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Geneva Cointrin airport car hire

Airport Code: GVA

Just 4 km Northwest of the city center, Geneva International Airport (GVA) in Switzerland is truly international. Running along the Swiss-French border the airport can be accessed from both countries. What's more, passengers on flights to and from France do not have to go through Swiss customs and immigration controls if they remain in the French sector of the airport.

The airport is located within the commune of Meyrin and partially in the commune of Grand-Saconnex. The Cointrin International Airport has extensive convention facilities, a shopping area with 50 shops, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. It is completely adapted for wheelchair users and there are services for the hearing and visually impaired. Wireless internet is available in the entire terminal, as well as other services such as banking, money exchange, and Cointrin Geniva car hire.

inter weekends see dozens of coaches at the nearby Charter terminal meeting charter flights from all over Europe, but primarily the UK to deliver vacationers to and from ski resorts in France, Switzerland, and Italy.

Book a cheap car rental for Geneva, Switzerland and set out for all the sights of the city without bothering to check local transport schedules.

For car rental in Geneva Cointrin airport you can find counters for main car hire companies in Geneva Cointrin Airport.

Car rental companies in the Swiss part include:

  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Holiday Auto
  • National

Car rental companies in the French part include:

  • Avis
  • National
  • Europcar
  • Hertz

Book your Geneva Cointrin car hire vehicle in advance and get the cheapest deals on 7 seater, 9 seater, luxury car and all types of rental car for collection in Geneva Cointrin Airport.

For cheap car rental in Geneva, Switzerland book in advance with us. The best way to tour Geneva is with your own rental car, this allows you to move around more comfortably and avoid the hassles of public transportation. Our book engine on the right will find for you the cheapest car hire offers in Geneva Cointrin Airport.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Geneva, Switzerland

Airport Code: GVA

Telephone: +41(0)227 177 111

Distance: Geneva city || 2.5 Miles / 4 km / 8 minutes by rental car from Downtown Geneva

Address: Geneva International Airport PO Box 100 CH-1215 Geneva 15 Switzerland

Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 187,697


Jardin Botanique

Featuring exotic plants and an aviary, the Jardin Botanique is a beautiful sight worth stopping for.  Located in Northern Geneva on Ave de la paix, Palais des Nations Quarter, make it your first stop past the city in your car hire from Geniva's Contrin airport.

Jet d'Eau

Jet d'Eau

Boasting 140 meter high plumes of water, this is not your average fountain!  Venture out onto the pier for a splash or enjoy from a distance the mastery of seven tons of water flying through the air, the amount said to be airborne at any one time.  It costs nothing to visit and the Jet d'Eau is in operation from March through October.

Musée d'Histoire Naturelle

Everyone enjoys a good natural history museum.  This one happens to be home of every species of tiger known to man, stuffed for perpetuity.  This is a lovely museum and a great outing for the kids.  Admission is free and the museum is open Tuesday through Sunday.

Day Trips

Båtiment des Forces Motrices

Formerly a riverside pumping station in the 1880's, this has become one of Geneva's hot spots.  When you get tired of museums and history come spend the day immersed in cultural entertainment. 

Host to rock concerts, opera, ballet, and other cultural events, Båtiment des Forces Motrices should definitely make it into your trip plans.  Located at Place des Volontaires 2, City Centre you can take your time and leave the show when you like with a car rental in Geneva, Switzerland.

Tour de L'lle

Tour the Tour de L'lle and enjoy a day full of sight seeing in Geneva's Old Town.  This 13th century monument once stood as part of the medieval city fortifications.  Located along the southern side of the Rhone near Pont de L'lle, this is a lovely place for walking so park your car hire in Geneva, Switzerland and enjoy the day!

Patek Phillipe Museum

No trip to Switzerland is complete without touring the art of Swiss watch making.  Visit the Patek Phillipe Museum to witness the precision art and elaborate decoration involved in the making of quality time-pieces. 

Watches on display date as far back as the 16th century and were mostly assembled in Geneva or elsewhere in Switzerland.  Open Tuesday through Saturday.  Located at Rue des Vieux-Grenadiers 7, Plain-Palais,


Hotel Interontinental Geneve



GENEVA, 1211



Front Desk: +41-22-9193939

Fax: +41-22-9193838


1, rue Puits-St-Pierre  

1204 Genève 

Tél. +41.22.310.91.72  

Fax +41.22.310.98.46

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Geneva, Switzerland

  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • Air Algerie
  • Air Baltic
  • Air Berlin
  • Air Canada
  • Air France
  • Air Malta
  • Air Mauritius
  • Alitalia
  • Austrian
  • Baboo
  • Blue Islands
  • BMI
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Continental
  • Darwin Airline SA
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