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UBS Polybahn

Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 848 988 988
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Lovely short ride

Easy to get tickets from nearby machine, short enjoyable ride, other passengers all university... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Almeria, Spain
Great views

The UBS polybahn is the short ride to some of the best views in Zurich. The we went up it was late... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
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Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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+41 848 988 988
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get tickets from nearby machine, short enjoyable ride, other passengers all university students - all very courteous to us old people - as was everyone else in the charming city.Glad we didn't have to climb the hill to the museums at the universities!

Thank bayofroses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The UBS polybahn is the short ride to some of the best views in Zurich. The we went up it was late in the day and overcast. The views that we got from the view were magnificent. I would recomend takibg half ab hour out...More

Thank Keathswa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever I have an opportunity, I take the funicular between Central Square(a busy streetcar hub next to the Limmat river and Zurich Main Station) and ETHZ, a two-minute ride that lets you emerge from the busy downtown into the academic environment of ETHZ and nearby...More

1  Thank hvf470
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's just a way to go up to the University rather than walking. Nice view though.. It's a 4 minute ride.

Thank AkisTsik
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Take the Polybahn up to the University. Visit the University before descending back into the busy Zurich. They run often so you don't have to wait long to travel up or down.

Thank Valerie T
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Took a funicular up the hill in the rain and it was fun. The ride was short but it offered a nice view of the area. The ticket costs under CHF 2 and most people just don’t bother purchasing since there is no one checking....More

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with my best mate... We were expecting something a bit more than what it was, a tram up the mountain. Literally lasts 3 minutes and takes you up to the university. Some great views at the top.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Use this short tramway to ride from Central place in Zurich, just across the bridge from Swiss Rail main station, to the terrace of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), where you have a nice view over the city. It's just a one minute ride,...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This well restored funicular is free of charge .Provides a very convenient ride from close by the river Limmat and old town up towards the university of Zurich where a pleasant terrace provides opportunity for fine views

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The trip on the Polybahn was blink & you miss it. However the outlook from the top was worth it. Located in the city.

Thank Globalvoyagergirl
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