Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich
Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Zurich
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Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and is located at the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich. There are various museums and art galleries located in the city, with one of the most important theatre in the German-speaking world called Schauspielhaus Zürich located in the city centre. The city is also known for having one of the world’s largest financial centres.
The city is served by Zurich Airport and Kuala Lumpur to Zurich flights take an average of 15 hours.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Zurich Airport (ZRH)
Currently, no budget airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich via a direct route from KLIA airport. You may instead opt for the following airlines which offer the route via a layover: SWISS, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, British Airways, FinnAir.
Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Zurich Airport (ZRH)
There is no direct flights serving the Kuala Lumpur to Zurich route via this airport. You may thus be required to transit to other airports.
Departure from Kuala Lumpur International Airport
There are several ways of getting to the airport for your Kuala Lumpur to Zurich flight. The fastest way of getting to KLIA is with the KLIA Express train departing from KL Sentral. This option will cost RM55 per way, with a journey time of 30 minutes. Complimentary WiFi is also offered to travellers on-board.
Alternatively, taking a KL Airport coach or Skybus would be a better option for the more budget-conscious travellers as ticket costs RM10 per pax. Travellers should take note however that the journey will take on average 60 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
Pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner, public taxi or Grab, will cost between RM65 to RM100 for a more door-to-door service as you head for your Kuala Lumpur to Zurich flights.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport information
Kuala Lumpur International Airport has two terminals - KLIA and KLIA2, with KLIA2 dedicated solely for AirAsia. Interchanging between terminals can be done via free shuttle busses provided by the airport. Travellers looking to pass time whilst waiting for their Kuala Lumpur to Zurich flights can enjoy an abundance of both dining and duty-free options in both terminals. Complimentary WiFi is offered throughout the terminals along with a 24 hour prayer room.
Arrival at Zurich Airport (ZRH)
When arriving from your Kuala Lumpur to Zurich flight, the fastest and most convenient way of getting to the city centre is via train. A train from the airport serving a direct route to Zurich main station will cost CHF6.80 (RM29) and will take 10 - 15 minutes.
There is also the option of a shuttle bus provided by 7x7 shuttle service running to all hotels located in central Zurich and Zurich-West. The tickets can be purchased online via their website or via your hotel and will cost CHF25 (RM105). The journey will take between 30 - 40 minutes.
Alternatively, there is also the option of arranging a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner or public taxi when arriving from your flight from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich. Taxi fare will cost between CHF 60 - CHF 70 (RM251 - RM293) and will take approximately 15 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
Zurich Airport (ZRH) Information
Zurich Airport is located 6km from the city centre and has three terminals divided into Schengen flights, non-Schengen flights and long haul international flights. Interchanging between terminals can be done via an underground Skymetro in every terminal. There is a wide variety of dining and duty-free shops. However, travellers arriving late at night should note that restaurants are closed at 10:00pm local time. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas for up to 2 hours. There is a multi-faith prayer room located in all terminals if required.
After securing your cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich, it is time to start planning. Tourist sites such as Grossmunster, Fraumunster, Lake Zurich, St. Peter Zurich, Zurich Opera House and Wasserkirche are a must see. Apart from trying Swiss’ Cheese, Tomato and Truffle fondue, other must try cuisine include Rosti, Raclette, Zurcher Eintopf (Mix of pork, cabbage, potatoes and carrots cooked in white wine), Zopf (Braided Bread) and Bundner Gerstensuppe (Barley Soup).
Useful Zurich Travel Information
What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Zurich?
Zurich (UTC +02:00) is six hours behind of Kuala Lumpur (UTC +8:00). Travellers planning a trip from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich should take note that between March - October, Zurich practises daylight savings. During these months, Zurich (UTC+3:00) will be 5 hours behind of Kuala Lumpur (UTC +8:00).
What is the weather like in Zurich?
Zurich has an average temperature of 3°C between December and February, 10°C from March - April and 21°C between May - September. Between October and November, the average temperature is 9°C.
What is the currency and exchange rate for Zurich?
Zurich uses the Swiss Franc (CHF).
RM1 = CHF 4.17 (As of 25 October 2018)
What is the average cost of a hotel room in Zurich?
The average cost of a hotel room is between RM500 - RM850. Skyscanner searches not only for cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich but also for hotels rooms in Zurich.
Zurich visa requirement for Malaysians
Malaysian citizens travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich for tourism are not required to apply for a visa if their stay is less than 90 days. A minimum of 6 months validity on your passport is required upon the date of entry.
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Information is accurate as of 25 October 2018
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