About the Airport
Geneva International Airport also known by the name Cointrin Airport, is situated about 4 kilometres northwest of the city of Geneva, Switzerland. The airport has the longest runway in Switzerland – 3,900 m. The airport serves as a major hub for such carriers as EasyJet Switzerland and Darwin Airline. It services over 60 airlines flying to hundreds of destinations all over the world.
In 2011 over 13 million people passed through the gates of Geneva International Airport, and obviosuly the airport is well prepared to receive such amount of passenger traffic. The airport provides its visitors with numerous on-the-spot services like left luggage offices, deposit counters, VIP lounges and priority lines, banks and curency exchange, dry cleaning, post office, travel agencies and even SMS flight info. Apart from that, the airport is packed with hundreds of shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes.
Geneva, situated in the Switzerland canton by the same name, is the second most-populous city in the country. It is considered the third European financial centre, after London and Zurich. For years, the city has been listed as one of the most expensive cities in the world. Expensive or not, it still attracts many tourists, who come here each year not only to do business, but also some sightseeing, which usually includes the following places: Former Hôtel du Résident de France et Bibliothèque de la Société de lecture de Genève, Place Neuve et Monument du Général Dufour, Cathedral St-Pierre, Notre-Dame Church, Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques, Brunswick Monument or Hôtel de Ville et tour Baudet.
Rent a Car
To get around Geneva and other places in the proximity of the city as well, we recommend renting a car. It’s very simple with our YummyBunny car hire search, where you only need to give us the details of your trip, your age, and then you can browse through the offers of different car suppliers to choose something for yourself. You can always pick up your car and return in dozens of locations around Switzerland. If you remember to book a car ahead of time, you are likely to get a discount and enjoy your savings.