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Bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the bus from Vernier, Blandonnet to Meyrin, CERN 68 / ...

SFr 6 - SFr 15

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Line 18 tram  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 18 tram from Genève, Bel-Air to Meyrin, CERN 18

SFr 8 - SFr 20

Bus via Genève Lyon  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève Lyon to Meyrin CERN Na

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Geneva to CERN 9.3 km

SFr 35 - SFr 50

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to CERN 9.3 km

SFr 1 - SFr 2

Geneva → CERN
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Yes, travel within Switzerland is currently allowed.

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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 CERN is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in 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.

Last updated: 16 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to CERN is to drive which costs SFr 1 - SFr 2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to CERN is to bus which costs SFr 6 - SFr 15 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vernier, Blandonnet and arriving at Meyrin, CERN. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève, Bel-Air and arriving at Meyrin, CERN. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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It is 8 km from Geneva to CERN. It is approximately 9.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Geneva to CERN without a car is to bus which takes 11 min and costs SFr 6 - SFr 15.

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The bus from Vernier, Blandonnet to Meyrin, CERN takes 8 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Geneva to CERN bus services, operated by Transports Publics Genevois, depart from Vernier, Blandonnet station.

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Geneva to CERN train services, operated by Transports Publics Genevois, depart from Genève, Bel-Air station.

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Geneva to CERN bus services, operated by Transports Publics Genevois, arrive at Meyrin, CERN station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to CERN.
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  • Distance: 8 km
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and CERN, Switzerland?

Transports Publics Genevois operates a bus from Vernier, Blandonnet to Meyrin, CERN hourly. Tickets cost SFr 6 - SFr 15 and the journey takes 8 min. Noctambus Geneve also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Transports Publics Genevois operates a vehicle from Genève, Bel-Air to Meyrin, CERN every 15 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 8 - SFr 20 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Transports Publics Genevois
Phone
+41 22 308 33 11
Website
tpg.ch
Tram from Genève, Bel-Air to Meyrin, CERN
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 20
Website
Transports Publics Genevois
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Day Pass 2nd Class
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Day Pass 1st Class
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Bus operators
Transports Publics Genevois
Phone
+41 22 308 33 11
Website
tpg.ch
Bus from Vernier, Blandonnet to Meyrin, CERN
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 15
Website
Transports Publics Genevois
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Day Pass 2nd Class
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Day Pass 1st Class
SFr 11 - SFr 15
Noctambus Geneve
Phone
00800 022 021 20.
Email
info@noctambus.ch
Website
noctambus.ch
Bus from Genève Blandonnet to Meyrin CERN
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
noctambus.ch
Bus from Genève Lyon to Meyrin CERN
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
noctambus.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Geneva to CERN
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Taxis202
Phone
+41 22 320 22 02
Website
taxis.ch
Taxi Phone
Phone
+41 22 331 41 33
Website
mytaxiphone.ch
Ambassador Taxi
Phone
+41 22 731 41 41
Website
ambataxi.ch

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Geneva to CERN train services, operated by Transports Publics Genevois, arrive at Meyrin, CERN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to CERN is 9 km. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Geneva to CERN.

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