Travel & Visa Information
Located in Switzerland, Geneva is the home of public health. If you are travelling from overseas, check what documentation is required for you to enter Switzerland.
Airport: Geneva Airport is the international airport of Geneva and is located less than 4 km from Geneva city centre. Learn more about travel to and from the airport here.
Train: Genève-Cornavin is the main railway station in Geneva. Connections to the airport and to other Swiss regions are available. Learn more here.
COVID-19 and travel
For the latest advice on travelling to Switzerland during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health website.
Visa and travel documentation
Learn about the documents you might need to enter Switzerland here.
In October, Geneva’s time zone is Central European Summer Time (CEST).
The Swiss franc is the currency of Switzerland. Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are widely available.
Credit and debit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Some smaller shops and guesthouse accommodation may only accept cash.