Hi everyone! We are a family of four planning a trip to switzerland ( zurich , lucerne, Lugarno , interlaken and Basel) and we plan to.rent a car to get around to all the mentioned places. Could you suggest reliable car rentals pls? Is this a better way to see the place considering we want to really relax and enjoy the sights for a couple of hours and don't wish to be weighed down by schedules .
Secondly I'm pretty confused what clothes to pack . Would we need a lot of woollens? We plan to travel end July until 1st week August. And lastly what kind of shoes to carry ? TIA
We'll have about a 1-hour layover at Zürich HB right around lunch time. Any recommendations in or near the station? Thanks!
Hello! I am travelling from Thessaloniki to Zurich with Swiss airlines and from Zurich to New York with United Airlines. Flight from Thessaloniki arrives at Zurich airport at 11:50 and the flight to New York departs at 12:55. Is this sufficient time to make it in time? Thank you in advance!
Hi all, the tips about affordable eating in Paris were very helpful. I have now reached Zurich, can someone help me find affordable eating options in Zurich, preferably near the train station HB ? Any suggestions for local Swiss cuisine, what should we eat to get a taste of Swiss cuisine.
best sim card to buy in Zurich to cover Europe and UK?
I will be in Zurich for 2 nights with my wife and i have a few questions:
1- We will be staying at Zurich Marriott. Is it far from the airport (ZRH)?
2-We will be celebrating her birthday. Can you suggest a restaurant with a nice, elegant atmosphere? Italian food would be my choice but i don't really mind the food as long as the atmosphere is nice.
3-Must see places in 2 days in Zurich?
4-We will be going to Hotel Bernina 1865, Samedan afterwards. What would you recommend me to go there with our luggage? Is renting a car a good idea considering the snow?
Thank you in advance
I may be going thru Zurich in transit where I will have at least 5 hours free....already deducting my time needed to be back at airport. I would like to go into the old town area. First of all..I need STEP by STEP directions with use of either train..(or tram??) Which is easier?? I say step by step because I am pretty useless with the trains! It takes me awhile.to figure it out.So looking for help on this...better to get a tram to old town? Train? And directions please! I would need to change some money first..get return ticket from ..where?? And stop to get off for old town? Any insight and help...very welcome! Many thanks in advance!
Where can I buy the Swiss Travel Pass? Arriving on Zurich airport.
I know this can be purchased online - however it asked for an address for physical delivery.
I would like to either buy online if this is printable (no delivery is required) or buy it when arriving Zurich.
I arrive in a couple of days and could not order a delivery. Thanks
Any recommendation on what mobile operator and which plan to use for a 10 days visit in Switzerland?
Mostly for local calls and data plan (for google maps). Let me know also can this be bought from airport?
I have a 1 hour layover on Swiss Air (of course). Is 1 hour enough time to get from one terminal to another? How big is the airport? I will not be checking bags. Thanks so much!
I will reach at Zurich on 13th October and will travel to rapper swill by Swiss train.
I will take a ticket from Zurich to rapperswill ticket which is 16.00 CHF.
After reaching in rapperswill i will checkin to hotel .
In afternoon i will visit from rapperswill to st.gallen in the afternoon same day and the cost of ticket is 12.70chf.
Could anybody advice me whether i can use the same ticket(16.00chf) from rapperswill to st.galllen.
I would be reaching Zurich airport 3:45 pm on a sunday afternoon and flying out next morning 9:45 am. I would like to check in a hotel with my luggage and check out Zurich in a day. Ideally i would like to see the touristy places during day time and enjoy the night life during night. I would really appreciate any suggestion to plan my trip.
I am thinking to using the train/tram for my transportation and would like keep my explorations on safe side
when traveling from Hong kong to Zurich with Swiss air and have a onward flight to Copenhagen with Swiss do I need to collect bags and go through customs and is 1 hour enough time to do this
i will in my official visit zurich from 13october -23october from which included 5 days are off day(14,17,18,21,23) and remaining 5 days official days.
i have a big lists of destinations like bern,interlaken ,jungfurjaouch mountain,titlis mount ,rhine falls,st.moriz,zermat,rig mountain, Heidiland,Liechtenstein Mount Titlis, Lucerne,st.gallon, etc
1.can i cover these places thorugh train in just only 5 days keeping in mind i have to stay in rapperswill which is near to my office ,and every night i have to return to my hotel
as my off days are not continous.
2.what is best ticket i can take to cover all this place
3.is it better and economical if i travel through travel agency for long places like interlaken and jungfarouch mountain?
4.can anybody lighten me up for making a tour schedule?
