Directions to Quaker House - Geneva
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By bus or tram:
From the United Nations (Place des Nations):
Take bus No. 22. Get off at the stop called "Mervelet." Avenue du Mervelet is the first turning from
the bus stop, continuing in the same direction as the bus, on the right. Note: Bus 22 only runs three
times an hour. The bus ride takes about 8 minutes.
From the railway station (Gare Cornavin):
Take tram 14 or 16 from the station towards Meyrin. Get off at the stop called “Bouchet”, approximately 8 minutes and 5 stops from the train station. (NB DO NOT GO TO BACHET – BACHET IS COMPLETELY IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION). Buses 10 (towards Aéroport) and 9 (towards Avanchet Centre) also stop at Bouchet but take slightly longer than the tram. Walk towards the Tea Room and Boulangerie “Ehinger,” and up behind it you will see the chemin Charles Georg (see map overleaf). Walk to the end of chemin Charles Georg and turn left onto avenue du Mervelet.
Quaker House is the second house on the left hand side. The walk from the bus and tram stops to Quaker House takes about 8 minutes.
From the airport (Cointrin):
After collecting baggage, but before leaving through customs, collect a free 1-hour public transport ticket. These are available from the machines to the left of the door to customs. Come out of the airport, following signs to the bus stop. Take the number 10 bus from outside the Departures level of the airport, towards "Onex-Cité". Get off at "Bouchet", about the fifth stop, which takes about 9 minutes. Walk in the direction of the bus and cross over the two roads towards the Tea Room and Boulangerie “Ehinger,” and up behind it you will see the chemin Charles Georg (see map below). Walk to the end of chemin Charles Georg and turn left onto Avenue du Mervelet. Quaker House is the second house on the left hand side. The walk from the bus stop to Quaker House takes about 8 minutes.
From Hotel Grand Pré:
You can walk or take a bus. It is about a 20-minute walk. From the front of the hotel, turn left. Walk up rue du Grand Pre (which changes its name to rue Pestalozzi and then to avenue Trembley). At the traffic lights after the steep hill, turn left into avenue du Bouchet (see map below). Avenue du Mervelet is the first small street on the right. Enter the lower gate. It is also possible to take a bus. The bus stop is at the intersection of rue du Grand Pré and avenue Giuseppe Motta. Take bus No. 22. Get off at the 2nd stop called “Mervelet.” Avenue du Mervelet is the first turning from the bus stop, continuing in the same direction as the bus, on the right. Note: Bus 22 only runs every 20 - 30 minutes.
Quaker House is located between Petit Saconnex and route de Meyrin, just off avenue du Bouchet. If travelling from the UN, pass through Petit Saconnex (keep the Café du Soleil on your right), past the International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies (on your left), to the first set of traffic lights just beyond the Federation. Avenue du Mervelet is the first right after that intersection. Quaker House is on the left side of the road about 200 meters up (2d house past chemin Ch. Georg). Please note that there is blue zone parking in this area. This means that on working days, there is a one hour parking restriction from 8am to 11.30am, and 1.30pm to 6pm. On evenings, weekends and public holidays, there are no time restrictions.