Best Zurich Airport Hotels with Free Shuttle

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Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, is home to 420,000 or so people. It is also the main financial hub in the country and therefore, unsurprisingly, see’s a lot of international travel.

In fact, and as you would expect, Zurich Airport has more international flights than any other airport in Switzerland. This means chances are your visit to Switzerland will start and end at Zurich Airport when visiting Switzerland.

If you are just in Zurich for a quick visit then perhaps staying near Zurich Airport is your best bet as it makes life a lot more convenient. Or, maybe you just need a hotel near Zurich Airport for the night before or after your flight, either way, I am here to help.

The great thing about Zurich Airport is that it only takes 13 minutes to get into the city center by train, so even when staying near the airport you can enjoy all the city has to offer. How cool is that!

Join me as I run through all the best Zurich Airport hotels with a free shuttle so that you can find a great place to stay that comes with a hassle-free journey to and from the airport.

Top Zurich Airport Hotels

(With Free Shuttle)

Hilton Zurich Airport

Hilton Zurich Airport
Hilton Zurich Airport © Booking.com

Hilton is one of the best-known hotel brands around the globe and the Hilton Zurich Airport Hotel is a very popular choice for people who want to stay near the airport.

Since the Hilton is just outside The Circle of Zurich Airport, the complimentary shuttle service will have you arriving at the hotel from the arrivals terminal in just 5 minutes, making your travels a lot easier.

Staying at the Hilton Zurich Airport is also a delight and this is thanks to its lovely rooms. Each room has everything you need in it from a minibar for a night-tip drink to a desk to work at, and lots more.

You can also dine at the hotel’s lovely on-site restaurant which serves food from all over the globe. There is also a bar where you can have a drink and meet other travelers, a fitness center, and a sauna.

You can also book meeting rooms, take advantage of the business center, and request room service, whenever you need it.

Movenpick Hotel Zurich-Airport

Mövenpick Hotel Zurich Airport
Mövenpick Hotel Zurich Airport © Booking.com

Mövenpick Hotel Zurich Airport is a great place to stay near Zurich Airport and with the complimentary shuttle service, you will be at the hotel in just 3 minutes. If the shuttle isn’t ready and waiting, you could even use public transport and be there in around 4 minutes.

The rooms at this hotel are super comfy and come with things like free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and a minibar to enjoy during your stay.

There are two restaurants inside the Mövenpick Hotel Zurich Airport, so you have some options. Try out some traditional Swiss cuisine, or some international dishes. The hotel is also a great place to unwind with a refreshing drink.

You’ll find lots more facilities at the hotel which are well worth taking advantage of. There is a fitness center, sauna, and meeting rooms if you need to do a little business on your trip.

ibis Zürich Messe Airport

Ibis Zurich Messe Airport
Ibis Zurich Messe Airport © Booking.com

The Ibis Zurich Messe Airport Hotel is a great choice if you are traveling on a budget as it is more affordable than most. It is not as close to the airport as the others we looked at above and the free shuttle service takes 12 minutes to and from the airport.

However, being further away from the airport does mean you are a little close to Zurich city center which makes heading out on a little adventure to see the sights very easy.

The rooms at this hotel are a delight to stay in with comfy bedding, private bathrooms, and all the modern additions you might expect like WiFi and a TV.

All bookings come with a delicious complimentary breakfast which you won’t want to miss. There is also a 24-hour bar so you can have a drink whatever time you land and it is a great place to meet people too.

Novotel Zürich Airport Messe

Novotel Zürich Airport Messe
Novotel Zürich Airport Messe © Booking.com

Novotel Zurich Airport Messe is a rather modern hotel that is not far from the airport and comes with a free airport shuttle service. It takes just 10 minutes from the hotel to the airport on the shuttle.

If you are traveling for business, this hotel might be your best bet with its 24-hour business center, working late is not an issue here.

When you need a break, head to the hotel bar for a drink and a snack. There is also a restaurant where you can have lunch or dinner at your leisure.

The rooms are pretty modern, comfortable, and have all the mod-cons one needs in this day and age, WiFi, etc.

Holiday Inn Express Zürich Airport, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport
Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport © Booking.com

If you are on a tight budget, booking the Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport might just be your best bet.

It is not a luxury hotel by any means but it does have modern and nicely decorated rooms that come with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and a work desk to use during your stay.

The free airport shuttle takes about 10 minutes door to door, or you can hop on public transport, which takes around 17 minutes.

Make sure not to miss the complimentary continental breakfast that comes with your booking. You can also unwind after your flight at the hotel bar, which serves drinks and snacks throughout the day and night.

There is also a 24-hour business center along with meeting rooms if you need to work during your stay.

If you love to have a swim after a flight as I do, this is also one of the Zürich hotels to check out as it has an indoor pool. There is nothing quite like diving into a pool after a long day to reset yourself.

Map of Hotels with Free Shuttle in Zurich Aiport

Written by Ashley Faulkes
As a twenty-year resident of Switzerland, I am passionate about exploring every nook and cranny of this beautiful country, I spend my days deep in the great Swiss outdoors, and love to share these experiences and insights with fellow travel enthusiasts.

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