5.For remaining official days (11am-2pm) can i visit any near by places on the way to zurich from rapperswill for the event hiking,mountain pass,sledging as i will be free after 2pm till 10pm.
Regretting if i bother you through my questions
Thanks a ton for helping me out. :)
I am planning on flying Swissair from Boston to Rome in October. The flight from Rome changes planes in Zurich on the return. I would like to break the trip to visit a friend who lives about 50 miles from Zurich for a 3 day layover and then pick up the flight sequence to Boston after the 3 day visit. Will Swissair allow that or make me pay a surcharge? Do I need a visa to leave the airport? I carry an USA passport.
Hello, I have slightly more than a week in Zurich when I head there in September 2015. I know that accommodation can be expensive in Switzerland, thus, is it possible to take day trips from Zurich and get a train pass instead? I am interested to visit Interlaken, Bern, the Jungfrau region and Lucerne. I am staying with a family member in Zurich, therefore I wondered if I could just take day trips in and out of Zurich each day? Appreciate your advice. Thanks.
I am flying on an Indian passport from Delhi to Toronto via Zurich (Layover 3 hours) - do i need a Airport Transit Visa?
I am flying on 23rd May, 2015.
I am visiting Zurich by the 20/4/2015 for business purposes. I want to add some fun activity to my visit apart from the business meetings. Looking for suggestions for some guided tours in the area.
I'm arriving in Zurich at 9:40pm on a Wednesday evening in June, and flying out (back home to Canada) the next morning at 9:30am. I would love to check out Zurich in my limited time. I hope my plan is possible. Any advice?
My tentative plan:
Arrive and be out of the airport by 11pm (approx?)
Take public transit to Zurich HB Stn
Check into a hotel within 10-15 minutes walking distance from this station (possibly finding something under 200 CFH? Suggestions?)
Walk around and check out the Old town, wander a bit and find some late night drinks and food - something with local feel (Suggestions?)
Back to hotel to sleep for a couple hours, then grab a sunrise coffee and catch train back to airport at 6:30am (enough time for a 9:30am flight?)
I really hope I can make this work. Thank you in advance for any feedback :)
it has been a few years since I went to Europe just want to find out if I can pay via credit card now or I still have to pay cash.
I'm flying on SWISS and there's a short transit in Zurich airport. Though there's a fast train from the airport, is a 3 hour layover enough time to visit Zurich city center or should I just not risk it and hang around at the airport? Thanks
We are travelling to Zurich next week for travel show Fespo Messe 2015. I have a few questions regarding transportation?
1. What is the best and inexpensive way from airport to city center? How much is the cost?
2. What is the best option to travel from city center to exhibition area? How much is the cost*
3. How much a train ride would cost from Zurich to Basel
I'm an Egyptian, lives in USA, have the green card, going to have a layover in Zurich for one night (16 hours) do I need a transit visa?.. if yes, can I get it in the airport?
Does anybody know if in the Niederdorf area there is a 24 hours Kiosk/Shop?
Will be landing in zurich airport at 21:50 just as "transfer" to the next flight on 22:45 to Israel. The inbound flight comes from Warsaw, Poland (schengen block) probably to the main part of the airport and the next flight will be leaving from gate E bulding which is not the same building as the main area of arrival. It is "transfer" with Swiss. I have Polish citizenship and passport. How EXACTLY should I go from the place of getting off board the first flight, to the place of E gates, in just 30 minutes? does anyone can explain it as I've never been in this airport (or Zurich) before?
Thinking about a 10 day trip over. How many days would you recommend to see Zurich, and then maybe head over to Munich or Vienna?
What would be the best way to travel? Is there high speed rail connections? Any idea of pricing? Thank you.
what is the best cheap way to go zurich airport ? except train :( bla bla car and car pooling don't go in weekends . I think the last option is mein fren bus but it doesn't goes to airport .So anybody please suggest me howcan i go from zurich car sihlquai to zurich airport ?
what is the best way to get from Zurich to Eriz? Thanks
My son of 15 is going to Winterthur from mid august to mid september. The purpose is to learn German, and he¨ll be attending classes, but only for 2 hrs. a day. So he¨ll have a lot of free time, and I¨m hoping that somebody can give me some ideas about how to fill out the remaining time, preferably in german speaking company. He plays the piano, he¨s a good swimmer, but he doesn¨t really like other sports, he likes photografy and computers, Maybe someone knows of some computerclasses. Thank you so much..
I will be in Zurich in September, and can't decide on a nice hotel. St. Josef and Adler both are within my budget and seem to have good reviews. Which one should I go for? Are there any similarly priced hotels that I could consider? Any suggestions will be gratefully appreciated! :)