Rental companies may charge extra for drivers aged under 25, normally payable when you pick up your car. Age restrictions may apply in certain locations. Check the rental company's website before booking.

Car Hire from Geneva Airport

Car Hire at Geneva Airport

If you're seeking car hire from Geneva Airport (GVA), you can find an abundance of rentals at the airport. There will be a choice of car hire renting from both Geneva French and Swiss sides. Book your rental in advance the easy way with Skyscanner.

On the French side of Geneva airport you can find the following cheap car hire providers:

  • Hertz France
  • Sixt
  • Enterprise
  • Europacar

In the Swiss sector, you can access the following:

  • Hertz
  • Sixt
  • Thrifty
  • Avis
  • Budget

Remember that you will want to return your vehicle to the sector from which you rented, or you will encounter a fee. In the Swiss section, rentals are next to arrivals. To get to the French section, you go through customs then follow the signs that read "Destination France." You will have a choice of vehicles to choose from, including sedans, passenger vans, compacts, economy cars, SUVs and more. The airport is located approximately 2.5 miles from the city centre of Geneva. When you leave the airport, you will immediately be on the Swiss autoroute to begin your travel into Geneva.

Driving with Car Hire from Geneva Airport (GVA)

You will need a sticker, usually supplied by the rental company, in order to travel on the motorways in Switzerland. This sticker will be adhered to your windscreen. Travellers renting in France can buy a sticker when they enter the Swiss border.Travellers will be a short distance from Geneva, approximately 2.5 miles, when leaving Geneva Airport. Three roads lead into Geneva, so allow 15 to 20 minutes for travel. The shortest of these roads is Route de Saint-Georges and Rue de Lyon. Be sure to book your hotel so that you can take advantage of in-town parking there.

Places to Visit by Car From Geneva Airport (GVA)

Skyscanner can help you find out more about the best places to visit while in this beautiful city. You can cruise Lake Geneva, take a hot air balloon ride or go hiking. Winter brings top snow sports in the Alps as well as glacier trekking. You can also visit the nearby ski areas of Les Houches, Semoens, Le Grand Bornand, La Clusaz and Les Carroz, which are all approximately an hour from Geneva.

Parking in Geneva

With underground car parks within the city as well as above-ground lots, you will have many choices. Street parking requires a special disk that you can buy at petrol garages or at a visitors' office. Both La Reserve Geneve Hotel & Spa and Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva have on-site parking.

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Whether you are seeking cheap car hire Geneva Airport French side or you have no preference and can utilise car hire Geneva French or Swiss side, Skyscanner can help you plan and book your car hire reservation before the trip.

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