must make their own travel arrangements. Participants who need a
visa should make inquiries at the Swiss embassy in their home countries.
Ms. Tonya Jacobs will supply necessary documentation. In order to
ensure arrival at the Institute at the start of the program, visa
applications should be made well before the program begins.
Foreign Entry Requirements
from the airport to Hotel Grand-Pré
35 rue du Grand-Pré
I - By shuttle
The hotel has
a free shuttle service from the airport, running from 7:00 am until
9:00 pm. You can call the shuttle from the airport at the SwissAir
welcome desk on the arrivals level. The trip usually takes 10
minutes, but can be longer according to traffic.
Option II - By bus
Take the No. 10 bus into town. You catch the bus upstairs
on the departure level after you come in on the lower arrival level.
The bus stop is outside at the near end of the airport train station.
No need to worry about the direction as this is the terminal stop.
Therefore, all buses go into town.
Get off at the Poterie stop, which is on a street called
rue de la Servette.
Cross the street to the opposite sidewalk and walk to the left until
you reach rue Antoine Carteret (one block away). Turn right
on rue Antoine Carteret and walk until you reach the end
of that street. You will now have reached rue du Grand-Pré.
Walk to the left and you will find the hotel just few meters away
(less than one block).
The bus trip lasts approximately 13 minutes. Once you have reached
the Poterie bus stop, the hotel is within 5-7 minutes walking
Buses run from approximately 5:45 am until 12:25 am (including Sundays).
III - By taxi
A taxi may be taken to the hotel for approximately 20 francs. Most
taxi drivers understand enough English to recognize an address.
The hotel is at 35 rue du Grand-Pré.