Transport and Accomodation

Getting to Chamonix

The closest airport to the conference site is the Geneva airport (GVA). The Geneva airport is <1.5 h drive from Chamonix. You can also get from the Geneva airport to Chamonix by train or one of the numerous shuttle buses (tickets can be purchased online or at the airport).

Please note that Geneva Airport is in Switzerland and you may need a Swiss visa, even if you are not staying in Switzerland.

An alternative to Geneva airport is the Lyon airport (LYS), which is 2-3 h drive from Chamonix. A bus from Lyon St Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud takes ~3h 15 min.


Conference bus

There  will be busses from the Geneva airport to Le Majestic on Sept 15 2018. The details on bookings and timings will be posted at the start of the registration.



A number of hotels with different range of comfort and affordability will be bookable at the registration at prices negotiated with Office du Tourisme de Chamonix. All of the hotels are within maximum 15 minutes walking distance from the conference center, Le Majestic.


Grand Hotel des Alpes (****)

Heliopic Hotel and Spa (****)

Park Hotel Suisse ( ****)

Refuge des Aiglons (****) 

Chalet-Hotel Prieuré (***)

Vallee Blanche (***) 

Louvre Hotel ( **)

Richmond Hotel (**)