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Private Tour: Mt Titlis and Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich

Private Tour: Mt Titlis and Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich
Duration:
9 hours
From:
USD 281.87
Take a breathtaking journey to Mt Titlis on this private tour from Zurich. Admire the stunning Swiss Alps on a revolving aerial cable car ride to the summit of this famous mountain, followed by an exciting ride on the Ice Flyer chairlift and a walk along Europe's highest suspension bridge for close-up views of deep glacier crevasses and gigantic ice boulders. On your way to Mt Titlis, take a city tour of Lucerne with your private guide then enjoy some free time to explore on your own if you wish. This tour offers a flexible itinerary that can be tailored to your interests, and your private guide will provide commentary throughout the day, ensuring a more immersive experience.

2-Day Mt Rigi Tour from Zurich Including Mineral Baths and Lake Lucerne Cruise

2-Day Mt Rigi Tour from Zurich Including Mineral Baths and Lake Lucerne Cruise
Duration:
2 days
From:
USD 395.99
Combine a trip to Mt Rigi with a relaxing experience at the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Baths & Spa on this overnight tour from Zurich. Enjoy the scenic views as you head toward the Alps by coach, and then take a cable car ride followed by a train ride up Mt Rigi to the peak of Rigi-Kulm. Spend free time here before relaxing in the hot mineral pools, which are included with your stay at the Hotel Rigi Kaltbad. On Day 2, take a cruise on stunning Lake Lucerne and see the centuries-old sights of the town of Lucerne. Dinner, breakfast and overnight accommodation are included.

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ZRH Zürich Airport Train & Subway Services


Zürich Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Zürich Airport -- Book a safe and convenient Zürich Airport private car transfer from USD 173. See the Zürich Airport Private Transfer page for rates and details.
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 ZRH Zürich Airport Train Services

 

Zürich Airport Train Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the Zürich Airport train service.

You can either buy a 1-way ticket valid for 2 hours, or a 24-hour Welcome Ticket ("Tageskarte"), valid on trains, trams and buses in Zurich, including the airport region. As a 24-hour ticket is only twice the single ticket cost, it's a very good deal.


Buy your ticket before boarding, as no tickets are sold on trains, trams or buses. To buy a 24-hour ticket, press the red "Stadt Zürich" button on the ticket machine (coins and CHF 20 bills accepted), or go to the ticket office located on the lower shopping level.


Zürich Airport Train Rates & Fares


Fares for the train from Zurich Airport to the main station in Zürich are:


1st Class CHF 9.80
2nd Class CHF 6
Welcome 24 hour ticket CHF 10.80


You can buy a Welcome Ticket, which allows includes travel to or from the Zürich Airport, and unlimited travel within Zürich city for a day.


Zürich Airport Train Details

Zürich Airport Train

Zürich Airport train photo

The Zurich Airport train station is located under Check-in area 3. 

 

The train from Zurich Airport departs to the city centre every 10 minutes, from 06:00 to midnight. The journey takes about 10 minutes. Trains operate on lines S2 and S16, and run to the Main Railway station in Zürich. 

 

There are also regular intercity and inter regional trains leaving from the Zürich Airport. Towns served include: Berne, St Gallen, Lucerne, Basel, Lausanne and Geneva.


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 ZRH Zürich Airport Subway Services

 

Zürich Airport Subway Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the Zürich Airport subway service.

Be sure you have a valid ticket before boarding any train, tram or bus. Buy tickets from vending machines, or at ticket counters at the Zürich Airport. Conductors do check tickets, on a random basis, and fines are CHF 80.


ZRH Zürich Airport Subway Details

Zürich Airport Subway

Zürich Airport Subway (Metro) photo

The Glattalbahn tram service (No. 10) provides direct connections between the Zürich Airport and the surrounding areas, and Zürich's northern suburbs of Zürich, including Glattpark, Irchel, Milchbuck and Zurich-Oerlikon. The No. 10 tram service departs from Oerlikon Ost station on its own dedicated line, so it never gets held up, even in peak periods. Trams circulate at 7.5 or 15-minute intervals.



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Last Updated: 23 Apr 2015