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Zurich Airport to Ischgl Transfers

Transfers from Zurich to Ischgl - Alps2Alps offers trouble-free airport transfers to your ski destination. If you’re planning holidays in this Austrian ski resort, which is also known as the Ski Mecca of the Alps, make sure you can lean on your airport transfer provider. Here you will find everything you need to know about your journey from the plane to the ski resort. Also, here are some reasons why our clients choose Alps2Alps to deliver a reliable transfer service.


Transfers from Zurich Airport to Ischgl

Usually, transfers from Zurich to Ischgl will take around 5 hours though this may see significant changes depending on the date and time of your travel.  Ischgl is one of the most popular winter hot spots in Austria, if travelling at peak times, you can expect common difficulties and waiting that travellers usually encounter at high season. Alps2Alps will always ensure that you have a smooth, pleasant and comfortable transfer.  We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and guarantee more time on the slopes.


Route Details, Issues & Alternatives

The shortest route from Zurich to Ischgl (189km, 4 hours 30 minutes) will take you via Liechtenstein thru route B188. Head for Butzenbüelring, turn to the right towards Butzenbüelstrasse/Flughafenstrasse (by marks on Rümlang/Glattbrugg). At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit on the Werftstrasse. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit at Balz-Zimmermann-Strasse. Turn right to the Schaffhauserstrasse/Road 4 (Opfikon). Continue with Wallisellerstrasse and Weststrasse, turn to the left to Überland Str. Turn to the right to Ring strasse. Turn to the left onto Zürichstrasse. Zürichstrasse turns right and goes to Höglerstrasse. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit. Continue driving on Fällandenstrasse. Continue on Rellikonstrasse, turn right to Neugutstrasse, turn left to Haldenstrasse. Turn right to Ober Halden/Rällikerstrasse. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit on to the A52 (Egg). Take the Road No. 8, Road No. 16, B188 and B190 in the direction of Fronsweg (Gaschurn, Österreich). Take Zeinisjochstraße in the direction of Silvretta road B188 (Tirol). Continue on the main Silvretta main road (B188) for about 20 km towards Ischgl.

A second option is thru routes Nr. 7 and B188   (186km, 4 hours 35 minutes). Head for Butzenbüelring, move on the left lane and turn to the exit towards Kloten. Head for Klotenerstrasse, Winterthurerstrasse, Alte Winterthurerstrasse, Zürcherstrasse and Steigstrasse towards Zürcherstrasse/Road 1 (Winterthur). Continue on St. Gallerstrasse/Road No. 7. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit for Herisauerstrasse towards Appenzell/Herisau. Continue driving on Birkenhof/Gossauerstrasse. Smooth right turn on St. Gallerstrasse/Road No. 8. Head for Hundwilerstrasse, Hauptstrasse, Enggenhüttenstrasse, Umfahrungsstrasse and Eichbergstrasse towards Staatsstrasse/Road 13 (Oberriet).

Continue driving on Rheinstrasse. Take Schweizerstraße, Schweizer Str., L52, Langgasse and Römerstraße towards Sonnenberger Str./ Sonnenbergerstraße / B190 (Frastanz, Österreich). Take and B188 B190 in the direction Fronsweg (Gaschurn). Take Zeinisjochstraße in the direction of Silvretta Str./B188 (Tirol). By B188 head to your destination (Ischgl).

Always ask the driver about the best possible route.


What to Do En-Route

You don’t have to go right away to your destination. Stop, go out and stretch your legs a bit, we will happily accommodate this.

On the way, travellers can enjoy beautiful views of the mountain village with picturesque Tyrolean Alps in the background. There are various supermarkets en-route to Ischgl. If you are hungry on your way to the resort, get a coffee and choose some snacks for the journey. When it comes to buying food and travel essentials, it happens that products bought on the way to Ischgl are cheaper than those found in the resort itself.

Ischgl is located right on the border between Austria and Switzerland. Although Ischgl ski resort is on the Austrian side, it offers you the possibility to ski in both countries. The ski season opens with a rock concert in November and closes with the world-famous Top of the Mountain concert in May.


Journey Altitude

It’s important to know that your journey from Zurich to Ischgl will take you to a very high altitude. This can cause potential complications.

Zurich airport sits at 430m, the main village of Ischgl is at 2300m. Passengers can experience some minor discomfort during the trip, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Often young children are those who are feeling unwell.

When you combine such air pressure change with narrow steep serpentine roads, the journey can become difficult for some people. Please, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable. It may not be the best feeling in the world if you are not feeling well, but the beautiful mountain scenery of Ischgl can be the great medicine for you.


Ischgl Ski Resort

Ischgl is a worldwide famous ski resort and one of the biggest interconnected ski areas in Tyrol. A village with 1,500 inhabitants and multi-award-winning The Silvretta Arena holds open-air concerts with global stars right in the middle of the ski area. 238 km of pistes with gondolas, cable cars and chairlifts serving the slopes, Ischgl snowpark and a lot of free time activities - snowboarding, skating, tobogganing, curling.

The ski season in Ischgl is the longest you’ll find in Europe: high altitude of the resort means that the resort is snow-assured from the end of November until the start of May.

Ischgl is part of the Silvretta ski area with 480km of downhill skiing, 145 individual pistes, served by 101 ski lifts. The appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski in the other Silvretta ski resorts of Galtur, Kappl and Samnaun. Ischgl is crossing the border to be directly linked with Samnaun.

Find out more about Ischgl ski resort here.


Zurich Airport Transfers (ZRH)

Sitting approximately 10km north of the Swiss city of Zurich, Zurich Airport is Switzerland’s largest and busiest airport for international flight connections and serves as a  base for Swiss International Airlines.

During high peak ski season, skiers flock here in their droves. Make sure you book your ski transfer in advance to avoid any unnecessary waiting.

Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying into Zurich airport will charge you.

If you’re looking for information about your flight to Zurich Airport, find it here.

Find out more about Zurich Airport here.


How Much Will Your Transfer From Zurich to Ischgl Cost?

At Alps 2 Alps, we aim to offer each and every one of our customers with the best level of reliability and quality of service. We like to take a transparent approach to price structure. A number of factors should be taken into consideration when calculating our quotes. These factors include:

  • Your journey

  • The number of people travelling

  • The day and time you travel

  • Any discounts available

When we are calculating fares, we start with our standard price and then reduce this based on the factors mentioned above. This dynamic approach means we only ever decrease our prices – never increase them. Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.


Midweek Transfers

By travelling midweek you'll enjoy quieter roads, which means a quicker drive, lower prices; queues for bag drop and security are shorter if you’re heading out by plane etc. We strongly recommend that you travel in the middle of the week. A midweek transfer can cut your costs by up to 60%.

More discounts are available for travelling off-season and off-peak.


Book Your Zurich to Ischgl Transfer

Book your transfer now! You can do so by completing our online booking form or you can contact us by email or phone. Booking online takes less than 5 minutes and we’ll guarantee your booking immediately. Very easy and stress-free! If your chosen service or destination isn’t available, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll do everything we can to assist you.

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