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Zurich Airport Mini Guide

Zurich Airport is situated in north Switzerland and is also known as Kloten Airport. It is Switzerland’s largest and busiest airport. There are seventy-five airlines operating flights to 184 cities with London being the top scheduled destination. The airport has three terminals, six car parks, valet parking, train, tram, regional bus, and car rental services connecting travellers to Switzerland and the rest of Europe.

When collecting your rental vehicle from Zurich airport the car hire desks are in the car hire centre on the upper level of Airport Shopping. Zurich Airport is an extremely popular destination we advise pre-booking your rental car 4 weeks in advance for the chance to get the best vehicle at the best price.

Cheapest car hire at Zurich Airport

Skoda Fabia

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.71 EUR/day
Skoda Fabia

7 Days rental at 375.99 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Leon

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.78 EUR/day
Seat Leon

7 Days rental at 390.50 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 58.10 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 406.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 58.10 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 406.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 61.53 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 430.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 63.83 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 446.85 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 63.83 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 446.85 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 63.84 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 446.92 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 63.84 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 446.91 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Polestar 2

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 151.38 EUR/day
Polestar 2

7 Days rental at 1059.71 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Zurich Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 3 special offers for car rental in Zurich Airport including;

  • Free winter tyres
    With this car you get free winter tyres, recommended for driving in winter conditions available from ALAMO, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, THRIFTY, UNIRENT.
  • Guaranteed 2021/2022-registered car
    We guarantee that you are going to get a 2021/2022-registered car at the desk available from ALAMO, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, THRIFTY, UNIRENT.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, THRIFTY, UNIRENT.

Useful to know about Zurich Airport

  • Zurich Airport is also called Kloten Airport
  • Is the largest and busiest international airport in Switzerland
  • The airport handled over 31m passengers in 2018
  • 75 airlines used the airport last year
  • The metro system from the airport terminal plays sounds of the Swiss Alps

 

Popular car hire destinations in Zurich Airport

Best car rental companies in Zurich Airport

8.5
No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 341 reviews
90
80
70
80
90
22 min (average wait time)
8.4
No.2: THRIFTY,
based on 263 reviews
90
80
70
80
90
24 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.3: AVIS,
based on 73 reviews
80
80
60
80
80
22 min (average wait time)

Zurich Airport car hire information

  • 8.6/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Europcar Direct
  • € 375.97
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 53.71
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 54
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 15
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Golf
  • 148
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Zurich Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 105
February€ 107
March€ 75
April€ 81
May€ 76
June€ 63
July€ 101
August€ 89
September€ 52
October€ 54
November€ 56
December€ 108
ItemPercent
January€ 83
February€ 91
March€ 58
April€ 64
May€ 53
June€ 49
July€ 86
August€ 71
September€ 47
October€ 45
November€ 49
December€ 91
ItemPercent
January€ 173
February€ 168
March€ 111
April€ 117
May€ 140
June€ 94
July€ 160
August€ 141
September€ 95
October€ 101
November€ 93
December€ 157
ItemPercent
January€ 121
February€ 123
March€ 93
April€ 77
May€ 99
June€ 69
July€ 111
August€ 96
September€ 60
October€ 64
November€ 65
December€ 124
ItemPercent
January€ 185
February€ 199
March€ 146
April€ 137
May€ 262
June€ 241
July€ 255
August€ 283
September€ 214
October€ 222
November€ 231
December€ 330
ItemPercent
January€ 75
February€ 88
March€ 57
April€ 67
May€ 52
June€ 48
July€ 78
August€ 64
September€ 40
October€ 42
November€ 46
December€ 80
ItemPercent
January€ 139
February€ 134
March€ 106
April€ 103
May€ 114
June€ 80
July€ 113
August€ 113
September€ 78
October€ 80
November€ 82
December€ 148
ItemPercent
January€ 115
February€ 99
March€ 91
April€ 105
May€ 115
June€ 62
July€ 114
August€ 102
September€ 55
October€ 59
November€ 62
December€ 110

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire at Zurich Airport

How much does car hire at Zurich Airport cost?

Car hire at Zurich Airport costs as little as €53.70 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €74.00 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €287.00 per day from SIXT for a BMW 5 Series.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Zurich Airport?

10 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Zurich Airport, including ALAMO, THRIFTY, NATIONAL, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Zurich Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Zurich Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Zurich Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Europcar Direct has the highest customer rating for car hire at Zurich Airport with a score of 8.5/10

with Thrifty EMEA Franchise rated second best with a score of 8.4/10

.

How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Zurich Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Zurich Airport is €390.50 per week from UNIRENT.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Zurich Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Zurich Airport is UNIRENT, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Skoda Fabia available from as little as €375.97 per week.

How much is fuel at Zurich Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.939/ltr of petrol and €2.249/ltr of diesel at Zurich Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Zurich Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Zurich Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FLIZZR, HERTZ, NATIONAL, SIXT, THRIFTY, UNIRENT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Zurich Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Luxury Elite, Mini, Oversize, Premium, Premium Elite, Special, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars at Zurich Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Zurich Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire at Zurich Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car at Zurich Airport is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Zurich Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Zurich Airport at the moment, however UNIRENT rates start from just €375.97 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €375.97 from UNIRENT in Zurich - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week at Zurich Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Zurich Airport is €375.90 per week with an average price of €518.00 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Zurich Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies at Zurich Airport

  • Europcar (tel: 41 43 2555656)
  • Sixt (tel: +41-848884444)
  • Hertz (tel: 0438163255)
  • Europcar (tel: +41 (43) 2555656 )
  • Thrifty (tel: +41 43 816 32 55)
  • Dollar (tel: +41 43 816 27 37 / +41 43 816 32 55)
  • Enterprise (tel: 410581220420)
  • Unirent (tel: 043 255 56 56 )
  • Alamo (tel: 410581220420)
  • Flizzr (tel: +41-848884444)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Zurich Airport

  • Europcar (ZURICH AIRPORT PARKING 3 G1, ZURICH, 8058)
  • Sixt (Parking 3, Zürich, 8060)
  • Hertz (Zurich Airport, 8060 Zurich Kloten, Zurich, 8058)
  • Budget (Flughafen Zuerich, Zuerich, 8060)
  • Avis (Flughafen Parking 3, Zurich, 8060)
  • Europcar (ZURICH AIRPORT PARKING 3 G1, ZURICH, 8058)

Car hire company reviews at Zurich Airport

  • Europcar Direct: Rated 8.5/10 from 36 reviews
  • Thrifty EMEA Franchise : Rated 8.4/10 from 16 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 8.0/10 from 31 reviews
  • Budget EMEA: Rated 7.9/10 from 63 reviews
  • Flizzr EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.9/10 from 43 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 11 reviews

Other car hire locations in Switzerland

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