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2-Day Alps Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis

2-Day Alps Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis
Duration:
2 days
From:
USD 474.55
<p>Take a breath of fresh air in the scenic Swiss Alps on this 2-Day Alps Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis. Start your overnight adventure with a sightseeing tour of Lucerne. Then, board a panoramic aerial gondola car up to Mt Pilatus. When everybody else descends at the end of the day, you'll spend the night at the summit at 7,000 feet (2,132 meters)! After a delicious 3-course dinner, enjoy a fairy-tale-like night's sleep while surrounded by the glorious mountain peaks of the Swiss Alps. The next day, embark on a unique excursion to the never-ending snow and ice of Mt Titlis, where snow covers the summit year-round. Visit the Ice Grotto, take a ride on the IceFlyer and walk over Europe's highest suspension bridge!</p>

Bern Day Trip from Zurich

Bern Day Trip from Zurich
Duration:
10 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 148.55
Discover the delights of Bern and the surrounding countryside on a day trip from Zurich. Enjoy the rural charms of the lush, mountainous Swiss landscape. Stop at the Kambly Experience to see how Switzerland's finest biscuits are made. Take a guided tour around the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Bern Old Town, and learn about the art of making Emmental cheese during a visit to a show dairy, which will include a cheese tasting. Numbers limited to 16 people, ensuring a small-group experience.

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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 2016