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 6 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 5Aéroport - Aréna/Palexpo - Nations - Cornavin - Rive - Malagnou - Thônex-Vallard

TPG ligne 10Aéroport - Balexert - Cornavin - Bel-Air - Rive

TPG ligne 23Aéroport - Blandonnet - Lignon - Aïre - Grand-Lancy - ZIPLO

TPG ligne 28Parfumerie - Vernier - Blandonnet - Aéroport - Fret - Grand-Saconnex - Nations - Jardin-Botanique

TPG ligne 57Aéroport - Blandonnet - Hôtpial de la Tour - Meyrin

TPG ligne FGex - Cessy - Grand-Saconnex - Nations - Cornavin

TPG ligne YFerney - Grand-Saconnex - Aéroport - Blandonnet - CERN - Thoiry

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.

Travel free on public transport during your stay in Geneva

Since 2008, you 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 the canton of Geneva free for a period of 80 minutes.

Borne Unireso en zone bagages

If you’re travelling at night, Unireso suggests you use their Noctambus service, a nighttime public transportation network. For more information: www.noctambus.ch.

If you are staying at a hotel, a youth hostel or a campsite, the establishment will offer you the "Geneva Transport Card" that allows you to use public transport in Geneva free of charge during your stay. Get more information from Genève Tourisme or the establishment concerned.

Free shuttle buses to Swiss hotels

Regular free shuttle buses outside the "Arrival" level for the following hotels:

Free shuttle buses on demand for the following hotels:

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 30.00 to CHF 35.00 and depend on traffic conditions, time of day and number of passengers. Presently, the fare within Geneva, including airport, is the amount shown on the taximeter.

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Chapter IV of law H 1 30.01 on taxis and limousines defines inter alia how taxi stations and the information desk at Geneva International Airport operate.

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