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Approximate Travel Distance
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431 Miles
1 hour 20 min
Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport

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27 Jun 2024
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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 Hamburg City Center from Airport

The transportation from Hamburg International Airport, which is 8 km away from Hamburg city center, is provided by taxis, buses and suburban trains. If you wish, you can easily reach the city center by renting a car at the airport.

Train

This is the most preferred transportation alternative. Hamburg Airport is connected to the city with S-bahn, S1 Suburban railway network. It takes 30 minutes to reach the city by using this line. Trains depart every 10 minutes. You can get on the train line S1 from the airport, get off at Ohlsdorf station, take the line U1 and reach the city center.

Bus

Another option that you can use on this route is bus. Hamburg has a developed public transportation system. Buses usually depart every hour. The buses called "Nachtbus" offer service at nights. To get to the city from the airport, you need to take the bus route 606.

Taxi

Taxi is also among the ideal options for traveling to the city center. Taxis can be preferred especially if you are not familiar with the city or if you have heavy luggage. You can reach your destination in about 30 minutes by taking a taxi from the airport. The taxi fare that you will pay will be around 35 Euro.

Car Rental

Hamburg Airport is one of the busiest airports of the world. By renting a car at the airport, you can comfortable travel to your destination. You can rent your car from companies such as Enterprise, Alamo, National, Global Drive and start discovering the city in a comfortable way.

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Zurich-Hamburg flights?

For Zurich-Hamburg flights, you can use Zurich Airport, Zürich Railway Station as departure airport, and Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport, Hamburg Airport, Lübeck Airport, Hamburg Railway Station for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Zurich-Hamburg is 694 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 20 minutes.

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

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

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