Housing & Transport

Housing

MCI Suisse SA is the exclusive housing company for EBACE2019. With a base of operations in Geneva, MCI was chosen because of their long-standing relationships with the local hotels, their ability to obtain preferential hotel rates and their first-hand knowledge of the hotels and the local area. MCI has both English and French-speaking representatives to assist you with your travel needs.

Visit the EBACE2019 housing website now to lock in great rates for Geneva’s best hotels.

Please be vigilant: Unauthorized travel companies may attempt to solicit housing to you or your company. Many of these companies are not reputable, and their offers are deceptive and may put you at financial risk. Protect yourself and take advantage of exclusive benefits by booking through MCI.

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Shuttle Bus Service

Service between Gare Genève- Aeroport train station/Hall 7 (Arena) to Hall 4 EBACE Registration

0730 – 1900
Monday, May 20
0730 – 1900
Tuesday, 21 May
0730 – 1900
Wednesday, 22 May
0800 – 1700
Thursday, 23 May

Once you depart the Gare Genève- Aeroport train station follow signs to Palexpo to find the bus – shuttles run continuously.

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Shuttle Bus Service between the following hotels and Gare Cornavin Train Station:

Please take the train from Gare Cornavin to the Gare Genève- Aeroport train station and then take the shuttle bus to registration.

0730 – 1900
Tuesday, 21 May
0730 – 1900
Wednesday, 22 May
0800 – 1700
Thursday, 23 May
Route 1 Hotel Tiffany

(Shuttles run every 45 minutes)
Route 2 Grand Hotel Kempinski

(Shuttles run every 45 minutes)
Route 3 Hotel Geneva Centre

EastWest Hotel

(Shuttles run every 45 minutes)

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Shuttle Bus Service between the following hotels and Palexpo:

0730 – 1900
Tuesday, 21 May
0730 – 1900
Wednesday, 22 May
0800 – 1700
Thursday, 23 May
Route 4 Lake Geneva Hotel – Versoix

(shuttle runs every hour)
Route 5 Express Holiday Inn Airport (pick-up/drop-off is at the Movenpick)

Movenpick ICC

(shuttle runs every 30 minutes)
Route 6 Domaine De Divonne

(shuttle runs every hour)
Route 7 Mon Repos

La Reserve

(shuttle runs every 45 minutes)
Route 8 IBIS Genève Nations

Les Nations

(shuttle runs every hour)
Route 9 Novotel Suites Genève Airport (pick-up/drop-off at Restaurant Osteria di Oreste)

IBIS Geneva Airport (pick-up/drop-off at Restaurant Osteria di Oreste)

Crowne Plaza (pick-up/drop-off at Restaurant Osteria di Oreste)

(shuttle runs every 30 minutes)
Route 10 Ramada Encore

(shuttle runs every hour)

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Public Transportation

EBACE attendees are encouraged to ask for their free Geneva Transport Card at their hotels to take advantage of Geneva’s easy-to-use public transportation system for the duration of their stay.

Palexpo:
Route François-Peyrot 30,
CH-1218 Grand-Saconnex
Geneva, Switzerland
www.palexpo.ch
+41 22 761 11 11

Train

From the Cornavin Station to Palexpo:
The train ride is approximately 6 minutes with trains running every 10-12 minutes. Walk across the tramway and taxi area and enter the Cornavin Train Station through the main entrance on Place de Cornavin. Walk past the ticket office and take a right. Take your first left and another left up the escalator. Proceed straight to the train direction Geneva Airport. Depart train at the Geneva Airport stop and follow the signs to the Arena – Palexpo.

From Palexpo to the Cornavin Station:
Exit Halls 4, 5, 6 and walk outside past the Arena to the train station. Board train headed in the direction of Cornavin Station. Exit train at the Cornavin Station and proceed down the escalators and out the main entrance. Walk across the taxi and tramway areas to the EBACE Shuttle Bus with signage for your hotel.

 

Public Bus Service

In addition to the train, Geneva offers bus service (Bus no. 5) from the downtown Cornavin Train Station with a stop at Palexpo (for Halls 1-7) and at the Arena/Hall 7. The bus ride takes approximately 15 and 18 minutes.

PUBLIC BUSES

  • Network (TPG) www.tpg.ch
  • No 5+: *(Express bus service between Airport-Palexpo-Nations-Cornavin
    train station) runs between 7:30-8:30 and 17:00-18:00
  • No 5: *(Thônex-Vallard – Palexpo – Aéroport) links Palexpo with the city
    centre in only 15 minutes (runs every 4-8 mins).
  • No 10: *(Rive -Aéroport) stops at the airport, 10-minute walk to Palexpo
    (runs every 7 to 8 mins).
  • No 15 tram: *(Palettes – Nations) via P&R Etoile, Acacias, Station
    Cornavin, change at terminus « Nations » and then take No. 5 bus.
  • No 23: *Carouge — Aeroport—Palexpo
  • No 28: *Les Esserts – Aéroport – Palexpo – Jardin Botanique) every 20
    minutes.
  • Line Y *(Ferney-Voltaire – Palexpo – Aéroport – Val Thoiry)

Taxi Service

Taxis are available in front of Hall 1.

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Visa Invitation Letters

Attendees from countries requiring visas to attend EBACE must have an invitation letter from authorities in Europe in order to obtain their visa. Attendees may request such letter by emailing Corina Stiubei ([email protected]). Please be advised that it will take approximately 7 to 10 business days to process requests. The invitation letter will then be sent to you via email.

Please note: Passports must be valid for at least six months after the date of your arrival in Switzerland.

Only registered attendees and exhibitors for EBACE2019 are eligible to request EBACE invitation letters.