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Airports in Zurich

Zurich Airport (ZRH)

Overview

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 within Switzerland.

Location

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 Arrivals and trains leave 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. Taxis outside of arrivals terminals 1 and 2 cost US$44 for the 20 minute ride to the city centre (Tel: 0848 850 852). Hotel shuttle buses and a variety of public bus services extend across various routes.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between April and October).

Contacts

Tel: +41 43 816 2211.

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Zurich Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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