Travel from Zürich to CERN

Train, bus or fly from Zürich to CERN?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to CERN hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. tpg also services this route every 15 minutes. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to CERN twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Zürich to CERN

From Zürich HB train to Genève, Cornavin, line 18 tram to Meyrin, CERN, then walk to CERN. 3 h 14 min SFr 153. From Zurich bus to Geneva, walk to Genève, Cornavin, line 10 bus to Meyrin, Tour-de-Contrôle, bus to Meyrin, CERN, then walk to CERN. 5 h 21 min SFr 23. From Zurich bus to Annemasse, gare, line 61 bus to Genève, Cornavin, line 18 tram to Meyrin, CERN, then walk to CERN. 6 h 5 min SFr 39. From Zürich drive to CERN. 2 h 51 min SFr 43. From Zürich HB train to Zurich airport, fly to Geneva airport, bus to Meyrin, CERN, then walk to CERN. 2 h 32 min SFr 81.

Is there a direct bus between Zürich and CERN?

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to CERN. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Meyrin, CERN via Genève, Cornavin and Meyrin, Tour-de-Contrôle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

Operators from Zürich to CERN

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
tpgtpg
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
Eurolines CH0041 (0) 844 257 224Eurolines CH
SwissSwiss
Royal JordanianRoyal Jordanian
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