|Address||Zürich-Flughafen, Zurich, 8058, Switzerland|
|Telephone||+41 43 816 2211|
|Number of terminals||1|
|Time zone||GMT Central European Time: GMT/UTC +1 (GMT/UTC +2 from March 30 to October 26, 2014)|
|Location||Zurich Airport is located 13 km (8 miles) north of Zurich.|
|Transfer between terminals||A free shuttle train links the Gates E satellite building with the main airport complex.|
|Driving directions||From central Zurich, take route L1 to the northbound E60/E41, turning shortly thereafter onto the A51 toll road, which leads directly past the airport site.|
|Car rental||Car rental companies including Avis, Budget, Dollar Thrifty, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt have desks in the Airport Center, on level 1.|
|Public transport and taxis||Bus: The bus terminal is located next to the P2 parking lot; several regular bus lines (tel: +41 848 988 988; www.zvv.ch) serve regional towns and villages.|
Coach: A coach network connects Zurich Airport to destinations all over Switzerland, including major ski resorts.
Taxi: Taxis (tel: +41 848 850 852) are located outside the arrivals areas (travel time: 20 minutes; fare: from CHF70).
Rail: Zurich Airport has a Swiss Federal Railways station (tel: +41 900 300 300; www.sbb.ch) located under the Gates B area, with trains to central Zurich (travel time: 10 minutes) and many destinations across Switzerland. Ticket machines are located in the customs halls.
Tram: Glattalbahn tram 10 (tel: +41 44 809 5600; www.vbg.ch) operates between Zurich Central Station and Zurich Airport, although this route is slower than by rail (travel time: 40 minutes).
|Car parking||There are three multistory parking decks (P1, P2, and P3) directly connected to the terminal and a further short-term parking lot (P6) is a short distance away. Parking lot P5, also located near the terminal building, offers short- and long-term options. The open-air P60 parking lot provides remote long-term parking and is linked to Zurich Airport by bus. Valet parking is offered by a number of companies including Airport Parking (tel: +41 900 000 110).|
|Information and help desks||The Service Center is the main point of contact for all inquiries. Information desks are located in the arrivals halls, at parking lot 2, and in check-in area 2. FASTpoint terminals, located throughout the airport, provide airport maps, information on shops and restaurants, and flight and train schedules, as well as a range of other services.|
|Airport Facilities||Money: There are banks, which also provide bureau de change services, at various points within the airport complex. Separate bureaux de change kiosks are also available.|
Communications: There is a post office and nine FASTpoint terminals providing telephone, fax, and photocopying facilities. Paid wireless Internet hotspots are available at several locations throughout the terminal; these provide free access for the first 60 minutes of use. In addition, visitors can use wired Internet stations at various points in the complex; the first hour is free of charge at these points.
Food: A good selection of restaurants, coffee shops, snack bars, and takeout facilities is available in the pre- and post-security areas. Among these are a Swiss chalet-style restaurant and a sports bar in the departures area, and Italian restaurants and eateries serving Asian cuisine in the public area.
Shopping: There is a large selection of shops at Zurich Airport, including duty-free outlets. The Airport Shopping Center, one level above check-in area 3, has some good places to browse; extensive shopping choices can be found landside, including fashion boutiques, newsstands, and gift shops.
Luggage: There is a lost property office in arrivals hall 1 (tel: +41 900 571 015). A porter service (tel: +41 763 568 585) is available to assist passengers with their luggage, while trolleys can be used free of charge. There is a left-luggage desk and lockers to stow baggage in Arrivals.
Other facilities: Other available facilities at Zurich Airport include a medical and dental center, pharmacies, prayer rooms, and nurseries. Bicycle and stroller rental is available, while showers are available both pre- and post-security.
|Conference and business facilities||Fax and photocopy facilities are available in the service center on the first floor of the P2 car park. There are currently no conference facilities at Zurich International Airport but several local hotels, including the on-site Radisson Blu Zurich Airport Hotel (tel: +41 44 800 4040; www.radisson.com), offer meeting rooms. A number of lounges in Zurich Airport are available for first- and business-class passengers, as well as customers of particular airlines or holders of lounge-access cards.|
|Disabled facilities||Facilities for the disabled include accessible toilets and telephone booths, ramps, and lifts. There are special assistance desks in the departure halls for travelers with specific needs; passengers using this service should report no later than 90 minutes before departures. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should also inform their airline prior to travel. Designated parking spaces are available in parking lots P1, P2, and P3; passengers who have pre-registered and received a permit can park on the curb opposite the terminal.|
|Airport hotels||The one on-site hotel at Zurich Airport is directly linked to the terminal building. A number of other hotels can be found nearby, many of which offer shuttle services.|
NH Zurich Airport
Located in the Glattbrugg business district, close to Zurich Airport, the mid-range NH hotel is linked to the terminals via a free shuttle bus service. Guests here can make use of the parking facilities, unwind in the sauna, or conduct business in the on-site function rooms.
8152 Glattbrugg, Schaffhauserstrasse 101
Tel: +41 44 808 5000.
Radisson Blu Zurich Airport Hotel
Directly linked to the terminal building, the Radisson Blu offers a range of meeting, dining, and fitness facilities. The hotel is also convenient for the railway station, giving easy access to the city center.
8058 Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Tel: +41 44 800 4040.
Mövenpick Hotel Zürich-Airport
Boasting three restaurants and a terrace bar, the 333-room Mövenpick Hotel Zurich-Airport is a good option for those staying on business, with its extensive meeting space. Located close to Zurich Airport, the hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service to/from the terminal for its guests.
Walter Mittelholzerstrasse 8
8152 Zurich-Glattbrugg, Switzerland
Tel: +41 44 808 8888.
Hilton Zurich Airport
Hilton Zurich Airport is five minutes by complimentary shuttle bus from Zurich Airport. The hotel has a business center and a range of fitness and recreation activities, including an activity trail and bicycle rental.
8152 Opfikon-Glattbrugg, Switzerland
Tel: +41 44 828 5050.
|Full airport name||Zurich Airport|
|State or province||Switzerland|