Airports in Zurich
Situated in the Kluton district on the outskirts of Zurich, the Zurich Airport is a short ride to the city centre and is well connected to other major cities across Switzerland. The airport offers plenty of tempting shopping options, ranging from luxurious Swiss chocolate to popular timepieces and watches. The airport also has a wide selection of restaurants, bars and airline lounges.
Not only are services to and from Zurich Airport run promptly
and with meticulous attention to detail, but there are also great
opportunities for passengers to stretch their legs and occupy
themselves while at the airport. Zurich International Airport
offers easy access to Swiss ski resorts where holidaymakers can
enjoy the great mountain scenery of the Alps and other ranges
The airport is situated eight miles (12km) north of Zurich.
Getting to the city
Swiss Rail (SBB) provides fast and efficient transport to the city centre. The station is located below the Arrivals Hall and trains leave roughly every 10 minutes for Zurich and other destinations; travel time is ten minutes and fares are determined on the type of pass and the number of city zones crossed. The Glattalbahn tram line services other nearby cities and the outskirts of Zurich. Hotel shuttle buses and a variety of public bus services extend across various routes. The airport is very well serviced by public transport.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +41 43 816 2211.
Zurich Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
Become our Zurich Travel Expert
We are looking for contributors for our Zurich travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Zurich or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.