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Introducing Geneva


The Rhone and the Arve rivers contribute to the beauty of the city. Geneva is also an internationally significant place, as the headquarters of numerous international organizations, such as the UN, are located in this city. The Alps, Lake Geneva, parks, museums, and the historical buildings make this city a popular tourist destination.

Geneva is known for:


Wellness Entertainment and Shopping Nature and Wildlife Skiing Mountain

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Lausanne (63 km)
Lancy (5 km)
Montreux (93 km)
CURRENCY
Swiss Franc (CHF)

COUNTRY CODE
+41

ELECTRIC POWER
I

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€4.00

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL
€91.83

Geneva airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can take the number 10 bus to reach the city center from the airport or take the number 5 bus to get to the train station. You can get a free ticket from the baggage claim area which is valid for 90 minutes after purchase. The distance between the airport and city center is 4 km and the journey takes 25 minutes by bus or 7 minutes by train. If you are staying in a Geneva hotel, you can get a free "Geneva Transport Card" which will allow you to use public transport in Geneva free of charge throughout your stay.

Average time from airport: 25 minutes

Distance from airport: 4 km

TAXI:

If you want to take a taxi from Geneva Airport to the city center, you can use the 24 hour taxi service. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is from 35-45 Swiss francs and prices can vary according to traffic conditions, time of day and the number of passengers. Please bear in mind that taxi drivers may charge extra for baggage.

Average taxi price: 35-45 Swiss francs

CAR RENTAL:

Miles & Smiles members earn 100 Miles per day, up to maximum 1000 Miles. What’s more, rentals made through the website for 1 or 2 days earn an extra 250 Miles, while rentals for 3 or more days earn an extra 500 Miles.

Average car rental price: N/A Enterprise National Alamo


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