How to Get from Zurich City Center to Other Destinations
Zurich, one of the cities with the highest quality of life, lies at the center of Switzerland and attracts guests from all over the world. Visitors usually search for information how to get to the airport, also known as Kloten, which is located 10 km north of the downtown.
Taxi from Zurich
Taxi in the city center is easy to be hailed, moreover, there are several taxi stands. However, it is more popular to call a taxi on the phone, they arrive in 5-10 minutes. The fare of a taxi from Zurich to the airport is about 70 CHF (59 euros). In case you have a lot of luggage, be prepared for an extra fee.
Transfer from Zurich
More and more people book transfers in advance instead of searching for a taxi or bus stop at the last moment. The Kiwitaxi transfer company will provide you with the reliable cab service. A transfer trip to the air hub in an economy class car will cost you 68 euros. If you travel with a big company, you can choose a minibus, for instance, a minibus for 10 people will cost you 195 euros. We also provide transfers to the popular ski resorts near Zurich.
On our website, you can also book transfers to Geneva, Stuttgart (Germany), Strasbourg (France), and many other cities. Do not hesitate to ask any questions, our consultants are always ready to help you.
Public transport from Zurich
If you do not like spending a lot of money while traveling, public transport is the best option for you, but keep in mind that it does not operate at night. A train, which runs every 5-10 minutes, is the fastest type of transportation. It takes only 15 minutes to get from Zurich Main Railway Station, which is near the National Museum and the Old Town, to the air hub. You might prefer a streetcar (Line 10), the ride will take about 35 minutes. Tickets, both for a train and a streetcar, cost around 7 CHF (6 euros), however, if you have obtained the Zurich Card, the public transport will be free for you.
The Shuttle Bus runs every hour and costs around 25 CHF (21 euros). The ticket can be bought online or at your hotel’s reception, ask the staff about reservation in advance.
St. Peter’s Church, located in the Old Town, has the largest tower clock face in Europe, as the dial has a diameter of 8.64 m. From the Middle Ages to the 20th century, the 64 m church tower was used as a fire lookout point. Another famous tower is one of the Fraumünster Church. It is said that these churches were built by Charlemagne on the place of city saints’ graves.