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Geneva International Airport

Travel Guide Europe Switzerland Geneva Geneva International Airport



Geneva International Airport (GVA) is the main gateway. Dozens of airlines serve cities in Europe and further away. Lowcost airline Easyjet has many flights within Europe. Many other airlines serve the city, with destinations further way being Montreal, Toronto, Algiers, Mauritius, New York, Tel Aviv, Cairo, Kuwait, Tehran, Beirut, Amman, Riyadh, several places in Tunisia and Morocco, and Tashkent.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

Note: Before passing through customs, a machine dispenses free 80-minute tickets for Transports Publics Genevois, which are valid for both the city buses and trains to Geneva.

  • Rail: There is a railway station with trains to Geneva-Cornavin station, and other cities in Switzerland. Check the Swiss Federal Railways website. There are also direct trains to Paris, Marseille and Montpellier]] with the SNCF network of France.
  • Bus: There are local buses that stop at the airport. There are also buses to and from Annecy, France, and also seasonal buses to ski resorts like Chamonix in France and ski resorts in Switzerland.
  • Car: taxis are available but expensive and not worth the money. Rental car facilities are available as well.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

  • Aer Lingus - Cork, Dublin
  • Aeroflot - Moscow-Sheremetyevo
  • Air Algérie - Algiers, Constantine, Oran
  • AirBaltic - Riga
  • Air Berlin - Pristina
  • Air Canada - Montreal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
  • Air Europa - Palma de Mallorca
  • Air France - Paris-Charles de Gaulle
  • Air France operated by Régional - Ajaccio, Biarritz
  • Air Malta - Catania, Malta
  • Air Mauritius - Mauritius
  • Alitalia - Rome-Fiumicino
  • Alitalia operated by Air One - Rome-Fiumicino
  • Atlas Blue - Marrakech
  • Austrian Airlines operated by Tyrolean Airways - Vienna
  • Baboo - Athens, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Bucharest-Henri Coandă, Figari, Florence, Ibiza, Larnaca, London-City, Lugano, Milan-Malpensa, Nice, Oxford, Rome-Fiumicino, Saint-Tropez, Toulouse, Valencia, Venice-Marco Polo
  • Belair - Pristina
  • Blue Islands - Guernsey, Jersey
  • Bmibaby - Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Manchester
  • British Airways - London-Gatwick, London-Heathrow
  • British Airways operated by BA CityFlyer - London-City
  • Brussels Airlines - Brussels
  • Czech Airlines - Dublin
  • Continental Airlines - Newark
  • Darwin Airline - Lugano
  • Dubrovnik Airline - Dubrovnik, Split
  • EasyJet - Belfast-International, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bournemouth, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow-International, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • EasyJet Switzerland - Ajaccio, Alicante, Amsterdam, Asturias, Barcelona, Bastia, Berlin-Schönefeld, Birmingham, Bordeaux, Brindisi, Bristol, Brussels, Budapest, Cagliari, Copenhagen, Dubrovnik, Faro, Heraklion, Ibiza, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Lisbon, London-Gatwick, Madrid, Malaga, Marrakech, Nantes, Naples, Nice, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Paris-Orly, Porto, Pristina, Rome-Fiumicino, Sharm el-Sheikh, Split, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tel Aviv, Toulouse
  • EgyptAir - Cairo, Hurghada
  • El Al - Tel Aviv
  • Edelweiss Air - Hurghada, Kos, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Pristina, Sharm el-Sheikh, Tenerife-South
  • Etihad Airways - Abu Dhabi
  • Finnair - Helsinki
  • Flybe - Exeter, Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Norwich, Southampton
  • Hello - Antalya, Corfu, Heraklion, Kos, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Pristina, Sharm el-Sheikh, Taba, Tarbes/Lourdes
  • Iberia - Madrid
  • Iceland Express - Reykjavík-Keflavík
  • Iran Air - Tehran-Imam Khomeini
  • - Belfast-International, East Midlands, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester
  • Jet4you - Casablanca
  • KLM - Amsterdam
  • Kuwait Airways - Frankfurt, Kuwait
  • LOT Polish Airlines - Warsaw
  • Lufthansa - Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Air Dolomiti - Munich
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Augsburg Airways - Munich
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Eurowings - Düsseldorf
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Lufthansa CityLine - Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich
  • Luxair - Luxembourg
  • Middle East Airlines - Beirut
  • Monarch Airlines - Birmingham, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted, Manchester
  • Nouvelair - Djerba, Monastir
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle - Oslo-Gardermoen, Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda
  • Qatar Airways - Doha
  • Rossiya - St Petersburg
  • Royal Air Maroc - Casablanca
  • Royal Jordanian - Amman-Queen Alia
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines - Jeddah, Manchester, Riyadh
  • Scandinavian Airlines - Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda
  • Sky Airlines - Adana, Ankara, Antalya
  • Sun d'Or International Airlines - Tel Aviv
  • Swiss International Air Lines - Athens, Barcelona, Moscow-Domodedovo, New York-JFK, Tel Aviv, Zürich
  • Swiss operated by BMI - London-Heathrow
  • Swiss operated by Swiss European Air Lines - Budapest, London-City, Malaga, Manchester, Palma de Mallorca, Prague, Zürich
  • TAP Portugal - Lisbon, Porto
  • Thomas Cook Airlines - London-Gatwick
  • Thomson Airways - Doncaster/Sheffield, Dublin, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Manchester
  • Transavia - Billund, Rotterdam
  • Tunisair - Djerba, Monastir, Tunis
  • Turkish Airlines - Istanbul-Atatürk
  • Twin Jet - Marseille, Milan-Malpensa
  • Ukraine International Airlines - Kiev-Boryspol
  • United Airlines - Washington-Dulles
  • Uzbekistan Airways - Madrid, Tashkent
  • Viking Airlines - London-Gatwick, Manchester



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