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Professional services

Explore Geneva Tourism's professional services and connect with our experts to enhance your Geneva experience.

Meetings & Conferences

Geneva has everything you need to make your event a unique experience. Explore the numerous venues and find the rare gem for your convention or corporate event.

Travel trade

Geneva is a welcoming and surprising city where people enjoy a unique quality of life. It is a place where culture, international organizations, lakeside incredible spots, wide green parks come together with the medieval History, the Protestant Reformation and the most stunning innovations in science.

Geneva Filmmaking

Geneva's stunning lakeside views, luxury heritage, and global significance offer a cinematic backdrop that will enhance your film production with exceptional visual appeal and cultural richness.

Geneva Excellence Club

Unlock Geneva's secrets! Immerse in learning, exchange ideas, discover hidden gems, and become an expert in this captivating city.

Media corner

Geneva, nestled at the heart of Europe, offers a unique blend of breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant international flair. Let yourself be inspired !

How to get to and around Geneva

Discover Geneva's charm with ease! From planes to trains, accessing this picturesque city is a breeze. Navigate effortlessly with our comprehensive guide on getting to and around Geneva, ensuring a seamless journey into the heart of Swiss elegance and vibrant culture. Welcome to Geneva!

Geneva, at the Heart of Europe

Geneva is the ideal gateway to Switzerland, served by 200 trains a day and 935 direct flights. Geneva’s international airport, a hub for European low-cost airlines, is only seven minutes by train from the city centre. All tourists staying at a hotel receive a Geneva Transport Card entitling them to free public transport.

Free Geneva Transport card

From 1 night stay in Geneva, anyone staying in approved accommodation in Geneva is entitled to a free transport card. When you stay in Geneva, you will receive a free digital version of the “Geneva Transport Card.” This card enables you to use public transport free of charge in Geneva for the duration of your stay.

How to get here

By plane

Geneva Airport key figures
  • more than 50 European and international airlines- some 142 direct flight destinations
  • a 'French sector’ to arrive in or board from France without entering Switzerland
  • a railway station with connections to the centre of Geneva, Switzerland and Europe
  • more than 80 boutiques and a wide selection of restaurants
  • long-stay parking
  • two duty-free shops (arrival and departure)
  • from the airport, it only takes seven minutes to reach the city centre free of charge with tickets available from the ticket machine in the baggage reclaim hall
Geneva Airport

Information: +41 22 717 71 05
Flight information: 0900 57 15 00

By train

You are well on track with Geneva and its three railway stations at the core of Europe’s rail network.

The Swiss Railway network reaches every corner of Switzerland. And France’s high-speed trains TGV from Paris reach Geneva’s main railway station in just three hours!

Place Cornavin

Phone: 0900 300 300 (CHF 1.19/min)

TGV Lyria

By bus

Close to the railway station in the heart of the city, you find the coach station whose routes serve some 20 European countries, the Geneva canton and the French ski resorts. From here start the city tours and excursions.
Place Dorcière

Phone (from Switzerland): 0900 320 230 (CHF 1.50/min)
Phone (from abroad): +41 22 732 02 30

By car

Geneva is located at the crossroads of the European motorway network. A perfect city for a perfect city break - or a weekend – on the way from North to South.

The N1 motorway alongside Lake Geneva circles the city and also leads straight into the centre. At the French border in Bardonnex, it joins the A40 towards Lyon and Paris, or Chamonix and Italy.

Distances from Geneva

Zurich: 279 km
Basel: 237 km
Paris: 541 km
Rome: 880 km
Access to the Swiss motorways requires a motorway tax sticker (40 CHF), available at post offices, at the border or at garages.

Driving speed

In town : 50 km/hr (some zones 30 km/hr)
outside built-up areas (national roads) : 80 km/hr
motorways : 120 km/hr
The wearing of seat belts both in front and back seats of vehicles is compulsory.

Parking options

  • On free places in the badge zone: 1 hour maximum, with a blue disc (mandatory). Blue discs are available from the Tourist Information Center or the Fondation des Parking. Tip: buy a multi-zone all-public badge that allows you to park in all the macaroon areas of the Canton, for the day or half-day.
  • On spaces with individual or shared parking meters
  • Paying car parks, including numerous "Park and Ride" facilities throughout the canton:
  • On paid white places, via time stamps or via your smarthphone with the apps PayByPhone, Parknow, Easypark, PrestoPark and Parkingpay.
  • In one of the many public or "Park and Ride" car parks spread throughout the canton.
  • Tip: Many "Park and Ride" are available without subscription or conditions, for CHF 14.00/day (parking + public transport All Geneva) for 2 people.

For detailed information, you can consult the website of the Fondation des Parking: or call +41 22 827 44 90.

Geneva on a bicycle

The bike is king in Geneva! Short distances, miles of cycling lanes and bicycles free to use. Two wheels to explore the city and the countryside leisurely.

Find all info to rent your bike in Geneva on

You can also experience the unique opportunity of riding through the heart of the Geneva countryside on a wonderfully comfortable electric bike and discover its magnificent landscape!

Contact, information and registration

Geneva Tourist information centre
Rue du Mont-Blanc 18
+41 22 909 70 00

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