Choose the check-in option which is the most convenient for you. To avoid long waiting times we recommend using the Web check-in. Baggage can be handed in at the „Bag Drop“ counter.

The online check-in allows you to check in easily and conveniently from the comfort of your own home. To check in online, all you need is Internet access and your flight details. You can check in directly via the website for your airline. You can print out your boarding card at home.

You can then hand over your baggage at the „Bag Drop“ counter in the respective check-in area at Zurich Airport. Below you will find the links to the websites of the various airlines that offer an online check-in service.

Check-in areas 1 and 2 are located just before the entrance to the passenger area, while Check-in 3 is located directly above the airport train station.

Save time by checking in at a self-service check-in machine at Zurich Airport. Rail passengers can go to Check-in 3 for a straightforward self-service check-in. This is located directly above the train platforms. It is also possible to check in with baggage at the self-service machines and this service is offered by the following airlines.

Some airlines allow you to check in the night before.
For detailed information on checking in the night before, please click on your airline.

Mobile check-in takes place via the website for your airline. Your boarding card is sent directly to your mobile phone by SMS/MMS. Depending on the airline, baggage is either handed over at the normal check-in desk or at the specially designated bag drop for customers who have checked in online, which is located in the respective check-in area at Zurich Airport.

If the battery of your mobile phone is flat or you have forgotten to bring your mobile phone with you, you can print out a paper boarding card or have one printed out for you at any time at a self-service check-in machine, at the baggage handover desk or at the airport check-in desk.

Essential documents

Please have the following documents with you when you check-in at the railway station:

  • Plane tickets for all passengers with a booking confirmation or electronic ticketing number
  • Passports for all passengers
  • If necessary: visa

Baggage check-in rules at the Station

Please have the following documents with you when you check-in at the railway station:
The maximum weight for an item of baggage for railway station check-in is 32 kg. For security reasons the following items may not be transported.

Flight luggage another country–Switzerland

Zurich from any airport in the world by any airline is delivered directly to your nearest station in Switzerland. Regardless of which airline you fly with. You can receive your baggage conveniently at your railway station.