8058 Zürich-Flughafen, Switzerland
IATA airport code: ZRH
Also known as Zurich Kloten Airport.
Where is Zurich Airport?
The best airport in Europe (winner World Travel Awards 2016) is located north of the largest city in Switzerland. The terminal of Zurich Airport lies in the municipality of Kloten, hence the name Zurich Kloten Airport. Zurich has 390,000 inhabitants and is the economic centre of the country. The A51 motorway is nearby the airport. Terminal A (gates A), Terminal B (gates B and D) and Terminal E (gates E) can be reached via exit 6 from the south and exit 7 from the north. Terminal E is linked to the main airport building by the Skymetro, an automated underground people mover.
What is the distance from Zurich Airport to the centre of Zurich?
Via the A51 and A1L motorways it is a short drive from the airport to the centre of Zurich. The distance between the two places is 12 kilometres, by car it will take 17 minutes.
Which airlines fly to and from Zurich Airport?
- Air France
- British Airways
- Aer Lingus
How to get from Zurich Airport to Zurich?
Public transport – Train and S-Bahn (Zurich)
Zurich Airport has its own railway station. From there you can catch the train (EC, IC, ICN and IR) and S-Bahn (S2 and S16) heading to Zurich Hauptbahnhof among other destinations. Every few minutes you will have a travel option, however in the early morning and late evening there are less travel options. A journey from the airport to the main railway station of Zurich takes 11 minutes on average. Tickets are available from the ticket counters and ticket machines at Zurich Kloten Airport, a ticket for a single journey costs 6.60 CHF for adults and 3.30 CHF for children from 6 to 16 years (Einzelbillett 3 Zonen: 110, 121). Tickets are valid on all means of public transport for the length of 60 minutes, changing inside the city’s borders is allowed. Children up to 5 years travel free when accompanied by an adult. Locations north of Zurich are better accessible by the Glattalbahn tram service, tram no. 10 runs to Zurich Bahnhofplatz via Glattpark Opfikon, Oerlikon and Irchel, tram no. 12 runs to Bahnhof Stettbach via Glattbrugg Opfikon and Wallisellen. The price for the tram is also 6.60 CHF or 3.30 CHF. Please consult timetables train and S-Bahn Zurich Airport for more information.
How much is the taxi fare to and from Zurich?
Taxis are waiting for travellers at the taxi ranks in front of Arrivals 1 and 2. The price for a taxi to the city centre is around 70 Swiss francs (64 euro). Make a taxi reservation Zurich Airport through TaxiTender, an online booking platform for reliable and reasonable priced airport transfers.
What car rental companies are present at Zurich Airport?
The following nine car rental companies can be found in the Airport Center of Zurich Airport: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar Thrifty, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt. The car rental desk are open daily, from 06:00 to 23:30. Compare prices of well-known car rental companies and local suppliers at Zurich Airport through EasyTerra Car Rental, save time and book online.
What are the car parking prices at Zurich Airport?
The airport offers both indoor and outdoor parking spaces. P1, P2, P3 and P6 are parking garages, whereas P60 is a car park further away from the airport. Multi-storey car parks P1 (Check-in 1 and Arrival 1), P2 (Check-in 2 and Arrival 2) and P3 (Check-in 3) are directly linked to the main airport building. Parking P60 is the cheapest, from here you can walk to the entrance or take the bus from bus stop ‘Werft’. Parking on P60 is only possible if you make an online reservation through the official website beforehand. Vehicles taller than 2 metres can only be parked on P38 and P60. Please check out the full list of parking prices Zurich Airport.
|Parking prices||P1, P2 and P3||P6||P60|
|60 minutes||6 CHF||6 CHF||5 CHF|
|1 day||48 CHF||48 CHF||31 CHF|
|2 days||84 CHF||84 CHF||57 CHF|
|3 days||110 CHF||110 CHF||75 CHF|
|1 week||214 CHF||182 CHF||107 CHF|
|2 weeks||340 CHF||308 CHF||163 CHF|
|3 weeks||466 CHF||434 CHF||219 CHF|
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