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Irkutsk Intl. Airport

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 Irkutsk City Center from Airport

There are many public transportation options you can prefer to reach the city center from Irkutsk Airport. Minibus and buses are the most preferred transportation options. You can also take the advantage of taxi or car rental options outside the terminal building if you don’t prefer public transportation. When you step outside the airport building, you will see three different stations as Station No 1, No 2 and No 3.Various transportation vehicles depart from each station to Irkutsk city center.

Minibus

You can prefer to take a minibus for transportation to the city center from Irkutsk Airport. Minibuses are the transportation vehicles having the most frequent services with the most diverse lines compared to other transportation options. The minibuses depart from Station No 1 and Station No 2 at the airport at frequent intervals. If you want to use Station 1, you can do directly to Irkutsk railway station by taking the minibus line 20. There are 21 different minibus lines to reach the airport and you can reach the city center at a very low price like 20 Rubles by choosing the most suitable line for you.  

Bus

You can also go to Irkutsk city center by public buses or the airport buses if the minibus and trolleybus service times are not suitable for you. The buses, just like other public transportation, provide fast, comfortable and affordable transportation. It is possible to go into the city center in 15 minutes by paying only 20 Rubles.

Trolleybus

One of the easiest ways to reach Irkutsk city center from Irkutsk Airport is by trolleybuses. If you prefer to travel by trolleybus, which is more convenient compared to buses, you need to go Station 1 or Station 3 at the airport. The trolleybus line 4 departing from Station No 1 goes to Kirov Square in the city center, while the trolleybus line 6 departing from Station No 3 goes to Zhukovski Square. Transportation by trolleybus approximately costs 20 Rubles and you can reach Irkutsk city center in 10 or 15 minutes.

Taxi

There are plenty of taxis that provide 24/7 service outside Irkutsk Airport terminal and wait to pick up the airport passengers. If you are in a hurry and if you are willing to pay 410-500 Rubles, taking a taxi may be the best alternative you can prefer to reach the city center. It takes about 15-20 minutes to get to the city center by taking a taxi.

Rent a car

If you are going to stay in Irkutsk more than two days, it would be useful for you to rent a car as soon as you arrive at the airport. Renting a car could be a better alternative in terms of price and comfort. If you make a quick search beforehand and go to the car rental offices by making a pre-reservation, your reserved car can be delivered to you in minutes. The route you need to follow to get to Irkutsk city center by the car you have rented is Sovetskaya Street and Krasnokazachya Ulitsa. You can reach the city center in 12 minutes.

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016

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

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

The flight distance between Zurich-Irkutsk is 6370 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 7 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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