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Zurich Airport Transfer Guide

Being the largest international airport in Switzerland, Zurich Airport (also known as Kloten Airport) is the perfect place to arrive if you are planning a ski holiday. Alps2Alps are ready to pick you up from Zurich Airport and take you to your desired ski resort for the perfect ski vacation with comfort and ease. Here’s everything you need to know about a Zurich Airport transfer and surrounding ski resorts.


Airport Location

Zurich Airport is located only 13 km north of Zurich city center, and the city centre is a must visit if you have some free time - the city is among world’s largest financial centers, yet still rich with culture including many museums and art galleries to enjoy.



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Closest Ski Resorts to Zurich Airport

Zurich Airport is only 2-3 hour drive to plenty of world-class ski resorts for every taste and skiing level. There are many ski resorts that are attainable via Zurich airport transfers. Below are some of the most popular ski resorts close to Zurich Airport and their transfer times. Please note transfer times are approximate, weather and traffic conditions can have a significant impact to transfer times. :

 

  • Andermatt (Switzerland) - 126 km/ 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Arlberg (Austria) - 200 km/ 3 hours 50 minutes
  • Arosa (Switzerland) - 153 km/ 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Davos (Switzerland) - 153 km/ 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Engelberg (Switzerland) - 101 km/ 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Flims (Switzerland) - 153 km/ 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Flumserberg (Switzerland) - 101 km/ 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany) - 281 km/ 4 hours
  • Ischgl (Austria) - 234 km/ 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Kaunertal (Austria) - 244 km/ 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Klosters (Switzerland) - 141 km/ 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Lech (Austria) - 194 km/ 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Livigno (Italy) - 209 km/ 3 hours 55 minutes
  • Solden (Austria) - 280 km/ 3 hours 45 minutes
  • St Anton (Austria) - 200 km/ 2 hours 35 minutes
  • St Moritz (Switzerland) - 209 km/ 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Verbier (Switzerland) - 282 km/ 3 hours 25 minutes
  • Zermatt (Switzerland) - 231 km/ 4 hours 20 minutes


Zurich Airport Public Transport Links

You can easily reach Zurich Airport from Zurich center with public transport, scheduled buses, trains or taxi as it is only 10-minute drive.
You can of course take a private transfer services offering you more comfort and reliablilty when you travel from Zurich airport to your selected ski resort. Choose public transport and 
you may be lumbered with several changes.

Airlines Flying to Zurich 

Here is the list of the most common airlines flying into Zurich Airport:

  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • Air Baltic
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • American Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Delta Air
  • EasyJet
  • Emirates
  • Etihad Airways
  • Eurowings
  • Finnair
  • Germania Flug
  • Iberia
  • KLM
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • NIKI
  • Qatar Airways
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Swiss International
  • TAP Portugal
  • Transavia
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Vueling

     

Alternative Airports Nearby

Should flights be fully booked or you are in need of a diversion, it is useful to know alternative airports nearby. Here are some nearby international alternatives to Zurich Airport, we provide transfer services to these destinations if necessary:

 

  • Basel Airport  - 94 km/ 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Friedrichshafen Airport - 158 km  / 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Memmingen Airport - 201 km/ 2 hours 40 minutes

 

Cost of Flying with your Skis to Zurich Airport

Airline companies are charging different fees for your baggage - we have looked at the prices of the main airline companies flying into Zurich Airport. Here is an approximate cost to travel with your own skis:

  • Aer Lingus - € 40 per flight
  • Aeroflot - € 40 per flight
  • AirBaltic - € 35 per flight
  • Air Canada - no extra charge
  • Air China - € 100 per flight
  • Air France - € 35 per flight
  • Alitalia - €  75 per flight
  • American Airlines - € 25 per flight
  • Austrian Airlines - €  50 per flight
  • British Airways - € 45 per flight
  • Delta Air - € 125 per flight
  • EasyJet - € 40 per flight
  • Emirates - € 30 per flight
  • Etihad Airways - € 200 per flight
  • Eurowings - € 50 per flight
  • Finnair - €  30 per flight
  • Germania Flug - € 50 per flight
  • Iberia - € 45 per flight
  • KLM - € 25 per flight
  • LOT Polish Airlines - € 40 per flight
  • Lufthansa - € 50 per flight
  • NIKI - € 20 per flight
  • Qatar Airways - € 40 per flight
  • SAS - € 35 per flight
  • Singapore Airlines - € 120 per flight
  • Swiss International - € 50 per flight
  • TAP Portugal - € 50 per flight
  • Transavia - € 29 per flight
  • Turkish Airlines - € 25 per flight
  • United Airlines - € 30 per flight
  • Vueling - € 35 per flight


All the baggage prices are approximate - it may change depending on departure/arrival point and other factors. We highly recommend getting acquainted with the official airline information  - in some cases skis can be carried as checked baggage within the free baggage allowance.

 

Important Information for Zurich Airport

If you are flying into Zurich Airport, here are some vital links to the useful information you may need:

Zurich Airport Homepage
Zurich Airport Lounges
Zurich Tourism Information
Zurich Weather Forecast

Cost of Transfers from Zurich Airport

Our main goal is to ensure you the best transfer service for your ski holidays in Alps region. Our dynamic pricing structure guarantees that you will get the best possible price.
Here are the main factors that we take into account when making you a great offer:

  • Chosen airport and location of ski resort you wish to travel
  • The day and time of your travel (midweek is the best choice for a discount!)
  • The size of the group traveling
  • Additional discounts that can be offered to you

Traveling off-peak and off-season means significant savings -  if traveling midweek and weekend, the prices may differ even by 60%.

We consider vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation as well as other costs, for example, road and parking tolls when quoting your transfer. Find out more about our airport transfer prices here.
 

Transfers from Zurich Airport with Alps2Alps

Qualityand safety are the most important factor when it comes to our affordable Zurich airport transfer service. Our English speaking, professional drivers will transport you from Zurich to your desired ski resort in the most efficient way possible - we are proud of our exceptional reliability and punctuality.

Our fleet of cars consists of modern Mercedes E Class, Renault Trafic and Opel Vivaro vehicles. Vehicles are well equipped for winter conditions and always adhere to local authority regulations.

Find out more and book your transfer from Zurich Airport here!