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You can specify required rental date and time, vehicle category, pick-up/return location criteria in the white form above. In case your return location is different from the pick-up location, check the box 'Different Drop Off Location?'.

The preset location address: Zurich International Airport, Terminal B, Switzerland, area 'Zurich - Airport'.

Alteration of the current rental location can be performed in three ways:
-by entering your desired destination in the 'Pick-up' field;
-by following the links to location pages shown below;
-by using the Zurich interactive map on the left.

Rental hints for Zurich - Airport
Aiport offers. In case you need an exotic car in Zurich (cabriolet, sports car, limousine, etc.), or plan to pick up a car in the night hours, you should look at the rental locations in the airports around Zurich and not in the city itself. Suppliers at 'Zurich - Airport' have a wide car choice and can release your car at night.

Insurance. In most of our offers for Switzerland, the rental rates already include the 'Collision Damage Waiver' (CDW) insurance that give you a financial protection in case of an accident. If an accident occurs, you would need to pay at the counter in 'Zurich - Airport' only the franchise (your own risk) amount.

Car pick-up. In 'Zurich - Airport', rental companies may release your car in locations outside the airport. In this case, they organize a 'shuttle bus' that departs periodically from the airport building entrance.

Car return. On the final day of your rental in Zurich, examine your voucher for fuel terms. Try to bring back the car back to 'Zurich - Airport' in time – avoid additional expenses.

After rental. Periodically monitor the return of your deposit. As a rule, rental offices in Switzerland release the deposit on the day of car return, however the bank transfer may take 1-3 weeks.

Frequently asked questions on car hire

Rental system '' offers a unique opportunity to hire a vehicle of your choice in Zurich for any desired rental period at lowest rates. All our featured car options in Switzerland come as an 'All Inclusive' package, and there are no service charges or fees associated. All the rental phases, documents and the customer support are provided in English.
Typical models of vehicles in Zurich
Mini & economy hatchback: Ford Fiesta, Citroen C1 and Mini Classic
Compact & intermediate sedan: Toyota Avensis, Ford Mondeo and Audi A3
Full-size saloon & station wagon: Honda Accord, Renault Scenic and Volvo V50
Premium & luxury limousine: Mercedes C Class, Audi A5 Sportback and Mercedes SLK
Minivan & minibus, 7-15 pax: Citroen Picasso, Citroen Jumper 8 seater and Citroen C8 Tdi
SUV, crossover & off-road vehicle: Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Rav4 and BMW X5
Cabriolet, roadster & convertible: BMW Z4 Roadster, Audi A4 Convertible and Audi A3 Convertible
Rental locations near Zurich
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  » Schinznach - 30.9 km
  » Buchs - 34.9 km
  » Frauenfeld - 34.9 km
Zurich - Airport and car rental services

Airport location, terminals and transportation

Zurich Airport is the largest international airport in Switzerland. Each year it handles over 30 million passengers. The airport serves several country regions. It’s situated 13 km away from the city centre. ZRH has 3 runways, two of which are used for heavy wide-body aircraft. The airport was built and started to operate in the late 50s. There are the following passenger terminals: A, B/D, E. Passengers for Schengen (Terminal A) and non-Schengen (Terminal E) flights are served in different areas. Terminal B/D handles all types of passengers. Terminal E is connected with the main terminal through Skymetro, an underground passenger transportation system.

There’s a railway station under the airport which is connected to many Swiss cities and some European ones. You can also reach the city by tram (Routes 10, 12) and by bus. A large bus and tram stations are situated near the main terminal, between Parking P2 and Parking P3. City and regional buses regularly depart from the airport, and special buses take guests to ski resorts. Taxi and limousine parking lots are located next to the exits from arrivals lounges 1 and 2.

Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car

You can book a car in advance and get it at Zurich Airport. There are several large car rental companies operating at ZRH: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt. A national car rental company called Flughafen Zurich can also be found at the airport.

The companies’ offices are situated on the first level of the airport, near Exit 3. From there you can directly get to Garage P3. A car can be taken on Parking P3. The car rental centre is open from 6 am till 23.30 pm. The cars are returned to a special parking lot for rental vehicles in Garage P3. To get there, entering the airport, you need to follow the signs leading to “Rental car return”.

Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby

There are several roofed garages – P1, P2, P3 – situated opposite the terminal entrances. These car parks offer short-term parking services for up to 2 days. They have a direct exit to the corresponding check-in areas. Long-term parking for over 2 days is available in Garage P6. There are also open-air long-term economy parking lots – P60, P16, P17 – that can only be reserved in advance. A valet parking lot is available near the entrance to Terminal A.

A free 5-minute stop for unloading passengers is allowed near the entrances to check-in halls 1 and 2. To unload the passengers needing check-in hall 3, you have to use Parking P3.

Some hotels in the city and near the airport organize transfer from and to the airline hub. Shuttles depart from Exit 2 from the arrivals lounge. The following hotels are several minutes’ drive from ZRH: Apart-Hotel, Hilton, Holiday Inn Express, Allegro, Fly away, Ibis, Movenpick, NH, Novotel, Park Inn, Welcome Inn.
Rental hints
Rental deposit conditions and the amount of franchise are individual for every car in Switzerland, so you will be always able to find a vehicle with a minimal franchise amount.
In case of a pick-up arrival delay, it is recommended to make a call to the office in Zurich a few hours before the pick-up time. The telephone number of the office is specified in your voucher. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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