There are 8 ways to get from CERN to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$98 - $114

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris 759 / ...

$34 - $56

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Paris Gallieni

$83 - $119

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from CERN to Paris 340.4 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Geneva to Paris CDG  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG

$62 - $237

Fly Geneva to Paris Orly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY

$61 - $206

Train to Lyon, fly to Paris Orly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris Orly (ORY) LYS - ORY

$110 - $332

Train to Lyon, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG

$106 - $323

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from CERN to Paris. However, there are services departing from Meyrin, Vaudagne and arriving at Paris, Paris via Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 49 min.

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The distance between CERN and Paris is 403 km. The road distance is 544.7 km.

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The best way to get from CERN to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from CERN to Paris, including transfers.

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CERN to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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The best way to get from CERN to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 49 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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CERN to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Yes, the driving distance between CERN to Paris is 545 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from CERN to Paris.

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Brussels Airlines, Swiss and Air France offer flights from Geneva Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Map of how to get from CERN to Paris.
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  • Distance: 251.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between CERN, Switzerland and Paris, France?

TGV operates a train from CERN to Paris every 3 hours. Tickets cost $95 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from CERN to Paris twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Geneva Airport to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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