The Kloten International Airport

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at the Kloten International Airport. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it all covered.

The most gorgeous and the largest cities of Europe, Zurich is located in the north-central part of Switzerland. The city’s vibrant culture, world-famous architecture and lake view makes it the most-visited tourist place in Europe. From art galleries to museums and from swimming to hiking spots, the city has numerous entertainment options as well as adventure options to explore. A walk tour will help you get a closer view into the city’s cobblestone street. So, plan your trip here to enjoy the picturesque destination.

For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Zurich destination guide.

  • The Kloten International Airport is the city’s official international airport that is situated at a distance of 10 km from the Zurich city centre.
  • The Kloten International Airport offers round-the-clock arrival and departure for you to travel conveniently.  

Terminal Information

Together with Turkish Airlines, we at IndiGo can connect you from India to Zurich with multiple flights to Zurich as well as to several other European cities from Istanbul.

One of the largest airports of Europe, the Zurich International Airport also known as the Kloten International Airport features almost three terminals, including terminal A, Terminal B and Terminal E.  

The passenger terminal is divided into two arrival halls, three check-in zones with 160 check-in desks and several self-service check-in machines.

Its runways are spread over an area of 3,700 m, 3,300 m and 2,500 m respectively. The airport uses runway 14 for landings and runways 16 and 28 for takeoffs.

The airport accommodates around 17 million travellers on an annual basis.


Airport Facilities

Wi-Fi service
VIP service
Lounge area
Convention and welcome desk
Shower area
Public telephone
Money exchange
Locker rooms
Porter service
Bank and VAT refund
Transit hotel and day room facility
Family area
Smoking lounge
Service and information desk
Assistance to passenger with reduced mobility
Baggage and security service
Emergency service
Parking area
Pet transportation service
Car rental, taxi, buses, and metro services

Things to Do

While you wait at the Kloten International Airport, enjoy your time:

  • Relaxing at lounges during your long-hour layovers; take steam shower and savour snacking your favourite food.
  • Viewing the spectacular sight of the runway at the Observation Deck, where you can adore take-offs and touchdowns.
  • Comforting your children in the baby room by changing nappy, feeding, etc.
  • Eating at cafes, bars and restaurants that are based at the airport terminal.
  • Doing that last-minute shopping of jewellery, perfumes, spirits, books, electronics, toys and gifts from duty-free stores.

Visa and Immigration

If you’re an Indian passport holder travelling to Zurich, then you have to apply for Schengen visa online with the documents required. The Schengen visa is a short stay visa issued to visit the Schengen countries; the visa is issued to tourists that are planning to visit their friends, family or other travelling on non-business trips for up to 90 days from the date of entry. Your visit can be either continuous or several, depending upon the visa type; single entry or multiple entry. Another essential point to note while applying for the visa is that your passport should be valid for 6 months from your date of travel.

To ensure a hassle-free and seamless travel, here is a detailed information about the Switzerland visa –


Hotels near Zurich Airport


The Radisson Blu Hotel


The Hotel Welcome Inn


The Hotel Allegra Lodge


The Dorint Airport-Hotel Zurich

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