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There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Meyrin CERN by bus, tram, train or car

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Bus, line 18 tram  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72
  2. Take the line 18 tram from Lancy-Bachet, gare to Meyrin, CERN 18

SFr 16 - SFr 33

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve Ter

SFr 19 - SFr 47

Bus, line 23 bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Lancy-Bachet, gare to Vernier, Blandonnet 23

SFr 20 - SFr 42

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Meyrin CERN 44.6 km

SFr 5 - SFr 8

Annecy to Meyrin CERN by bus and tram

The journey time between Annecy and Meyrin CERN is around 1h 46m and covers a distance of around 54 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 30m. Operated by Transalis and Transports Publics Genevois, the Annecy to Meyrin CERN service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in Meyrin, CERN. Typically 101 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 46m
Fastest journey time:
1h 30m
Services per week:
101
Cheapest price:
SFr 16
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:36
Last service departs at:
19:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Meyrin CERN bus and tram schedules

France → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Meyrin CERN is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Meyrin CERN is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Meyrin CERN is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Annecy to Meyrin CERN is to drive, which costs €4 - €7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Meyrin CERN is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Meyrin CERN. However, there are services departing from Annecy, Galbert and arriving at Meyrin, CERN via Lancy-Bachet, gare and Vernier, Blandonnet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Meyrin CERN. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Meyrin, CERN via Genève, Cornavin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Annecy and Meyrin CERN is 37 km. The road distance is 44.6 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Meyrin CERN without a car is to bus and line 18 tram which takes 1h 49m and costs €14 - €30.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Annecy to Meyrin CERN, including transfers.

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Annecy to Meyrin CERN bus services, operated by Transalis, depart from Annecy, Galbert station.

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Annecy to Meyrin CERN train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Meyrin CERN is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs €17 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 23 bus, which costs €18 - €40 and takes 2h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Meyrin CERN.
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  • Distance: 36.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Meyrin CERN, Switzerland?

SNCF operates a train from Annecy to Geneve every 2 hours. Tickets cost SFr 11 - SFr 28 and the journey takes 1h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Meyrin CERN via Lancy-Bachet, gare and Vernier, Blandonnet in around 2h 13m.

Train operators
Transports Publics Genevois
Phone
+41 22 308 33 11
Website
tpg.ch
Tram from Lancy-Bachet, gare to Meyrin, CERN
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 23
Website
Transports Publics Genevois
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Day Pass 2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Day Pass 1st Class
SFr 17 - SFr 23
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Rail 1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Lancy-Bachet, gare
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Transalis
Transports Publics Genevois
Phone
+41 22 308 33 11
Website
tpg.ch
Bus from Lancy-Bachet, gare to Vernier, Blandonnet
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 17
Website
Transports Publics Genevois
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Day Pass 2nd Class
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Day Pass 1st Class
SFr 13 - SFr 17

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Annecy to Meyrin CERN bus services, operated by Transports Publics Genevois, arrive at Vernier, Blandonnet station.

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Annecy to Meyrin CERN train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Meyrin CERN is 45 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Annecy to Meyrin CERN.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Meyrin CERN. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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