Zurich can be reached by car or by train (recommended). The main boat docks in Zurich can be reached on foot or by tram.
How to get to the boat dock
There are many towns along the lake to board the boats. The main boat docks in Zurich are:
- 'Zürich Bürkliplatz': this is where the lake cruises start. It's located at the end of the famous Bahnhofstrasse. You can get there on foot from the central station (about 20 minutes), or by tram;
- 'Zürich Landesmuseum': this is where the Limmat river cruises depart. It's located right next to the central rail station, besides the Swiss National Museum. It takes 3 minutes on foot from the station.