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Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Birmingham to Zurich

Favourite airline: KLM
The favourite airline for flights from Birmingham to Zurich is KLM.
KLM
23 %
Lufthansa
17 %
Swiss
3 %
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £10.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 45min
04h 05min
09h 30min
£158
£148
£455
Favourite connection: via Amsterdam
Flights with a stopover in Amsterdam are the most popular connection for this route.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
04h 05min, from £148
39 %
1 stopover Frankfurt-Main
03h 45min, from £171
28 %
1 stopover Paris - Charles de Gaulle
20h 40min, from £177
17 %

Useful information about the flight from Birmingham to Zurich

Art and history in Zurich

Known as a city where banks from around the world sit side-by-side, there is plenty to see in Zurich that is not money-related. There's a traditional old town which is a treat to stroll around, a magnificent art gallery and choice of museums to view. Take time to also visit ancient churches, the large zoo and a shopping street lined with the best brands in Europe. Lake Zurich is also within walking distance of the centre of town and is lovely to see at any time of the year.

When is the best time to travel to Zurich?

The summer months can be hot, and in winter the temperature hovers around freezing and it is often foggy. Spring and autumn are usually mild. To experience a festival, visit Zurich in August when there is a street parade for the Techno Festival, or try the Sechseläuten Festival held in April when the locals burn winter by setting fire to an effigy named "Böögg".

Some useful facts before travelling to Zurich

There are many languages spoken in this cosmopolitan city. The majority of locals speak Swiss, French, German and English. When it comes to eating out in Zurich, expect to pay 20% to 30% more than in London. A budget meal costs around 25 CHF, for example.

Accommodation is priced at roughly 120 CHF for a hotel room, and it costs approximately 34 CHF per person for a stay in a hostel. There is a range of accommodation available, from budget rooms to 5-star hotels.

Getting around Zurich by public transport

Zurich International Airport is 13km from the centre of the city. Travelling from the airport is easy - on level 2 there is a train station and the trip into town takes 10 minutes. A single fare is around 6.60 CHF. Hop on a tram and the journey will take 40 minutes and cost the same as the train. Taxis are available, and the average fare is around 70 CHF. Once in the centre of Zurich, it is possible to walk to most areas and take in the sites. A top tip is to purchase a ZürichCard which covers public transport and special offers for a selection of attractions, activities and museums.

Flight information Birmingham - Zurich
Flight details Birmingham - Zurich
  • Flight duration: min. 01:50 / max. 01:50
  • Distance: 922 km
  • Flights per week: 16
  • Return flight duration: min. 01:55 / max. 01:55
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