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There are 5 ways to get from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA) by taxi, train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to St-Pierre-en-Faucigny
  2. Take the train from St-Pierre-en-Faucigny to Annemasse
  3. Take the train from Annemasse to Genève

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu to Annecy, Gare Quai Nord
  2. Take the bus from Annecy, Gare routière to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière

3 alternative options

Line 62 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Saint Jean De Sixt - Chef Lieu to Gare Routiere
  2. Take the bus from Annecy, Gare routière to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière

Drive

  1. Drive from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport
France → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Faroe Islands, Israel, Monaco, Morocco, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Turkey, Ukraine and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Geneva Airport (GVA) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Geneva Airport (GVA) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Geneva Airport (GVA) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive, which costs €5 - €9 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which costs €5 - €9 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu and arriving at Genève-Aéroport, gare routière via Annecy, Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between Saint-Jean-de-Sixt and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 41 km. The road distance is 51.4 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to taxi and train which takes 1h 27m and costs €60 - €110.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.

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Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, depart from St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu station.

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Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Transalis, arrive at Genève-Aéroport, gare routière station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 51 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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Map of how to get from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 41.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Saint-Jean-de-Sixt, France and Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Annecy, Gare Quai Nord and Annecy, Gare routière in around 2h 48m.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St-Pierre-en-Faucigny to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 26
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Genève
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 8
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Pierre En Faucigny to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Rail 1st Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Train from Annemasse to Geneve
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 4
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 1 - SFr 3
Rail 1st Class
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from St Jean De Sixt, Chef Lieu to Annecy, Gare Quai Nord
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Bus from Saint Jean De Sixt - Chef Lieu to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Gare routière to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Website
Transalis
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Taxi from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to St-Pierre-en-Faucigny
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 60
TAXI ERIC
Phone
+33 (0)4 50 02 20 64
Website
taxieric.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt to Geneva Airport
Estimated price
SFr 40

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