Geneva Airport – flight delay and flight cancellation
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Geneva Airport is an international airport in the second largest city in Switzerland. It is located 4 km northwest of the centre of the city. By the end of 2018, Geneva Airport had over 17.7 million air travellers. Geneva Airport is the hub for easyJet Switzerland and the base for Swiss International Air Lines.
Route de l'Aéroport 21, 1215 Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland
It's important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It's advisable to look this up before booking a flight. When claiming for compensation for a missed connection, a passenger should know the MCT. Below you can see the MCT in Geneva Airport for connecting flights.
Between domestic flights: 40 min.
Between domestic and international flights: 40 min.
Between international flights: 40 min.
Geneva Airport terminals
Terminals are the sections or totally separate buildings in airports through which passengers can transfer between ground transport and the places for boarding or disembarking from the aircraft. It is crucial to confirm the terminal before getting to the airport when you depart or have a transfer to another flight, as the terminals in bigger airports may be a long distance from each other and travellers usually need more time to get to the correct one. Geneva Airport has 3 Terminals.
How to get to / from Geneva Airport to city centre
It can be hard when visiting a destination for the very first time to find the most comfortable way to reach the centre of the city. Public transportation isn’t always operating right at the airport and taxis can be expensive. It’s a good idea to check all the transport alternatives ahead of travelling so you can schedule your trip.
Line 5 (Autobus) and Line 10 (Trolleybus) Direction: Gare Cornavin railway station Travel time (approx.): 22 min.
Geneva Airport taxi
Pick up point: outside the Terminals Travel time (approx.): 15 min. to the city centre Approximate price: 37 EUR
Where to have a rest in Geneva GVA Airport
You may have a prolonged layover between flights, for instance if you have a delayed flight or your next flight departs the following day. In such cases, it is good to note the potential places where you can spend time and have a nice rest between flights.
Geneva Airport lounge
Lounges are places in the airport which provide travellers with services such as food, drinks, relaxation zones, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.
If your next flight takes off the following morning, or the lounges aren’t suitable, the best choice might be a hotel near the airport. In some cases, hotels are located onsite, however you may need to leave the airport area to get to one nearby. We have selected the most comfortable alternatives for you in case you choose to stay in a hotel between flights.
If travelling, it's necessary to have enough food and drink. Whether you want a simple breakfast before an early flight, a relaxing lunch during an extensive layover, or to simply grab something to eat while on board, we have several choices for you to ensure you don’t go hungry during your trip.
Click here for a full list of dining places in Geneva Airport.
EAT WITH JOY Description: healthy meals Location: Departures, public area Opening hours: 04:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
Martel - Tea Room Description: tearoom, pastries, snacks & catering Location: Arrivals, public area Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
McDonald's Description: fast food restaurant Location: Departures, public area
Moleskine Café Description: takeaway home-made products Location: Departures Opening hours: from 04:30 AM until the last departure
Seven Spices Description: oriental meals Location: Departures, public area Opening hours: 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
Snack Swiss Chalet Description: salads, sandwiches, and desserts Location: Arrivals, public area Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
Geneva Airport shops
If you leave your souvenir shopping to the last minute, or you just have time to spend before your flight, it's worthwhile visiting the airport shops. Our guide below can help you to find the top shopping locations for your requirements.
Sometimes you have to travel by car, or it may be the most pleasant mode of transportation for your trip. To enable you to pick the best car hire company for your journey, we have provided a list below.
Hertz Location: Airport area Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily Contact: +41 227 178 080
Europcar Location: Airport area Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM Contact: +41 227 178 110
Avis Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM, daily Contact: +41 229 290 330
Budget Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM, daily Contact: +41 229 290 330
Enterprise Location: Airport area Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 11:30 PM, daily
Other Geneva Airport services you might need
Here are some airport facilities that you could also need during your time in the airport.
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