There are 9 ways to get from Paris to CERN 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 43 min

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

$102 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$24 - $33

7 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneva Airport

$82 - $114

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Paris to CERN 340.7 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva  •  4 h 24 min

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

$61 - $238

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva  •  4 h

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

$49 - $196

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 11 min

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

$99 - $321

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$106 - $323

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Olten to Genève

$144 - $464

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to CERN is to bus which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to CERN is to train which costs 85€ - 100€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Paris and CERN is 403 km. The road distance is 545.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Paris to CERN, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to CERN. However, there are services departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Meyrin, CERN via Genève, Cornavin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to CERN every 4 hours. Tickets cost $95 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to CERN every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
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
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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