Are you travelling for business to Zurich? Since ZRH air passenger terminal is located in an area with good transport connections to the city as well as near the World Trade Centre and the local Fairgrounds, those flying to Switzerland for work may find it convenient to book a hotel close to Zürich airport.
There are many airlines offering flights to ZRH, and international travellers may choose them either to fly to Switzerland or to have a layover there before continuing their journey. Among these airline companies are Swiss International Airlines, British Airways, EasyJet, Austrian airlines, KLM, Tap Air Portugal, Lufthansa, Iberia, Air France, Eurowings, Vueling, Air Europa, SAS, LOT, Brussels airlines and Flybe.
Once we have landed in Zürich airport and after collecting our bags, trains departing every 5 minutes from the airport railway station –on the underground level- can take us to Zurich Hauptbahnhof in only 15 minutes. From this central station, we may also travel to cities like Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lucerne, Munich or St. Gallen. As an alternative, tram number 10 transports passengers to and from the airport, connecting it with downtown Zürich, although it takes a bit longer.
Nevertheless, if you are looking for a fast and comfortable way to commute after arriving in the city, take into account that our recommended hotels in Zürich provide airport transfers free of charge. Read more below.
Park Inn by Radisson Zurich airport
This 4-star hotel near Zürich International airport provides complimentary WiFi connection and transfers to the terminal building (including bags) at no extra cost. It takes only seven minutes to commute to the hotel, which also has a 24-hour gym, a garden, a bar with views to the airport apron and even flight information screens on site. Every morning, a breakfast buffet is made available to guests with vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options
The rooms at the Park Inn Radisson ZRH can be Standard, Business or Family ones and may feature twin beds, a large bed or two double beds. They are equipped with a climate monitoring system, satellite TV, safety deposit box, work desk, a charging station for mobile devices and a private bathroom with amenities. Payment parking can be booked at the front desk.
NH Zürich Airport Hotel
This member of the NH Hotels chain is located just 2 kilometres from Zurich airport and has been rated with 4 stars. During their stay, guests may enjoy the complimentary high-speed WiFi, admission to the sauna and the fitness centre and a bar/restaurant open round the clock. Trains to the city centre depart from a station situated 200 metres away and guests may even walk to important buildings such as the World Trade Centre and the “Messe”.
If you book a room at the NH Zurich airport, you will benefit from the extra comfort of their spaces designed for business travellers, couples or families, featuring amenities such as in-room safe, private bathroom and working area. You can order breakfast and eat it while still in bed every morning. Other hotel services include currency exchange, laundry, dry cleaning, ironing and babysitting for a surcharge.
Holiday Inn Express hotel near Zürich airport
This 3-star member of the Holiday Inn Express chain is clearly business travel-oriented and offers free transportation to guests, who are picked up at the airport terminal -5 kilometres away- upon request. Furthermore, parking spots are available for a nominal fee, and the Zurich Exhibition centre is near.
The cosy rooms at the Holiday Inn Express ZRH have air-conditioning, TV and facilities to prepare coffee and tea. Breakfast is included in most rates and served from 4:00 to 10:00 (with vegetarian alternatives). There is an onsite restaurant and a lounge bar that stays open 24 hours, where guests may gather to watch football games and other sports competitions live.
Will you stay in Switzerland for more than a few nights? Then, find a hotel in central Zürich.