Travel and Accomodation Information

How to reach us: the conference will take place at the Est Campus USI-SUPSI, Via la Santa 1, 6962, Lugano.

By train

From Lugano railway station, you can reach the Campus Est by bus or on foot.

On foot

From Lugano Railway station, descend the stairs towards the city center. Keep the Cathedral to your right and continue downhill on “Salita alla Cattedrale”. Turn left onto “Salita Chiattone” and then left again onto “Via Peri”.  Afterward, take a right onto “Via Pestalozzi,” then turn left at the traffic light onto “Via Pretorio”. Continue straight ahead past the traffic light on “Via Franscini”. Upon reaching Piazza Molino Nuovo, turn right onto “Via Monte Bré” until you reach the Cassarate river. You will spot the Campus East building. The walk takes approximately 20-30 minutes.

By bus

Take bus 5 or bus 6 until “Campus universitario”, it is just in front of the Campus Est, you just need to cross the road.

By car

A2 highway, see the route on this map.

Parking (only pay parking):

By plane

  • From Zurich Airport (ZHR): take the train to Lugano (indicatively every half an hour,  2hrs 15 mins trip)
  • From Malpensa Airport (MXP): take the bus Malpensa Express to Lugano Station (indicatively 80 min). Note that Malpensa is in Italy so you might have to go through customs and immigration.

 Partner Hotels

  • Hotel de la Paix – Lugano ****
  • Hotel Zurigo Downtown – Lugano ***
  • Hotel Federale Lugano ***
  • Hotel Splendide Royal – Lugano *****
  • Hotel Dante Lugano ****
  • Hotel Vezia – Lugano ***