Trams, Buses and Taxis to Geneva City Centre and ITU
For transportation information, please visit the following websites:
- General Information: http://www.gva.ch/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-67/
- Interactive Street Map: http://www.ville-geneve.ch/plan-ville/
GENEVA AIRPORT TRANSPORT CARD
Anyone arriving at Geneva Airport can obtain a free ticket (for immediate use) for 80 minutes’ travel on the Geneva transport system. The ticket machine is located just before the customs control area. A picture of it can be seen on this web page: http://www.gva.ch/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-67/
GENEVA TRANSPORT CARD
Hotels and residences in the canton of Geneva now provide a free “Geneva Transport Card” valid for the duration of the stay. This card will give you free access to Geneva public transport, including buses, trams, boats and trains as far as Versoix and the airport.
You can pick up a free ticket for public transport from the machine in the baggage collection area at the Arrival level. This Unireso ticket, offered by Genève Aéroport, allows you to use public transport in the canton of Geneva free for a period of 80 minutes.
INTERACTIVE STREET MAP
Taxis can be ordered by telephone or picked up at the 60 or so taxi ranks located around the city and at the airport. The fare from the airport to the city centre varies from CHF 30 to 35 and depends on traffic flow, time of day and number of passengers. The amount to be paid is as shown on the meter.
The driver will make a small additional charge for luggage.
The tip and VAT are included in the fare, but it is nevertheless customary to give one or two francs.