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Arrive in Geneva – a city famous as a diplomatic and financial centre – after a luxury flight that leaves you relaxed and revitalised. With a friendly and attentive cabin crew and range of premium in-flight services, there’s a reason we are known as one of the world’s best airlines. Step on board one of our state-of-the-art aircraft and enjoy the journey, courtesy of luxury flights from Bahrain to Geneva with Qatar Airways.
Set amongst a beautiful natural landscape, alongside Lake Geneva and surrounded by the Alps, Geneva is both a vibrant, modern metropolis and popular tourist destination. It is perhaps most famous as a diplomatic and financial centre and major international businesses and brands make Geneva their home. Whilst this fascinating destination has much influence in the modern day, visitors can explore its rich history in many museums or simply by taking a walking tour through the city’s clean and quiet streets.
Bahrain Airport is undergoing a massive expansion, with two new terminals due to open soon. A host of carriers, including Qatar Airways, are already making Bahrain one of their focal departure hubs.
Bahrain Airport’s elegant and peaceful Dilmun Lounge and a host of services designed to make your trip more convenient and relaxing have made Bahrain one of the favourite departure points for passengers flying from the Middle East.
Transportation and parking
Passengers arriving at the airport by car may be dropped off with their luggage at the front of the terminal at the departures level. Car parks are located directly opposite the terminals for fast access to both check-in and arrivals.
A fleet of taxis are on stand-by to transport you to and from major centres, such as Muharraq, Manama, Saar and Riffa, while luxury limousines can also be hired.
All major rental car agencies are represented at the airport, and rental car desks are located in the public arrivals concourse on the ground floor of the terminal.
Arriving at Bahrain International Airport
Airline check-in desks are located directly in front of the escalators and lifts on Level 1.
Check-in for Business and First Class passengers is located to the left of the main foyer, while VIP travellers will be directed to the exclusive VIP Gate.
Facilities and amenities
Throughout the terminal you’ll find an excellent selection of amenities and facilities. A large duty-free area is positioned directly behind the check-in counters, while the exclusive Gulf Air lounge and Irish lounge are situated on Level 2.
One of the centres of world diplomacy and finance, Geneva is Switzerland’s second most-populous city. Clean, efficient and full of Gothic charm, this city in the mountains has the remarkable Lake Geneva and the Alps as a magnificent backdrop, making it a particular favourite with lovers of the Great Outdoors.
During the winter the city is a stopping point on the way to the high Alpine ski slopes, while during the summer it offers a rich selection of arts and culture.
Book a flight to Geneva with Qatar Airways and discover a remarkably friendly city that welcomes both leisure and business visitors.
Geneva’s greatest assets are its natural ones – the plentiful activities available on Lake Geneva are an attraction in themselves. Within the city there are lots of interesting buildings, museums and landmarks to explore.
The Jet d'Eau is a remarkable landmark, where a column of water is pumped an incredible 140m into the air. It’s beautifully lit up at night but don’t get too close – the area for half a kilometre around the feature is permanently wet!
The Old Town is worth exploring for an afternoon (be advised that it is on quite a steep incline so people with reduced mobility may find it difficult).
Within this old quarter you will find Rousseau's birth house and various antique shops to browse.
Geneva is well known for its excellent museums, including the Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, which houses an outstanding collection of modern art, the family-friendly Musée d'Histoire Naturelle and the excellent Fondation Baur, Musée des Arts d’Extrême-Orient, which has the largest collection of ceramics in the country.
Geneva also has a number of art galleries that are well worth visiting, stocking modern Swiss painters and contemporary works of art.
Flights to Geneva with Qatar Airways land at Geneva airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Geneva please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF)
Voltage: 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type J
Language: German / French / Italian / Romansh
International dialing code: +41
More Information: Read our Geneva Travel Guide
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