|Geneva - Travel Information
Getting around (and to) Geneva
By Bus & Tram
Transports Publics Genevois serve the airport; it operates a first-rate
bus and tram service. A single ticket costs $1.50 and a 24-hour
ticket - valid for unlimited travel - costs $6. The discount tickets
are sold at most newsstands. Buses stop outside Departures and Arrivals.
Bus no.10 runs to central Geneva, and bus no.18 to the UN. Bus services
from the French sector connect to regional French towns and various
international routes to destinations in Spain, Portugal, and Eastern
Europe. Aero Ski Bus provides services from the airport to many
of the French ski stations.
Travelers will be delighted to know that the exorbitant taxi fares,
in Geneva, include the gratuity. Taxi services are available at
the airport, departing from outside Arrivals.
Geneva perched across the meandering lake, there are Half or full
day Lake Geneva Cruises and can be arranged daily from the Jardin
Anglais Pier at 8am and 10:15am.
The airport is connected by Rail services as well, the Geneva railway
station is 300m from the airport; all trains stop at central Geneva-Cornavin,
in the city centre, and there are also direct trains to destinations
throughout Switzerland and Europe.
Geneva is a city whose beauty and history is best unlocked in the
most natural way - by walking. The city's historic areas and famous
lake is less than ten minutes by foot from Cornavin Train Station
and from most hotels.