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Chamonix Ski Resort Day Trip from Geneva with Optional Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Ride

Chamonix Ski Resort Day Trip from Geneva with Optional Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Ride
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<div>Take a day trip to Chamonix from Geneva and spend time skiing at one of the world's most renowned resorts. With ski equipment rental and transport included, all you have to worry about is staying upright. Choose from a half- or full-day ski pass, and then tear up the slopes of Brevént or the Grands Montets as you wish. If you opt for the half-day pass, you'll ride the Aiguille du Midi cable car in the morning before hitting the slopes in the afternoon.</div>

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Set off and discover traditional produce while taking in Switzerland's landscapes on a full day combined coach and train trip from Geneva. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere at Gruyeres and admire the rolling hills and meadows as you descend the hills to Montreux, overlooking Lake Geneva and the towering Alps. In between, you'll savor chocolate, cheese and wine tastings to round out your full day trip.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) Information


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 GVA Geneva Airport Info & Guide


Geneva International Airport

Where is Geneva Airport?  


Geneva is one of the world's major centres of international diplomacy. It has served as headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the United Nations, and is currently home the World Health Organization.


Many tourists bound for Chamonix and Mont Blanc in France pass through the city, as Geneva is the closest airport to Chamonix.


Geneva International Airport (IATA: GVA, ICAO: LSGG), officially Genève Aéroport, formerly Cointrin Airport, commonly referred to as simply Geneva Airport, is located 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) northwest of Geneva city centre, Switzerland. The airport is partially located within 2 communes, Grand-Saconnex and Meyrin.


GVA's northern limit runs along the border between Switzerland and France. The terminal has been designed so the airport can be accessed from both countries. Passengers on flights to or from France do not have to go through Swiss customs and immigration, if they remain in the French sector of the airport.


In 2012, Geneva Airport served¬†13,899,422 passengers, making it the 31st busiest airport in Europe, and the 2nd busiest in Switzerland - after Z√ľrich International Airport (ZRH).¬†


GVA is a major hub for EasyJet Switzerland and Darwin Airline, and a focus city for Swiss International Air Lines.


Among the other airlines that fly to Geneva Airport are Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Flybe, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, TAP Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and Wizz Air.


Many cities have flights to Geneva, including Abu Dhabi, Amman, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Beijing, Beirut, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Cairo, Casablanca, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Kiev, Kuwait, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Montr√©al, Moscow, Paris, Oslo, Reykjavik, Rome, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Warsaw, Washington DC and Z√ľrich, to name just a few.


Your best bet for a Geneva Airport transfer is the train. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Geneva Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Geneva Airport


Services at Geneva Airport include:


  • GVAPP - the Geneva Airport app
  • Luggage storage¬†- at the Swiss Railways airport station
  • 2 children zones - with kitchens, playgrounds, games
  • Post office
  • Drycleaning
  • Pharmacy
  • Meditation centre - transit zone, near lounges
  • Showers:
  • ¬† ¬† ¬†Arrivals level in the transit area, near baggage carousel 6
  • ¬† ¬† ¬†Departures level in the transit area, near the first class lounges
  • ¬† ¬† ¬†Public area near the post office
  • Extensive convention facilities

 

Note that the Geneva Airport is closed from 00:00 to 04:00, and you cannot stay inside the terminal (so no overnight sleeping at his airport!). 

 

Geneva Airport hosts an office of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the world headquarters of Airports Council International (ACI).




Additional Geneva Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 14 Aug 2016