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This year again, Novatech takes place at the INSA LYON (Villeurbanne).

INSA Lyon - Conference venue

This 10th edition of the conference will take place at the INSA Lyon, on the LyonTech la Doua EcoCampus in Villeurbanne - France, from 1-5 July, 2019.
Address: INSA Lyon, Campus LyonTech La Doua, Allée Lumière, 69100 Villeurbanne, France.

/!\ Warning : during Novatech conference, Lyon is welcoming the Fifa Women's World Cup games. We highly recommend you to anticipate the organization of your travel, especially your hotel booking.

You will find some useful information on the Tourist Office website : and their online booking system.

Please note we do not manage hotel bookings, nor having special discount code.

How to come to the INSA Lyon

The INSA Lyon is easily accessible by public transport.
The conference site is situated opposite to the stop "Croix Luizet" of the Tramway T1.
- Go to Charpennes (Metro line "A") or Part Dieu (gate Vivier Merle - shopping center side) station;
- Take the tramway T1 towards IUT Feyssine; stop at “Croix Luizet”.
You may check timetables and itineraries on the website of the Public transport of Lyon (TCL):

The Vélo’V (self-service bicycles) docking station «IUT/Feyssine» is at 200 m.
The car park “P9”, rue des Sciences, is located nearby.

To reach Lyon and the INSA

Lyon is a pleasant city, very well served by public transport.

By plane
Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, located 25km away from the city centre of Lyon, provides connections to hundreds of cities, half of which are international. To reach the city centre of Lyon from the airport:

By train
Please be aware that there are two SNCF railway stations in Lyon: Part-Dieu Station and Perrache Station in the city centre, to choose according to your hotel location. A third TGV (high speed train) station is at the Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport.

By car
There are many free parking spots at the INSA Lyon.
>> Follow Paris or Lyon Centre direction to reach the North beltway 'Périphérique Nord'; follow 'Villeurbanne' and leave at Porte de Croix Luizet (exit #6); follow 'Domaine Scientifique de la Doua', then INSA (car park 'P9', rue des sciences).

To circulate in Lyon

Public Transports of Lyon
Lyon's public transport is made of more than 130 bus lines, 4 subway lines, 3 funicular railways, and 5 tramway lines.
TCL (Public transport for Lyon) website :
(maps, itineraries, rates)

VELO'V: self-service bicycles
You can rent bikes through the service of "VéloV" -
You will easily find “Velo’v” docking stations in the city centre of Lyon.

Allo Taxi, Tel: +33 (0)4 78 28 33 23 – Taxi Lyonnais, Tel: +33 (0)4 78 26 81 81 – Taxi Airport, Tel: +33 (0)4 72 22 70 90.


- Map of the INSA Lyon - Novatech conference site
- Lyon’s map and public transport of Lyon on the TCL website


End of June is summer and it can be very hot in Lyon! Average minimal and maximum temperatures are respectively 16°C and 27°C.