Geneva airport (GVA)

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Geneva Airport, also known as Cointrin Airport and opened on October 11, 1919, is a frontier airstation between Switzerland and France that can be accessed from both countries. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in Europe, Northern Africa, the Middle East, China and North America.

Official Website: gva.ch
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2 (only used for seasonal charter flights during the winter), open from 4:00 am to 0:00 am and situated next to each other.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 17.4 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +41 227 177 111. Flight information: Tel +41 900 571 500. Information desks on the Arrivals and Transit levels.

Location

Geneva airport is located 5 km (3 miles) northwest from the city.

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Car rental counters are found on the Arrivals level.

Swiss sector:

Avis/Budget (Tel +41 229 290 330 - 6:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +41 227 178 040)
Europcar (Tel +41 227 178 110 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +41 227 178 080 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
National/Alamo/Enterprise (Tel +41 848 445 522 - 6:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Sixt/Flizzr (Tel +41 848 884 444 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)

French sector:

Avis/Budget (Tel +41 227 983 321 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 10:30 pm, Saturdays from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +41 450 993 142 - 7:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +41 227 178 595 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +41 227 178 680 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 10:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Sixt (Tel +41 227 178 438 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)

 

Car rental search

You can find numerous accommodations in the surroundings, some of them with courtesy shuttle buses to and from the airport, among them: Starling Hotel Geneva (Tel +41 227 470 202), Ibis Genève Aéroport (Tel +41 227 109 500), Nash Airport Hotel (Tel +41 225 555 777), Ibis Budget Genève Palexpo Aéroport (Tel +41 225 454 646), Residence du Grand-Saconnex (Tel +41 227 102 757), La Colombière (Tel +41 227 980 798), Crowne Plaza Geneva (Tel +41 227 103 000), Hôtel Cerf-Volant (Tel +41 227 980 757), InterContinental Geneva (Tel +41 229 193 939), Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva (Tel +41 227 171 111).

 

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There are short- and long-term car parks, in addition to charging stations for electric vehicles and a passenger drop-off area on the Departures level. Valet parking service between 5:30 am and 11:30 pm (Tel +41 227 178 111). There are also spaces for motorcycles and bicycles, free and partially covered. More information: Tel +41 227 177 099. Fees

P1 - Covered parking for long stays with direct access to Terminal 1.
P51 - For long-term stays, mostly covered, 500 meters away.
P26, P31, P32 - Partially covered, for long periods, next to the train station.
P20 - Covered, for long stays, situated in the French sector.
P2 - Area for short stays with direct access to the main building. The first 5 minutes have no charge.

 

The airport staff provides assistance to disabled and mobility-impaired passengers as they work their way through the terminal. Please inform your travel agency or airline about your needs at least 48 hours in advance. The car parks have reserved spaces.