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UBS Polybahn

Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 848 988 988
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Good fun

The Polybahn is good fun for tourists and comes in handy for students travelling to Uni. I wouldn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Igor T
Lovely short ride

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

Reviewed 6 January 2018
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Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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"university students"
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"university area"
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"upper station"
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"cable car"
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"central square"
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"runs every minutes"
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"nice view over the city"
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"tram ticket"
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"travel card"
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"well worth the trip"
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"day ticket"
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"enjoy the view"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Polybahn is good fun for tourists and comes in handy for students travelling to Uni. I wouldn't recommend the peak times as it can be crowded.

Thank Igor T
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 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

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

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
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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
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Reviewed 3 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
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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
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Reviewed 7 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
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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
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