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Cheapest flights to Geneva airports

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Geneva

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Geneva

London Luton Airport (LTN) to Geneva (GVA)

Typically, flights to Geneva from London are cheaper when flying from London Luton to Geneva Geneve-Cointrin, which has an average price of £79

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO GENEVA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMay31% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Geneva costs on average just £77 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO GENEVA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTApril28% more expensiveIt costs about £142 for flights to Geneva from London Heathrow Airport in April
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO GENEVA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTFebruary562% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Geneva from London Heathrow Airport in February than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Geneva?

Whether it is the Alpine peaks and the hilly terrain of Jura or the unrivalled Swiss watch-making supremacy or the gastronomic allure of the area, Geneva is beautiful no matter what time of the year you visit. It boasts great climate year-round, which makes it the perfect getaway location in summer as well as winter. Nevertheless, if you want to visit when you can enjoy the best temperatures and plenty of activities, you should book your flights for March, July and August, or December. March features the Geneva International Motor Show, while December brings the Fete de l’Escalade. If skiing holds your interest, you can enjoy the Alpine slopes from December – April. Avoid the months of September – October if you do not like the rain.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Geneva?

    £29 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Geneva. This flight is from Stranraer and is 72% cheaper than most flights to Geneva. To find the cheapest price to Geneva from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Geneva?

    The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Geneva from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £70. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of May, then book flights to Geneva from United Kingdom during November instead. Flights to Geneva in November, while not as cheap as those in May, still average around £73.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Geneva?

    The ideal time to book your flight to Geneva is 60 days in advance, when prices tend to average £99. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Geneva at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as £32 in the past 72 hours.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Geneva?

    On average, the least expensive day to fly to Geneva from United Kingdom is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as £91. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. When flying out on a Saturday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Geneva for around £120.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Geneva?

    According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Geneva is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Geneva in the morning for as low as £103. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Geneva is in the evening when prices are around £117.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Geneva?

    Those flying to Geneva could potentially find better pricing at Belp Airport (81 mi from Geneva city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Geneva?

    The cheapest airport near Geneva is typically Belp Airport, with an average price of £103/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


Can I fly to Geneva Geneve-Cointrin from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Geneva Geneve-Cointrin

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Geneva Geneve-Cointrin.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Geneva Geneve-Cointrin.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Geneva Geneve-Cointrin.

Documents
Entry Form - Travelers, including those in transit, must fill up an entry form before entering Switzerland. The form can be completed 48 hours before entry at the earliest. Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers aged 16 years and older must have proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test for COVID-19 in order to enter events, festivals, bars, restaurants, museums, and other venues and activities in Switzerland.

If you have been vaccinated, you can either show a Swiss COVID Certificate, EU Digital COVID Certificate, or a certificate that is compatible with the EU Digital Covid Certificate. Travelers who have been vaccinated abroad with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and who are resident in or traveling to Switzerland are able to obtain a Swiss COVID certificate. This means that travelers who have been vaccinated abroad or have recovered abroad, such as tourists, can also participate in social activities in Switzerland. The documents can be submitted electronically.

You will be issued with the COVID certificate on the application on paper or as a PDF document with a QR code. With the COVID Certificate app, you can host your COVID certificate on your mobile device.

If you are unvaccinated, you must have a test, and if the result is negative you can then be issued with a COVID certificate. Your personal details on the COVID certificate should correspond with those in your passport or on your ID card.

Only travelers with a valid vaccination and recovery certificate are able to go inside restaurants, cultural, sporting, and leisure venues and attend indoor events (2G). To provide additional protection, masks must also be worn in these settings, and food and drink may only be consumed while seated.

In settings where masks cannot be worn, such as brass band practice, or where it is not possible to eat or drink while seated, such as at bars and discos, admission will be limited to vaccinated or recovered persons who also present a negative COVID-19 test result (2G+). People who within the last 4 months have been fully vaccinated received a booster, or recovered from COVID-19 do not have to take a further test.

Visitor Visa - To visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

A paper or embassy visa is the only type of visa available for visitors. Typically the visa is a stamp or sticker added to your passport. You must submit your application through the consulate or local visa center.




Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Geneva Geneve-Cointrin?

Returning to United Kingdom from Geneva Geneve-Cointrin

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Geneva Geneve-Cointrin must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 2 days hours before departing to United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Geneva Geneve-Cointrin are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

If you are planning to travel to Geneva at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Geneva flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Geneva found recently by users on momondo
easyJet
5 Feb
BHX13:20Birmingham
1h 40m
GVA15:00Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
12 Feb
GVA04:45Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
1h 50m
BHX06:35Birmingham
easyJet
6 Feb
LTN02:00London Luton
1h 45m
GVA03:45Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
10 Feb
GVA05:20Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
1h 45m
LTN07:05London Luton
easyJet
22 Feb
EDI01:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
2h 10m
GVA03:40Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
3 Mar
GVA15:10Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
2h 20m
EDI17:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
5 Feb
MAN09:55Manchester
2h 00m
GVA11:55Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
12 Feb
GVA12:30Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
1h 55m
MAN14:25Manchester
easyJet
9 Feb
LTN13:25London Luton
1h 40m
GVA15:05Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
13 Feb
GVA09:05Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
1h 45m
LTN10:50London Luton
easyJet
13 Feb
LPL12:55Liverpool J. Lennon
1h 50m
GVA14:45Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
16 Feb
GVA05:30Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
2h 00m
LPL07:30Liverpool J. Lennon

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Geneva

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Geneva, view some of our deals below provided by Jet2 and easyJet
Jet2
27 Feb
MAN10:35Manchester
2h 00m
GVA12:35Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
easyJet
28 Feb
BHX14:45Birmingham
1h 40m
GVA16:25Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
easyJet
31 Jan
LTN13:25London Luton
1h 40m
GVA15:05Geneva Geneve-Cointrin

Which airlines fly to Geneva?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Geneva
  • Which airlines fly to Geneva?

    easyJet is the airline most momondo users in United Kingdom opt for when booking flights to Geneva. British Airways, SWISS and Jet2 are also popular choices when flying to Geneva from United Kingdom. Most major airlines flying from United Kingdom to Geneva will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.


