The home of many global watch brands such as Rolax, it is no surprise that the Swiss are very particular as a culture when it comes to being on time. All trains are ALWAYS on time (London take note). Normally the conductors gets ready to close the doors about 40 seconds before departure, and as kind as the Swiss people are the train drivers don't wait for anyone- they leave on time. One can easily travel with ease within Geneva. The airport is less than 10 minutes away by train from the city centre, and around a 10 to 15 minute drive. In fact it’s so close that on a clear day you can easily see the Geneva Fountain from the place as you are landing or taking off. Geneva's superb bus and tram network is operated by Transports Publics Genevois. The public transport is clean and safe (and of course as I mentioned, Punctual!).
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