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Geneva International Airport (GVA)

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Geneva International Airport (GVA)
AddressP.O. Box 100, CH-1215 Geneva 15, Switzerland
Telephone022 717 7111
Emailnfo@gva.ch
Websitewww.gva.ch/en
Number of terminals1
Time zoneGMT +1 (Please note: daylight savings time may apply between certain dates - please check local sources)
LocationThe airport is located 4km (2.5 miles) northwest of Geneva city centre.
Airport codeGVA
Country dialling code41
Airport newsGeneva Airport is currently working on renovations to its access road and car parks, work that is scheduled for completion in 2014.
Driving directionsThe main Swiss sector of the airport is accessible from the N1 airport motorway. From France, take the A40 (motorway) to the border and then the N1. In order to avoid Swiss territory entirely, drive direct to the French sector via Ferney-Voltaire, near Collonges on the D-984; at Ferney-Voltaire, follow the signs for Geneva and, just before Swiss customs, take the road on the right to the airport French sector.
Car rentalAlamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National, and Sixt have desks in Arrivals in the Swiss sector of the airport, while in the French sector, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt are represented.
Public transport and taxisRail: Geneva railway station is 300m (328 yards) from the Departures and Arrivals floors; all trains stop at central Geneva-Cornavin, in the city centre (tel: 0900 022 021; www.unireso.com), and there are also direct trains to destinations throughout Switzerland and Europe (tel: 0900 300 300; www.sbb.ch).
Car parkingThere are 265 short-term and around 4,700 long-term parking spaces, plus an additional 220 parking spaces in a dedicated French-sector car park, all with direct access to the airport. An economy car park is also available for long-term parking. For further information, call the Centre de Contrôle des Parkings (tel: 022 717 7099).
Information and help desksInformation desks (tel: 022 717 7105) are located on the Arrivals level and in the transit area. The French sector has independent services. There are various tourist information offices for both Swiss and French regions, located in the Arrivals areas of each sector.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, a post office and mobile telephone hire are all available. Wireless internet access is available in all public areas, and there is an internet café in the railway station.
Eating and drinking:
there is a range of bars, caf é s and restaurants.
Shopping:
shopping includes duty-free, and goods available include watches, fashion, food and luxury items. 
Luggage:
 a porter service (tel: (079) 290 2023) is available. There is a lost property office on the public concourse (tel: +33 450 406 905, French sector, or (022) 427 9222 in the Swiss sector) and at the railway station (tel: 0900 300 300). Left-luggage facilities and lockers are available at the railway station.
Other facilities:
there are pharmacies, showers, a medical centre and a nursery.
Conference and business facilitiesA small business centre, offering copying and internet facilities, is available in Arrivals. Meetings facilities are offered at the NH Geneva Airport Hotel (tel: 022 989 9000; www.nh-hotels.com), and the Mövenpick Hotel and Casino (tel: 022 717 1111; www.moevenpick-hotels.com).
Disabled facilitiesThe public areas and car park are fully accessible for wheelchairs. Assistance is available for passengers with disabilities. Passengers should request any special assistance when booking their ticket.
Airport hotelsThere are a number of hotels near Geneva International Airport. Many of these hotels operate shuttle services to or from the airport. Hotel reservations can be made via Geneva Tourism and AMDACO, in the Arrivals area.

NH Geneva Airport Hotel
NH Geneva Airport Hotel is a short walk from Geneva Airport. A shuttle bus operates between the airport and the hotel, and facilities include a restaurant, bar and fitness centre.
1217 Geneva-Meyrin 1
Av. De Mategnin, 21
Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 022 989 9000
Web: www.nh-hotels.com

Mövenpick Hotel and Casino
Mövenpick Hotel and Casino is located near Geneva Airport. A free shuttle bus runs between the airport and the hotel. The hotel has a gym and a range of dining options.
Case postale 556, Route de Pré-Bois 20
1215 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 022 717 1111
Web: www.moevenpick-hotels.com

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza is located near Geneva Airport. A free shuttle bus runs between the airport and the hotel. The hotel has two restaurants, extensive business services and a health club. There are a numerous sports facilities nearby.
75-77 Avenue Louis Casai
Geneva 1216, Switzerland
Tel: 022 747 0202
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com

Express by Holiday Inn
Express by Holiday Inn is located near Geneva airport and is linked via a free shuttle bus. There is a bar at the hotel.
16 Route de Pre-Bois
Geneva 1215, Switzerland
Tel: 022 939 3939
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com

InterContinental Geneva
InterContinental Geneva is located near Geneva Airport. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, fitness centre and spa and provides extensive business and conference facilities.
7-9 Chemin du Petit-Saconnex
Geneva 1211, Switzerland
Tel: 022 919 3939
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com

Ramada Encore Geneva
Ramada Encore Geneva is a 10-minute drive from Geneva Airport and is linked via a free shuttle bus. The hotel has a restaurant, bar and a 1000-person capacity events centre.
75-77 Avenue Louis Casai
Geneva 1216, Switzerland
Tel: 022 710 3000
Web: www.ramadaworldwide.com
Full airport nameGeneva International Airport
CityGeneva
CountrySwitzerland
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