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Getting to Swiss side from French side in Geneva airport

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Getting to Swiss side from French side in Geneva airport

Hi everybody,

I'm arriving Geneva airport from intentional flight

My destination is Geneva City center

But for some reasons I want to go through French passport control to stamp my passport with France stamp then go back to Swiss side to get to Geneva city center

Is it possible to do so?

Many thanks in advance for you help :)

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11. Re: Getting to Swiss side from French side in Geneva airport

Swiss diver is correct. Many many people arrive in Switzerland, go through passport control and customs, and then walk to the French side to get land transport and continue on to France OR get picked up by a transfer service and are taken to the French alps.

However if I were you I think I would inform the French Embassy that your flight lands in GVA and that, while you are en route to France, you are going to have to go via switzerland... at least this way you have something on paper that you can show them the next time and say "I did tell you"!!

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12. Re: Getting to Swiss side from French side in Geneva airport

You are absolutely right Hambagahle

I should inform the French Embassy may be this will support me in the next time

However a friend told me he think that in the return flight I have the option to go through the French passport control or Swiss passport control

as there are different check-in counters in both sides

If this true It will be good

Thanks Hambagahle for your advice really it's very helpful

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13. Re: Getting to Swiss side from French side in Geneva airport

Ahmed,

Even if you go through the French sector, emigration will be done at the same spot, i.e. by Swiss Officers. So Swiss stamp.

Hambagahle's suggestion meanwhile is quite good...

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14. Re: Getting to Swiss side from French side in Geneva airport

Swissdriver,

You are right. I have only Hambagahle's suggestion which seems a very good idea

I will do it

15. Re: Getting to Swiss side from French side in Geneva airport

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