Zürich Card – Much More Than a Travel Ticket
All You Need To Know About The Zürich Card
Zürich Card – Ideal For Visitors
Whenever you’ve next got visitors in Zurich, you might want to think about introducing them to the Zürich Card. Not only is the Zürich Card a transport ticket which allows you unlimited travel (2nd class) in the city and surrounding area via all the buses, trains, trams, selected boats, but it also has some other great advantages too!
Zürich Card – A Great Way To Get To Know Your City
A good tip is for your visitors to buy it at the airport once they arrive in Zurich. However, the Zürich Card can also be an invaluable help if you live here. It’s the perfect way to explore the city, discover new places and visit museums and try out all the different types of transport in Zurich, from trams to trains, from buses to river boats and lake boats.
You can use the Zurich Card on River Boats like the one in the photo which runs from Spring into early Autumn.
Free Admission to Museums
Reduced Admission To Most Museums With The Zürich Card
The Zürich Card offers free or reduced admission to the majority of Zürich’s museums (like the Kunsthaus art museum above). There are now around 40 Museums which you can visit for free or at a specially reduced entrance price with the Zürich Card.
This means if you’re a culture vulture you will have a wonderful time exploring many of the museums the city has to offer at little or no extra charge. Free entrance or discounted entrance applies for example to the Landesmuseum (the Swiss National Museum), the Kunsthaus Zürich, the Museum Rietberg, the Museum Haus Konstruktiv and the FIFA World Football Museum to name just a few of the museums included in the Zürich Card deal.
You can also take trains with the Zürich Card like this one going up to the Uetliberg.
Selected Offers in Shops and Restaurants
The Zurich Card really is an integrated transport ticket for Zurich – but it also offers other advantages too. Additionally, there are discounts and special offers available in selected shops, bars and restaurants and deals on certain leisure activities too, making the Zürich Card a “must have accessory” for truly exploring Zürich.
The Zürich Card – Not Just For Visitors
The Zürich Card is such a versatile ticket that it’s not just great for visitors. You may find that when you first arrive in Zurich it’s a good idea to get one yourself in order to get acquainted with the transport system and the layout of the land as you explore the city!
Zürich Card Family Offers
There are also a number of offers which are great for families. The range from reductions on the price of selected tours, special discounts at certain shops and reduced priced entry to some parks and swimming pools. For example you can 50% discount on the Zurich Old Town Walking Tour and many other great activities.
Available as a 24 hour Card or 72 Hour Card
Depending on your requirements the Zürich Card is available as a 24 hour card or a 72 hour card.
The 24 hour card costs CHF 27
The 72 hour card costs CHF 53
Zürich Card Pricing
Validity: The Zürich Card is available for 24 or 72 hours.
Cost For Adults: CHF 27 for 24 hours and CHF 53 for 72 hours
Cost For Children from 6 to 16: CHF 19 for 24 hours and CHF 37 for 72 hours
Cost For Children under 6: FREE
Where to Buy: You can buy choose your date and buy your ticket online before you arrive.
Alternatively you can buy at the main train station at Zurich HB or one of the ticket kiosks in and around Zurich.
For more information on the benefits of the Zürich Card, please visit the Zürich Card website.
You can download the Zürich Card information booklet here.
Have fun and happy exploring!
Take a look at a short video of the Zürich Card here:
Header photos courtesy of Zürich Card
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