Zurich

Zurich is an incredibly organized and impressive European city. It is the biggest city of Switzerland, and although it is not the capital it is a banking city and simultaneously a modern and lively city filled with cafeterias, restaurants, bars and clubs. Beyond the city’s intense night life visitors can enjoy its culture and visit the innumerable museums, galleries, churches and monuments that exist in Zurich. Moreover the city is famous for its many theaters, its impressive performances and its shows but also for its many cultural events that take place all year round. Zurich is extremely clean and safe, and has an abundance of beautiful parks for walks and relaxation among the trees and the flowers. Book a flight to Zurich and experience the beauty of the city that bustles with life, has culture and offers pleasure the visitors.

How to get there

From Greece there are direct flights to Zurich, leaving from Athens and Thessaloniki, the schedules are operated by Swiss. From other Greek cities (Heraklion, Chania, Rhodes, Corfu, Ioannina, Alexandroupolis) there are connecting flights via Athens and Thessaloniki. From Cyprus there are direct flights to Zurich only during the summer season with Swiss, there are also special offers for connecting flights with  LOT, Austrian, Lufthansa, Czech Airlines and AirMalta. The airlines that carry out flights to Zurich are Swiss and Aegean more specifically:

Athens – Zurich:

Swiss (direct flights)
Aegean (direct flights)

Austrian (via Vienna)

Czech Airlines (via Prague)

Thessaloniki – Zurich:

Swiss (direct flights)

Austrian (via Vienna)

Cyprus (Larnaca) – Zurich:

Swiss (direct flights- high season)

Austrian (via Vienna)

Air Malta (via Malta)

Jat Airways (via Bellgrade)

All the above airlines are landed at the International Airport of Zurich Kloten (more information below). When making plans for a holiday trip to Zurich it is better to make a reservation as soon as possible in order to find cheaper air tickets. Many airlines promote cheap flights and announce special air ticket offers for reservations made 1 or 2 months prior the departure.


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Zurich Airport - Kloten

Zurich’s airport has been voted as the best airport of Europe for its high specifications and the great quantity of services offered. It is located 10 kilometres outside the center of Zurich. In Zurich’s airport there is a post office, exchange offices, banks, a business centre (fax, telephone, and photocopier) and internet points. There are also cafeterias, snack bars, restaurants, shops, duty free shops as well as an entire commercial center. In Zurich’s airport there are even lockers and storage room for luggage. Moreover there is a medical center, pharmacies, conference facilities, services for people with disabilities, special areas for babies, travel agencies and of course ticket desks for air tickets. The transfer from Zurich’s airport to the city is done easily and comfortably by public transport (TVV) that has regular schedules from the airport.


Trains

There is a railway station at the airport (below terminal B) with trains that have services to the centre of the city (Hauptbahnhof) and various others central stations. Trains depart every 10 minutes and the journey to the centre of Zurich lasts 10 minutes. The ticket from the airport costs 10.80 Swiss francs, it can be used anywhere in the airport and it is valid for 24 hours. The tickets, apart from those purchased from the ticket dispensers, must be validated before embarkation. The trains operate from 05:30 to 00:00.  


Buses

There are eleven city buses that have services from the airport to the centre of Zurich and the bus stop is right next to the parking lots 2 and 3 of the airport. Their services are regular (every 10-15 minutes) and there are even some night buses.


Taxi

There are available taxis outside the airport’s terminals. The journey from the airport to the centre of Zurich lasts around 15-20 minutes and can cost from 40 to 50 Swiss Francs. If you wish to use a taxi for your transport negotiate the price before boarding the taxi.



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