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Questions tagged [zurich]

Zurich or Zürich, the largest city in Switzerland, situated at the northwest of Lake Zürich.

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How long do I need from landing to reaching the train station in Zürich Airport when arriving from London?

I am arriving at the Zürich airport from London, scheduled to arrive at 6:20pm in the evening. I am wondering if anybody has an approximate idea of how long it normally takes to get to the train ...
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Query regarding cooling off period for Work permit up to 120 days max

I have a query regarding cooling off period for visa type "Work permit up to 120 days". My job requires me to travel to Zurich repeatedly(every yr). Hence it is important for me to know below details....
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Am I required to buy a train ticket in order to use the locker facility at Zurich station?

I will be traveling to Zurich by bus (Flixbus) and I'm going to need the locker facility at Zurich main station to keep my luggage. Am I required to buy a train ticket to use the locker facility?
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Separate ticket connection in Heathrow - can I stay airside?

I have a flight from Zürich to Heathrow scheduled to land in Terminal 2 at 17:55, transferring to a flight to Ireland also out of Terminal 2, scheduled to depart at 21:10. I will not have any checked ...
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South African working in China need to apply for a Schengen visa

I'm not sure how all this works but currently, I live and work in China and would like to visit Zurich. Is it at all possible to apply for a Schengen visa outside my home country and if so where can I ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Zurich as a Tanzanian? [duplicate]

I have a flight from Edmonton Canada to Zurich (2-hour layover) to Dubai. I am Tanzanian. Is a transit visa required?
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Baggage checked?

I am flying internationally for the first time to Cyprus. I am flying out of Dulles (IAD) to Geneva, then to Zurich, then on to Larnaca. My question is: How do I know if I have a single ticket? All ...
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Intercontinental to European flight transfer time in Zurich airport: is 2 hours too short?

I'll be flying from Asia to Europe via Zurich in the summer. I bought a ticket with Oman Air to Zurich. Now I'm planning to buy a ticket from Zurich to my home country on a different company, Swiss ...
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Zurich Lake boat ride

There is a boat ride at the Zurich lake and I want to know where can I get the boat for that boat ride. Is there a specific location where I can board that boat? I guess there are boats that are ...
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Cash allowance while transiting through Zurich

I'm from Tajikistan traveling to the US with US tourist visa and transiting through Zurich. I will have cash between $9K-$10K on me while traveling to the US. US border protection has a rule to ...
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Do I need visa if I am moving from India to Ireland and I have connecting flight via Zurich (connection time 3Hr05Min)? [duplicate]

I am traveling to Dublin from Mumbai by Swiss Airways via Zurich with a stopover of 3hr 05 min. Will I need a transit visa (or any other visa) for the Zurich stopover?
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How far in advance do tickets on Czech Railways become available near the yearly timetable change?

I would like to buy tickets for the night train from Zurich to Prague around Christmas time. This train is listed as number EN 50467 on the Austrian railways site and as EN 467 on the Czech railways ...
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Public Transportation Pass for 3 days in Zurich (2 zones)

I will spend 3 days in Zurich and I plan to use public transportation. In order to avoid buying a single ticket every time I prefer to buy a 3 days pass (or a single day pass) to facilitate my trip. ...
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Is it okay to fly from a Swiss airport to Vietnam with German residence permit?

I am Vietnamese living in Germany now. I have German residence permit. I'm planning to fly to Vietnam from Zurich (or Basel) airport. Is it possible? Or do I have to fly from a German airport?
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Is it possible to use the free Wi-Fi at the Zurich Airport when one cannot receive a text message? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use the free Wi-Fi at the Zurich Airport when one cannot receive a text message?
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Do I need cash CHF for a weekend in Zurich?

I'm going to Zurich for a weekend and planning to go to one or two restaurants, buy basic groceries in a supermarket and possible do a little bit of downtown shopping, but not extravagant stuff. I ...
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Which terminal does Vueling use for arrivals in Zurich airport?

I have a friend who freaks a bit with flying and likes to know and plan everything in advance. I tried to help him out but didn't have much success discovering the arriving terminal for Vueling. The ...
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Do taxis accept non cash payment in Zurich

Because of the short stay ( only one night and one day), I don't want to withdraw any CHF . Do taxis accept non cash payment in Zurich ? Minor questions : Are Uber and Lyft common in Zurich ? Is ...
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Milano style hot chocolate in Geneva-Bern-Zurich?

