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US Citizen Flying Swiss Air LAX to Charles De Gaulle but laying over in Zurich. We are planning on remaining in Zurich and not continuing to CDG. If we check our bags, will we have to retrieve them anyway before passport control in Zurich, then re-check, so we can do so and just leave? Or are the bags checked through to CDG. Can't seem to get a for sure answer from United who we booked through or Swiss Air. We will carry on otherwise but are traveling with two toddlers so would prefer to check.
No, you won't. You will have to only bring carry-ons if you're planning on not going onwards to Paris.
Thank you
Hi! I'm flying to Croatia from Boston and have a 45 min layover in Zurich. Same reservation through Swiss. Will I have to go through passport control? Will I have to re-check in my luggage at the airport? Any security? Different Terminal? WILL I MAKE IT!? Thanks!
No, you will not have to go through passport control or do anything with your luggage and Zurich only really has one Terminal. you have enough time.
Is 1hour 25 min enough for a connection for coming in on United from US and departing on Swiss to Italy? Do we have to pick up luggage and drop again or just go through immigration?
you just go through Schengen entry passport control. You should have enough time.
Great, so no luggage pick u and drop off?
Arriving into Zurich on Delta, Departing to Split on Croatia Airline. Separate reservations. What is the minimum about of time I should plan for to transfer ? What is the transfer procedure?
You will have to go through Schengen entry passport control, claim your bags, then re-check them with Croatian, then go through security and Schengen exit passport control and to your departure gate. I would want 3 hours.
I would be coming in with my family on Edelweiss Air from Larnaca to Zurich arriving 2:25pm, getting luggage and then trying to make a Swiss flight departing at 5:30. Is this enough time? Thanks!
That should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Hi there! I will be travelling from HK to Zurich via Cathay Pacific and arrive Zurich Airport at 06:30am. I will then need to take flight to Vienna via Swiss/Austria airline at 09:00am.

Since it is by different airline reservations, may i know if it is enough time for me?

Also, I'm worried about the luggage transfer? How is it be done on our case? Do I need to do all immigrations, collect luaggage and go back to immigrations to do the check-in again?

That should be enough time. You will go through Immigration, claim your bags, then re-check your bags and go through security. You do not go through immigration again because Switzerland and Austria are both in the Schengen Area, so the flight from Zurich to Vienna is like a domestic flight.
Thanks! I just checked with the airline that my baggage can be checked-through all the way based on the interline agreement between Cathay Pacific and Swiss/Austria airline. In that case, do you know if it is possible for me to get my boarding pass in the transfer area without going out to the check-in counter? Thanks!
I am flying from Birmingham UK to Singapore with Swiss and have a stopover of 2hours at Zurich. Will I have to do passport control and security again?
No, since you are not entering the schengen area you just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.
Many thanks

Yes, that should be just enough time if the flight from Milan is on-time. You will have to go through Schengen Exit passport control in Zurich.
I'm arriving on Swiss from London on Christmas Day and have only a 40 minute transfer time for the Swiss Newark flight. Can it be done? Do I need to change terminal/how long will the transfer take?
You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. It's possible but everything has to go perfectly.
We are planning a trip from Paris to Zurich to Newark. The flight from Zurich to Newark departs 10:15AM. The flight I found from Paris arrives in Zurich the same morning at 8:50AM. Would this be enough time (1hr 25min) to transfer baggage and make it to the international flight from Zurich to Newark?
On two separate reservations with checked bags, I don't think that's enough time.
Thank you! I just noticed this reply. In any case yes I had a feeling it would not be enough time. We decided to stay a couple of nights in Zurich instead of risking the connection.