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Cheap Flights to Zurich

Cheap Flights to Zürich Airport (ZRH)

Zürich Airport is the biggest international airport in Switzerland. Sometimes called Kloten Airport, it's the home of Swiss International Airlines and serves many other domestic and international flights each day. With its three terminals, this airport offers flights to 62 countries and 196 destinations around the world. So, chances are, they'll take you anywhere you want to go! If you're planning a Switzerland trip, you can find cheap flights to Zürich using Skyscanner.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Zürich

Zürich is a lovely city to visit year-round. Spring and summer are peak tourism seasons, since cafés open up their patios, the outdoor festivals begin, and lakes and rivers are warm enough to bathe in. The weather in winter is chilly, but there's a famous Christmas market (Christkindlmarkt) during December. It's also an excellent time to cozy up in local establishments, enjoying mulled wine and a hot meal. The cheapest time to book flights to Zürich is in October, followed by May and June. Use Skyscanner's Price Alert to stay updated on the best airfare deals. 

Airlines That Fly to Zürich Airport

Many domestic and international airlines fly out of Zürich Airport, including:

  • Aerofloat
  • Air Berlin
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Delta Air Lines
  • EasyJet
  • Edelweiss Air
  • Emirates
  • Eurowings
  • KLM
  • Korean Air
  • Lufthansa
  • Niki
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • Thai Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Vueling

What to Expect When Arriving at Zürich Airport

Zürich Airport is located 13 km to the north of the city's heart, in a Swiss municipality called Kloten. Getting into central Zürich is easiest by train. It's a 12-minute ride into the city, and trains run frequently. The train station is situated beneath Airport Centre. A 2nd class fare costs 6.60 Swiss francs ($8.90 CAD). You can also take the tram system. The tram stop is located on Level 1 within the airport's shopping mall. You'll be riding the pink line (No. 10) into downtown, which takes around 40 minutes. There are also taxis waiting outside the airport, and on-site car rental is available inside the terminal complex.

Airport Facilities

Despite having three terminals, the Zürich airport is a small place by international standards. It's known for its efficiency, delicious dining options, and excellent shopping. So, once you breeze through security, take your time to browse around. Zürich Airport offers an amazing assortment of amenities. There are observation decks, a mini airport for kids to play in, many airline lounges, plus even showers available if you need to freshen up. Several banks offer ATMs and currency exchange counters too. The airport also allows passengers up to two hours of free Wifi.

What to see and do in Zürich

As Switzerland's largest city, Zürich is a sophisticated metropolis of culture, history, and the arts. With more nightclubs per capita than anywhere in Europe, you know you're in for a fun time. If dancing till dawn isn't for you, check out the traditional Swiss restaurants and chocolatiers. Visit the Old Town to get a taste of Zürich's history. Located by the water, there are many beautiful churches (Grossmüster and Fraumüster), superb museums (Landesmuseum), canals, gardens, and other interesting sites to see. The city is also a great place to ski, skate, bike, and wander around at your leisure. If you're looking to stay awhile, you can discover the best hotels in Zürich using Skyscanner.

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