Zurich Airport Guide
- Full name: Zurich Airport
- Location: The airport is situated eight miles (12km) north of Zurich.
- Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +41 43 816 2211.
- Transfer 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.
- Car rental:
Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Sixt and Hertz.
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.
There are extensive parking facilities at Zurich International Airport, with more distant parking lots (which tend to be cheaper) connected to the terminal building by free shuttles. Prices range depending on the parking lot. Pick-up and drop-off zones are situated along the access road in front of the arrivals and departures sections, but there is a small charge for using even these areas. Parking can be reserved in advance online.
- Departure tax: None.
- Website: www.zurich-airport.com