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Car hire at Geneva Airport - French side

Car hire in Geneva Airport - French side

Geneva Airport (GVA) is the international airport for Switzerland's second biggest city, Geneva. It is located around 4 km from the city centre on the border of Switzerland and France, meaning it can be accessed from both countries.

What I need to know

Geneva Airport - French side has a wide range of rental car companies to choose from, with many of the major rental companies operating at the airport. Booking Geneva Airport - French side car hire with Holiday Autos ensures you get the best price, as we compare 1,500 car rental companies.

Where to pick up my car

When you arrive at Geneva Airport, collect your luggage and go up one floor. Follow signs to France to reach the French sector. The location of your car collection point depends on your operator, so make sure you check with them when you collect the keys.

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  • “The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
    Diane T

Where to go

Hiring a car at Geneva Airport - French side makes it easy to explore the different regions of eastern France. Cities, vineyards and mountain ranges are just some of the attractions this part of the country has to offer.

Nearby Geneva Airport - French side

Around 36 km from Geneva Airport - French side is Jura Mountains Regional Natural Park, the perfect place for hikers, skiers and nature enthusiasts. Mountains up to 1,600 metres in height can be found in the park, which is over 1,600 sq km in size.

Longer drives

The historic city of Lyon - France's third largest city - is around 150 km away. Continuing further south, Marseilles, Lyon and Montpellier are also ideal destinations for anyone wanting to enjoy the French coast.

Eating and drinking

Hiring a car at Geneva Airport - French side and exploring France is a great way to sample some French cuisine. Head to the region of Lorraine to try the quiche named after the area, or visit the Champagne-Ardenne region, where the world-famous sparkling wine is produced.

Things to do

Keen skiers are a short trip away from the French Alps, one of Europe's most popular destinations for winter sports. There are numerous resorts to choose from, and skiers of all abilities can find a slope for them.


There is no shortage of sights to take in across this part of France. The Franche Comté region offers beautiful countryside, while the historic city of Dijon is home to many grand chapels and cathedrals, making it a great destination for culture fans.


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