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Zurich Travel Guide

Zurich Airports

Zurich Airport (ZRH)


The airport is situated eight miles (12km) north of Zurich.


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


Transfer 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)

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Sixt and Hertz.

Airport Taxis: 

Metered taxis are available outside Arrivals 1 and 2. The 15 minute taxi journey to Zurich costs around CHF 50. To book a taxi in advance call 0848 850 852.

Airport Facilities: 

Facilities include banks, bureaux de change, bars and restaurants, postal services, shops including duty-free, business facilities and a crèche. Facilities for disabled passengers are excellent.

Car Parking: 

There are many parking facilities at Zurich International Airport. Parking in P1, P2 and P3 in the multi-storey car park, which is connected to the terminal, costs CHF 2 for 15 minutes for the first hour and CHF 3 per hour thereafter. A short walk from the terminal is P5, which offers cheaper rates starting at CHF 5 for the first hour and CHF 2 per hour thereafter. P60 is connected to the terminal via a free shuttle service and is significantly cheaper for passengers wishing to park thei

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