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4 hour 50 min
King Abdulaziz Intl. Airport

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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 Jeddah City Center from Airport

King Abdulaziz International Airport is located 19 km from the city center of Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia after the capital city Riyadh. King Abdulaziz International Airport is the busiest airport in Saudi Arabia and the 3rd largest airport in the kingdom. The airport operates both international and domestic flights and handles a significant number of passengers every year. King Abdulaziz International Airport is located in Jeddah, a port city near Mecca, and it has an important role for Muslims going to Mecca. The airport is renowned for it’s Hajj terminal, designed specifically for Islamic pilgrims going to Mecca.

King Abdulaziz International Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flights needs. There are various transportation alternatives available to get to the city from the airport including taxis, buses, limousines, and rental cars.

Taxi

Taxis are easily accessible at the terminal exit at King Abdulaziz International Airport. Taxis are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. Taxis are a quick and safe option to get to the city. The airport doesn’t work with one specific taxi company; instead there are various taxis that are waiting outside of the airport.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to the city from the airport is by bus. Buses are an affordable option, providing transportation to Jeddah, Mecca, and Medina. Buses are readily available in front of the airport. Buses are the most economical transportation alternative when compared to other options and they provide easy transportation to the city.

Limousine Rental

King Abdulaziz International Airport has a large number of limousine rental companies. You can easily get to Jeddah, Mecca and Medina by limousine. You can enjoy a pleasant ride to the city by limousine, which is one of the most comfortable and reliable transportation options.

Rental Car

Another way to get to the city from King Abdulaziz International Airport is by rental car. There are various rental car companies located at the airport. Traveling to the city by rental car is a convenient and fast transportation alternative. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Tipoa, 3 Click, Avis and Hertz.

Last Updated: 03 Apr 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Zurich-Jeddah flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Zurich-Jeddah is 3963 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 4 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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