Cycle and pedestrian

Cycling routes

The airport is located less than 4 km from Geneva city centre. Bicycle-friendly routes, away from major roads, provide the most convenient access to the airport (click on the map below for details of distances, journey times and slopes).

There are facilities for cyclists (stands and air column) on the airport site. The PDF map (to download opposite) will give you all these information.

Carte des itinéraires cyclables vélos. Télécharger le PDF 1.5 Mo

Journey time by cycling route

Cycling journey time to the airport
Place of departureDistanceJourney time (minutes)
Slow speed *
Journey time (minutes)
High-speed **
Chambésy

3'500 m.

18'

9'

Ferney Douane (F)

2'750 m.

14'

7'

Grand-Saconnex

1'500 m.

8'

4'

Petit-Saconnex

2'100 m.

10'

5'

Pâquis

4'000 m.

21'

10'

Vermont

3'000 m.

15'

7'

Servette

2'900 m.

15'

7'

Saint-Jean

4'900 m.

29'

16'

Meyrin

2'850 m.

15'

7'

Onex

4'850 m.

27'

15'

Prévessin-Moëns (F)

7'100 m.

36'

17'

Châtelaine

2'900 m.

16'

8'

Le Lignon

4'150 m.

24'

13'

Vernier Village

2'750 m.

15'

8'

* Slow speed: 12 km/h, waiting time at traffic lights is included in the calculation.

** High-speed: 25 km/h, waiting time at traffic lights is included in the calculation.

Pedestrian routes and journey times

The size of the airport area allows movement on foot between the various sites and nearby places. Journey times are very reasonable.

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Examples of journey times on foot
from T1 (main terminal)
Destination Distance Journey time (minutes)
(5 km/h)

Airport railway station

200 m.

3'

Car park P51

500 m.

6'

T2 (charter terminal)

590 m.

7'

Balexert

1'900 m.

23'

Palexpo

1'100 m.

14'

Freight

1'150 m.

14'

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