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Questions tagged [zrh]

Zurich Airport, Switzerland's largest international airport.

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Connection time SFO (ZRH-SFO_KOA)

We are travelling from Zurich (Switzerland) to Kona (Hawai'i) and have the following flights to choose from: ZRH-SFO-KOA with 1.5h connection time in SFO, all flights operated by United or ZRH-SFO-...
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How long do I need from landing in Zurich to get to a connecting flight to Dublin?

How long do I need from landing in Zurich to get to a connecting flight to Dublin? I will be arriving at Zurich airport on a flight from Geneva. I have an Irish passport. I am arriving from Geneva. ...
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Can I receive a package in Zurich airport while on transit?

In a few weeks I will have a flight with few hours transfer in Zurich. I will have several hours and I can leave the transfer zone, it won't be enough to leave the airport though. Let's say I want to ...
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How long do I need from landing to reaching the train station in Zürich Airport?

I am flying from Berlin to Zürich and continuing my travel by train. I am considering booking a fixed-connection train ticket, which is available for a train departing 1 hour 3 min after landing. I ...
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Short transit in ZRH, will I have enough time?

I'm looking at a 50m connection in Zurich going between PRG and YUL (single ticket, Swiss airlines), is it enough time to transfer? I'm a bit concerned after I saw this on the airport website If ...
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Can I enter Switzerland from Vietnam with a German residence permit?

I am a Vietnamese with a German residence permit. I'm going to fly from Vietnam to Zurich Airport in Switzerland then take the train from Zurich to my destination city in Germany. Will I have any ...
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Short layover in Zurich

Tomorrow I am flying from Geneva to Prague with a layover in Zurich, all operated by Swiss. I should land in Zurich at 16:40, probably at the terminal 1 (since it is a domestic flight). My connecting ...
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May a South African access the Zurich Airport Transit Hotel without a Swiss visa?

I am a South African citizen with an eight hour layover in Zurich on my way home from Ireland/UK. Is it possible to make use of the Transit Hotel without a Swiss visa? I did try to access the ...
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Access a lounge in non-Schengen area in Zurich, when travelling between Schengen destinations

I have a European passport, and I'm connecting via Zurich to another European country. I want to enter the new Swiss lounge in Concourse E (non-Schengen area). I won't visit the non-Schengen area at ...
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17.5 hour overnight layover in Zurich [closed]

I'm looking at ordering a flight which has a a 17:30 hours overnight layover in Zurich. I will be arriving at the airport at 19:30 and my departure flight is the following day at 12:45. I have two ...
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Is there a way to access wifi in Zurich airport without a phone service?

I am traveling through Zurich and have a phone without any roaming there; I'm planning on picking up a SIM once I get to my final destination. Last time I was there, I couldn't access the airport wifi ...
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Arriving in Zurich the night before Schengen visa validity begins

(First off I do realize that someone has already asked this question but there didn't seem to be a conclusive answer.) My flight reaches Zurich on July 4th at 7:25 pm, and the Schengen visa's ...
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Do intra-Schengen flights into Zurich deplane into the departures concourse?

When arriving at the Zurich airport on a flight from another Schengen country, do you deplane into the departures concourse (i.e. like domestic flights in the U.S.?) I'm aware that there's not ...
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Swiss Airlines long layover (10+ hours) in Zurich Airport - Eligible for hotel accommodation?

I'm traveling with my family (with kids), from Frankfurt to US on Swiss Airlines. The trip will have long layover in Zurich Airport for more than 10 hours! Are we eligible for hotel room ...
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Transferring at Zürich Airport do I need to go through Passport Control or only Security?

I am arriving at Zurich airport from Hong Kong and then going on to Copenhagen with a 55 minute transfer time, flying Swissair. Do I need to go through passport control at Zurich or only go through ...
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Can I stay in Zurich airport If I get there before my visa starts? [duplicate]

I have a query regarding transit visa. I am a student at the Indian Institute of Technology in Jodhpur, India. I am going to visit Switzerland during this summer as a student trainee. I got my visa ...
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Am I allowed stopover in Zurich airport without transit visa?

I am a pakistani national, travelling to China from London. I have valid UK student visa (expires in 2.5 years). The flight will stopover in zurich. I have an opportunity to book a flight with a 16 ...
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Long Layover in Zurich Airport

I am traveling from Egypt to the US using Swiss airlines. The layover at Zurich airport is 16hrs. I found that there is a transit hotel at Zurich airport next to gates B/D. Can I access this hotel ...
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Leave Zurich Airport during a long layover [duplicate]

I am traveling from San Francisco to Mumbai via Zurich Airport, where I have 18hrs halt. I have an Indian Passport and a valid US F1 visa. Can I leave the airport and do some sightseeing in Zurich?...
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Do I need transit visa to visit Zurich if I have a valid F-1 visa?

I hold an Indian passport and Indian citizenship and a valid F-1 (student) visa. I have a 17 hours halt at Zurich on my journey from the USA to India in December. Instead of sitting at the airport ...
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Do I need Transit Visa for Zurich (Expired stamped H1b, Valid I-797) travelling to India for stamping [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen currently working in USA on H1b visa. I will be travelling from Boston to New Delhi (India) via Zurich. Please help me out with information if I will need a transit visa to go ...
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Transit visa obtainable at Zurich Airport [duplicate]

We are 2 South Africans going on a cruise in Croatia and have an 14 hour layover at Zurich. I have been advised that we can apply for a transit visa at the airport in Zurich. Is this easy to obtain?
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Where does my passport get entry stamp?

Consider this journey JFK->MUC->ZRH (MUC is just a flight connection). When does the passenger actually enter the Schengen zone? Munich or Zürich?
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Do I need a transit visa in Zurich on the way to India? [duplicate]

I am travelling from US to India, with an Indian passport but expired F1 visa and going there to get my H1B visa stamping. I have a stop at Zurich for 2 hours while flying to India. Do I need a ...
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10 hour over night layover in Zurich

Firstly, does Zurich airport allow you to sleep over night in the departure area? (My layover is the middle of winter so I don't want to be sleeping outside.) If not, what is my cheapest option for ...
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No cheap, direct flights from Zurich, Switzerland to Vancouver, Canada?

In the middle of August, I want to fly from Zurich to Vancouver. Therefore I used various flight search engines to see what flights are available. I couldn't find a direct flight that is cheaper than ...