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From Gare des Eaux-Vives to Gare de Cornavin in rush-hour

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From Gare des Eaux-Vives to Gare de Cornavin in rush-hour

On a Tuesday morning, we will be arriving at Gare des Eaux-Vives by train with an arrival time of 07:58. We need to catch a plane from GVA airport with a departure time of 11:35. I understand that there are frequent trains from Gare de Cornavin taking 6 minutes to get to the airport (correct me if I'm wrong on this).

Considering it will be rush-hour, how do we get from Gare des Eaux-Vives to Gare de Cornavin? We don't mind paying for a taxi if that is the best way. Will we have enough time to catch the flight with comfort?

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1. Re: From Gare des Eaux-Vives to Gare de Cornavin in rush-hour

Hi SurfaceTravel,

You can find the exact schedule at the Swiss rail site,

www.rail.ch

Just enter:

Departure -- Geneve gare eaux-vives

Destination -- Geneva airport

There are many connections and options for trams or busses -- all include one or two changes.

Good luck!

s

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2. Re: From Gare des Eaux-Vives to Gare de Cornavin in rush-hour

The trip takes about half an hour... so you'll have more than enough time!

Just catch the tram 16 from the Amandolier tram stop (it's just a little bit behind the 17 tram stop in front of the station), then get off at cornavin, and take the first train to Genève-Aéroport.

Genève, Gare Eaux-Vives 18.03.08

dep 08:03 Tram 16

Tramway, Direction: Vernier, Avanchet

Genève, Cornavin

arr 08:18

Genève

dep 08:27

IR 1708 InterRegio

Genève-Aéroport

arr 08:33 3

Duration: 0:36; runs runs 18.03.08

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3. Re: From Gare des Eaux-Vives to Gare de Cornavin in rush-hour

Thanks for this, folks. This is exactly what I was looking for.

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4. Re: From Gare des Eaux-Vives to Gare de Cornavin in rush-hour

We went on our trip the beginning of this month.

The last morning we got up even earlier in Evian due to previous unreliable taxis there. Of course, this time the taxi was also early so we managed to catch the train to Geneva half an hour earlier than scheduled. We ten took Tram 16 to the other station, and the train to the airport to go home. We had two hours to kill at the airport.

The only thing to note was that the tram was packed full during this rush-hour. It was difficult with our 6 year-old daughter and bag to shove into the tram, but we did it.

Thanks again for all your help.

5. Re: From Gare des Eaux-Vives to Gare de Cornavin in rush-hour

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