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UBS Polybahn

Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 848 988 988
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2 Minutes ride up to Polyterrasse what can you say

This ride is a Zurich tradition, once built to supply the Swiss polytechnic University where Albert... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rudolf S
Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Nice ride

I have been living in Zurich quite a few years and had never taken the Polybahn. I have no clue why... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zurich, Switzerland
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Limmatquai 144, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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+41 848 988 988
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This ride is a Zurich tradition, once built to supply the Swiss polytechnic University where Albert Einstein studied with students and professor before the tramline was built is still running as a moving piece of nostalgia, pity it's not run anymore by the old grumpy...More

Thank Rudolf S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been living in Zurich quite a few years and had never taken the Polybahn. I have no clue why I did not but I didn't. Today I had to kill sometime and was walking around town and ended up in Central which is...More

Thank rahenyman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was nice and pleasant our trip to the top of the mountain Children love it and was not expensive.

Thank LeaChadwick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a funicular carriage over a short distance. We had gone with somewhat higher expectations, but in a country full of funiculars and cogwheels and ropeways, this turned out to be a whimper.

Thank sumit100051781
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

easy on-off - sometimes crowded. pricing reasonable. try it out - a nice experience to have in Zurich.

Thank Geneva2009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you have no special reason to go to the upper terminus (nearer Universities etc) its worth the few minutes ride and back, or you can walk back down. Note the service finishes at 7pm.

Thank JohnHWBirmingham
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It is very exciting to travel along the rails, up and down. It seems as the sun would shine and the rain would rain.

Thank Marc-André R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The polybahn is a must when you are in Zuerich. It is a short ride from the base up to the university, and it takes you back in time. Definitely recommended.

Thank andreapetzi
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This little funicular, takes you up the hilll to the University. Students have been taking this for ages. This is a historical funicular. When you get to the top, enjoy the view of Zürich from the University Terrace.

Thank sgec1105
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Took the Polybahn up and down from Central to University and back. Helpful staff guide you to buy the right ticket from the ticket machine as this can be a challenge. Short trip in a well maintained train. Definitely worth the about 3 CHF.

Thank Lars G
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