SUN MICROSYSTEMS IN GRENOBLE
180, Avenue de l'Europe
Zirst de Montbonnot
38334 SAINT - ISMIER CEDEX
Out of France, replace 0 by+33
HOW TO REACH GRENOBLE
You can choose one of the following airports:
Grenoble-Saint-Geoirs is a national airport served by flights from Paris. From this airport, you can take a bus shuttle to Grenoble bus station (about 40 minutes).
Lyon-Saint-Exupéry is an international airport served by most major airline companies. From there, you can take a bus shuttle to Grenoble bus station (about 60 minutes) or a TGV train to Grenoble railway station. The timetable of the bus shuttle is available at the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport web site.
Genéve-Cointrin is an international airport in Switzwerland. From there, you can take a train to Grenoble (about 2-3 hours).
If you are already in Paris, you can take the high-speed train "TGV" from Paris "Gare de Lyon" to Grenoble railway station (travel time: about 3 hours).
You can use the following web site ViaMichelin to find your way.
From the Saint Exupéry Airport (or from Lyon), enter the highway (number A43) direction Grenoble-Chambery.
The section of the highway between Saint Exupéry and Grenoble is not free of charge.
Later, the highway will split in two: Grenoble and Chambery. Choose direction Grenoble.
10 km before Grenoble, you have to leave the "paying section" of the highway. The price is approximately 8 euros.
After paying, you are still on the highway, but on the free of charge section. Continue in direction of Grenoble. As the highway splits in different points, choose direction "Grenoble Centre".
Then you enter on another highway (number A41) that goes from Grenoble to Chambery.
Follow the highway a few kilometers and then leave (on the right) at the highway exit named "St-Ismier / Montbonnot / Domene".
Then, you arrive at a roundabout. Turn around and exit on the left, direction Montbonnot.
Then, you are on a bridge above the A41 highway. Just after turn left direction Montbonnot.
At the next crossing, take on the left. Then you are on the "Avenue de l'Europe". Number 180 Avenue de l'Europe is Sun building.
HOW TO REACH SUN MICROSYSTEMS FROM GRENOBLE
A taxi from the town to Sun Microsystems will cost you approximately 8 euros. It takes about 15 minutes to reach Sun Microsystems depending on the traffic.
Taxis Radio Grenoblois
Tel : 04 76 54 42 54
Via the university:
From Grenoble center or Grenoble railway station, you can take tramway, line B, direction "Universités" (University Campus). It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach the campus depending on the traffic. Get off at the terminus station "Universités".
You must buy your travel ticket and validate this ticket *before* entering the tramway. You can buy tickets at different places: there are automatic selling machines at each tramway station.
Exiting from the tramway, walk 30 meters straight away in (in the continuation of the tramway line). You will find the 607 bus station. This shuttle operates every hour between the Campus and Montbonnot. It takes approximately 15-20 minutes depending on the traffic. Information about the 607 shuttle are available on the VFD website
Get off at the bus stop named "Europe", which is exactly in front of Sun Microsytems.
Via the hospital:
Be careful this solution is possible between 7.30 and 9.15 in the morning and between 16.15 and 18.15 in the afternoon only.
From Grenoble center or Grenoble railway station, you can take a tramway, line B, direction "Universités" (University Campus). It takes approximately 20 minutes to reach the station "Grand Sablon". At the same station you can take a shuttle direction INRIA. Such a shuttle starts every 10 minutes.
There is a highway from Grenoble to Montbonnot (A41, direction East, to Chambery). Follow the highway a few kilometers and then leave (on the right) at the highway exit named "St-Ismier / Montbonnot / Domene".
Then, you arrive at a roundabout. Turn around and exit on the left, direction Montbonnot (you should do a rotation of 270 degrees before going out of the roundabout).
Then, you are on a bridge above the A41 highway. Just after, turn left direction Montbonnot.
Continue and, at the next crossing, take on the left. Then you are on the "Avenue de l'Europe".Number 180 Avenue de l'Europe is Sun building.