Leave Birmingham behind
Birmingham Airport is one of the biggest in the UK. It is easy to access and close to the bustling city centre, which can provide lots to see and do. The great value flights Birmingham Airport offers to are available to travellers from all parts of the country, as the airport is located close to a hub of the motorway network.
Car parking is plentiful for flights from Birmingham, with three large long stay areas and a drop off zone. Make sure you book online to save money. Advance bookings start at £3.99 per day. If you would rather not worry about parking, it may work out cheaper to get the train to Birmingham International and hop on the brilliant Air Rail Link. This free train service whisks passengers directly to the airport from the platform. The airport is also well served by long distance coaches from a variety of cities.
The modern terminal has everything the business traveller needs, with Wi-Fi hotspots and facilities such as photocopying and meeting rooms available. If you are feeling peckish, you can sit down for a bite to eat at one of several restaurants including Frankie & Benny's and The Meriden. Picking up some last minute shopping before boarding will also save you some money, thanks to the duty free shopping facilities that are available. The number of flights from Birmingham to Geneva is increasing all the time, and you can find the best deals on flights, accommodation and vehicle hire at ebookers.com.
Flying into Geneva International Airport
Geneva's main airport is located on the Swiss-French border, about three miles north-west of the centre of the city. Because it is located on the border, travellers going to both countries fly into this airport. Geneva International Airport is a hub for Darwin Airline and the discount airline easyJet Switzerland, and it is a focus city for Swiss International Air Lines, so there are plenty of flights into the airport from major international destinations. To find the cheapest airfares, use ebookers to compare flights on all of the carriers that fly from your destination.
Airport Transportation Options
You can get from the airport by taxi, bus, or rail. A taxi to the centre of the city will cost about CHF 30. The number 10 and number 5 buses run from the airport to the city centre every fifteen minutes from 6 a.m. To 11 p.m. Train service is also available from the airport train station. Both buses and trains cost about CHF 3. You can obtain a free transport ticket, valid for eighty minutes, to the city centre from the Geneva transport kiosk in the arrival terminal. If you prefer to rent a car, use ebookers to find discounted rates.
Typical Weather in Geneva
Geneva enjoys mild temperatures. In the summer months from June through August, expect temperatures to range from about 11°C to 25°C. In January, the coldest month, temperatures can fall to -1.9°C. Temperatures in the spring and fall fluctuate from 5°C to 15°C. The mild weather means there is never a bad time to visit Geneva.
Geneva City Highlights
Geneva is an important international city and boasts eighty-two sites that are listed as Swiss heritage sites of national significance. This cultural mecca offers plenty of things to do for the entire family. Add a visit to the Jet d'Eau fountain to your itinerary to see a truly impressive water plume, and spend a few hours walking through Old Town and the Quartier des Grottes. If you venture just over the French border, you can take the Saleve cable car up the mountain for views of Mt. Blanc and the Lake Geneva area. Let ebookers help you find affordable accommodation in the Geneva area and discounts on tickets to the area's most popular attractions. Don't forget to check out our ski holiday offers!
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Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Vivarium de Meyrin and Palexpo. Ariana Ceramics and Glass Museum and United Nations European Headquarters ...
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