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Mar 26 – 27, 2013
US/Central timezone

Transport and accomodation


The workshop will take place at CERN on the Prévessin site (Room 866-2-D05 & 864-1-C02). A timetable of the shuttles between the Meyrin and Prévessin sites is provided below. Registered participants can present themsleves directly to the Prévessin entrance.


Travelling by Plane

Coming from the Geneva International Airport at Cointrin

Taxi - approximately 35CHF.

Bus - First take a free public transport ticket from the machine you will find at the exit to the baggage collection hall, just before customs control. Then -

Option 1: Take bus Y direction "CERN" and get off at the CERN stop opposite the large Globe and the CERN site.

Option 2: take bus 23, 28, 57, and get off at the stop "Blandonnet" and then catch the Tram number 18, final stop "CERN".

See the TPG web site for full details.

Travelling by Train

Coming from the Geneva railway station at Cornavin

Tram - Take the number 18 tram to "CERN" which is the final stop at the CERN entrance.

Ticket costs 3.50CHF (Ticket "Tout Genève" on the ticket machine). See the TPG web site for full details.

Travelling by Car

From Switzerland:

Follow signs for "Aéroport", "Lyon" and "Meyrin". Once you are in Meyrin, follow signs for "St Genis" (which is just beyond the border, in France). Before reaching St Genis, the CERN site is on your left on "Route de Meyrin", just before you reach the border.

From France (département of Ain):

Follow signs for "Gex" or "St. Genis". When you reach the border, CERN is on your right immediately after passing through customs.

An interactive map of Geneva and a detailed map of the buildings at CERN can help you find your way.

Shuttles between Meyrin and Prévessin:

-From the main buidling (500)
-From CERN Reception


-20 single rooms have been blocked for the workshop at 58 CHF/night. If you would like to book a room at the CERN hotel please specify the dates in your registration form.

-Alternatively, a list of hotels located in the area is available at: