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Zurich Car Rental

Having access to a Zurich car rental makes exploring the city and surrounding region enjoyable. At SIXT you can choose from a large and diverse fleet that has vehicles for every type of traveler and budget. Pick up your rental car from one of our convenient locations downtown or at Zurich Airport. If you are traveling during the summer months, you may want to rent a convertible to enjoy the mountain view. Those that will be primarily staying in the city center can reserve a sedan. 



SIXT Services in Zurich

We offer a diverse selection of vehicles for you to choose from for your Zurich car rental. In our fleet, you’ll find cars like station wagons, passenger vans, convertibles, SUVs, sedans, sports cars and even luxury models. With our bookable extras, you can also customize your rental experience to meet your personal needs, with GPS, child seats and an additional driver being just a few of the options offered. Choose from different rental periods depending on how long you’ll need a car, including a one-day rental or weekly rental. 

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Good to know when you’re visiting Zurich

Car rental under 25 in Zurich

The minimum age for a SIXT rental in Zurich is 20 with a driver’s license held for at least 1 year. Some car categories have a higher minimum age, and a young driver surcharge applies to those under 25. 

Documents you need to rent a car in Zurich

All drivers will need a valid driver’s license plus an ID card or passport. International renters with a license that uses a non-Roman alphabet like Cyrillic or Arabic will also need an international driving permit. 

One-way car rental in Zurich

A one-way rental between stations in Zurich may be possible and an additional fee may apply. Check with the station before booking.  

What to do while in Zurich

When you rent a car in Zurich, it’s easy to visit the city’s most popular attractions, such as the Kunsthaus Zürich art gallery. You can also head to Bahnhofstrasse, a major street that is lined with shops and cafes. Don’t miss out on going to Grossmünster, one of the largest cathedrals in the city that dates to the 12th century. You can also drive along the shores of Lake Zurich, which is a great area to do some swimming when the weather is warm.  

Summer in Zurich

During the summer months, you may want to spend some time outside, as Zurich is known for having beautiful weather. You can head to the top of Uetliberg, a mountain that has impressive views of the surrounding region. There is also the Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich which was created in the 1970s and has numerous local and exotic plants and flowers.  


Aliya S.

Janine on the front desk was very helpful. She clearly explained all the costs involved and patiently responded to our questions. Thank you Janine.

Pablo José V.

The best attentio I’ve ever had while renting a car!!

Nabila Putri S.

Staff is really helpful

Jakub BGT S.

Fast pick up and drop off, no issues

Meshal A.

Friendly staff and a very quite branch. I took a start because the car wasn't very clean and I had to ask them to clean it.

Alex K.

Extremely helpful staff, free upgrade!! Everything excellent!!

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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