We, CERN TH department, recognise the environmental impact resulting from the extensive professional travel, particularly by air, customary in our scientific community. We encourage you to have a look at our travel guidelines when planning your trip to CERN.
FROM COINTRIN, GENEVA AIRPORT to CERN
The CERN shuttle service in NOT working at this time.
If you take the public transport, the ticket 'Tout Geneve' can be purchased for 3 CHF at the machines at the tram stops:
Bus 23/28/57 until Blandonnet then Tram 18.
More details on the schedule available at Geneva Public Transportation Service
The taxis from the airport will cost approximately 35 CHF.
FROM CORNAVIN TRAIN STATION (downtown Geneva) to CERN
From Cornavin (the stop is to the right of the station as you walk out, on a covered road), you can take the 18 tram, direction CERN. Ticket "Tout Geneve" costs 3 CHF and allows you to ride the transportation services (including changes) during 1h. The tickets can be purchased at the machine at the tram and bus stops. Credit cards are accepted.
Taxi from the train station to CERN will cost approximately 45 CHF.
TRAVELLING BY CAR
Cern main entrance address : Esplanade des Particules 1, 1211 Meyrin
GPS location Reception: Lat: 46.233058, Long: 6.055692
FROM THE AIRPORT TO GENEVA
To get to Geneva from the airport you can take the train from the airport to Geneva Cornavin station. The trip takes some 10 minutes.
Please check the Geneva Public Transportation Service for more details.
ONCE AT CERN
If you have a room at the Hostel and arrive on Sunday evening, the guards at CERN main entrance (B) will have you on the list of guests. Please bring with you the confirmation of reservation, or invitation letter.
For detailed maps of CERN, you may introduce building numbers in the search field at the top of the CERN webpage . Hostel buildings are numbers 38,39,41, reception is 33, main auditorium is 500, restaurant is building 501, and the TH Secretariat is in building 4 (room 4-2-004).
Please note that to obtain your CERN access card to enter the site, details and a link will be sent to you before the workshop on how to retrieve an access card.