Geneva Airport Train, Bus, Taxi
Geneva airport, located 4 kilometers from the city is easily reachable by public transport: train and bus; taxi or shuttle. Train journey between the Airport and central railway station in the city (Gare Cornavin) takes 6 minutes, bus to downtown takes about 20 minutes. Gare Cornavin is then a hub for public transport, from where you can catch a tram or train anywhere.
Many Car Rental companies operate at the airport. Highway is connecting airport with the city, and there are plenty of various parking options.
Taxi and Limousine transfers
GMC Limousines provides professional top quality taxi and limousine service operating between Geneva Airport and the city center. Friendly chauffeur will meet You at the airport helping You with the baggage, guard You to the luxorious vehicle and comfortly drive You to Your hotel, ski chalet or any given destination. Limousine transport starts at CHF 90.
Booking: Tel : +41 (0) 22 732 57 67 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Ticket: On arrival to Geneva by the plane, at the airport you can claim a free Unireso ticket for 80 minutes for public transport in Zone 10 - Tout Geneve (central Geneva area, including Airport and most hotels). The ticket machine for free tickets is located at the baggage reclaim hall. You will need to provide a valid plane ticket in case of being controlled by the ticket inspection.
Regular Ticket: You can use single UNIRESO Zone 10 ticket to get to/from the Airport, valid also for a train! Ticket costs for 60 minute journey is CHF 3.00, as Geneva Airport still belongs to Zone 10.
Unireso is united network of Geneva public transport (TPG), Federal Railways (CFF) and Boat transport (SBB) and and thus you can use the ticket for bus, train, tram or boat (see bellow).
Train: Train departures every 12 to 20 minutes from the Geneva Airport to Gare Cornavin Central Railway Station (and vice versa). One way takes 6 minutes. From Gare Cornavin You can catch a bus/tram practically anywhere.
See the train timetable for trains departure and arrival times to and from
Here you can search for a connection.
Geneva Airport - Geneva Gare Cornavin.
First train from Geneva to GVA Airport goes at 4:43 am and the last one at 0:07.
First train from GVA Airport to Geneva goes at 5:07 and last train goes at 0:51.
Train platform is located at the Airport Shopping Center, and You need to walk 5 minutes through it to get to Airport Terminal.
Bus: City buses connecting Airport with Geneva stop at the Geneva Airport every 9 to 15 minutes. Buses are good option is you cannot take a train. Buses 5 and 10 will drive you to Gare Routiere train station or Bel-Air in 12 - 18 minutes.
Bus # 5: Airport - Gare Cornavin - Bel-Air - Museum - Thônex-Vallard
Bus # 10: Airport - Gare Cornavin - Bel-Air - Place des Eaux-Vives - Rive
Bus # 23: Airport - Lignon - Grand-Lancy - ZIPLO
Bus # 28: Parfumerie - Vernier - Airport - Grand-Saconnex - Nations - Jardin-Botanique
To search for bus/train connection to airport, use route planner.
Bus stop is directly in front of the Airport Terminal.
Gare Routiere: If You plan to go from Airport to Gare Routiere, take a quick train to Gare Cornavin and then either walk 5 minutes downhill to Gare Routiere, or go 2 stops with bus 8, 9 or 25.
Taxis: Available at taxi stand. Maximum 4 passengers. Average CHF 70 per trip. 15-30 minute duration of the trip to Your address.
Over 20 hotels in proximity to the airport, for good prices. See here:
Search Hotels around Geneva Airport on Booking.com
Free Hotel Shuttles:
Several Swiss hotels offer free shuttle from Geneva Airport to Your hotel and back:
- Crowne Plaza
- Express by Holiday Inn
- Mövenpick Genève
- Nash Airport Hotel
- NH Geneva Airport Hotel
- Starling Geneva Hotel & Conference Center
Car Hire: Car rental facilities are located on the ground level just outside of baggage claim. Most rental carriers are represented including: Avis, Alamo, National, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Holiday Auto. Chain and ski rack rentals are available for visitors heading to the mountains.