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UBS Polybahn

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Short ride to polyterrace

Short but nice ride, from the train not much views (you are inside or in the front) but once you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Espoo, Finland
The only way to climb the mountain

Incredibly clean and fast. Zips you to the top in minutes and very economical. We used both... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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All reviews university students university area central square cable car runs every minutes fun ride nice view over the city funicular railway hour ticket short trip great fun worth the trip old town day pass enjoy the view zurich main station limmat river
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Short but nice ride, from the train not much views (you are inside or in the front) but once you get to the terrace at the university it's a great view from there. The bahn is included in the day ticket for public city transportation.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredibly clean and fast. Zips you to the top in minutes and very economical. We used both Polybahns while we were in Zurich and one has to admit that the transit systems are inexpensive and one of the best ways to get around the city.

Thank Glen G
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Great little ride on a funicular railway (next to Starbucks) which has been in existence since 1889 which takes you up to the University and a great views from the lookout that overlooks the city,very popular with the uni students/tourists.It is not a free ride...More

Thank Geoffrey Y
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Useful to get to the university area with great views of the city. The service is free and well worth the ride.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This funicular is located behind the Star Bucks. It takes you up to the University and has a great view of Zurich.

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is a quick ride, but not free. Officials checked our passes when we disembarked at the University level. The rides are often so no wait. Very steep so a true funicular. Excellent views of the city from the top. And access to the university...More

1  Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I would say polybahn gets you to the best spot in Zurich for pictures from top. This is the ETH university. Once you get there turn right and walk 100meters...

2  Thank Elias_Bos
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Such a cute journey that in addition to being a convenient way to travel to and from the university area of the city and the more central area near the HB is a nice way to see part of the city. It runs every few...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 13 July 2018

It is a cute little trolly right next to the Starbucks. Takes you just a short distance, for free, to the top where the University is. Went up, took a photo of the city below and came back down. Unless you are a student, not...More

1  Thank AlohaSilva
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Since we had the Swiss Saver Day Pass and the ride on the UBS Polybahn was included, we decided to take a ride up and down. Once at the top, we took a right where you enter the grounds for the University. From there, you...More

1  Thank PandaHouston
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26 April 2018|
Response from Valerie T | Reviewed this property |
Good evening Kay You can catch a 4 or 13 tram. Get off at Limmatplatz. Or catch a 31 bus and get off at Militar/Langstrasse. Alternatively, you can walk as it is not really that far. Hope this is a help to you.