I am in Switzerland and looking for a proper, thick hot chocolate, the kind where your spoon barely sinks into :) Something like this: To react to a deleted answer: most of the time hot chocolate is ...
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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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Travel plan for Interlaken from Lausanne

I am planning to visit Launsanne in this april. I will get only one day off. Is it possible to visit Interlacken in one day and come back to Zurich?
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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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Can I visit zurich with my business short stay schengen visa?

i am attending an interview and they want me to apply for business short stay schengen visa.i am planning to visit zurich as my friend is there. So, after interview i am planning to go to zurich, stay ...
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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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Do I need a transit visa in Zurich on the way to Vietnam? [duplicate]

I am Vietnamese and I am flying from Dusseldorf to Vietnam, and I will take the transit in Zurich within 15 hours. I want to go to the Zurich center. Any transit visa or any special documents I should ...
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Switzerland travel plan [closed]

I need some guidance on my travel plans. I have booked my return tickets from London to Geneva for August bank holiday. I'll have 3 complete days to visit place/places. After I booked, I realized ...
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Minimum account balance required for 2 to travel to Zurich for 10 days

I would like to know how much is the minimum balance to be maintained for myself and my husband for a stay of 10 days in Zurich. We hold Indian passport and are residing in Singapore. My husband hold ...
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I am a resident of a non-Schengen country flying to the US via Dublin and Zurich. Do I need a Visa? [duplicate]

I know there is a popular question already answered - Do I need a visa to transit (or layover) in the Schengen area? - but I am still unclear on some of the rules applying to my specific case, due to ...
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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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Chinese citizen/passport making connection flight in Zurich [duplicate]

If I hold a Chinese passport, but I have a green card USA and I am landing in Zurich and staying at the airport for my connecting flight to Beijing, do I need a visa?
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Behind the scenes tours in Zürich

I usually enjoy visiting behind the scenes tours in factories, waterworks, water towers, industrial areas, airports, libraries, hotels, abandoned basements, caves or just closed old buildings etc. I ...
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What cities are close to Zurich that have great history around WWII?

A colleague and I will be in Zurich in early October on business. We may have only one "tourist day" for the whole trip. We're both into WWII history and would like to hop on a cheap train (assuming ...
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How much time should I allow for getting a Swiss Railways “Junior Travelcard” at Zurich Airport?

We are spending a week in Switzerland in August with our 9-yr-old daughter. If we get a Swiss Railways “Junior Travelcard” for her for 30 CHF, she can travel with us on the train for free (vs. 1/2 ...
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Stay close to nature with daily access to Zurich

In a multi-destination holiday around Europe, Zurich is in my way, and I wish to stay in Switzerland for 3-4 days. However, accommodation in Zurich is quite expensive, and also I wish to enjoy the ...
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Driving from Zurich to Milan in the winter

I am driving from Zurich to Venice. What kind of kind of driving conditions can I expect in mid December, especially through the mountains? Are the roads well maintained?
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City centre of Zurich

It will be very helpful if someone spots the city centre of Zurich in Google Maps.
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Do I need a transit visa through Zurich with a Canadian visa? [duplicate]

Do I need a transit visa through Zurich with a Canadian visa travelling from Botswana?
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What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Nice?

I am travelling to Europe next month, and would like to know the cheapest means and/or modes from Zurich to Nice as I plan to depart from Nice.
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Is the drive from Milan to Zurich considered difficult, generally?

I am travelling from Milan, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland and would like to drive, but I'm not sure how difficult the drive would be. Would someone be able to describe what it's like - the terrain, ...
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What is the fastest way from Zurich to Eindhoven, by public transport?

I'm looking for the fastest way using the normal public transport options (plane, train, etc.) from Zurich to Eindhoven in Autumn. Flying seems not really to be a option since there seem to be no ...
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Do any of the ski resorts near Zurich offer late season (May) skiing?

While none of the hills in and around Zurich offer skiing (though they do make for nice walks in the snow), I'm told that there are several good ski resorts within 2 hours by train / train+bus of the ...
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Train from Zurich to Vienna - anything to look out for?

I will be soon be travelling by train from Zurich to Vienna, with 8- and 5-year-old children. Obviously we will be packing 'things to do', but are there any things along the way we should be ...
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Cheap hotel or B&B in Zürich

Looking for this summer to spend a couple of days in Zürich. I am looking for a basic hotel, with a double room. The prices on for hotels / apartments on booking.com seem kind of high for me (...
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Avoiding tilting trains in Switzerland

I really don't like tilting trains, because I always feel slightly sick in there. With normal trains I don't have any problems at all. Unfortunately, there are a lot of tilting trains on the route ...
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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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Windsurfing in Switzerland (or nearby areas)

What are the recommendations, options, possibilities for windsurfing in Switzerland? I'm especially interested in Zurich and places with nice transport connections. Feel free to write about ...
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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 ...
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Cheapest way to get from Zurich to Elba Island, Italy?

I have to be in Elba from 9/2/2012 until 9/8/2012. I checked for various ways to get there. It seems that flying is not really an option since I can't find flights from these airports that are close ...
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Lockers at train station Hardbrücke in Zürich?

I'm going to Zürich, Hardbrücke tomorrow evening. I have a big suitcase with me which I don't want to carry all along. So I want to place it in a locker. In the Internet I can't find any information ...
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What one-day trips are available from Zurich (Switzerland)?

I'm looking for some suggestions for one-day trips from Zürich (Switzerland). It isn't limited to Switzerland, but the place should be reachable within one day. I'm particularly interested in cities ...