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Zürich is located at the heart of Europe and the center of Switzerland, making it easily accessible from all directions – whether you travel by train, car, or plane. Here you can find information about Zürich Airport and Zürich Main Railway Station as well as flight and rail connections to and from Zürich.

Zürich Airport

The international Zürich Airport is situated in close proximity to Zürich and is considered one of the world’s best airports (recipient of the World Travel Award and Business Traveller Award).
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Flight to Zürich: book now

Swiss International Air Lines
Swiss International Air Lines currently flies to 48 European and 25 intercontinental destinations in 39 countries from its hub in Zürich as well as the Basel and Geneva international airports.

Air Berlin

Easy Jet

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Helvetic Airways

Flights to and from Zürich Airport
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Transfer Zürich Airport - Zürich City

The journey from the airport to the city center is just ten minutes by train (services every 15 minutes) or around 20 minutes by taxi. The taxi ranks are located directly by the exits at the Arrivals terminals 1 and 2. The trip by taxi from the airport to the center of Zürich costs around CHF 50 (EUR 35).

Hotel Shuttle Bus
The city hotel shuttle bus CHECK-IN all-ways offers services every 30 minutes (6:30am - 2pm and 5pm - 11pm) or every 60 minutes (2pm - 5pm) from Zürich Airport to Zürich City. Furthermore many hotels near to the airport and in the city offer their own courtesy bus service. These buses depart from the area in front of the Arrivals terminals 1 and 2.

The railway station at the Zürich Airport is located directly beneath the Airport Shopping area, just minutes away from Check-Ins 1-3 as well as Arrival Halls 1+2. Trains run every 10 minutes to and from the Zürich Main Station during peak traffic times (travel time 10 minutes): > Online Timetable
The trip by train from Zurich Airport to Zürich Main Railway Station costs CHF 6.60 (1 adult, one way).

Glattalbahn-Linie 10
The Glattalbahn No. 10 railway line connects Zürich Airport directly with Zürich’s Main Railway Station via Glattpark, Zürich Oerlikon, Milchbuck and Irchel. The No. 10 train runs every 7.5 minutes and every 15 minutes. The Glattalbahn station is located right next to the bus terminal and the entrance/exit of the airport buildings .> Online-Timetable


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With the ZürichCARD, you enjoy free travel with public transportation, including from the Zürich Airport to the Zürich Main Railway Station.
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Tour guides
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The tour guides from Zürich Tourism will gladly accompany you or your guests from Zürich Airport, Zürich Main Railway Station, or other locations to your destination. If you do not have your own bus, we will be happy to reserve a vehicle for you.
Price for tour guide (without bus rental): from CHF 280 / EUR 230, +41 (0) 44 215 40 88

*All prices are in Swiss Francs and correct at time of print. Prices shown in currencies other than Swiss Francs are guideline prices only and subject to exchange rate variations. All programmes and prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Train to Zürich: timetable and tickets

Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB)
With more than 327 million passengers a year, the SBB is Switzerland’s biggest travel and transport company.


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Swiss Travel System
Are you coming to Switzerland for just a few days or for as long as a whole month? With the Swiss Travel System passes, you can plan your very own individual tour on a network of more than 12,000 miles covered by trains, buses and boats.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB)
Travel by rail to Zürich from all the large cities in Germany.
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TGV Lyria
From Paris to Zürich in only four hours, thanks to the high-speed rail network.
> Online booking and timetable TGV Lyria

Rail Europe
European routes & Trains
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City Night Line (Night trains)
Travel stress-free and comfortably from many European cities to Zürich with the City Night Line trains.
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Österreichische Bundesbahnen (ÖBB)

  • ÖBB railjet: The ÖBB railjet transports you 6 times a day quickly and comfortably from Austria to Switzerland. Treat yourself to Business Class and enjoy the lovely panorama views of Switzerland! You can also travel very reasonably on railjet with SparSchiene tickets starting at just EUR 29.
  • ÖBB SparSchiene: With the extremely reasonable SparSchiene offers from ÖBB, you can travel from Austria to Switzerland from just EUR 29. For shorter routes (e.g. Innsbruck-Zürich), there are tickets available from just EUR 19. Attractive SparSchiene offers are also available for first class and connecting journeys.

> Online booking ÖBB

Zürich Main Railway Station

More than 1,900 trains halt at Zürich’s centrally located main railway station every day. Direct and frequent services to all the large Swiss cities and major European metropolises enable passengers to reach their destinations quickly, easily and in comfort.

The Tourist Service from Zürich Tourism is also located right at the Zürich Main Railway Station.
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Route Planner

Zürich can be reached in a very short time from the largest Swiss cities and bordering countries thanks to the well-developed Swiss national road system. Find the best and fastest way to Zürich with the > Google Maps route planner.