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Flights to Zurich

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Last minute flights to Zurich

Departure Sat, 14 Dec Return Wed, 18 Dec
SEN London
ZRH Zurich
return from £61
Departure Tue, 10 Dec Return Tue, 17 Dec
LTN London
ZRH Zurich
return from £58
Departure Tue, 10 Dec Return Tue, 17 Dec
MAN Manchester
BSL Basel-Mulhouse
return from £50
Departure Wed, 18 Dec Return Wed, 25 Dec
BHX Birmingham
ZRH Zurich
return from £155
Popular flight routes to Zurich
London - Zurich
return from £55
Birmingham - Zurich
return from £188
Dublin - Basel-Mulhouse
return from £91
Newcastle - Zurich
return from £167

Trips to Zurich

Zurich travel

Zurich is a haven for art lovers, a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and a treasure trove for history buffs. It is a city that combines the old and the new, evidenced in its architecture, transport system and way of life. Zurich has a rich history boasting of links with the prehistoric age, Roman and French Empires. The city was originally used to supervise trade that was passing through the Alps. A lucrative finance and banking sector emerged making Zurich today an affluent city and a popular travel destination. It is not difficult to understand why there are many flights to Zurich as it is a renowned spot for both business and pleasure trips. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Zurich!

Things to do and places to see in Zurich

Visitors to Zurich will find many things to see and do in the city from museums and art galleries to restaurants and shops. The only drawback is there might not be enough time to fit everything in one visit. Explore historic landmarks, admire modern buildings or trawl boutiques and shops. Rave about the natural beauty of the city or gape at breath-taking mountains and enjoy stunning views. Passengers on cheap flights to Zurich are going to enjoy everything the city has to offer from modern landmarks to historic sites.

When visiting Zurich, be sure to:

  • Explore a few of the more than 100 art galleries in the city such as the Kunsthaus Zurich
  • Admire the 11th century Fraumunster Church with its lovely Chagall windows
  • Explore the grounds and exhibits at the Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich
  • Look at the iconic 12th century Grossmunster Cathedral
  • Relax at Lake Zurich and enjoy outdoor activities such as walking and sailing
  • Trace the history of the city at the Swiss National Museum
  • Check out Lindenhof in the Old Town with its parks, castle and historic landmarks
  • Browse through the shops at Bahnhofstrasse for some retail therapy
  • Indulge in Swiss cuisine and try one of the many restaurants
  • Cycle or hike along the Sihl river
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Zurich airports

Zurich Airport or Kloten Airport is the main airport that serves the city of Zurich. It is also the largest international airport in the country. Travellers who book trips to Zurich will arrive in one of the three terminals (A, B and E). The modern airport has duty-free shops, restaurants, parking, car rental, bank, travel agencies, business centres and passenger lounges. Zurich Airport moves an average of 72,000 passengers per day flying to 169 destinations.

  • Zurich Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers that serve Zurich Airport are the following: Swiss International Air Lines, Air Berlin and Lufthansa.

    Location

    Zurich Airport is located 13km north of the city.

    Transport options

    There is a covered bus terminal at the airport with 16 bus routes serving the city. The Glattalbahn tram service is the fastest and least expensive way to move around Zurich with connections from the airport to the central railway station. Special buses are also available to accommodate travellers going to winter sports destinations. Taxis, shuttles, car hire and limousines are other ways of connecting from the airport to the city. Travel time using the motorway is roughly ten minutes depending on the traffic condition.

FAQ's about Zurich

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Zurich?
The top month to book flights to Zurich is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Zurich flights is August. In third place: September. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Zurich, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Zurich?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Zurich is... August. The next best month to travel to Zurich is July. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to Zurich. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Zurich is March.
🕑 How long before a flight to Zurich should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Zurich, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Zurich departing from over 27 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Zurich at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Zurich’s airport?
Zurich is served by 20 airport[s]. Zurich Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 27 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Zurich’s airport from the city centre?
Zurich’s airport Zurich Airport is located 6 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Zurich’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 3.25 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Zurich Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Zurich centre is around 5.42 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Zurich. Pick your preferred car type and get from Zurich Airport to Zurich city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Zurich city centre?
There are many ways to get from Zurich Airport to central Zurich:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Zurich Airport to Zurich city centre when driving is 20 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Zurich city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 36 mins
By Commuter train
Commuting from Zurich Airport to central Zurich by Commuter train takes around 38 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Zurich?
If you are going to Zurich, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 19.37 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 77.47 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 10.93 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 5.09 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 4.65 GBP
  • - Coffee: 3.88 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 3.21 GBP
  • - Water: 2.58 GBP

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