Airports near Geneva

Below you will find all the airports in Geneva along with their distance from the city centre

Geneva Airport (GVA)

Train

Swiss trains are known to be always on time. The airport rail station is a short 5-minute walk from the airport. The train stops at Geneva Central Train Station, Gare Cornavin, and runs every 12 – 20 minutes. The ride takes 6 minutes one-way and you can then walk to city centre (Bel-Air) in 5 minutes or take a tram which is only 1 stop away.

Bus

On arrival at Geneva airport, you can claim a free Unireso ticket that is valid for 80 minutes and allows you to use public transport in Zone 10 – Tout Geneve (central Geneva area, including the airport and most hotels). You will find the machine for free tickets in the baggage retrieving hall. You may be asked to show a valid plane ticket. The fastest bus to city centre is Bus #5. It runs to and from the airport every 15 minutes and makes fewer stops than other buses on the airport route.

Shuttle

For a direct ride to your hotel or city centre, book Aéro-Express 48 hours in advance. The fare depends on the time of day and where in the city centre you are travelling.

Taxi

Taxi services are available from GVA to city centre which is about 4 kilometres away. Taxis from the airport include Alpha Taxi, Ambassador Taxis, and Europa Taxis. The approximate fare is 35 – 45 CHF and it is a short drive.


Popular routes to Geneva

Most frequently searched flights to Geneva along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price£32
Manchester to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price£37
Birmingham to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price£32
Bristol to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 35m
Cheapest price£41
Liverpool to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price£34
Edinburgh to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price£43
Belfast to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price£83
Leeds to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest price£51
Southampton to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price£39
New York to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time7h 40m
Cheapest price£452
Paris to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£96
Nottingham to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price£63
Newcastle upon Tyne to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price£91
Copenhagen to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time13h 25m
Cheapest price£202
Moscow to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£195
Amsterdam to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price£194
Glasgow to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price£64
Cardiff to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£169
Darlington to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time35h 05m
Cheapest price£354
Aberdeen to Geneva Flights
Fastest flight time2h 25m
Cheapest price£64

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How to travel around Geneva

Free Public Transportation

When you stay in a hostel, hotel or campsite in Geneva, you can get a Geneva Transport Card. This card allows you to use all bus, tram, train, and water ferries free for the duration of your stay.

Taxi

Taxis are the fastest way to get to the city centre, but costly. The minimum fare is 6.30 CHF, and each additional kilometre is charged at 3.20 CHF. Waiting time per 1-hour is approximately 60 CHF, and if you travel out of Geneva, the fare increases to 3.80 CHF per kilometre.

Bike

Geneva encourages green living, which is why they have biking routes and free bike lending from April – mid-October. Just find the Genève Roule Association for your free bike.

Boat

To explore everything Geneva has to offer, you must take a trip across the lake. The Mouettes are small yellow water buses that cross from shore-to-shore in just a few minutes. You can board free with your Geneva Transport Card. They depart every 10 minutes for the M1 and M2 lines, and every 30 minutes for the M3 and M4 lines.


Visa requirements for visiting Geneva

UK Nationals

UK citizens must have a passport, but no visa is required for up to 90 days. Passport endorsed British Citizens, European Communities, British Dependent Territories Citizens or British Subjects only need a passport. For foreign nationals, please check the Schengen Visa Information website.


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Best things to do and see in Geneva

Things to do and Places of Interest in Geneva

Geneva offers a multitude of activities and boasts several tourist-friendly options. You can choose from a variety of tour packages that take you by boat or bus to the main attractions of the city. When looking for the best attractions, visit the Jet D’Eau, which is among Geneva’s top landmarks. You can also visit the local watch-making stores or the Reformation Wall, which is a monument honouring the individuals, events and documents of the Protestant Reformation. The Old Town is a unique place full of exciting treasures and sights. There are multiple world-class museums throughout the city centre to explore with free admission. Visit the Palais des Nations, which is a symbol of Geneva’s commitment to global peace and houses the United Nations Office in Geneva. The Globe of Science and Innovation is an exciting tour location and a fabulous visual landmark by day or night.

Tips and Tricks for Visiting Geneva

Currency

The currency in Geneva is the Swiss franc. You can exchange your currency at the airport or a local bank. Most credit cards are accepted throughout Geneva.

Wi-Fi

Geneva offers several free Wi-Fi stations throughout the city centre. Locations include the lakefront, Plaine De Plainpalais, Parc La Grange, Parc Des Eaux-Vives, and La Perle Du Lac.

Tipping for Service

All hotels, taxi fares, and restaurants include tax and service in the bill, so tipping is not required. However, if you feel the service warrants it, you can tip your service provider.

Holiday Schedules

If you are travelling around on a public holiday, you might find that many attractions are closed. Holidays include Christmas, Restoration of the Republic (31st December), Good Friday, New Year’s Day (1st January), Whit Monday (June), Ascension Day (May), Swiss National Day (August 1st) and the Geneva Fast (September).


Flights to other cities in Switzerland

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