CERN has two main sites, one in France and the other in Switzerland. Visitor and goods reception can be found at the Meyrin site in Switzerland:
385 Route de Meyrin
If you arrive:
From Geneva International Airport at Cointrin
- Taxi: approximately 35CHF.
- Public transport: 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 you can
See the TPG web site for full details.
- take bus Y direction "CERN" and get off at the CERN stop opposite the large Globe and the CERN site.
- or take bus 23, 28 or 57 and get off at "Blandonnet" and then catch tram 18, final stop "CERN".
- TPG map.
Access cards will be available in building 55 (next to the main entrance - B).
From Geneva railway station at Cornavin
Address: 385, route de Meyrin, Meyrin, Switzerland
Reception: Lat: 46.233058, Long: 6.055692
From the Swiss side
Follow "Aeroport", "Lyon" or "Meyrin". When in Meyrin head for "St. Genis" (which is just across the border in France). Before you get to St. Genis, CERN is on the left hand side of the "route de Meyrin", just before the border crossing.
From the French side
Follow "Gex" or "St. Genis". When in St. Genis head for the border. CERN is on your right hand side immediately after the border crossing.
Once you get here
Please go to building 55 (next to main entrance - B )to pick up your access card.