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UBS Polybahn

Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 848 988 988
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A short ride to the best view of the whole of Zürich

Just get a ticket and go up there to it's only stop University ETH. to the right of the station is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Zurich, Switzerland
Fast and nostalgic transport

The Polybahn is a nostalgic as well as convenient means of transport from "Central" square up to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Solothurn, Switzerland
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Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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+41 848 988 988
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Reviewed yesterday

Just get a ticket and go up there to it's only stop University ETH. to the right of the station is a vast terrace from which you get the absolute best panorama of the entire city from Kreis 5 to Zurichsee and Seefeld. It's worth...More

Thank admorph
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Polybahn is a nostalgic as well as convenient means of transport from "Central" square up to the area of ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) where there is also a plaza with a nice view of the city. Schedule could be better, though -...More

Thank IntoTheNorth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much faster and way more comfortable than trams to reach Polyterasse from Central. Takes less than 5 min and runs every 5-7 minutes. Keep in mind that it stops for the day at 19:30.

Thank StanOP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This provides a short ride up the hill to the university area. It is free with any of the transit cards, but it is automated so no one checks your ticket anyway.

Thank GeorgeDunaway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The UBS Polybahn is a nice way to get up by the university aria. It can get rather busy during peak times so its best to go early. We took it just for the fun factor but I'm guessing a lot of the students make...More

2  Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I was excited about the Polybahn! It's not the Polybahns fault but it's really just another way for college students to get up to the university. The ride goes pretty quickly and gets pretty packed in the morning. Not a lot to see. It only...More

1  Thank CharleyBarley1
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Part of the transit system, this funicular is a fun way to get up to the University of Zurich and surrounding areas.

Thank Melody B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I take all visitors with the polybahn to enjoy the view from the ETH. It has a great story and everyone loves riding on the open compartment on the front of the cart. A quick way up to a great view of the lake and...More

1  Thank Ursushoribilis
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I watched as people (mainly college looking kids) lined up to go into a small building. I realized it was a small tram, and wondered where it went. When I got onto the 6 Bus we actually passed the tram and all the people who...More

1  Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I first used the Polybahn to get uphill to the University of Zurich's admin office in order to register my membership as a foreign alumnus. Believe me, an average Singaporean needs SERIOUS adjustment whenever there's a need to climb uphill. So this was sort of...More

Thank Yvonne_N_Soh
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