Festival Electron 2014

17 - 20 Avril 2014

Infos pratiques



By train :

www.cff.ch (Destination : Gare Genève-Cornavin)


CFF RailAway Offer

Benefit from 20% on the return trip by train to Geneva and 10% discount on day passes and the 4-day festival pass.

The RailAway offer is available at your railway station or from the Rail Service Helpdesk 0900 300 300 (CHF 1.19/min) from the Swiss fixed-line network.

The entrance ticket is not available at the station, but only at Starticket advance booking points of sale.

Details of the offer and schedules on : www.cff.ch/electron


By car :

The heart of the festival is accessible by car : www.viamichelin.fr ou www.maps.google.fr

Parking options are shown below.

However, we strongly recommend that you use public transportation; it provides excellent access to the festival.


Carpooling – Share, exchange!

For travelling smartly, environmentally and user-friendly, we recommend two carpooling websites :





By plane :

Check out the airlines that serve GENEVE-COINTRIN (GVA)


Travelling in Geneva


Please use public transportation to move around the city : www.tpg.ch


From the airport, the city centre can be reached by bus (circa 20 min), train (circa 5min), or taxi (circa 15mn).


The heart of the festival (the Usine-Palladium hub) is a 10 minute walk from the Cornavin railway station or a 2 minute trip by public transportation. Get off at bus stop “Stand” or “Palladium”.


The distances between the venues of the festival are short and can be covered on foot in fifteen minutes for the most distant points (except for Weetamix for we which you should use public transportation).


A night bus service also provides transportation to many municipalities from 00h00 to 05h00 on Friday and Saturday night : www.noctambus.ch

Parking in Geneva


Several paying car parks are located around the festival grounds :


Parking - Hôtel des Finances, Rue du Tir / At the corner of Rue du Stand, 1204 Geneva


Parking - Uni-Dufour, Rue Général-Dufour, 1205 Geneva


Parking - Plainpalais, Avenue du Mail / Rond-Point de Plainpalais, 1205 Geneva


Parking - Cornavin, Place de Cornavin, 1201 Geneva


On the streets, the blue parking places require the use of a blue parking disk that indicates the arrival time, from 08h00 to 19h00 on weekdays.


The white parking places are paying on weekdays, from 08h00 to 19h00.


These places are free on holidays (Friday 18 and Monday 21 April), and on Sundays.



The hotels Cristal and Cornavin offer reduced rates for the festivalgoers.

More information can be found on : fassbindhotels.com


Youth hostel in Geneva : French Hostel World


And for even cheaper accommodation through meeting other festivalgoers : couchsurfing.org


The website Festicket.com offers hotel+ticket packages.


Geneva Tourism also proposes hotel+ticket packages.

Venues & Schedule



1. Central hub: Palladium & Usine (Zoo, Rez)

Access through Place des Volontaires 4 and Quai du Rhône – 1204 Genève

Zoo & Rez: from Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 April: 20:00 – 05:00

Palladium: from Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 April: de 20:00 – 05:00


2. Fonderie Kugler

4 bis rue de la Truite – 1205 Geneva

From Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 April: 23:00 – 05:00


3. Gravière

Chemin de la Gravière – 1227 Les Acacias

Friday 18 April: 23:00 – 05:00


4. Silencio

3 rue du Levant – 1201 Genève

From Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 April: 23:00 – 05:00


5. Weetamix

37 chemin Jacques Philibert Sauvage – 1219 Vernier

Saturday 19 April: 23h00 – 05:00


6. Makhno (Usine)

13 rue de la Coulouvrenière – 1204 Geneva

From Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 April:  19:00 – 04:00


7. Spoutnik (Usine)

11 rue de la Coulouvrenière – 1204 Geneva

Film screenings for childrens and adults

Schedules will be published on February 2014


8. Le Commun

28 rue des Bains – 1205 Geneva

Exhibition « Power Tracks, vol. 1 »

From Friday 21 March to Sunday 20 April 2014

Open from Tuesday to Sunday: 13:00 to 18:00

Open during the festival from Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 April: 13:00 to 21:00

Opening Thursday 20 March at 18:00

Guided tours on 18, 19 and 20 April at 14:00


Performances & concerts from 17 to 20 April 2014

Workshop Sunday 20 April at 13:30


9. Red Bull Music Academy Day Stage (next to Le Commun)

3 rue Gourgas – 1205 Geneva

Friday 18 and Saturday 19 April from 15:00 to 21:30



Headfun Association

Electron Festival

Avenue Ernest-Pictet 28-30

1203 Geneva


Tel : + 41 (0)22 344 82 26

E-mail : info@electronfestival.ch