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Airports in Switzerland

Geneva Airport (GVA)

Location

The airport is situated three miles (5km) north of Geneva.

Getting to the city

Public buses leave for the city centre every few minutes from the departures and arrivals levels. Passengers can pick up tickets for public transport from the machines in the baggage collection area on the arrivals level; information is available at the Unireso information counter in the arrivals hall. A free hotel shuttle transports passengers to major hotels. A Unireso train leaves for Cornavin RR Station in the city centre roughly every 10 minutes, from where connections can be made to destinations throughout Europe.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

(022) 717 7111

see full airport guide


Zurich Airport (ZRH)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (12km) north of Zurich.

Getting to the city

Swiss Rail (SBB) provides fast and efficient transport to the city centre. The station is located below the Arrivals Hall and trains leave roughly every 10 minutes for Zurich and other destinations; travel time is ten minutes and fares are determined on the type of pass and the number of city zones crossed. The Glattalbahn tram line services other nearby cities and the outskirts of Zurich. Hotel shuttle buses and a variety of public bus services extend across various routes. The airport is very well serviced by public transport.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

(043) 816 2211

see full airport guide


Bern Airport (BRN)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (9km) southeast of Berne.

Getting to the city

Trains travel regularly between the city and the airport. The white airport buses stop outside the terminal, a single ticket is CHF 15 and the journey to Bern's central train station is 20 minutes. Taxis are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between March and October).

Contacts

(031) 960 2111

see full airport guide


EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (BSL)

Location

The airport is located nearly four miles (6km) northwest of Basel, Switzerland.

Getting to the city

There is regular bus service from the airport to a number of local towns, including Basel, Strasbourg, Saint Louis, Mulhouse and Freiburg. There is no direct rail service to the airport, but there are train stations in Basel.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March until the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Geneva Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in Switzerland

Geneva Airport (GVA)

Location

The airport is situated three miles (5km) north of Geneva.

Getting to the city

Public buses leave for the city centre every few minutes from the departures and arrivals levels. Passengers can pick up tickets for public transport from the machines in the baggage collection area on the arrivals level; information is available at the Unireso information counter in the arrivals hall. A free hotel shuttle transports passengers to major hotels. A Unireso train leaves for Cornavin RR Station in the city centre roughly every 10 minutes, from where connections can be made to destinations throughout Europe.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

(022) 717 7111

see full airport guide


Zurich Airport (ZRH)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (12km) north of Zurich.

Getting to the city

Swiss Rail (SBB) provides fast and efficient transport to the city centre. The station is located below the Arrivals Hall and trains leave roughly every 10 minutes for Zurich and other destinations; travel time is ten minutes and fares are determined on the type of pass and the number of city zones crossed. The Glattalbahn tram line services other nearby cities and the outskirts of Zurich. Hotel shuttle buses and a variety of public bus services extend across various routes. The airport is very well serviced by public transport.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

(043) 816 2211

see full airport guide


Bern Airport (BRN)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (9km) southeast of Berne.

Getting to the city

Trains travel regularly between the city and the airport. The white airport buses stop outside the terminal, a single ticket is CHF 15 and the journey to Bern's central train station is 20 minutes. Taxis are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between March and October).

Contacts

(031) 960 2111

see full airport guide


EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (BSL)

Location

The airport is located nearly four miles (6km) northwest of Basel, Switzerland.

Getting to the city

There is regular bus service from the airport to a number of local towns, including Basel, Strasbourg, Saint Louis, Mulhouse and Freiburg. There is no direct rail service to the airport, but there are train stations in Basel.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March until the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Geneva Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.