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Zurich Airport

Switzerland's intercontinental air hub is a favourite of shoppers and plane-spotters alike. More than 23 million passengers pass through stylishly revamped Zurich Airport each year. Central Zurich is only 12 km (8 miles) away, a 10-minute train ride.

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Distance from city centre

12 km (8 miles) north of Zurich.

Airport parking

The airport has multi-storey covered car parks and valet parking. The  car park P5 is a five-minute walk away, and the cheapest, P60, is a 10-minute walk or a free shuttle-bus ride from the terminal. Rates run from 15 minutes to multiple hours and days. Pay stations take Swiss francs, euros and credit cards.

Specific airport features

If you're busy shopping landside and flying from Gate E, allow at least 25 minutes to travel through the airport to reach your gate.

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Specific airport features

If you're busy shopping landside and flying from Gate E, allow at least 25 minutes to travel through the airport to reach your gate.

Airport transfer

Amsterdam -Schiphol

Paris -Charles de Gaulle


KLM operates from check-in 2, with flights bound for Dutch destinations. Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol to connect with long-haul and pan-European flights.

These are useful guidelines only – always check in advance to find out which gate your flight departs from. 

Transport between terminals

The check-in areas are connected internally on three levels, with three gates and two arrivals halls. Walkways link Gates A and B (allow 15 to 20 minutes for transfer). The free Skymetro light-rail shuttle runs to Gate E (allow 25 minutes to transfer from A to E).

Check-in 1

Most airlines flying from check-in 1 fly to Europe. Some also fly to long-haul destinations.

Check-in 2

The majority of airlines use check-in 2. Flights are bound for European and long-haul destinations.

Check-in 3

On the level between the train and bus stations, check-in 3 serves flights for both European and long-haul destinations.

Number of terminals

Zurich Airport has one terminal with three check-in areas.

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