Shopping in Zurich

Shopping in Zurich

Shopping in Switzerland

For those of you new to Switzerland, one of the first things you may notice is the fact the shops are closed all day on Sundays. If you’re still getting used to this, don’t worry as there are some places you can still go shopping such as Zurich Airport, petrol stations and certain railway stations (listed below).

Supermarket Locator Guide with Addresses and Opening Hours:

Shop locator for Coop Stores with address and opening hours

Shop locator for Migros Stores with addresses and opening hours

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

Aldi’s store locator:

Lidl’s store locator:

Most of these store locators are all in German, but in most cases enter your own postcode to find the nearest store to your address.

Department Stores in Zurich

Jelmoli – Bahnhofstrasse

Globus – Bahnhofstrasse, Glattzentrum and Bellevue

Manor – Bahnhofstrasse

Online Shopping

Amazon – the online retailer  –  Swiss website that offers almost 2000 deals from over 319 online stores

Ticketcorner – to buy concert tickets

Sunday Shopping and Shopping 365 days a year:

In Switzerland most shops close on Sunday. However, there are some exceptions: –

Petrol Stations offer a wide variety of goods these days, many have bakeries and they often sell fresh fruit and veg too.

– Zurich Airport is open 365 days a year and they have a large Migros there as well as many clothes shops and boutiques etc

– Zurich Hauptbahnhof  “Shopville RailCity” is open 365 days a year and has a large Migros as well as many other shops

– Stadelhofen Bahnhof is open 365 days a year and has a big Coop and many other shops

– Uster Bahnhof is open 365 days a year and has a good Coop

Shopping Guides to Zurich:

Cool Shopping Guide to Zurich – covers Kreis 1, Kreis 4 and 5 and there it also includes a shopping guide to Luzern. Lists independant stores and cafes etc too.

Hope Hope Boutique Shopping Guide – covers Kreis 1- 5 and Kreis 8 great for clothes shopping and some little known boutiques as well as doing a small section on men it also has a second-hand section

Shopping at Sihl City – this is a list of all the shops available at the indoor shopping centre at Sihl City Glatt Shopping Centre in Wallisellen – information and directory of shops at the indoor shopping centre at Glatt Shopping under the Arches in the Viadukt – news and info on all the Viadukt Shops