Favourite airline: e.g. Lufthansa, SAS
32 % of travellers choose to book flights on this route with Lufthansa, SAS and Swiss.
Lufthansa
15 %
SAS
15 %
Swiss
2 %
Tip: book 3 months before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 3 months before travel. Save up to 63 %.
96 days before departure
Direct flights are more expensive
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £162.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 00min
07h 55min
12h 05min
£302
£140
£175
Favourite connection: via Dusseldorf
Flights with a stopover in Dusseldorf are the most popular connection for this route.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Dusseldorf
11h 10min, from £141
29 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
12h 00min, from £199
24 %
1 stopover London Heathrow
07h 00min, from £171
19 %
Return from £140.00
Currently, flights on this route are cheapest departing on 05/06/19 and returning on 07/06/19.

£140
Cheap
£104
Expensive
£141

Stunning Swiss destination

Zurich is an inspired choice for holidays or breaks and visitors enjoy its spectacular location on the Limmat River and Lake Zurich.

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Best time to plan a visit to Zurich

Seasons are quite defined in Zurich and although winters are cold with intermittent fog in November and December it can be hot in summer. Spring and autumn are mild and cool and the June to August period is the most popular with visitors.

The city has events throughout the year. Visit in April for the medieval 'Sechseläuten' festival. Its famous parade and the burning of the "Böögg" usually take place around April 3rd. The techno festival in August is a big draw while target shooting enthusiasts flock to 'Knabenschiessen' for target practise in the second week of September.

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Tips before you travel

The city is multilingual and most Zurich residents speak German, French and English. Zurich has a fairly high cost of living and is generally about 20% to 40% more expensive than the UK. Visitors can expect to pay around 25 Fr for a cheap meal in a restaurant.

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Local information for your arrival

A single journey by train from the airport to the city centre is about 6.60 Fr and trains depart by the shopping area opposite Arrivals in Level 2. The tram from the airport to Zurich main station takes approximately 40 minutes. Travellers can use the same ticket for either the tram or the train and it costs around 6.60 Fr. Several bus services are also available and both trams and buses depart from the ground level at Zurich Airport. A taxi to central Zurich should be around 70CHF.

Visitors will find a vast choice of accommodation in Zurich, whatever their budget or personal preferences. A shared room in a hostel is the cheapest option at around 34CHF per night and hotel rates start at about 120 Fr.

The city centre is fairly compact and most places can be reached on foot or by bicycle. A ZürichCard gives discounted fares on public transport. It can be used on buses and trams and also features special offers for some of the city's museums and popular attractions.

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