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Geneva International Airport (GVA)

Full Airport Name

Geneva All-embracing Airport


Geneva All-embracing Airport, PO Box 100, CH-1215 Geneva 15, Switzerland

Airport Code


Country Code



(0)22 717 7111


(0)22 798 4377



Number of Terminals

1 (with Swiss and French sectors)

Time Zone

GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from the aftermost Sunday in March to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 5km (3 miles) arctic of Geneva

Driving Directions

The capital Swiss breadth of the airport is attainable from the N1 airport motorway. From France, booty the A40 (motorway) to the bound and again the N1. In adjustment to abstain Swiss breadth entirely, drive absolute to the French breadth via Ferney-Voltaire, abreast Collonges on the D-984; at Ferney-Voltaire, chase the signs for Geneva and, aloof afore Swiss customs, booty the alley on the appropriate to the airport French sector.

Car Parking

There are short- and abiding parking accessories with absolute admission to the airport. An abridgement car esplanade is additionally attainable for abiding parking. There is a committed car esplanade for the French sector. For added information, alarm the Centre de Contrôle des Parkings (tel: (0)22 717 7099).

Car Hire

Companies accommodate Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Holiday Auto, National/Alamo and Sixt in the Swiss sector, and Avis, National/Citer, Europcar and Hertz in the French sector.

Public Transport

Rail: Geneva railway base is 300m (328 yards) from the Departures and Arrivals floors; all trains stop at axial Geneva-Cornavin, in the burghal centre, and there are additionally absolute trains to destinations throughout Switzerland and Europe. Road: Taxi: Taxis are attainable at the airport, abandonment from alfresco Arrivals. Ambassador (tel: (0)22 731 4141) additionally offers a auto service. Bus: Buses stop alfresco Departures and Arrivals. Bus no.10 runs to axial Geneva, and bus no.18 to the UN. Bus casework from the French breadth affix to bounded French towns and assorted all-embracing routes to destinations in Spain, Portugal and Eastern Europe. AeroSki Bus provides casework from the airport to abounding of the French ski stations.

Information and Help Desks

Information desks (tel: (0)22 717 7105) are amid on the Arrivals akin and in the alteration area. The French breadth has absolute services. There are assorted day-tripper advice offices for both Swiss and French regions, amid in the Arrivals areas of anniversary sector.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, a column appointment and adaptable blast appoint are all available. Eating and drinking: There is a ambit of bars, cafés and restaurants. Shopping: Shopping includes duty-free. Luggage: A porter account is available. There is a absent acreage appointment on the attainable avenue and at the alternation station. Left-luggage accessories and lockers are attainable at the alternation station. Other facilities: There are pharmacies, showers, a medical centre and a nursery.

Conference and Business Facilities

SkyCom business centre (tel: (0)22 717 7800) offers eight clandestine offices with PC, fax and modem, 11 appointment apartment (seating from four to 120 people), secretarial and adaptation casework and a accouterment service. There is additionally a business bend alms basal photocopying, fax and blast facilities.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The attainable areas and car esplanade are absolutely attainable for wheelchairs. Abetment is attainable for cartage with disabilities (tel: (0)22 799 3346). Cartage should appeal any appropriate abetment back booking their ticket.


The Movenpick Airport Auberge (tel: (0)22 717 1603) is a abbreviate airing from the airport; alternatively, a shuttle bus departs for the auberge from alfresco Arrivals. Hotels amid abreast the airport with a chargeless shuttle bus account accommodate the Chavannes-de-Bogis (tel: (0)22 960 8181), Crowne Plaza (tel: (0)22 747 0202), Express by Holiday Inn (tel: (0)22 939 3939), NH Tulip Inn (tel: (0)22 989 9506) and Ramada Esplanade Auberge (tel: (0)22 710 3000) in Switzerland, and the Holiday Inn Thoiry (tel: (0)4 5099 1999) and Novotel (tel: 33 (0)4 5040 8523) in the French sector. Auberge anxiety can be fabricated via Geneva Tourism and AMDACO, in the Arrivals area.