Travel from Zurich Airport
Zurich Airport is the largest international airport in Switzerland and is the main hub for Swiss International Airlines. The airport is situated 13 kilometres to the north of Zurich's city centre. Flights from Zurich go to 170 destinations across the world, so travellers are never short of places to visit.
The airport can be accessed by road or public transport. Swiss Federal Railways runs services to and from Zurich Airport. In addition, there are 13 local bus services connecting with the airport and a Glattabahn tram service which provides direct connections between the airport and the surrounding area. The airport can be reached by car in around 25 minutes using the main A20 road that links Zurich with Basel and Bern. Drivers then join the A51 which has signposts to the airport.
For those travelling to the airport by car there are three multi-storey car parks and a low-cost parking area which is ideal for those who wish to leave their vehicle for an extended period. The long-stay car park is about 10 minutes from the main airport building whilst the multi-storey car parks are directly connected. For those who wish to drop off passengers, there are short-term parking spaces in front of the departures zone. Individuals using these drop-off points may only stay for a maximum of 15 minutes.
The airport has plenty of facilities for travellers including shops, restaurants, Wi-Fi and facilities for disabled travellers.
To find a suitable deal on flights from Zurich to Skopje or on a range of routes, simply go to ebookers.com. Our easy to use mobile app also allows you to search for 'Flights Zurich'.
Flights to Skopje, Macedonia
Skopje is Macedonia's capital city and when you land at the airport, you will be about eleven miles from the city centre. Skopje's Alexander the Great Airport serves numerous airlines, with mostly European destinations, including Wizz Air, Croatia, Adria, Austrian, Sunexpress, Corendon, and Turkish Airlines. Compare all flights to Skopje from your nearest airport at ebookers, to find the best airfare, hotel packages, and more.
Transportation from the Airport
When making your travel arrangements through ebookers, you can also make an advanced booking for a rental car from the airport. A regulated taxi service operates at the airport and a ride into Skopje costs a fixed fare of MKD1,220. The airport has a bus service into Skopje city, with stops at a number of hotels, as well as the international bus and railway station. The bus service has a ticket counter where you can pay the MKD150 fare. Buses will be rescheduled accordingly in the event of any flight delays.
Weather in Skopje
Skopje has a continental climate with warm summers and rain throughout the year. Average summer temperatures range from 14°C to 32°C, and average winter temperatures range from –4°C to 9°C. When choosing what to pack for a summer trip, take summer clothes with some warm layers for cooler evenings. If you intend to visit any churches, minis and shorts are not considered appropriate. Warm clothing is needed for winter trips, so pack boots, gloves, scarves, and an overcoat.
Major Attractions in Skopje
The Varda River flows through Skopje, adding to the city's character and beauty. Explore the Roman ruins at Scupi, which date back to 200 BC, and Skopje's lively old bazaar, with its handicraft shops and tearooms. Take some excursions outside of the city to Kosjak Lake, about twenty miles away, the Matka Canyon, about eight miles away, and Vrelo Cave, which is about a mile away from the Matka Dam. When planning a trip to Skopje, use ebookers to find low airfares, hotel packages, car rental, and other deals to save on travel costs.
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