By Car

See: Googlemaps or viamichelin or mappy. Traffic information: bison futé.


By train

The main train station in Saint-Étienne is "Chateaucreux".

The closest to the Hubert Curien Laboratory is "Carnot station" (but Chateaucreux station is nearly as reachable by tram). See

From Chateaucreux station to the Hubert Curien Lab:

Take the tram line number 2 (direction "Terrasse" or "Hôpital Nord") until  "Chaléassière" stop (tram timetable). Look at the map

The Hubert Curien Lab is located near the "Chaléassière" stop.


By Plane

To Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport (25 km East of Lyon or 70 km North-East of Saint-Étienne).

The Rhônexpress Express Tram is the fastest and most reliable link between Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport and Lyon City Centre (Lyon Part-Dieu Train Station), with a journey of less than 30 minutes with no risk of traffic congestion.

When arriving by train from Lyon Part-Dieu Station to Saint-Étienne, stop at "Gare de Saint-Etienne Chateaucreux". You can then take a city Tram - Line number 2 (direction "Terrasse" or "Hôpital Nord"); the Hubert Curien Lab is located near the "Chaléassière" stop.