Christmas & New Year Shopping Hours in Zurich

Lucie lights in Bahnhofstrasse Zurich

Christmas & New Year

Shopping Hours in Zurich

Please click here to see a more recent article with more information on Shopping in Zurich over the Festive Season

Christmas Eve: 24th December:  9am – 5pm or later (some shops may close earlier)

Christmas Day: 25th December:  Closed

Boxing Day: 26th December:  Closed


New Year 2019 / 2020 Opening Times:

New Year’s Eve: 31st December:  9am – 5pm approx (this will vary and some shops will remain closed and other will have reduced opening hours)

New Year’s Day – Sunday 1st January:  BANK HOLIDAY  – Closed

January 2nd is officially a holiday in Zurich, but most shops are open until 8pm

Where to Shop 365 Days A Year

Zurich Airport and the shops at Zurich main railway station are open 365 days a year. Also many other train stations and petrol stations are open too.

Don’t forget after Christmas and New Year  it’s SALE time!

Of course if you do need the shops over the festive holidays you can always go to Shopville at Zurich Hauptbahnhof railway station which is open 365 days a year – see here.

Or Stadelhofen Railway station shops which are also open every day – see here.

Or of course Zurich Airport which is also open 365 days a year – see here.

All of the above are open from early till late but please click on the individual links to get the latest information.

Shopping Locators for Supermarkets across Switzerland with information on addresses and opening times:

Coop Stores Shop Locator

Migros Stores Shop Locator 

Volg Stores Shop Locator (search term entry at bottom of map on left hand side)

Aldi’s Store Shop Locator:

Lidl’s stores Shop Locator:

For most of the locators above you simply type in your postcode to find the nearest store to your address.

Christmas in Zurich


Enjoy the holidays and happy shopping!

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