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Transportation to Zurich Airport from the City Center

Zurich has a very well developed public transportation system within the city. This system also serves the airport, which is located 13 km from downtown Zurich. Using the tram or bus lines from anywhere in the city you can get to the main railway station, Zurich Hauptbahnhof. From this station you can easily take a train or tram to the airport. Zurich Airport is accessible by train, bus, tram, and taxi.

Train

Taking the train to the airport from the city center is very practical. Trains depart from the main railway station and get to the airport in about 12 minutes. Trains also run every 12 minutes.

Trains depart on time and are very reliable, unless there is a special circumstance that is causing a delay. The train provides transportation directly to the Airport Station, which is located on Level -2, next to the airport shopping center. Zurich’s main station experiences a lot of passenger traffic because trains operate not only within the city but to neighboring cities and countries like France and Germany as well.  

Other areas that regional trains travel to include the Glattbrugg Railway Station, Regensdorf Railway Station, Schlieren Railway Station, Waldburg, Wollishofen and Uetliberg. If you have time before your flight we recommend visiting the ShopVille mall, which is located beneath the main railway station.   

Bus

The city is famous for its public transportation network and the bus network throughout the city is especially advanced and comprehensive. Taking a bus to the airport is another convenient transportation alternative. You can take a bus from the main railway station, which is easily accessible from every part of the city. Buses provide direct transportation to the Airport Centre. Buses are on time and reliable under normal circumstances; in case of snow there can be delays.

Tram

The city’s tram network is also very advanced. The tram network extends to most parts of the city but the lines surround the city center. If there is a part of the city that is not accessible by tram you can transfer to a bus or train to get to your destination. Tram Line 10 provides transportation to the Airport Centre from the main railway station.

The following tram lines operate throughout Zurich: Line 2, which operates between Farbhof and Tiefenbrunnen Railway Station, 3, which operates between Albisrieden and Kluspla, Line 4, which operates between Werdhölzli and Tiefenbrunnen Railway Station, Line 5, which operates between Enge Railway Station and the zoo, Line 7, which operates between Wollishofen and Stettbach Railway Station, Line 9, which operates between Triemli and Hirzenbach, Line 10 which operates between Seebach and the Main Railway Station, Line 11, which operates between Oerlikon Railway Station and Rehalp, Line 13, which operates between Albisgütli and Frankental, and Line 14, which operates between Tremli and Seebach.

Taxi

Taxis are another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city center. However, taxis are more expensive when compared to public transportation options. Public transportation in Zurich is very comfortable and reliable, so you can enjoy the same comfort-level using public transportation for a fraction of the price.

Rental Car

If you don’t want to take public transportation consider renting a car, which can be more affordable than taking a taxi. You can rent a car from various rental car companies located throughout the city or book a vehicle in advance online. Renting a car to get to the airport is both fast and convenient.

Airport Information

Zurich Airport is located 13 km from the city center and is the primary international airport serving the city. It is also the largest airport in the entire country. In addition to offering convenient transportation alternatives to and from the airport, Zurich Airport also features services to meet passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs. Zurich Airport contains many shops, located both before security and after. The general area before security check features stores such as Migros, Herren Globus, and Inter Discount and places you can get a bite to eat or something to drink like Starbucks and McDonald’s.

Once passengers go through security they have access to a variety of services and venues. Passengers can go shopping for quality products at stores like Schweizer Heimatwerk, Porsche Design, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Greider, Omega, Swatch, Swarovski, Tommy Hilfiger, and Victorinox. The Duty Free shops offer passengers luxury products at reasonable prices. The airport also contains bookstores and gift shops where passengers can buy small items and knickknacks.  

There are a variety of restaurants located in the passenger zone, including Burger King, Center Bar, Chalet Suisse, Montreux Jazz Café, and Walter. Zurich Airport also offers passengers various services such as free internet for 2 hours, lounges, currency exchange services, emergency services, transit hotels and dayrooms, and even showers. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Leeds City Center from Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from the city center. There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to travelers. Buses are among the most preferred method of transportation because they are both easy and affordable. Those who prefer a faster and even more convenient transportation alternative should consider taking a taxi or renting a car.

Taxi

The fastest way to get to Leeds city center from the airport is by taxi. The licensed taxi company that operates at the airport is Arrow Cars. It takes about 26 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by taxi. Taxis depart from the terminal exit. In addition to getting a taxi in person once you exit the terminal you can also book a taxi online, through the app, or over the phone. The company offers an executive fleet of Mercedes for those who want to upgrade to use this service. They also feature vehicles that can hold up to 8 passengers. The company does not charge any additional fees such as baggage fees.

Bus

You can get to the city center from the airport via the Flying Tiger Bus vehicles, a cooperative bus company in the city. Buses are a more economical alternative compared to other methods of transportation. Buses to the city depart from the bus stops at the terminal. These buses are equipped with free internet access and real time bus information, which make traveling to the city by bus even more convenient. Bus line 757 operates every day, running once an hour in the evenings and every 30 minutes during the day. These buses run less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Leeds from the airport. It is a great option to explore the beauty of the city and its surroundings.

There are various rental car companies located at the Car Rental Centre. There are free shuttle buses that provide transportation from the terminal to the Car Rental Centre. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, and Hertz. You can also return your vehicle at the airport before your departure.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Zurich-Leeds flights?

For Zurich-Leeds flights, you can use Zurich Airport, Zürich Railway Station as departure airport, and Leeds Bradford Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Zurich-Leeds and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Zurich-Leeds is 1018 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Zurich-Leeds flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Zurich-Leeds flights is Monday.

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