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Travel direction


La Chaux-de-Fonds is a town of 37’000 inhabitants situated in the Jura mountains in the western, French speaking part of Switzerland.

By plane

Main airports in Switzerland are in Zurich, Geneva and Basel-Mulhouse

By railway

  • Geneva: take train to Neuchâtel and change there train to La Chaux-de-Fonds.
  • Zürich, Basel or Bern: take train to Biel/Bienne and change there train to La Chaux-de-Fonds.
  • Besançon: There’s one train per day between La Chaux-de-Fonds and Besançon.

For timetable consulte website of Swiss Railway.

By car

La Chaux-de-Fonds is in the hilly area. The best road is from Neuchâtel. Possible is also tome  from Besançon (France) or Biel/Bienne.