Opening hours & Entry rates
Daily admission tickets to the Show - please note that these do not allow re-entry.
How to get there
Secretariat of the International Motor Show
P.O Box 112
1218 Le Grand-Saconnex / Geneva
Phone: +41 22 761 11 11
By public transportation
With the combined ticket of the Geneva Public Transport System (Transports Publics Genève - TPG), the Geneva International Motor Show offers you a return ticket to/from the Show within the Unireso area on the day of your visit.
No. 5 bus (Thônex - Vallard - Palexpo- Arena - Airport) links directly the City Centre (20 min.) and the airport to Palexpo’s main entrance.
The frequency of service will be increased during the Motor Show opening hours with the “Bus Express Salon Auto”. This service connects Palexpo and Cornavin railway station in 10 minutes.
No. 10 bus (Rive - Airport) stops at the Airport, only a seven-minute walk away from Palexpo Hall 7.
No. 23 bus (Carouge-Tours- Palettes - Lancy - Blandonnet - Airport) stops at a seven-minute walk away from Hall 7 Palexpo.
No. 28 bus (Les Esserts - Lignon - Blandonnet - Airport - Palexpo- Jardin Botanique).
No. 53 bus (Vernier-Parfumerie - Blandonnet - Pailly-Balexert - Ferme Sarasin - Gd.-Saconnex-Place - Machéry - Colovrex) stops at three minutes from Palexpo’s main entrance. Get out at Ferme Sarasin and walk through the Sarasin parc.
No. 57 bus (ZIMEYSA Gare - Hospital La Tour - Forumeyrin - Vernier-École - Airport) stops at seven-minute walk away from Hall 7 Palexpo.
No. F (Gare Cornavin - Gd.-Saconnex-Place - Ferney - Gex) stops a five minute walk away from Palexpo’s main entrance (stop Gd-Saconnex-Place and take Sarasin way and then Sarasin park to reach Palexpo).
Avoid getting stuck in traffic jams and enjoy a comfortable, stress-free journey to the Geneva International Motor Show. Palexpo Hall 7 is just a three minute walk away from Geneva Airport railway station.
Purchase your reduced-price admission to the Motor Show (30% off adult rate) and the best public transport ticket at railway stations, ticket machines and online on www.sbb.ch/en/gims.
A number of special event trains will be running to and from Geneva Airport for visitors to the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. From January 2019 on find the connection that best suits you on www.sbb.ch/en/gims.
Parking facilities at Palexpo car park are only for exhibitors. However, over 5.600 slots during the week and some 10.000 slots on the weekend will be available for Motor Show visitors in several park decks located within 5 km radius around Palexpo (Flat rate: CHF 25.- per car). The Geneva police will manage the traffic in real time. The car parks are opened based on occupancy levels and the volume of traffic. Visitors are kindly requested to follow the “P Salon” signs.
Fees are payable for parking. Free shuttle buses run regularly between the various car parks and the Motor Show’s main entrance.
Parking facilities for disabled persons
Parking spaces for disabled people are available in the Palexpo car park P12 and the outside car park P47. The number of parking spaces for the disabled is limited and can therefore not be guaranteed. Fees are payable for parking. The shuttle bus from/to P47 is equipped for persons with reduced mobility.
For further information please contact Palexpo +41 22 761 11 11. http://www.palexpo.ch/en/access-parking
Wheel chairs (non-electrical) are available: CHF 5.- for half-day - CHF 10.- per day. For more information please address yourself at the information stand.
From neighbouring France
The parking area at Vitam (ex Macumba) is open every day. There are shuttle buses from/to the Motor Show. A fee for shuttles is payable.
Great St Bernard Tunnel
The tunnel grants a free passage, without expiration date, for the next transit to the visitors of the Motor Show. The passangers need to present at the toll both, during the return trip, both the single trip fair and the printed entry ticket to the Geneva Motor Show within 72 Hours of the departure.
This promotion is only valid for motorcylcles and cars. www.letunnel.com
www.e-covoiturage.ch: the website puts drivers and passengers travelling the same route in contact. Share your travelling costs and help the environment.
Car park P47 is reserved for coaches, buses and groups. Leave the motorway at the Ferney exit and follow signs. Daily rate: CHF 60.- Return transport of the passengers included.
Check your flight information : www.gva.ch
An information screen with the flight departures at the Palexpo Congress Centre, opposite the cloakroom.