Geneva and region

unireso: train, tram, bus, boat

The airport is located at nearly 4 km from Geneva city centre. It is easily reachable by train or by bus using the united network of public transport unireso. Only one single ticket is required to travel by train, tram, bus or boat in the area France-Vaud-Geneva.

It takes only 7 minutes from/to Geneva city centre by train (every 12 minutes at rush hours). The airport railway station has direct access to the airport Check-in and Arrival levels. All trains stop at Geneva-Cornavin station (city centre).

The following urban buses stop every 8-15 minutes at rush hours at the airport (bus stops at the Check-in level, in front of or beside the train station).

TPG ligne 5  Aéroport – Palexpo – Nations – Vidollet – Gare Cornavin – Bel-Air – Hôpital – Muséum – Malagnou – Thônex-Vallard   TPG ligne 5+  Aéroport – Palexpo – Nations – Gare Cornavin – Rive – Rieu – Thônex-Vallard
TPG ligne 10 Aéroport – Bouchet – Charmilles – Gare Cornavin – Bel-Air – Rive   TPG ligne 23 Aéroport P47Aéroport – Blandonnet – Les Esserts – Grand-Lancy Place – Palettes – Bachet-de-Pesay – Carouge-Tours
TPG ligne 28 Jardin Botanique – Nations – Grand-Saconnex Place – Aéroport – Blandonnet – Lignon-Tours – Pont-Butin – Les Esserts   TPG ligne 56 Aéroport – Blandonnet – Meyrin-Gare – ZIMEYSA-Gare – Hôpital de la Tour
TPG ligne 57 Aéroport – Blandonnet – Croisette – Vernier-École – Meyrin-Gare – Meyrin Grabière – Hôpital de la Tour – ZIMEYSA-Gare   TPG ligne 66 Aéroport – Ferney-Avenue du Jura – Ferney-Lycée – Ferney-Mairie – Prévessin-Moëns-Mairie – Saint-Genis-Porte de France – Saint-Genis-Théâtre – Thoiry-Centre Commercial
TPG ligne V Aéroport – Fret – Colovrex – Genthod-village – Versoix-Scie – Versoix-Bourg – Versoix-Gare – Pont-Céard – Versoix-Centre sportif      

Tourist information can be obtained at the information counter in the Arrivals hall of the airport, on leaving customs control. Tickets can be purchased from the machines located at bus stops (CHF or Euro change required) and at the Swiss railway station.

Plan des arrêts de bus TPG à Genève Aéroport - Fichier PDF

Aerobus morning service

A1 to A6 lines allow passengers residing in Geneva and in neighbouring France to get to the airport early in the morning. Aerobuses serve Genève Aéroport before 6.00 am. This service, funded entirely by Genève Aéroport, is currently free and available for all users of the airport.

All stops are identified by the Aerobus logo.

For multi-site stops, here are the Aerobus waiting points:

  • Acacias, line 15 towards Nations
  • Blandonnet, line 23 towards Aéroport
  • Bois‐des‐Frères: Aérobus A1 et A6, line 6 towards Vernier
  • Bois-des-Frères: Aérobus A4, line 28 towards Aéroport
  • Bouchet, line 10 towards Aéroport
  • Charmilles, line 6 towards Vernier
  • Carouge Rondeau, line 42 towards P+R Bernex
  • Carouge Tours, line 42 towards P+R Bernex
  • Chemin du Bac, line 2 towards Genève‐Plage
  • Crêts de Champel, line 21 towards Gare des Eaux‐Vives
  • Epinettes, line 11 towards Jardin Botanique
  • Ferney‐Mairie, line 66 towards Aéroport
  • Gare Cornavin, line 15 towards Nations
  • Hôpital, line 7 towards Lignon
  • Hôpital de la Tour, line 18 towards Bachet‐de‐Pesay
  • Jardin Alpin – Vivarium, line 57 towards Aéroport
  • Jonction, line 2 towards Genève Plage
  • Les Esserts, line K towards Pougny‐Gare
  • Meyrin‐Gravière, line 57 towards Aéroport
  • Meyrin‐Village, line 57 towards Aéroport
  • Plainpalais, line 1 towards Jardin Botanique
  • Renfile, line 23 towards Aéroport
  • Uni‐Mail, line 35 towards Sainte Clotilde

tpg Aérobus logo

The tpg aerobus service is freely available to a reserved circle of users, to Genève Aéroport employees or employees of companies working on the airport platform as well as to clients and passengers of Genève Aéroport. Both the free nature of the service and the reserved users circle may be changed at any time, without notice and without prejudice. Users of the tpg aerobus service are committed to respect the general terms of use which will be communicated to them by tpg and Genève Aéroport and to use the service in a compliant manner, in particular in terms of the instructions given by the representatives, assistants or agents of the above entities. By using the tpg aerobus service, users agree that Genève Aéroport takes no liability whatsoever. Similarly, tpg (or their provider) do not have any liability to the users in terms of the route (unavailability, suspension or interruption of service or even delays, loss/forgotten luggage in vehicles), or for any damage resulting therefrom.
Information and contact: Genève Aéroport, Environnement Service, PO box 100, CH-1215 Geneva 15.


Travel free on public transport during your stay in Geneva

Borne Unireso Arrivée Bagages aéroportYou can pick up a free ticket for public transport from the machine in the baggage collection area at the Arrival level. This unireso ticket, offered by Genève Aéroport, allows you to use public transport in Geneva free for a period of 80 minutes.


When you stay in a hotel, a youth hostel or a campsite in the canton, you will receive a "Geneva Transport Card" free of charge. With this card, public transport in Geneva is free for the full duration of your stay.

This personal and non-transferable card will be given to you when you arrive at your accommodation. It permits unlimited travel on Geneva's public transport network (UNIRESO: bus (TPG), train (CFF) and boat (Mouettes Genevoises) for the full duration of your stay.

Get more information from Genève Tourisme or the establishment concerned.

Free shuttle buses to Swiss hotels

Free shuttle buses outside the Arrival level for the following hotels:

Car sharing

Catch a car

A flight early in the morning and/or late in the evening especially outside the offer of public transport?
Do you travel with bulky baggage?
Are you many to travel? 

To get to or leave Genève Aéroport (urban area of Geneva, Carouge, Lancy, Vernier and Chêne-Bougeries) the Catch a car offer may be of interest for you:


If you are coming from the surrounding area to the airport, the Swiss network of the Mobility company offers many different car rental packages tailored to your individual needs, with the possibility to return the vehicle at Genève Aéroport:

Taxis in Geneva

Taxis in Geneva can be ordered by phone, hailed in the street or found at about 60 authorised taxi ranks in town, airport and main station.

Fares between airport and city range from about CHF 35.00 to CHF 45.00 and depend on traffic conditions, time of day and number of passengers.

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