Zurich, Switzerland Price Guide

Last Updated: Dec 2023
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$148.7
1 USD = 0.8800 CHF
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Zurich Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar59.09 - 79.55
starstarstarstarstar115.91 - 152.27
starstarstarstarstar126.14 - 215.91
starstarstarstarstar140.91 - 253.41
starstarstarstarstar305.68 - 355.68

Zurich Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed48.86 - 55.68

Zurich Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Kunsthaus (Art museum)Perhaps the country's most notable fine art museum.
adults
students
26.14
0.00
Swiss National MuseumThis is the major Swiss history museum (locally known as Landesmuseum) with quite a large collection.
adults
students
11.36
0.00
Free Walk Tour ZurichTake a free walking tour around the downtown area of Zurich.
everyone
0.00

Zurich Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastHopefully your hotel will include breakfast. Otherwise, look for Migros or Coop markets for cheaper options.6.82 - 12.50
Budget lunchThere are some ethnic places serving casual meals at decent prices, but most real restaurants charge a lot. Sausages are a good choice here.10.23 - 18.18
Budget dinnerTake-away options are a bit less, but sit-down restaurants all start in this range for simple meals, without drink.21.59 - 30.68
Beer (.5L)Even the local lagers are expensive in Zurich restaurants and bars.7.95 - 12.50
Bottle of wine (retail)With low alcohol taxes, wine in supermarkets can be cheap. 2.27 - 22.73
Beer (.5L retail)Cheapskates can buy warm beer in supermarkets or cold beer from small shops in this range.0.00 - 2.27

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center81.82 - 90.91
Airport Express train to city center6.82
3km taxi ride in Zurich22.73 - 32.95
Tram/train/bus ride in Zurich2.27 - 4.55
24-hour tram/train/bus pass5.68 - 9.09
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