Zurich airport (ZRH)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Zurich Airport, also known as Kloten Airport and opened on July 21, 1921, is the largest in the country and one of the busiest in Europe. It operates international flights to numerous destinations around the globe.

Official Website: flughafen-zuerich.ch

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day. Divided into Airport Center and Airside Center, which consists of three Departures Halls: A, B/D and E (further away and served by a metro service).

Annual passenger traffic: 22.6 million passengers went through it during 2022.

Tel: +41 43 816 2211. Flight information: Tel +41 900 300 313. - FACEBOOK

Information desk in the passenger area of the Airside Center, from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Service Centre in the public area, open from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm. Tourist information in Arrivals Halls 1 and 2, available from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.


The airport is located in Kloten, 10 km (6.25 miles) north of Zurich.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are located on level 1 of the Airport Shopping.

  1. Avis (Tel +41 448 007 733 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
  2. Enterprise (Tel +41 848 445 522 - 6:00 am to 11:30 pm)
  3. Europcar (Tel +41 432 555 656 - 6:30 am to 11:30 pm)
  4. Hertz (Tel +41 438 163 255 - 6:30 am to 11:30 pm)
  5. National (Tel +41 581 220 420 - 6:00 am to 11:30 pm)
  6. Sixt (Tel +41 848 884 444 - 6:30 am to 11:30 pm)

Parking services at Zurich airport (ZRH)

Several on-site parking options are available, as well as free motorbike spaces and valet parking on P3 and in front of check-in hall 1. Passenger pick-up areas in front of Arrivals Halls 1 and 2 and passenger drop-off areas in front of check-in halls 1 and 2 (free for 5 minutes). More information: Tel +41 438 162 607. Fares

P1, P2, P3 - Multi-level facilities directly connected to check-in hall 1 and Arrivals 1, check-in 2 and Arrivals 2, and check-in 3, respectively.
P6 - Parking for stays of 3 days or more, 5 minutes from the terminal via a covered walkway. Electric vehicle spaces available.
P16 & P60 - Outdoor and off-site, by online booking only.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Inform your airline or travel agent of your needs at the time of booking your flight or at least 48 hours before departure. There are designated spots next to the elevators on the entry level of the car parks. Pathways are marked with tactile markings. There are also adapted ramps, toilets and telephones. Children between the ages of 5 and 11 travelling alone will be escorted from the check-in area to board the aircraft, supervised during the flight and assisted through passport and customs control.
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Latest updates: August 26, 2023