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Departure Tue, 25 Jun Return Tue, 02 Jul
MAN Manchester
ZRH Zurich
return from £138
Departure Tue, 02 Jul Return Mon, 15 Jul
MAN Manchester
ZRH Zurich
return from £157
Departure Wed, 12 Jun Return Thu, 13 Jun
BHX Birmingham
ZRH Zurich
return from £139
Departure Tue, 02 Jul Return Thu, 11 Jul
BHX Birmingham
ZRH Zurich
return from £145
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.28 CHF
British Pound Sterling Swiss Franc
1 CHF = 0.79 GBP
Last checked on 20 June 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
13%

Trains are 13% more expensive in Zurich than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.8
Zurich
£3.16
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
65%

The average meal is 65% more expensive in Zurich than in Manchester.

Manchester
£12
Zurich
£19.77
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
125%

Taxis are 125% more expensive in Zurich than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.55
Zurich
£5.73
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
48%

Coffee is 48% more expensive in Zurich than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.66
Zurich
£3.93
( Manchester airports
  • ? Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ? Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ? Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
) Zurich airports
  • ? Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ? Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
L Distance: 634 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Zurich

How long is the flight from Manchester to Zurich?

The flight time between Manchester and Zurich is approximately one hour and 55 minutes. The flight path travels south over the UK and east across continental Europe before landing in Switzerland.

What documentation do I need to fly to Zurich from Manchester?

Passengers travelling on flights from Machester to airports in Switzerland must carry a passport which is valid for the duration of their trip.

Is there a time change from Manchester to Zurich?

Zurich, Switzerland operates on Central European Time. CET is one hour ahead of the United Kingdom.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Zurich?

Zurich can be significantly colder than the UK in the winter, and snowfall is common. Waterproof boots are advised as is a warm down feather coat between November and March. Summers are pleasant but showers are not uncommon and a light waterproof jacket or an umbrella is a Zurich essential.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Zurich?

Multiple airlines operate flights between Manchester and Zurich. Both direct and connecting services are available.

  • Swiss International Airlines, also known simply Swiss Airlines, it is the national carrier of Switzerland
  • British Airways, the UK flagship carrier, with a hub at Machester airport among others
  • KLM, the largest and national carrier of the Netherlands based in Amsterdam
  • Eurowings, a German low-cost airline with its headquarters in the city of Düsseldorf
  • Air France, the flagship carrier and largest airline of France

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Zurich

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When are the best times to fly from Manchester to Zurich

  • Zurich in June experiences largely clement weather with temperatures averaging 18°C. June is also quieter than the succeeding months when summer visitors flock to the city.
  • September sees the summer crowds depart but delightfully warm weather remain. Visitors can enjoy the city's attractions and make the most of the end of summer without paying premium peak travel time prices.
  • Zurich is transformed into a winter wonderland in December. This is an excellent time for a city break full of shopping and enjoying festive drinks in cafes and Christmas markets.

Airports in Manchester

Manchester has one airport located south of the city centre.

Useful information about Manchester International Airport (MAN)

The airport is located 7.5 miles from the centre of town and is well-connected to the city centre via a range of transport options.

How to get to the airport:

  • By car/taxi — the M56 motorway serves the airport and the drive from the centre of town takes between 20 and 30 minutes. Always leave time for traffic.
  • By train — the train from Picadilly Station to the airport's dedicated station takes just 15 minutes.
  • By tram — roughly one hour from the city centre and terminates at Manchester Airport. Trams can be taken from Victoria, St Peter's Gardens, and Deansgate stations, among others.

Services: free Wi-Fi, VAT refunds, lounges, ATMs, money exchange, shopping, bars, and restaurants.

Airports in Zurich

Zurich is served by one international airport, Zurich Airport, which is also known as Kloten Airport.

Useful information about Zurich Airport (ZRH)

The airport is situated eight miles north of the city.

How to get from Zurich Airport to the city:

  • By train — trains depart from the station located directly under the airport and take just 10 to 15 minutes to reach the city centre. Up to 15 trains an hour operate the route. There are also services connecting the airport to town and cities across Switzerland.
  • By tram — route 10 tram departs from outside the terminal building, serving the city's central station in about 35 minutes.
  • By car/taxi — journey by the A51 motorway takes around 30 minutes depending on the traffic.

Services: bars, restaurants, extensive shopping, free Wi-Fi, family services, showers, travel agencies, smoking lounges, and VIP areas.

What to do and visit in Zurich

  • Learn about the country's history at the National Museum of Switzerland.
  • Take a picture outside the historic Fraumünster Church.
  • Take a stroll under around the picturesque Old Town.
  • Visit a thermal spa for some rest and rehabilitation.
  • Explore the alternative Frau Gerolds Garten's summer and winter restaurants and terraces.
  • Sample the excellent beer and cuisine, like spätzle, raclette, and fondue, at local restaurants.
  • Catch a performance at the Zurich Opera House.
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Emanuel Gloor
Date 2017-08-30 Age 51-70

perfectly fine

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Date 2019-02-06 Age 51-70 City Manchester UK

Large modern airport. I required assistance from check-in to the gate. The waiting areas for assistance are not that close to shops or restaurants so didn't get access to either.

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