Alternatively, you can take a direct shuttle to Chambéry with www.altibus.com (for Chambéry 23€ adult/17.50€ for under 25 years old).
In order to find your way around the different sites of the University of Savoie, you can download the map of the Bourget-du-Lac campus before you leave !
- Map of the Bourget-du-Lac campus
- Map of the Bourget-du-Lac campus in pdf format
- Interactive access map
- Directions for access on foot, by bike, bus, train or car
- Map of Savoie Technolac -INES