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Experience the true meaning of luxury travel from check-in to arrival, courtesy of flights from Doha to Zurich with Qatar Airways. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere on board one of our modern aircraft as you sit back and enjoy premium in-flight entertainment, delicious cuisine and ultimate 5-star comfort. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, make your journey special and choose Qatar Airways.
Zurich may not be the capital of Switzerland, but it is its most populous city and economic epicentre. In fact, Zurich is one of the most important business and economic centres in the world, focused predominantly on the service industries. This picturesque European destination is also famous for its architecture and history – most clearly on display in the Old Town or “Altstadt”. Ensure you arrive in Zurich relaxed after a relaxing flight; let Qatar Airways take you there.
Doha to Zurich route guide
• Flight distance: 2789 miles (4490 kilometres)
• Flight duration: 7 hours
From the luxury departure lounge to the oasis-styled exterior complete with gently swaying palm trees, Doha’s brand new Hamad International Airport is the very epitome of modern elegance.
Hamad International Airport one of the few Middle Eastern hubs to connect with all six continents, putting it at the very heart of the international transport system.
Transportation and Parking
Short-term parking is available at two sides on either side of the terminal, with the Eastern car park more convenient for Qatar Airways passengers.
The bus pavilion is located to the right just outside the entrance to the passenger terminal, and provides regular services into the business and residential centres of Doha.
Chauffeur- driven limousines are available on request, and car rental facilities are also on offer.
Arriving at Hamad International Airport
If you are flying from Doha in First or Business Class with Qatar Airways, the most convenient access to the airport is through Entry Gate 1. Economy class passengers will find it easiest to enter the departure hall through Entry Gates 2 and 3.
Travel from Doha with Qatar Airways and enjoy our dedicated lounges, such as our Oryx Lounge, or Gold or Silver Lounges for frequent travelers. Our premium travelers lounge, Al Mourjan, includes its own duty-free shops, private rest areas and showers.
Facilities and amenities
Free Wireless internet access is freely available too throughout the passenger terminal, along many other facilities, such as prayer rooms, children’s play areas, and hotel desks.
The airport offers a wide selection of facilities, including exclusive retail outlets and an international menu of cuisine from Asian and Arabic through to Italian and American.
A glorious mountain backdrop and the shores of Lake Zurich right on the doorstep – the capital of Switzerland is one of the prettiest destinations in Europe, filled with charm and natural beauty that is complemented by the well-preserved medieval city.
But alongside this is a centre focused on commerce, finance and innovation, making this one of the most modern and forward-looking cities in the world.
Book a flight to Zurich with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a city where old and new sit comfortably side by side, and there are surprises down every beautifully cobbled, medieval alleyway.
And if you tire of city life then you are just a few miles from some of the finest hiking, skiing and trekking country in Europe, making it an all-year destination that’s perfect for city breaks and adventure holidays.
Most of the popular tourist attractions are clustered around the Old Town and the riverfront and lakeshore. The lake itself is one of the biggest attractions in the city, and the Lakeside Promenade is incredibly popular, especially in the summer.
Starting from Bellevue, the boardwalk goes for about 3km along the lake towards Tiefenbrunnen, making it a relaxing and tranquil walk for all ages.
Switzerland is famous for its premium quality watches, and you can find out all about this unique industry at the Bayer Museum.
This museum has exhibitions of watches dating back hundreds of years, with some of the rarest and most beautiful examples of the watchmaker’s craft on display.
Zurich is filled with fine art galleries and museums, and one of the best is the Kunsthaus, which has dedicated exhibitions to Swiss artists including the modern sculptor Giacometti, and surrealist 18th Century painter Fuseli.
At the Rietberg Museum you’ll be able to see one of Europe’s best collections of Asian art, and if you need a good cup of coffee after all that exploring then head to the Jacob Coffee Museum, which charts the evolution of coffee and the European passion for the drink.
Flights to Zurich with Qatar Airways land at Zurich Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Zurich please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF)
Voltage: 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type J
Language: German / French / Italian / Romansh
International dialing code: +41
More Information: Read our Zurich Travel Guide
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