The conference will take place at the CERN campus, in the canton of Geneva, Switzerland. The CERN campus is conveniently located close to the Geneva centre, the Geneva railway station and the Geneva airport. This page provides useful information regarding your arrival at CERN. Please consult the venue page, for additional information on how to access CERN and find your way in the campus.

By plane

The International Airport of Geneva at Cointrin is located 4 km northwest of the Geneva city centre and 5 km southeast from CERN. You can search for flights to and from this airport here. From Geneva airport, you can arrive to CERN using:

  • Taxi: approximately 35CHF.
  • Public transport: first take a free public transport ticket from the machine you will find at the exit from the baggage collection hall, just before customs control. Then you can
    • take bus Y direction "CERN" and get off at the CERN stop opposite the large Globe and the CERN site.
    • or take bus 23, 28 or 57 and get off at "Blandonnet" and then catch tram 18, final stop "CERN".

 See the TPG web site for full details.


By train

Geneva is well-connected by train with main European cities, such as Paris, Milan. Information about Geneva rail station is here. Tickets can be purchased directly via Swiss railway website or Europe-wide railway website. From Geneva railway station, you can arrive to CERN using public transport: take tram 18 to "CERN" which is the final stop at the CERN entrance. Ticket costs 3.00CHF (Ticket "Tout Genève" on the ticket machine). See the TPG web site for full details.


By car

GPS location

Address: 385, route de Meyrin, Meyrin, Switzerland
Reception: Lat: 46.233058, Long: 6.055692

From the Swiss side

Follow "Aeroport", "Lyon" or "Meyrin". When in Meyrin head for "St. Genis" (which is just across the border in France). Before you get to St. Genis, CERN is on the left hand side of the "route de Meyrin", just before the border crossing.

From the French side

Follow "Gex" or "St. Genis". When in St. Genis head for the border. CERN is on your right hand side immediately after the border crossing.