Zurich Airport is the largest international airport in Switzerland. The city centre is just 13km from the airport. This is a smart modern airport with excellent onward transport connections and a good choice of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.
The most economical fares are usually with low-cost airline EasyJet. 2012 saw EasyJet operating routes from Gatwick and Luton. You will also find direct flights with British Airways and Swiss Airlines. These will be usually be more expensive than flights with EasyJet. British Airways fly direct from Heathrow. Swiss also fly direct from Heathrow. Finding an economical fare from outside London is more complicated. Swiss fly from Birmingham. Flights from other regional airports will be a lot more expensive and usually indirect. Airlines with indirect flights include Air Berlin, Germanwings, KLM, British Airways, Swiss and Air France.
Flughafen Zürich AG,
Tel: 41 0900 300 313
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The Glatttalbahn no.10 tram connects Zurich Airport with the main railway station, stopping at Glattpark, Zurich-Oerlikon, Milchbuck and Irchel. Trams run every 7 or 15 minutes. Line 12 connects the airport with Glattbrugg, Wallisellen railway station and the hub of Stettbach. Trams run every 15 minutes.
Trains connect the airport with the main Zurich train station every 10 minutes during peak periods. Journey time is just 10 minutes. Frequent onward train connections from Zurich to Berne, Basel, St. Gallen, Lucerne, Constance, Geneva, Lausanne, Zug and Lugano.
Buses run from the airport to a wide variety of towns and cities throughout Switzerland.
Winter season coaches run directly to resorts in the Swiss Alps and neighbouring countries.
Direct flights are available with EasyJet, Swiss and British Airways.