Zurich, Switzerland Airport Information
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
The largest international airport in Switzerland, Zurich Airport connects travelers with nearly 200 destinations worldwide via approximately 70 airlines, as well as features fantastic public transportation connections. Travelers can get to the city in just 10 minutes thanks to the airport's hundreds of daily train, bus, and tram connections. Zurich Airport features a host of shopping and dining options, as well as observation decks that allow travelers to even watch pilots in the cockpit via multimedia binoculars.
Zurich, Switzerland Ground Transportation
Zurich Transport Network (ZVV)
Zurich is known to have one of the best public transportation systems in the world, and the Zurich Transport Network (ZVV) serves as the tariff and transportation network for local public transport, as well as transport in neighboring regions. ZVV offers train, bus, boat, and tram travel; in the city, travelers can find a bus or tram stop at intervals of around 300 meters. The ZurichCARD makes travel easy, as it offers unlimited travel by tram, bus, rail, boat and cable car throughout Zurich and its surrounding area; it even includes travel between Zurich Airport and the city, an excursion up the Uetliberg (Zurich's local mountain), and boat rides on Lake Zurich and the River Limmat.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB)
Serving as Switzerland's national railway company, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) carries more than 300 million passengers each year, as well as links Switzerland to the European high-speed network. SBB operates 9,000 passenger trains each day on its 3,000-kilometer route network.
Zurich Airport offers rental car counters for Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar Thrifty, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt, located in its Airport Center (Level 1).
Visitors traveling from the Zurich Airport to the city center should expect to pay approximately CHF 70 in taxi fare.