Swiss Airports

Switzerland has 8 major airports commonly used by tourists.

Geneva International Airport (GVA)

Geneva International Airport is located about 5km NW of Geneva. There is one terminal, divided into Swiss and French sectors. There is a train and bus station at the airport for transportation into Geneva. Long distance buses are available on the lower level; many destinations are seasonal. Hotel shuttles are also found on the lower level. All trains stop at Geneva-Cornavin station in the city center.

Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport / EuroAirport (MLH)

The airport with many names is actually located in France. A bus can take you to the Basel train station, as well as to Mulhouse, France and Freiburg, Germany. There is no train service.

Bern Airport / Bern - Belp (BRN)

The Bern airport is located 6km southeast of Bern. The White Airport bus takes you between the airport and the central train station of Bern.

Sion Airport (SIR)

Sion Airport is located 2.5 km from Sion. Bus #1 takes you to the bus station in Sion, which is near the train station. The Matterhorn, Zermatt and ski areas to the south are served by Matterhorn Gottard Bahn.

Zurich Airport (ZRH)

Zurich Airport offers both a train and bus service into the city center. Rail lines S2 and S16 trains take you to Zurich's main rail station in about 10 minutes.

St. Gallen - Altenrhein Airport (ACH)

St. Gallen Airport is located near Lake Constance, near the intersection of Switzerland, Austria and Germany. The bus station is in front of the airport. Buses timed to the arrival of Austrian Air flights are available to Vienna. There is no railway station at the airport, but the railway stations of Rorschach and Rheineck are only 5 minutes from the airport.

Samedan - Engadin Airport (SMV)

Engadin airport is 5km from St. Moritz. The Engadin Bus takes you all over the valley, including the towns of Samedan, St Moritz, Celerina, Bernina & Pontresina.

Lugano - Agno Airport (LUG)

Shuttle busses stop just outside the terminal and run to the train station in Lugano. The FLP train Lugano-Ponte Tresa stops at Agno station which is 15 minutes walk to the airport.

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