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Freight - Zürich Airport to home

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I wanna use a freight service. I should receive the load that is almost 40 kilograms in the Zurich Airport. I was wondering how should I transport the load from Airport to home in Zurich? Can you give me an idea of the costs?
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Old 26.04.2019, 10:35
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How bulky is it? 40 kg would fit in a taxi or people carrier. You could also rent a car or use a Mobility scheme car.
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How bulky is it? 40 kg would fit in a taxi or people carrier. You could also rent a car or use a Mobility scheme car.
It’s 45 kgs. I’m not familiar with the taxi services. If it’s voluminous, is there any service at the airport for transporting loads?
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Re: Freight - Zürich Airport to home

What is it?

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It’s 45 kgs. I’m not familiar with the taxi services. If it’s voluminous, is there any service at the airport for transporting loads?
Are you using a shipping company to freight it over? Can they not sort out door to door?

As for taxi services, you Google a taxi company, call them and give them the details. However if your package has to clear customs, etc., and it's not being handled by a shipping company, the chances are you will have to be there to sort it out in person.

Sorry, but if you need more practical information, you'll have to be more specific or simply call airport Cargo directly.
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Re: Freight - Zürich Airport to home

How many pieces? What are the dimensions of each?
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Re: Freight - Zürich Airport to home

Something like this?



https://www.ticinolibero.ch/attualit...etro-di-stabio

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Two packages. One is a 10-kg bicycle that's 2m*70cm*30cm, the other is a 1m*1m*1m box.

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Are you using a shipping company to freight it over? Can they not sort out door to door?

As for taxi services, you Google a taxi company, call them and give them the details. However if your package has to clear customs, etc., and it's not being handled by a shipping company, the chances are you will have to be there to sort it out in person.

Sorry, but if you need more practical information, you'll have to be more specific or simply call airport Cargo directly.
Yes. I'm using a shipping company but they do not offer a door-to-door service so I'm trying to find out the costs.

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Re: Freight - Zürich Airport to home

Get a bus/van:
https://www.ottos.ch/de/angebote/otto-s-mietwagen.html
https://miet-transporter.ch

Drive to ZRH Fracht, clear customs, and drive home.

Do not think a shipping company would be cheaper, specially with the customs formalities.
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Re: Freight - Zürich Airport to home

Isn't SBB Luggage and flight luggage perfect for this? And actually is quite cheap for Switzerland.
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Get a bus/van:
https://www.ottos.ch/de/angebote/otto-s-mietwagen.html
https://miet-transporter.ch

Drive to ZRH Fracht, clear customs, and drive home.

Do not think a shipping company would be cheaper, specially with the customs formalities.
Thank you very much! The second website was indeed a great option.

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Isn't SBB Luggage and flight luggage perfect for this? And actually is quite cheap for Switzerland.
Thank you very much. Actually, I didn't find out the price of the airport to door... Any idea what does this mean? It's been posted here:

https://www.sbb.ch/en/station-servic...y-to-door.html

Prices in francs.
Luggage item: 22
Flat rate: 40
Flat rate for Express service: 30

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Re: Freight - Zürich Airport to home

Price

The service costs CHF 22 per item of luggage, plus a flat rate for shipping of CHF 40. These prices are valid per trip for luggage collection or delivery throughout Switzerland (excluding car-free locations).


but I didn't see this before:
"Bicycles and surfboards are not possible."


but check, because there is more than one service, the other one is that you personally drop things in the SBB office and than pick them up. Maybe it's time to simply contact them
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Isn't SBB Luggage and flight luggage perfect for this? And actually is quite cheap for Switzerland.
"Two packages. One is a 10-kg bicycle that's 2m*70cm*30cm, the other is a 1m*1m*1m box."

2mx70x30 and 1mx1mx1m are NOT luggage!

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Price

The service costs CHF 22 per item of luggage, plus a flat rate for shipping of CHF 40. These prices are valid per trip for luggage collection or delivery throughout Switzerland (excluding car-free locations).


but I didn't see this before:
"Bicycles and surfboards are not possible."


but check, because there is more than one service, the other one is that you personally drop things in the SBB office and than pick them up. Maybe it's time to simply contact them
Thank you very much! Yeah! I should contact them
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Two packages. One is a 10-kg bicycle that's 2m*70cm*30cm, the other is a 1m*1m*1m box.
I don't know how collection works at the airport, but you could use Mobility for the transport:

https://www.mobility.ch/en/how-it-wo...lity-in-brief/

You can register with "Click&Drive" option so you have no fixed costs. A 4 hour, 25 km trip with a Mercedes Vito van will costs you about 40 CHF.
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Thank you very much. Actually, I didn't find out the price of the airport to door... Any idea what does this mean? It's been posted here:
https://www.sbb.ch/en/station-servic...y-to-door.html
AFAIK this only works for actual checked-in luggage of passengers but not for fright shipments.
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