Transform air travel into a pleasurable and stylish experience, with flights from Zurich to Manila with Qatar Airways providing you with all the comforts and facilities you expect. Dine on delicious in-flight cuisine and take advantage of our award-winning selection of in-flight services. Our attention to detail and creation of a stress-free environment ensure that you land in the exciting and colourful capital of the Philippines feeling completely refreshed.
If you love the excitement of big and bustling cities then you’re sure to fall in love with Manila. It’s a frenetic city that never sleeps, where Chinese, Spanish and American cultural influences create a fabulous ethnic diversity. There are huge shopping malls in the sparkling upmarket districts of the city, and the cafés and restaurants are renowned for their varying cuisine and choice of entertainment. For a taste of urban life in the exotic Philippines at its most racy and hectic, visit Manila with Qatar Airways.
Switzerland is known for its clean cities, stunning Alpine scenery and friendly, welcoming people. Its international airport is no different, providing passengers flying from Zurich with Qatar Airways an excellent starting point for their travels.
The airport is just eight miles from the centre of Zurich, making it easily accessible from the city as well as other locations throughout the country.
The staff are welcoming and incredibly efficient, focused on providing a memorable passenger experience for travellers. The facilities are excellent, making Zurich one of the best airports in Europe to fly from.
Transportation and parking
Transport from central Zurich is quick and easy, with a Swiss Federal Railways station located right in the centre of the airport under the Gates B area. Journey time from the centre of the city is just 10 minutes. The bus terminal is located next to the P2 car park, with buses from the city and surrounding villages running regularly to the airport.
Taxis take just 20 minutes from the centre of the city, while a coach service connects the airport to major ski resorts and locations further afield. Three multistorey car parks (P1, P2 and P3) are directly connected to the terminal, while additional short-term parking (P5) is also available a little further away.
Car park P60 is an open-air, long-stay facility, located some distance away and linked to the terminals by a shuttle bus service. Valet parking is available.
Arriving in Zurich
Passengers flying from Zurich with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal E, which is purely for non-Schengen international flights. It is connected to the Airside Center by the Skymetro, an automated underground people mover.
As with all European airports, security is very strict, although the efficiency of the staff ensure that delays are kept to an absolute minimum. Allow between one and two hours before your flight is due to depart to check in and clear customs and security checks.
Facilities and amenities
A number of lounges are available for first and business-class passengers, as well as customers of particular airlines or for those with lounge-access cards. There are no business facilities at the airport, but limited amenities (including fax and photocopying) are available in the service centre on the first floor of the P2 car park.
Internet access is free for the first 60 minutes, and Wi-Fi hotspots are located throughout the terminal. The food court provides an excellent selection of snacks, pastries and coffee as well as a Swiss chalet-style restaurant, Italian and Indian restaurants and fast food outlets.
The Airport Shopping Centre is very well stocked, with outlets selling high-end luxury goods, particularly some very fine watches, as well as accessories, travel goods and Duty Free.
Fly to Manila with Qatar Airways and you’ll be on the way to discover your own little slice of Pacific perfection. This energetic city never stops, and visitors are captivated by its energy and the warmth of its people.
The capital of the Philippines is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. Attracting entrepreneurs, innovators and high-tech businesses, it’s also a magnet for adventurous travellers looking for a more unusual destination.
Fly to Manila with Qatar Airways and see why so many people put this vibrant location on their ‘Bucket List’ of places to see.
The majority of Manila’s most popular attractions are to be found in the bay area. The Malacanang Palace, built in the 18th century, is the official home of the president of the Philippines.
As well as the palace, there are some spectacular public gardens and a museum to explore.
For an interesting glimpse into the history of the Philippines the Bonafacio Shrine honours national hero Andres Bonafacio, who played a significant part in the struggle for Filipino independence.
Manila has plenty of museums to choose from, including the National Museum of the Philippines, with collections covering archaeology, culture, zoology and the arts.
To get a better understanding of the nation’s history, head to the Museum of Philippine Political History, or discover the country’s great artists at the National Art Gallery.
Flights to Munich with Qatar Airways land at Niquoy Aquino International 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 Manila please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Philippine Peso (PHP)
Voltage: 220 Volts
Plugs: Type A / B / C
Language: Filipino / English
International dialing code: +63
More Information: Read our Manila Travel Guide
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