Getting here

Excellent train connections, an international airport, and long-distance hiking trails: traveling to Zürich can be planned in a comfortable, eventful, and environmentally friendly manner.We are situated in the very heart of Europe and at the foot of the Swiss Alps. Zürich Airport, with direct connections to 170 destinations, is just a 10-minute train ride from centrally-located Zürich Main Station.

Switzerland view from airplane

By Plane

Thanks to its international airport, Zürich is easily accessible from everywhere. You can offset your air miles by supporting climate protection projects.

By Train

Switzerland is a nation of train travelers. Traveling to Zürich by rail is both easy and convenient. The Swiss Travel System also saves time and money. Books or games help pass the time on the train. Or you can simply sleep your way to Zürich on the night train.

Switzerland Maloja Pass

By Road

From an ecological point of view, traveling to Zurich by car is not recommended. If you have no alternative, you can help offset your emissions by filling the car with the maximum number of people permissible, choosing alternative fuels, or using car-sharing platforms.


Remember to check if you need a visa: various regulations apply for entering Switzerland. A basic distinction is made between citizens of the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries and those of other countries.

Get details from the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

Image credits

Maloja pass, Albula train by Johannes Hofmann

Airplaine view by Kartik Chaturvedi