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Cheap flights to Zurich, Switzerland

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Arriving in Zurich

Cheap flights to Zurich allow you to travel to one of the world's most fascinating cities, and the largest in Switzerland. Zurich flights will land at Zurich Airport, a modern and beautiful destination just a few kilometres north of the city centre. Once one of the many cheap flights to Zurich has landed and you have stepped off of the airplane, Zurich Airport offers a multitude of options to help you arrive at your final destination or purchase cheap a. If you are headed directly to one of the nearby ski slopes, there may be a shuttle waiting to take you to your mountain or you can also check and see if there is a shuttle from your hotel. There are also many bus and train lines running towards the Zurich airport, along with a tram service that goes to the local areas. You may also rent a car or take a taxi from the airport.

Getting around Zurich

Zurich flights will drop a tourist into a city that is teeming with a variety of public transportation options. The roads and highways around Zurich are generally jam-packed bumper to bumper with traffic, so do not be afraid to hop on an alternative form of transportation. The Zurich S-Bahn railway provides efficient train service throughout the city and the surrounding areas. Once you are in the city, there is an extensive tram network available offering fifteen different routes to serve just about every part of Zurich that you might feel inclined to visit. You will be able to pick up trip passes at the ticket machines close to most tram stops. You may also hop on one of the many buses that travel throughout Zurich; take one for a much different view of the city!

Main Attractions in Zurich

Be sure to spend some time in some of the older portions within the city itself and tour the amazing Gothic churches, such as the Grossmunster, the Fraumunster, the Predigerkirche and the St Peter Church. Stop in at the Zurich Opera House to see a show, or trek to the Zurich Museum of Art, Swiss National Museum or Rietberg Museum to soak up the fine arts culture. If you're with your family, take them to the Zurich Zoologischer Garten (or Zurich Zoological Garden) to view a wide variety of animals for everyone to enjoy and an extraordinary replica of an authentic Madagascar tropical rain forest environment. You can also visit the beautiful Botanical Garden, perfect for a picturesque stroll along immaculately maintained grounds or visit the Zurich Toy Museum featuring 1,200 antique toys from all over Europe.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in Zurich

Hankering to go party once you have finished sightseeing for the day in Zurich? If so, then head down to the Zurich-West district, an area full of thriving vibrant night clubs and bars to dance the night away. Enjoy the Club Indochine or Moods Jazz Club and celebrate with friends while listening to exceptional live music offerings. Zurich also features an enormous array of delicious dishes for the foodie; try a traditional Swiss dish, like fondue, carac, papet vaudois or raclette, melted cheese over potatoes. To enjoy a wide selection of fine Swiss cuisine dine at restaurants such as the Veltliner Keller, Chez Crettol, or Blaue Ente. Shoppers visiting Zurich will want to head down to the exquisite Bahnhofstrasse District for luxury materials or seek out local treasures in the Old Town. Be sure to stop at Chocomotion for a sweet Swiss chocolate treat, for a slight indulgence after saving so much on your cheap airfares to Zurich. 

Several popular airlines fly into Zurich Airport, including
  • airberlin 48% recommend
  • Lufthansa 68% recommend
  • SWISS 74% recommend

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Flight stats for Zurich, Switzerland - did you know?
  • Zurich is 9 km from Zurich Airport (Zurich, Switzerland).
  • Zurich Airport (Zurich, Switzerland)
    • Right now, 91 airlines operate out of Zurich Airport.
    • Zurich Airport offers nonstop flights to 173 cities.
    • Every week, at least 448 domestic flights and 6,678 international flights depart from Zurich Airport.