2015 Winter School
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Practical information


Access to Villard-de-Lans


Conference bus

A special (free) bus will be available on Sunday 1st in the evening. It will leave at 17:20 from the Grenoble central station "gare routiere". It will show the sign "Winter School Villard2015". The number of seats is 21. Participants who are interested to take it are invited to register on the following doodle:
People who registered will step in with priority. Please do not register beyond the 21st person. No special bus has been booked for the trip back to Grenoble, but several (almost empty) cars will leave right after the event, so that rides will be possible. Otherwise, there is a regular bus service (see below).


Regular bus service

There is a regular bus service 5100 from Grenoble (gare routiere) to Villard-de-Lans, operated by Transisere (website in French), 4-6 times a day. You will have to get off the bus at the last stop “Villard de Lans - Gare routiere”. You may plan a trip of about one hour. On Sunday afternoons, there are normally departures from Grenoble to Villard-de-Lans at 12:30, 17:00, 17:50, 18:30, and 19:00.


By car

Directions to Villard-de-Lans can be found here.


General access to Grenoble area


By Plane


By Train
  • Regular TGV from Paris (travel time 3:00)
  • Regular Régional Trains (TER) from Lyon (travel time 1:00)
  • Timetable and reservations


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