Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA) is located just 5 km / 3 miles north-west of the city of Geneva and next to Les Avachets, Le Grand-Saconnex, Prévessin-Moens and Vernier.
The facility features a single terminal with 110 check-in desks and 17 air bridges, and receives many domestic and international flights from around 100 locations all over the world.
For more information you may visit their website: http://www.gva.ch
The Geneva International Airport offers you a free ticket into town, valid through the "Tout Geneva" zone of the Geneva Public Transport System/unireso. You can get your free ticket from the automatic distributor, located in the baggage claim area, just before going through customs. It is valid for 80 minutes and is available to arriving passengers only.
The bus number 5 links directly the airport, Geneva Palexpo and the city centre. You can find the bus timetable on the following link: http://www.tpg.ch/fr/index.php
In case of a check on the Geneva Public Transport System, passengers with a free ticket must also be able to produce an air carriage document (plane ticket or boarding pass) proving that they flew into Geneva on the same day.
The airport is well connected to Geneva and the rest of Switzerland and Europe, being just 300 metres / 985 feet from the motorway. There are bus services to the centre of Geneva and a courtesy bus to many local hotels.
Particularly popular at Geneva Airport is the onsite train station, which is situated next to the terminal and offers more than 140 daily services. Frequent trains travel to the centre of Geneva in just six minutes, where passengers can connect with other European destinations. There are also some direct trains to towns in Switzerland and Italy from the airport station.
Geneva’s train station called Cornavin is conveniently located in the heart of the city.
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