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driving time from munich to Zurich airport

Jul 28th, 2009, 07:02 PM
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Treplow, thanks for mentioning that. As I need to catch a flight back to US, I prefer a route that's as simple as possible. A ferry might cut the distance short but not necessarily the time and i will also expose myself to the risk that the ferry does not operate because of weather for example.
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Jul 28th, 2009, 10:26 PM
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Please just don't forget to report, if you caught your plane or not and when you left.
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Jul 29th, 2009, 03:19 AM
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Sure. I will get more ideas about the highway there on the way out from Zurich to Vienna/Prague and I could then fine tune my plan.
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Aug 17th, 2009, 12:05 PM
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Thanks everyone for answering my question. I want to specially acknowledge Cowboy's help. You nailed my questions regarding insurance and tolls.

I ended up leaving Hilton Munich Center Hotel at 5:30 am. It took me about 3 hours to drive non-stop to Zurich. After spending 10 minutes filling gas buying breakfast, I arrived at Avis car rental return around 8:50 AM. After some delay getting boarding pass (a woman in TSA role interrogated me for over 7 mins before allowing me to walk to AA counter), a long walk through terminal, and a 5-10 mins wait passing through security screen (there are another Delta flight flying back to US), I finally arrived at the boarding gate around 9:35 AM. Waited for a few minutes and then boarded my 10:20 AA flight back to US.

There are lot of "under construction" along the route I travelled. Whenever possible inside Germany, I travelled at an average speed of 150 KM/H. I pretty much observed speed limit in other places. The traffic was light on a Sunday morning.
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