Travel information

You can find information about Neuchatel and surrounding region here.

How to reach

If you are arriving at Geneva or Zürich airport, the easiest way to reach Neuchatel is by train : www.sbb.ch/en/home.html

If you are coming by car, you can calculate your route on www.viamichelin.com.

Arriving by air

From Zurich Kloten International Airport

  • Take the InterCity train to Neuchâtel, either with the direct connection or with one change in Biel/Bienne (about 1 hour 50 minutes' ride)
  • Then follow the “by train instructions” or take a taxi (5 min.)

From Geneva International Airport

  • Take the InterCity train to Neuchatel (about 1 hour 20 minutes' ride)
  • Then follow the “by train instructions” or take a taxi (5 min.)

From EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg

  • Take the bus line no. 50 to Basel SBB
  • At Basel main station, take the InterCity train to Neuchatel (about 1 hour and 30 minutes' ride)
  • Then follow the “by train instructions” or take a taxi (5 min.)

Arriving by train

and walk - about 10 minutes

  • Exit Neuchâtel train station opposite the post office, passing the FSO/OFS tower, and follow rue du Crêt-Taconnet
  • At the roundabout, go straight on (along rue de Bellevaux) and at the next crossroads, follow rue Jaquet-Droz
  • CSEM's main entrance is located on the corner of rue Jaquet-Droz and rue de la Maladière

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or take public transport

  • In Neuchâtel train station, go down the escalator or steps from the main hall, and take the "fun'ambule" funicular (direction Université)
  • On arrival at the "fun'ambule" end-station (one stop), walk up the second set of stairs on your left, and take bus no. 101 (direction Marin)
  • Get off at Bas du Mail and cross the road; CSEM's main entrance is front of you.

Arriving by car

On highway A5/N5, follow direction Neuchâtel and take highway exit no. 13 (Neuchâtel Maladière)

  • At the roundabout, follow direction Neuchâtel and Gare CFF
  • At the next roundabout, take the first exit on your right (direction Gare CFF)
  • At the next roundabout, turn right into rue de la Maladière and then left into rue Jaquet-Droz, you can now see CSEM on your left (corner Maladière/Jaquet-Droz).