By Car

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


By train

The main train station in Saint-Étienne is Chateaucreux station. The closest to the Hubert Curien Laboratory is Carnot station (but Chateaucreux is nearly as easy with the tram). See

From Chateaucreux station to the H. Curien Lab: Take the tram line number 2 direction "Terrasse" or "Hopital Nord" until stop "Chaléassière" (tram timetable). Look at the map.


By Plane

Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport (25 km East of Lyon or 70 km of Saint-Étienne). The Rhônexpress Express Tram is the fastest, most reliable and a seamless link between the centre of Lyon and the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport, with a journey time of less than 30 minutes and no risk of congestion. The Rhônexpress links Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport with: the Lyon Part-Dieu Station. If you arrive in Saint-Étienne by the train from Lyon Part-Dieu station, stop at "Gare de Saint-Etienne Chateaucreux" and then you can take the tram number 2 (direction "Terrasse" or "Hopital Nord"), the Hubert Curien Lab is near the tram stop "Chaléassière".