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Written by Joan on January 29, 2022 Share on

Kochi to Switzerland flight info before you book them!

Switzerland is a wonderful landlocked country which is also mostly a mountainous country and perfect for a vacation where we can spend our valuable time with our family. But where do we start? Since we have already selected Switzerland as our destination and Kochi as our departure city, we next have to decide on the places we need to visit, the activities we prefer, the budget and finally and most importantly, the flights right? And that is where I am going to help you out! Yes, you heard it right! I will be providing you with the Kochi to Switzerland flights information you need before you book your flights so that you can go ahead and enjoy that beautiful vacation of yours without any worries! Why wait when we can get down to business? Let’s go!


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Know these things before you fly to Switzerland

  • Introduction to the Kochi airport- Cochin International Airport
  • Introduction to the Airport in Switzerland – Zurich International Airport
  • Kochi to Switzerland airfares
  • List of Kochi to Switzerland flights
  • FAQ

Introduction to the Kochi airport – Cochin International Airport

I will now be explaining about the airport in Kochi. This airport is named the Cochin International Airport. It is located in Kerala. It is situated in Nedumbassery which is about 25 km northeast of the city centre. This airport is one of a kind as it was developed under a Public-Private Partnership(PPP) model in India. Almost 10,000 NRIs helped in the development of this airport by funding for the same. It is the busiest and the largest airport in Kerala. It is the 4th busiest airport in India when taking international traffic into the picture. And the 8th busiest overall. It was awarded the Champion of the Earth in 2018 since it became the world’s first fully solar-powered airport. It was also awarded the Best Airport in Asia-Pacific in 2020 by Airports Council International. There are three passenger terminals in this airport: 2 for domestic and 1 for international.

Also read: Switzerland Visa For Indians: Simple Guide For A Carefree Vacation!

Flight at Cochin International Airport
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Introduction to the Airport in Switzerland – Zurich Airport

In this paragraph, we will get to know about the airport in Switzerland. Zurich Airport is the name of the airport here. Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and it also has the largest airport which is the one we are talking about. Firstly, it is located 13 kilometres north of Central Zurich. Nextly, there are 3 terminals A, B and E that are also called Gates A, B/D and E. Domestic flights and flights inside the Schengen area are flown via terminal A. B terminal handles flights from the Schengen and the non-Schengen areas. Terminal E handles non-Schengen international flights. There are 3 runways in this airport used for take-offs and landings. The transportation used here is the buses, trains, trams and through road. Finally, there is a building the Circle currently under construction and has amenities such as a medical centre, shops, restaurants, offices and hotels.

Swiss flights at the Zurich International Airport
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Kochi to Switzerland airfares

In this section, we will understand the airfares from Kochi to Switzerland. Basically, the airfares are not something that is stable or remains the same throughout. They are subject to change every few hours. So, there is no fixed amount. But, just for your understanding, I have mentioned the average airfares for February 2022 for 2 adults one-way trip.

Airlines Departure Arrival Direct flight? Fare for 2 adults one way
Swiss Airlines Cochin International Airport Zurich Airport NoRs. 60,174 approx.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Cochin International Airport Zurich Airport NoRs. 121,800 approx.
Emirates Cochin International Airport Zurich Airport NoRs. 179,104 approx.

List of Kochi to Switzerland flights

Now, let us understand the airlines operating from Kochi to Switzerland that is categorized under the following categories:

  • Non-stop flights: These flights do not have any layover (i.e. landing at another airport to board another flight) and directly lands at the Zurich International Airport. There are no airlines that do direct flights as of now from Kochi to Switzerland.
  • 1 – stop flights: These flights are the flights that have a layover before they land at the Zurich airport. Vistara, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Swiss Airlines, Air India are some of the airlines that work under 1 – stop basis.
  • 1 + stop flights: These flights are the ones that have more than one layover before they land at the Zurich airport. AirIndia, Flydubai, Swiss Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Lufthansa are some of the airlines that operate on 1 + stop basis.

Also read: 15 Things to Know about Switzerland before Travelling to Switzerland

Kochi to Switzerland flights- KLM Royal Dutch flight
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  1. What is the cheapest price from Kochi to Switzerland?

The latest cheapest airfare is Rs.20,906 one-way and Rs. 51,781 round-trip.

2. What are the covid guidelines to enter Switzerland?

You are required to take an RT-PCR test 72 hours prior to your departure date to enter Switzerland.

3. What can I do to recover my baggage if I lose them at the Kochi or Zurich airport?

You can very well lodge a complaint with the respective airline you travelled with and the authorities there will guide you accordingly.

4. How many direct flights fly from Kochi to Switzerland on average?

There are no direct flights operating from Kochi to Switzerland. Only flights with layovers are operating.

5. How much time will it take to reach Switzerland from Kochi?

It actually depends on the airlines in which you travel. Some airlines have a layover in between which eventually increases the duration to up to 32 hours. But the fastest duration is 13 hours with 1 stop in between.

Also read: 10 Best Honeymoon Places To Visit in Switzerland: The Surreal Vacay!

Mountains in Switzerland
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And finally, with this, we have come to the end of this blog. Hoping that this provided you with the satisfaction of having some knowledge of Kochi to Switzerland flights! If it indeed made you feel that way, why don’t you take a look at our website Pickyourtrail to actually plan your Kochi to Switzerland trip! Yes, you heard it right! We will help you in customising your vacation and booking your flights as well! Try out our website and our travel experts will do the needful to make your vacation a memorable one! Happy travelling and hope you cherish the memories Switzerland has in store for you!

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