Now that you have accepted your appointment at CERN, this chapter will give you an idea what things need to be done and in which order when you arrive at CERN. Becoming a member of CERN personnel envolves a certain number of rights and duties.
- The CERN Staff Rules and Regulations define and codify the legal relationship between the Organization and the members of the personnel.
- The CERN Code of Conduct describes the basic standards of behaviour that we must all set ourselves and are entitled to expect from our colleagues in the workplace. The FAQ list provides generic examples.
- Road traffic and parking regulations on the CERN site
How do you get to CERN
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(Bldg. 61 R-020)
From Geneva Airport Cointrain and Airport Railway Station
Regular CERN shuttle service MEYRIN - AIRPORT (except Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
If the shuttle service has no driver available or outside normal working hours you can request a taxi. (For professional trips taxi vouchers can be obtained)
For Public Transport, take a free ticket from the machine in the Airport baggage collection hall, on the right side, just before customs control.
If you arrived by train you have to buy a ticket (prize CHF 3.50) at the bus stop.
Maps of Public Transport Network (TPG)
- Bus No. 57 until Blandonnet - at Blandonnet take Tram No. 18 → CERN
- Bus No. 28 until Blandonnet - at Blandonnet take Tram No. 18 → CERN
- Bus No. 23 until Blandonnet - at Blandonnet take Tram No. 18→ CERN
From Geneva City Railway Station at Cornavin
Take Tram No. 18 → CERN
Taxis are available at approximately 48.00 CHF
Arriving by car
Cern main entrance address : 385 route de Meyrin
GPS location Reception: Lat: 46.233058, Long: 6.055692
Active map see Get Directions
Whether you arrive from Switzerland or France
take the Geneva motorway bypass
Check Traffic regulations and fines in Switzerland
you need to buy a motorway sticker, available at all customs points at a cost of 40 CHF, valid for a full calendar year on Swiss motorways
drive as far as the Meyrin exit and then
follow signs for Saint-Genis-Pouilly (France), via Meyrin.
CERN is on the left just before the Swiss-French border.
Arrival at CERN
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Arrival during working hours
Visitor cards and visitors parking tickets are supplied by the security guard on duty at the reception in Bldg. 33 (8.00 a.m. to 17.45 p.m.)
Arrival outside CERN working hours and on weekends
Ask the security guard at entrance Meyrin B (Bldg. 533 Main Entrance of the Meyrin site) for the visitor card and visitors parking ticket which was applied by the CERN guarantors at the following address: email@example.com.
Traffic on and between CERN sites
Every person is required to observe the existing traffic rules on and between CERN sites. Regulations and the general speed limits are specified at all CERN entrances.