Zurich Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Switzerland and is connected to central Zurich by trains that run every few minutes. However, keep in mind that most no-frill airlines fly to Basel (1.5 hours away by train) rather than Zurich; this is due to the high passenger costs at Zurich Airport.
Long distance bus services are also available with buses arriving from all parts of Europe at the bus terminal next to the main railway station. In addition, almost every highway in Switzerland leads to Zurich, and for those planning Zurich city breaks it is easy to drive down from other Swiss cities.
Zurich is also well connected to all of Europe by the rail system and the central railway station is Hauptbahnhof, which acts as a terminal for all suburban, regional and long distance trains. Indeed, with 2915 trains every day, it is the world’s busiest railway station.
Zurich is known for its extraordinarily efficient and clean public transport system. It consists of a network of buses, regular trains, trams, cable cars, suburban trains (S-Bahn) and boat services. A number of different passes are available for daily, weekly, monthly and annual travels that make using the public transport cheaper and faster. Smartphone apps are available that provide detailed timetables. There are many options to commute in Zurich, all of them equ...Show More
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To enjoy your holidays in Switzerland, you would need to get few formalities out of your way. Visa is one of them and often, causes major upsets if not handled diligently.
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