Two days in Zurich - which pass is recommended

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Feb 6, 2018 - 7:54 AM

Dear all,

26 May 2018 Saturday

Arrive Zurich at 11:05hr. The Hotel shuttle bus from Airport to Hotel take a break

from 11:30hr to 17:05hr. Beside taking taxi, take Public Bus No. 768 to the hotel, any more advice/recommendations from you? (with luggages) How to spend the time at airport (5+ hours)?

27 May 2018 Sunday

10:15hr Take the Hotel to Airport shuttle bus to the airport and then take train to the main train station to join the Free Walking Tour at 11:00hr Departure Point: Sihlqual bus terminal central Zurich, next to main train station.

In the afternoon, going up/take train to the Top of Zurich / Uetliberg:-

From Zurich main station:-

Sihltal – Zurich – Uetliberg SZU (S10) at the underground station on Track 21 & 22.

18:00hr dinner at Hotel Uto Kulm

20:00hr take the train to the main station - to the airport – Hotel shuttle bus at 20:35hr or 21:05hr – back to Hotel

We plan to buy the 8 Days Swiss Travel Pass from 28 May to 04 June.

Which pass do you recommend for us for the 26 & 27 May in Zurich?

Please assist!

Please assist!

sincerely jane

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Feb 6, 2018 - 9:00 AM in reply to janeho

Hello Jane,

You may not actually need any pass for pottering around Zurich but if you aren't sure have a look at rich/travel

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Feb 6, 2018 - 2:48 PM in reply to rockoyster

Mr. Rockoyster,

Our main destination is 5 days in Lauterbrunnen and 2 days in Zermatt.

We intend to purchase the 8 days Swiss Pass to be activated when we leave Zurich by train for Lauterbrunnen and Zermatt and then 1 day to travel back to Zurich from Zermatt.

But we had decided to have dinner at this Hotel Uto Kulm (to view the whole of Zurich for photography)on then the next day to take the train to our first stop at Lauterbrunnen for 5 days and thereafter the following 2 days at Zermatt before returning to NH Hotel ZurichAirport.

We look forward to your guidance and advices on the public transport (Swiss Pass/Zurich card for the above trip (NH Hotel Zurich Airport to Hotel Uto Kulm/Lauterbrunnen/Zermatt/NH Hotel Zurich Airport).

Should we buy :

a. purchase the Swiss Pass for 15 days OR

b. purchase the Swiss Pass for 8 days and one day Zurich Pass for Zurich or others.

c. your recommendation for the public transport is greatly appreciated.

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Feb 6, 2018 - 7:49 PM in reply to janeho

Hi Janeho,

The Zurich pass for 24 hours is CHF 27,- and for 72 hours it's CHF 53,-. A point-to-point ticket (one way) from Zurich train station to Uetliberg is CHF 8.80.

If your not planning to use any of the benefits that the Zurich pass has to offer, I would simply buy a point-to-point ticket. For your other trips you buy the 8 day Swiss Travel Pass.

Last modified on Feb 7, 2018 - 8:28 AM by Lucas
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Feb 7, 2018 - 4:05 AM

Hi Chantal,

Noted with thanks.

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