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Transportation

The city of Geneva is easily accessible by rail and road networks. All visitors staying at a hotel in Geneva can benefit from the Geneva Transportation Card with no additional costs. This personal and non-transferable pass is established upon the visitor’s check-in at the hotel enabling its holder use of the entire public transportation network without restriction (bus, train and boat), with validity for the entire duration of the stay including the departure day.

The bus and tram services in Geneva are run by the Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) For further information about the public transportation in Geneva please visit the TPG website (in French).

Travel from the Airport to Geneva Palexpo Congress Centre
The Geneva International Airport (GVA) is located 20 minutes by car from the city centre. Visitors arriving at Geneva International Airport can benefit from a free public transportation ticket, available from the machine in the Arrival Hall, entitling them to 80 minutes free travel throughout the Geneva public transportation network. Tickets can also be purchased from the machines located at bus stops (CHF or EUR change required) and at Swiss railway stations.

The Geneva Palexpo Congress Centre is located 500 meters from the Geneva International Airport. For those who wish to walk, it is approximately a 15 minutes walk from the airport to the Palexpo, follow the signs. You can also take bus n° 5 from Gd-Saconnex Place to Palexpo (3 minutes).

Travel from  the City centre to Geneva Palexpo Congress Centre
Efficient ground transportation is available from the Geneva Palexpo to the City centre and hotels. Bus n° 5 (Hôpital – Palexpo– Aéroport), that links the Geneva Palexpo with the City centre in only 15 minutes, runs frequently. The airport railway station is located a 15 minutes walk from the Geneva Palexpo and links to Geneva Central station, Gare Cornavin.

Extra buses during peak hours
Bus no 5 is going to be reinforced during the peak hours of the Congress at the following hours:

16 June: between 17.00 – 19.00 and between 21.00 – 23.30
17 June: between 07.00 – 08.30 and between 17.00 – 19.00
18 June: between 07.00 – 08.30 and between 17.00 – 19.00
19 June: between 07.00 – 08.30 and between 17.00 – 19.00
20 June: between 07.00 – 08.30 and between 17.00 – 19.00