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.
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The Airport in Beirut
Beirut is the capital and largest city in Lebanon. It was once named as the Paris of the Orient. It is an ancient city proud of its rich history, culture, and hospitable people. Located approximately 5.6 miles from the city centre, Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport is the only international airport in Lebanon and is only a ten to fifteen minute drive to the city centre Beirut. Book your air tickets on ebookers and save time and money.
Transportation from the Airport
Taking an airport taxi is the most convenient means of traveling into the city. Airport taxis are located next to the terminal in the arrival gate. The taxis are regulated by the airport and have a unified rate; however, some drivers tend to negotiate fares before or after transferring their passengers. Regular taxis can be found farther from the airport. Rates on these taxis can be somewhat cheaper, but taking an unregulated airport vehicle is not recommended. Car rental services are also available, including Dealers, Hertz, Avis, Budget, National, City Car, and Lenacar.
Weather in Beirut
Beirut experiences a Mediterranean climate. Summers are long, hot, and humid, with average temperatures reaching 31°C during the day and settling around 25°C at night. Winters in Beirut are wet and cool, with an average high of 18°C in December and lows around 10°C in January. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to visit the city, since the weather is comfortably warm and less rain occurs during these seasons.
Major Attractions in Beirut
Tourists visiting the city to experience authentic Beirut holidays will not go home disappointed. Some notable attractions in the city are the National Museum of Beirut, Jeita Grotto, Saint George Maronite Cathedral, Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, and Pigeon Rocks. Despite the hot weather, people flock to the city during the summer to take part in the annual Beirut International Jazz Festival and the Beirut International Film Festival. Get the most out of your holiday by booking your flight to Beirut on ebookers.
Radisson BLU Martinez Hotel, BeirutPhoenicia Street, Beirut 5.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Beirut hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Planet Discovery and Zaitunay Bay. Pigeon Rocks and Beirut Municipal ...
Plaza HotelHamra Street, Beirut 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Beirut, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hamra Street and Pigeon Rocks. Beirut Municipal Stadium and Camille Chamoun Sports City ...
Gefinor RotanaClemenceau Street, Beirut 5.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Beirut hotel is located in the business district, within a 10-minute walk of American University of Beirut Medical Center and American University ...
Le CommodoreCommodore Street, Beirut 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in the center of Beirut, this family-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hamra Street and Pigeon Rocks. Beirut Municipal Stadium and Camille ...
Movenpick Hotel BeirutGeneral De Gaulle Avenue, Beirut 5.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Beirut hotel is located on the waterfront, within 1 mi (2 km) of Lebanese American University and Pigeon Rocks. Beirut Municipal Stadium ...
Four Seasons Hotel Beirut1418 Prof. Wafic Sinno Ave, Beirut 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Beirut, this luxury hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Zaitunay Bay and within 3 mi (5 km) of Pigeon Rocks and Beirut Municipal Stadium. Camille ...
InterContinental Phoenicia BeirutMinet El Hosn, Beirut 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in the center of Beirut, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Planet Discovery and Zaitunay Bay. Pigeon Rocks and Beirut Municipal ...
Napoleon HotelNehme Yafet Street, Beirut 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Beirut, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hamra Street and Pigeon Rocks. Beirut Municipal Stadium and Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium are also ...
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