Zurich Airport

The best in Europe

For years it has been known as "Europe's Leading Airport". Nowhere else do departing passengers, transiting passengers and home-coming passengers feel more comfortable than here. Zurich is also the home of SWISS.

  • Location and getting here

    Zurich Airport Location

    Zurich airport is only 11 minutes by train from the city centre. It is easy to get here by rail or car. Zurich is the commercial centre of the country. Switzerland's biggest city is also the perfect starting point for trips into the Swiss mountains.

  • An interesting and entertaining stay

    Zurich Airport

    Zurich airport is a manageable size, which means transfer times and routes are short. It will take you a maximum of 30 minutes1 to get from the check-in desk to the gate. And yet passengers and guests find that the attractive, ultra modern infrastructure here is an important hub in international air traffic.

  • There are over 80 shops for you in the Airside Center. Seven days a week, until 9 p.m. (groceries until 11 p.m.). A fast Internet and wifi service is available all over the airport, which you are welcome to use for an hour free of charge.

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  • Business Bus

    SWISS Business passengers on short haul flights that land on the apron will be collected by a separate bus. The Business Bus goes straight to the gate with no waiting times.

  • Transit in Zurich

    Transit in Zurich

    Changing flights is quick and efficient at Zurich thanks to the short transfer times and direct routes. For longer stays, the transit area has shops, restaurants, showers and lounges.

Transit information

Enjoy your stop in Zurich - however short it is. You will find comfortable lounges, showers and day rooms as well as numerous shops and restaurants in the transit area.

Quick changes

Zurich airport has received the World Travel Award as "Europe's Leading Airport" for the ninth time in succession. Changing flights at Zurich is easier and more straightforward than anywhere else. It has the shortest routes between terminals. Dock E is just three minutes by Skymetro.

From Gate E to From Gate A/B to From Gate D to
Gates A01-86
From Gate E to
25-30 Minutes1
From Gate A/B to
10-15 Minutes1
From Gate D to
15-20 Minutes1
Gates B01-10
From Gate E to
25-30 Minutes1
From Gate A/B to
10-15 Minutes1
From Gate D to
10-15 Minutes1
Gates B31-43
From Gate E to
20-25 Minutes1
From Gate A/B to
10-15 Minutes1
From Gate D to
10-15 Minutes1
Gates E16-67
From Gate E to
10-15 Minutes1
From Gate A/B to
15-20 Minutes1
From Gate D to
15-20 Minutes1
Gates D31-58
From Gate E to
15-20 Minutes1
From Gate A/B to
15-20 Minutes1
From Gate D to
5-10 Minutes1
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  • Transfer desks

    Transfer desks

    There are two transfer desks to ensure that transiting passengers change flights with ease. The desks are in Terminals A and E at Zurich airport.

For longer stays

Enjoy the time in the transit area. You won't be bored here, no matter how long you have to wait. In the passenger area of the Airside Centre, you can stroll through 62 shops, including 12 Duty Free shops, restaurants, snack bars and cafés. There are comfortable lounges in Terminals A and D for status customers, Business and First passengers.

In Transit D you will find modern showers, relaxation rooms and quiet areaswhere you can freshen up or rest after a long flight. If you have a longer wait before your connecting flight, why not take the opportunity to explore Zurich? It's only ten minutes by train to the middle of the city.