Zurich Airport (ZRH)
Travel and Ground Transport

(Zurich, Switzerland)

Zurich Airport (ZRH) Travel and Transport: Aerial photoThere are a variety of different travel options for access to and from Zurich International Airport (ZRH). These include train, taxi and local and national bus services.


The bus terminal is located behind car parks 2 and 3, and can be reached via the airport's shopping centre. Eleven bus services go to Zurich centre from the airport and buses depart every 10 minutes. There are also buses to the surrounding areas including Winterthur, Zurich-Oerlikon and Glattal, while coach services operate to other Swiss towns including Geneva, Bern and Lucerne. If you are travelling to the airport from Thun, Berne or Solothurn, telephone: +41 31 985 13 13 for more details of bus services. If you are coming from Shaffhausen or Constance call: +41 52 728 08 11.

Hotel Shuttles

Many hotels in Zurich city centre offer complimentary shuttle services that operate from outside Arrivals areas 1 and 2. You should check with your hotel in advance of your arrival at the airport as to the availability of these services.


The airport train station is located under Check-in area 3 and trains depart to the city centre every 10 minutes, with a journey time of 10 minutes. You can buy a Welcome Ticket, which allows you unlimited travel to and from the airport and within Zurich City. There are also regular intercity and inter regional trains leaving from the airport. Towns served include: Berne, St Gallen, Lucerne, Basel, Lausanne and Geneva. For train information, telephone: +41 9000 300 300.

Taxi Cabs

Taxis run from outside Arrivals 1 and 2, with the journey time to Zurich approximately 15 minutes. It is also possible to book taxis in advance by telephoning Airport Taxi on: +41 84 885 08 52.


Elite Limousines run a limousine service from Zurich Airport to anywhere in Switzerland. They have a large fleet of luxury limousines including Mercedes S-Class, Audi, Bentley, four-wheel drives and minivans. They have booking desks in both Arrivals Halls 1 and 2; no advance reservation is required. For more information telephone: + 41 43 800 16 00.

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