Taxis, Buses and the railway service link the Geneva Airport (Cointrin) with the Cornavin Station (main station) in downtown Geneva every few minutes. From here, most hotels can be accessed via a range of public transport options including bus, trams and taxis.
Transport tickets can be purchased at the ticket machines next to the tram / bus stops and can also be bought at the Geneva Transport Office (TPG office on the ground floor of the Gare Cornavin (main train station).
Cards for multiple trips can also be purchased at a reduced rate from newsagents in town bearing the "TPG" sign.
Maps of the Geneva bus / tram network are available on the TPG (Geneva Public Transport) website.
Participants are requested to use the Pregny Gate entrance situated at 14, Avenue de la Paix, which is a five-minute walk from the main entrance.
To enter the Palais des Nations, you will need a security pass, which is to be worn at all times on the premises. Upon arrival at the building you are therefore kindly requested to collect your badge at the United Nations Security Service, Pregny entrance (visitors’ entrance, a five-minute walk from the main entrance). The Security Service is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (non-stop).
As the Global Commodities Forum starts at 10 a.m. on a Monday morning, you are advised to arrive by 8.30 a.m. at the latest, to complete the security procedures and arrive at the meeting room in good time.
- Geneva International Airport
- Geneva Tourist Office
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- Taxis are only available on call and cannot be hailed in the streets although there are taxi ranks in almost all main squares in Geneva and outside the Palais des Nations. Taxis can be called on the following local numbers:
+41 22 320 2020
+41 22 320 2202
+41 22 311 4133
Here is a list of Taxi services in Geneva
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