Zurich airport (ZRH)

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Zurich airport (ZRH)

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 with international flights to numerous destinations around the globe.

Official Website: zurich-airport.com

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

Annual passenger traffic: 6,3 million passengers went through it during 2020.

Tel: +41 438 162 211. There are information counters in Arrivals Halls 1 and 2, car park 2, check-in area 2 and the Airside Center.



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

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Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are found on level 1 of the Airside Center and operate from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm.

Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +41 581 220 420)
Avis/Budget (Tel +41 448 007 733)
Dollar/Thrifty/Hertz (Tel +41 438 163 255)
Europcar (Tel +41 432 555 656)
Sixt (Tel +41 848 884 444)


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Parking services at Zurich airport (ZRH)

Inside the enclosure there are several parking options, in addition to free spaces for motorcycles and valet parking services in P3 and in front of check-in hall 1. More information: Tel +41 438 168 610. Rates

P1, P2, P3 - Multi-storey facilities connected directly with Check-in 1 and Arrivals 1, Check-in 2 and Arrivals 2, and Check-in 3, respectively.
P6 - Car park for stays of 3 days or more, 5 minutes away from the terminal through a covered walkway. There are bays for electric vehicles.
P16, P17, P60 - Outdoor lots for vehicles taller than 2 meters.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Inform your airline or travel agency about your needs at the time of your booking or at least 48 hours before your departure. There are designated spaces next to the elevators on the entrance level of the car parks. Pathways have tactile markers. There are also ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones. Children between 5 and 11 years old travelling alone will be escorted from the check-in area until boarding the plane, supervised during the flight and assisted through the passport and customs controls.

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Latest updates: June 10, 2021