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There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by train, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zürich Flughafen S16 / ...

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Bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Zürich Airport N33 / ...

Line 10 tram  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 10 tram from Zürich, ETH/Universitätsspital to Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof 10

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 12.2 km

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 12.2 km

Towncar  •  11 min

  1. Take a town car from Zürich to Zurich Airport 12.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to taxi which costs SFr 55 - SFr 70 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich Bus Station station and arriving at Zürich Airport. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Zürich Flughafen. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 9 km. The road distance is 12.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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The train from Zürich HB to Zürich Flughafen takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 4 - SFr 7 and takes 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH).
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  • Distance: 9.4 km
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich HB to Zürich Flughafen every 10 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 10 - SFr 20 and the journey takes 13 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Bus Station to Zürich Airport once daily. Tickets cost SFr 4 - SFr 5 and the journey takes 15 min. VBZ also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 4
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Zürich HB to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
SBB GmbH
VBZ
Phone
0848 988 988
Email
contact@zvv.ch
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Tram from Zürich, ETH/Universitätsspital to Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
VBZ
Schedules at
SBB
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Zürich Airport
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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VBZ
Phone
0848 988 988
Email
contact@zvv.ch
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Bus from Zürich, ETH/Universitätsspital to Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Website
VBZ
Schedules at
SBB
Other operators
Taxi from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Zuerich taxi 24
Phone
+41 44 321 28 28
Website
zuerich-taxi24.ch
Taxizentrale Zürich
Phone
+41 44 888 88 88
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Jayride
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Zürich to Zurich Airport
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50

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Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zürich Airport station.

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Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich Flughafen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 12 km. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Zürich to Zurich Airport (ZRH).

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