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The second largest city in Switzerland.

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Train from Geneva Airport to Fiesch

We arrive at 9am Thursday at Geneva airport. I've tried buying tickets online but a few different sites have not been able to complete the sale. Can I buy tickets at Geneva airport to Fiesch via ...
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Geneva Train Station to Geneva Airport (Air France Departures)

My husband and I are traveling on Dec 26 from Gstaad to Geneva via Swiss Rail. We get in at 1:39pm at the Geneva Train station. From there we will rush to the Geneva Airport to check luggage, get ...
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how long will it take from airplane just arrived in Geneva airport to the train which is in train station in same building? [duplicate]

I will arrive to Geneva airport from Paris, the specified arrival time is 09:05 in the morning. I heard that the airport terminal and train station are in same floor there, I have to transfer to the ...
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Price of train tickets in Geneva

Is there a price difference when buying a train ticket in Geneva Airport automatic machine or pre ordering online?
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Baggage checked?

I am flying internationally for the first time to Cyprus. I am flying out of Dulles (IAD) to Geneva, then to Zurich, then on to Larnaca. My question is: How do I know if I have a single ticket? All ...
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Why are there so many nonstop flights from London to Geneva?

I'll go skiing next March and wanted to have a brief look at the flights already, just to see what times are available. So I queried Google Flights and it showed me 51(!) direct flights that day (3rd ...
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Can I re-enter the Schengen zone on a multiple-entry visa, if not entering into the country that issued it? [duplicate]

I am a non-EU national (with a non-EU passport) residing in the UK as a student. I applied for a single-entry Schengen visa for Denmark around 2 months ago. I was granted a multiple-entry visa that is ...
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Snowshoeing/hiking in December in Geneva

I'm looking for locations for snowshoeing or hiking that can be done at the end of December in Switzerland, preferably in the proximity of Geneva (1-2 hours away is okay). If the treks involve one ...
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Milano style hot chocolate in Geneva-Bern-Zurich?

I am in Switzerland and looking for a proper, thick hot chocolate, the kind where your spoon barely sinks into :) Something like this: To react to a deleted answer: most of the time hot chocolate is ...
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Is it possible to get from a major airport to Morzine in the ski season using public transport?

We're planning a ski trip to morzine in the new year but I'd prefer not to rent a car. I could get a transfer but I'm hoping public transport will be more cost effective. So how is the easiest/...
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From Geneva airport to Lausanne station

On September 4, I will be arriving in Geneva by airplane at approximately 11 AM. After that, I need to go to Lausanne. I have two questions: Do I need to buy a train ticket online, or can I buy it ...
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Nice paraglide spots nearby Geneva (Switzerland) by public transport

The last week of this month (March) I'll be in Geneva. There I would like make a tandemflight. I was wondering what's a nice place (mountainous area) to do this and which will be a cheap way to get ...
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Switzerland travel plan [closed]

I need some guidance on my travel plans. I have booked my return tickets from London to Geneva for August bank holiday. I'll have 3 complete days to visit place/places. After I booked, I realized ...
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Best option to get cheap flights for flying Vancouver to Geneva return 10 to 15 times

For the coming 5 years, my fiancee and I will travel once a year (maybe even twice a year for my fiancee) between from Vancouver to Geneva and return. I know nothing about how one can accumulate ...
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What sort of clothing should I pack for a trip to Geneva in late October?

I will be visiting Geneva for a conference in the last week in October. I was wondering what sort of clothing I should pack for the weather, and also so I don't scream "tourist." I would like to fit ...
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Which side of Lyria train to sit on from Paris to Geneva?

We're traveling from Paris to Geneva on the Lyria. Is there a more scenic side to sit on? Does upper or lower level have any impact on view? We're going first class. We'd very much like Club2 seating ...
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Travel from Lyon to Geneva Airport (French side)

I'll be in Lyon for a few days in June (taking a train from Paris) and planning to rent a car in Lyon. It sounds like I can drive from Lyon to the French side of the Geneva airport and drop off the ...
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Can I enter France via Switzerland (and then get a cab to France) on the Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I got a Schengen visa from the French Embassy, and I'm traveling to Annecy (France) for training. Is it possible to land 1st in Geneva (the nearest international airport) and then take a cab to enter ...
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How close is the Geneva Airport train station to the airport?

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 ...
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Getting a passport stamp while walking across a EU border

So I have three different types of passport stamps from my EU travels. One for flying into Frankfurt, one for taking the Eurostar from London to Paris and one for taking a ferry from Dover to Calais. ...
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Touring the Large Hadron Collider [duplicate]

Any ideas as to how one might go about getting a tour of the Large Hadron Collider?
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Do I need any transit visa in Geneva airport? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Montreal from Beirut, Lebanon and transiting through Geneva, Switzerland. I am holding a Syrian passport. Do I need any transit visa in Geneva airport?
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Visiting CERN in Switzerland

Is it possible to visit the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) as a tourist to Geneva? Are there any guided tours? Which parts can be seen?
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What is more effective seeking luggage damage compensation from the aiport or airline?

We found air luggage to be damaged after a flight and reported the damage right at the airport. The airport then advised us to seek damage compensation from the airline as this would go more smoothly ...
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Hostel accommodation in Geneva

I'm struggling for choices of hostel accommodation in Geneva first weekend of December. between hostel world, hostel bookers, YHA and Hi hostels there are only four options under (only just under) £...
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Repeated reminder email from EasyJet for API document

I'm flying to Geneva (Switzerland) in few days with EasyJet with my wife. I have provided both our passport details for advance passenger information. But keep on getting emails from EasyJet to add ...