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My plane departs from Geneva Airport (Geneva International terminal M) at 19:55. I'll be in Zürich and a bit short on time. If I take the train that arrives at "Genève-Aéroport" at 18:51, will I have enough time to find the terminal and check in? I've never been to this airport before.

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The train station is at the airport. You have to take up two (or three) escalators from the platform and then walk for approximately 50 meters to arrive at the check-in. There is only one terminal, so it will take you 5-10 minutes at most to go from the platform to check-in. It is a rather small airport and you should be able to find it without problems.

This being said, the airport says that you have to check-in 40 minutes before the flight leaves and be at the gate 30 minutes before departure. I am not sure how much that is enforced. I'd be wary especially if you are flying Easyjet, as their gates tend to be very far away. Also note that there can be quite long queues at security.

I would say you can definitely make it to the check-in in time, what comes after will depend on how busy the airport is and will require that you don't have any problems at immigration or security.

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Thanks! I'm with Scandinavian Airlines. – Tim Mar 27 '14 at 7:23
Not sure which gates they fly from. – drat Mar 27 '14 at 7:28

It's really in the airport (which is itself not very big but not so efficient for its size). Arriving: Out of the baggage claim, take left, walk 50-100m tops, you are already in the station (the actual tracks run underneath the airport). In the other direction you need to take some escalators, find the right check-in desk and then take some other escalators to reach the security check but it's not very long either. You will walk more between the security screening and your gate.

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