Favourite airline: Swiss
46 % of flights booked on the route from London Heathrow to Geneva are booked with Swiss, British Airways and Lufthansa.
20 %
British Airways
13 %
13 %
Tip: book 3 months before departure
If booked 3 months before travel, flights cost only £73.00.
105 days before departure
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 22 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 35min
07h 00min
The favourite connection is non-stop
35 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
01h 35min, from £77
35 %
1 stopover Brussels
14h 15min, from £115
12 %
1 stopover Paris - Charles de Gaulle
03h 50min, from £154
10 %
Return from £77.00
Currently, flights on this route are cheapest departing on 02/07/19 and returning on 09/07/19.


Lakeside Geneva

The Swiss city, Geneva, is edged by the Alps and Jura mountains, and has dramatic views of Mont Blanc. It is a global banking centre and home of the United Nations and the Red Cross. This French speaking city has museums, galleries and international shopping areas.


When to visit Geneva

This is a year-round travel destination. The best travel period is from May until October. Travel there for holidays and festivals such as the Marathon, which is at the beginning of May or the regatta, "Bol d'Or" in June. The summer festival, "Fêtes de Genève" happens on Lake Geneva in August with a spectacular fireworks display. The commemoration of the city's defeat of the Savoyer is on 12th December. Named "L'Escalade", the city celebrates with road running, processions and parades.


Geneva - before you travel

Hire cars are a practical option for exploring the mountains. When there, try the local specialities, for example a "Longeole", which is a type of uncooked sausage. Be warned that Geneva is one of the worlds most expensive cities. A restaurant meal costs from about 20 CHF and a beer 7.50 CHF.


Transport and accommodation in Geneva

Journey from Aéroport International de Genève to central Geneva by free public transport. A free ticket is valid for 80 minutes and is only available with a valid boarding pass. Get tickets from the machines located near the baggage reclaim area. The quickest journey is by train. From the main station, Gare Cornavin, it takes about 7 minutes. Without a free ticket the train trip costs 3 CHF. Bus (Line 5) and trolley bus (Line 10) are slower, taking about 30 minutes. Without a free ticket they also cost approximately 3 CHF. A taxi will charge about 35-45 CHF to take passengers from the airport into town. Free Shuttle-Bus services also run to some hotels. Hostel accommodation will amount to approx. 25 CHF pp/night and 3 star hotels in the vicinity of the railway station will cost 135 CHF upwards. Hotel, youth hostel and campsite guests are given a "Geneva Transport Card" for free use of public transport. Other users pay 3 CHF for a single journey and 2 CHF for a short journey. A day pass costs 8-10 CHF and a weekly pass 38 CHF. Taxi fares are high. Cycling around Geneva is easy except in the hilly, historic town centre. During the summer, bike hire is free if visitors provide ID and pay a refundable deposit of around 20 CHF.