MINATEC® is located within the scientific campus, in the heart of Grenoble. With the rail and coach stations nearby, it is easily accessible from major French and an cities.

  • Plane

To reach Grenoble by plane, the easiest is to fly to LYON SAINT-EXUPERY airport and take the Airport shuttle to Grenoble.

    * To Lyon-St. Exupéry Airport
          o 1 hour drive
          o Taxi costs approximately 140 € (phone (+33) (0)826 800 826)
          o Saint Exupéry Airport shuttle (phone (+33) (0)4 76 880 880) 


St Exupéry Airport Shuttle Timetable
From Lyon-Saint-Exupery to Grenoble : every hour hh.30 from 6.30 am to 23.30 pm
From Grenoble to Lyon-Saint-Exupery : every hour hh.00 from 5.00 am to 21.00 pm

When arriving to Grenoble from St Exupéry Airport, bus stop in the last one (Grenoble Bus Station/Grenoble gare routière)

Reservation is not mandatory but encouraged.

 Tickets can be purchased at Grenoble bus station, Airport counter Terminal 1 level 1, or from the driver if outside the counter opening hours. E-tickets are available (see below).


For on-line shuttle reservation and e-tickets, see :   Shuttle Reservation

Departure: Lyon Aéroport / Arrival: Grenoble gare routière


    * To Airport Geneva-Cointrin Airport
          o 2 hours drive
          o Taxi costs approximately 220 € (phone (+41) 22 798 20 00)


    * To Paris Airport
          o Take the RER from CDG airport to Paris Gare de Lyon train station then                       take the TGV to the Grenoble train station (see below).


    * To Grenoble Isère Airport :
          o phone: (+33) (0)4 76 65 55 32
          o 35 mn drive from Grenoble


  • Tramway/bus

MINATEC is easily accessible by foot from the train station.

From railway station it is a 5-10 min walk to go to the Minatec (see map below,  blue "on foot")

MINATEC is also easily accessible with TRAM B. 

Tramway line B to "Palais de Justice" stop and go by foot to Minatec, 5 min walk (see map below, green "on foot". Last Tram B stop "Cité Internationale" is currently not accessible due to road works.



  • Train

The Grenoble train station is 5-10 minutes away from MINATEC, either by foot, by car or by tramway (two stations away).
Regularly scheduled High-Speed Trains (TGV) depart to Paris and many other French cities.

  • Road

From Chambéry or Geneva via motorway n°A41 : take the Rocade Sud (South loop) towards «Lyon par l’autoroute» (Lyon via motorway). Exit at Europole and follow the «Polygone scientifique» (Scientific campus» signs. (Exit n°2).
From Lyon, Valence, Marseille via motorway n° A48 :
Take exit n°16 and follow «Polygone scientifique» (Scientific campus).
Public parking lots nearby.


 Minatec access

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