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Why are there so many nonstop flights from London to Geneva?

Geneva airport punches a little above its weight (population) because the city hosts many international organisations (it's the UN most important location after New York and was the League of Nations ...
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When flying to Geneva, do we follow Swiss or French Covid rules?

According to the Q&A: Genève Aéroport & Coronavirus / COVID-19 page: I am a passenger arriving at Genève Aéroport, can I exit from the France sector, take the customs road towards France and ...
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From Geneva airport to Lausanne station

A tip for saving a few bucks on the train ticket: On the baggage claim area there are machines that give you free tickets to Geneva. You just need to press a button and they'll give you one. They ...
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From Geneva airport to Lausanne station

There are four trains per hour from Genève-Aéroport (the train station is directly at the airport) to Lausanne. The travel time is about 45-50 minutes. There is no discount if you buy the ticket in ...
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Why are there so many nonstop flights from London to Geneva?

Geneva is the second biggest city in Switzerland after Zurich. Given its world-class nature and the presence of big NGOs and the predominance of finance and banking sector, it does attract the ...
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Do I need to go through customs at Zurich for connecting flight to Geneva?

You will enter the Schengen area in Zürich, because Geneva is a domestic destination (both in the sense it is within the same country and within Schengen). Therefore, you will pass through border ...
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When flying to Geneva, do we follow Swiss or French Covid rules?

All international (non-French) flights to Geneva are considered as flights to Switzerland and you will enter Switzerland. You will need to follow the Swiss customs, immigration and Covid rules in ...
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From Geneva airport to Lausanne station

You don't need to buy the ticket online (there are automated ticket machines as well as manned ticket booths), but you'll save some time, and possibly some money: even though the standard ticket is 27....
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Why are there so many nonstop flights from London to Geneva?

A lot of British people like to go skiing. The "standard" way to do this is to book a weeks holiday Saturday-Saturday => the hotels and chalets transfer their punters on Saturdays, with the outgoing ...
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Why are there so many nonstop flights from London to Geneva?

Geneva is extremely important for commodities trading (about half the worlds coffee is traded through there) due to favorable tax treatments. However a lot of people are based out of London, fly in ...
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From Geneva airport to Lausanne station

Yes, the train station is at the airport as it's been already said. If you're tight on budget, rideshares like blablacar offer rides for around 5 € one way. I think it's a great alternative to the ...
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From Geneva airport to Lausanne station

To answer the easy question first: the Genève-Aéroport train station is attached to the airport. It is an extremely short walk, even if carrying luggage. In fact, walking is your only option. Swiss ...
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How close is the Geneva Airport train station to the airport?

Train station is actually next door. The walk takes 5 minutes from platform to check-in. Here are some tips to save time: Board as close as possible of the back of the train related to the the ...
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Why are there so many nonstop flights from London to Geneva?

Others have explained well why there could be so much demand between London and Geneva. Since you asked why there are so many flights, however, I felt it was worth pointing out an extra angle, which ...
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Do I need to go through customs at Zurich for connecting flight to Geneva?

If your ticket is a single ticket (same PNR), you will pass through customs at your final destination in the Schengen area. And you will pass through passport control at the first port of entry in the ...
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I'm arriving from NY to Geneva in June at 10:50 a.m. then immediate train to Zurich. Would I be able to make a noon train to Zurich?

Can you make it? Certainly, the train station is right next to the terminal. Turn left after customs (you’re still inside the terminal), reach the end of the terminal (less than 150 meters), turn ...
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Is it possible to get from a major airport to Morzine in the ski season using public transport?

I actually work for a chalet company who provide transport from Geneva to Morzine, there are plenty independent bus companies that will take you. I have found previously that this http://www....
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Milano style hot chocolate in Geneva-Bern-Zurich?

I know exactly which kind of hot chocolate you are talking about, as kids we used to go to Domodossola on weekends to get that hot chocolate which can make your spoon stand up in the cup. If I ...
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Clothes to pack for June in Geneve?

You have two options, go with the averages over several or even many years or look at a weather forecast about 10 days before you leave and keep looking once a day or once every few days to see the ...
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Geneva Train Station to Geneva Airport (Air France Departures)

Your train arrives at 1:39pm at Geneva Airport Station, not Geneva station (it will have stopped at Geneva station 9 minutes earlier). The Geneva Airport station is right next to the airport. The ...
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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?

I don't know about how efficient baggage claim is in Genève. However, if your flight is more or less on time, you have more than enough time. Getting the train ticket is no big deal; you can get it ...
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Passport control when leaving Geneva airport

Airports don't have any specific reason to check passports and typically do not do it. In Europe, usually, you will encounter: Checks by ground handling personnel contracted out by the airlines. The ...
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Nice paraglide spots nearby Geneva (Switzerland) by public transport

I have no experience in paragliding. However, I often see people paragliding on the Salève (a small mountain nearby Geneva, accessible by public transport and a cable car). I also often see people ...
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Baggage checked?

All your flights are Lufthansa flights you write. If you bought them in one buy, they are one single ticket and the airline usually checks your luggage through. If you bought them as separate ...
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Clothes to pack for June in Geneve?

I was in Geneva last June and the weather was pretty varied. The pattern tended to be cooler in the mornings, baking hot by midday and a nice mild temperature on an evening with warm showers appearing ...
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Train from Geneva Airport to Fiesch

Trains in Switzerland are mass transit. Used by normal people to go about their everyday business, as well as by tourists. Having to buy tickets in advance, and having to reserve seats would not be ...
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Train from Geneva Airport to Fiesch

I don't see any reason why you wouldn't be able to. There are both ticket machines and manned positions in the Geneva Airport train station. As long as you have cash or an acceptable card it should be ...
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Price of train tickets in Geneva

Normal tickets are the same price, regardless of where or when they are bought. So it does not matter if you do this on line, at a manned ticket counter, or from a ticket vending machine. Such tickets ...
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How do I complete the passenger locator form EU for arrival when transiting through Geneva?

Geneva isn't an option because it's in Switzerland. I'm sure you know that already, the point is that the lack of Geneva on the French passenger locator form isn't an error or a problem: You can't ...
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How do I complete the passenger locator form EU for arrival when transiting through Geneva?

The French sector of the airport is currently closed for construction. You will leave through Switzerland and enter France by road, as you would probably have done anyway as it's much more convenient ...
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