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UBS Polybahn

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Address: Limmatquai 144, Zurich, Switzerland
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6:45 am - 7:45 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:45 am - 7:45 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Historic funicular

A short funicular ride from near Central to the ETH. Ride is only a few minutes. Interesting if you need to get to the ETH or like funiculars.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A short funicular ride from near Central to the ETH. Ride is only a few minutes. Interesting if you need to get to the ETH or like funiculars.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very interesting and unique mean of transportation. In only a few minutes you can get from Central to the ETH main building (elevation of around 40m). The cablecar is crossing a busy street. Tip: if it is not raining stay at the very end of the car where there are no windows, so you can make also nice photos.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

the little cablecar climbing the few hundred meters up to the Technical Highschool and the University. From the terrasse here you have a splendid view over the town. The city tickets (tram and buses) is also valid for this cablecar.

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Parkland, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

You get on and before you know it you get off. Only a few minutes. Nothing to go out of your way to do, but cute way to transport to the top.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A nice and simple way to get up the mountain. It's a very short ride and you mostly see trees but the view is great once you get up. Your public transportation card works here and it runs every 2-3 minutes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Short but fun in my opinion. Connects the station to a very nice panoramic viewpoint, the ETH Polyterrasse. The trip is the blink of an eye long and tourists would definitely stand out from the crowd of university students. The trip is enjoyable too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

During our recent visit to Zurich, we decided to take the short train ride on the Polybahn. The polybahn is located in the main square, close to the Central station on the other side of the river. Owned by the UBS Group, its also known as UBS Polybahn The ride is pretty short, about 200 metres up the hill, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It was our last night in Zuirich with the Friendship Force group from Milwaukee and we saw this little red car go over our heads up the hill towards the university. After some exploring, we found where it left from. Because we had Swiss Trail Passes there was no charge for the two minute ride up and then back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

rode the train from Zurich to Geneva. Had a bit of difficulty what we were supposed to do with our suitcases.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very easy to find off the tram line! Reasonably priced. Just about a 5 minute trip up the hill to a beautiful lookout over the city of Zurich. I just went up and took a few pictures before heading down. U can walk up but this was a fun, historical thing to do!

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Address: Limmatquai 144, Zurich, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Monday 6:45 am - 7:45 pm
Tuesday 6:45 am - 7:45 pm
Wednesday 6:45 am - 7:45 pm
Thursday 6:45 am - 7:45 pm
Friday 6:45 am - 7:45 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

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