Geneva Cointrin International Airport is located just a few miles outside of Geneva, Switzerland. The airport is convenient for travel into both Switzerland and France, as it lies just on the border of both countries. Its location near the Swiss Alps makes it an important access point for winter sports enthusiasts.
The airport serves over 10 million passengers a year and both regular and charter services are available. Over 20 international airlines fly into Geneva Cointrin International Airport, with many more charter and low-cost airlines operating during the peak winter season. Flight connections are also available to destinations throughout Europe as well as farther afield such as the Middle East.
This small yet modern airport provides travellers with all the necessary amenities. Banks, bureaux de change, business centres, post offices, a wellness centre and dry cleaning services are all available. There are also plenty of restaurants, bars and snack kiosks throughout the airport. Shoppers can enjoy a huge range of boutiques, jewellery stores, drugstores, electronic shops and book shops. Additionally, there are six car parks at the airport offering short- and long-term parking.
The airport offers a selection of different transportation options into Geneva and beyond. The proximity to Geneva means that access is easy, with buses, trains and taxis all departing directly from the airport. By train, the city is only a six minute ride away.
If you are travelling farther than Geneva to the ski resorts or even to France, hiring a car is a good way to get around. In the Arrivals area, there are numerous car hire companies including Advantage Rent a Car, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt.