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GVA_Airport ARRIVAL IN GENEVA

AIRPORT CUSTOMS CONTROL

Immigration control authorities at the airport, may ask you the reason for your travel, even if you have a valid visa.

It is recommended to carry all of your documents when entering the Schengen area: invitation letter, hotel booking, etc.

VISITORS CENTER 

The information desk is located in front of the exit gates, in the public area. It offers reception services, information and orientation, every day from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
 

GETTING AROUND

Bus

The "Transport Public Genevois" (TPG, linked logo) is the transport operator (bus and tram) for Geneva. Plans and schedules are available on the TPG website, and at bus stops.

A free ticket machine, valid for 60 minutes, is installed in the luggage collection hall, opposite the exit, on either side of customs control (see image).

To reach the buses (connection plan), go up to the ground floor, check-in level. Exit the airport and turn left towards the train station entrance (CFF).

The convenient bus lines from the airport are:
Click on the logo for details of stops and schedules
 
TPG_line5 the stop "Intercontinental" takes you to reach our office, the stop "Place des Nations" is located in front of the "Place des Nations" and the bus takes you to "Gare Cornavin",
 
TPG_line10 the line takes you to the "Gare Cornavin" and the city centre,
 
TPG_line28 the "Appia" stop is close to the main entrance to UNOG: "Porte de Pregny", where you can pick up your access badge (take your application for accreditation approved by the Secretariat).
 

Train

"CFF" is the operator of trains for Switzerland. Geneva has two main stations, one at the airport and the other in the centre of town ("Gare Cornavin").

A free ticket can also be obtained from the machine next to the TPG distributor at the airport (see image).

The journey from the airport to the train station takes about 7 minutes. See the train schedule for more information.

Taxi

Taxis are expensive, a run between the airport and the city centre costs between CHF 35.- and 45.- without luggage.

For more information on transport in Geneva, please visit the Tourist Information Centre's website, section "How to get around?".

 

 
GVAFreeTicket
Airport: luggages hall
A. Free train ticket (CFF)
B. Free bus ticket (TPG)
 
GVA_Airport
Access and transport
at Geneva airport
 
TPG
Public transport
in Geneva
(TPG)
 
CFF_Aeroport
Airport train station