Travel to Zurich by Car

Travelling to Zurich by car is easy thanks to a well-developed network of roads.

Thanks to Switzerland's well-developed national road network, Zurich is easily reached from other large Swiss cities and neighboring countries in a short time.

The speed limit on Swiss motorways is 120km/h, and that of urban motorways between 60 and 100 km/h. There is a toll to pay for the use of most motorways. The motorway toll, Vignette, comes in the form of a badge and costs CHF 40 per year and vehicle. The motorway Vignette is available for purchase at post offices, petrol stations and TCS offices (Touring Club Switzerland). 

Distance to Zurich

City Distance City Distance
Basel 83 km (52 miles) Frankfurt 407 km (253 miles)
Bern 123 km (77 miles) Stuttgart 218 km (135 miles)
Luzern 53 km (33 miles) Paris 606 km (377 miles)
Genf 277 km (172 miles) Milano 280 km (174 miles)
Travel Information
Collect your rental car directly at Zurich Airport on arrival.
Getting around
White parking places, blue parking places, park-houses and parking permission – Zurich's parking rules are very restrictive, so to avoid being fined it's important to stick to the rules.
Travel Information
Are you traveling to Zurich by car? Here you can find some useful information about Swiss traffic regulations.
Round trip by car
The Grand Tour of Switzerland leads past cultural and scenic gems. A perfect road trip to discover Switzerland by car.

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