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Geneva International Airport (GVA)

Looking for an alternative to the traditional Geneva Airport shuttle or taxi? Whether you’re heading from Geneva Airport to the city center or from the city center to Geneva Airport, get where you’re going with the Uber app you already know. Request a ride to and from GVA at the tap of a button.

Le Grand-Saconnex, 1215
+41 22-717-71-11

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Pickup at Geneva International Airport (GVA)

Open your app to request a ride

When you’re ready, open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the GVA airport transportation option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about Geneva Airport pickup points directly in the app. Pickup locations may vary by terminal. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at Geneva International Airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned GVA pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Top questions from riders

  • Uber is available at Geneva Airport, so you can enjoy a comfortable and convenient trip to wherever you need to go.

  • To find your pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a ride.

  • Even if a trip is not very long, Uber rates to and from Geneva Airport may still be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator for approximate trip prices.

  • Pickup timing can vary based on the time of day, how many drivers are on the road, and more.

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Discover things to do in Geneva Airport terminals

Uber is ideal for travelers arriving to or departing from Geneva Airport. Welcoming more than 17 million passengers every year, Geneva Airport is one of Switzerland’s busiest airports.

It is served by the majority of major European carriers and is the easiest way to access Geneva, the surrounding metropolitan area, and many of the French and Swiss ski resorts and chalets from abroad. Furthermore, Geneva International Airport is based about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) northwest of Geneva city center, which makes it easy to access by public transport, airport shuttle, car, or Uber. Buses take around 20 minutes, depending on traffic, while a short train journey to the airport from the city center lasts just 6 minutes.

GVA terminals

Geneva Airport features 2 main passenger terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 is much more frequently used, as Terminal 2—the airport’s original terminal—is used only in the winter charter season. As such, it also has far fewer amenities than Terminal 1, but it does host the airport’s train station. Terminal 1 is divided into 5 piers: A, B, C, D, and F.

GVA restaurants

There is a wide range of restaurants in Geneva Airport, from bistros and fine-dining options to bars and tea rooms. Whether you favor world or local cuisine, Geneva Airport food options offer something to suit every palate.

Getting around GVA

The majority of the airport can be accessed by walking, with the exception of Terminal 2, since it is separate from the main airport. Connections between the 2 terminals are facilitated by bus as needed.

Things to do at GVA

There’s a wide variety of shopping available at Geneva Airport, with standard selections of duty-free stores available alongside numerous local and international outlets. There are also 2 VIP services that customers can take advantage of that provide lounge access and help guide you through security. Wellness services are available at the airport, with both a meditation room and a dedicated shower room located in the airport. In addition, travelers can take advantage of 2 children’s play areas, dedicated business zones, and meeting rooms.

Currency exchange at GVA

Several currency exchange offices can be found across the airport, with locations in both the arrivals and departures areas. Bank machines are also available in the airport, many offering the chance to withdraw in multiple currencies.

Hotels near GVA

About 10 hotels are located within the immediate vicinity of Geneva International Airport, making them the ideal choice for travelers on a short layover or arriving late in the day. Farther into Geneva city center, you can find a wide choice of hotels for all budgets. There are also transport options to the many ski resorts and chalets in the region, whether in France or in Switzerland.

Points of interest near GVA

  • Jet d’Eau (Water Jet)
  • Lake Geneva
  • Mont Salève
  • Old Town
  • Saint Pierre Cathedral (St. Peter’s Cathedral)

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