Sep 11 – 16, 2016
ETH Zürich
Europe/Zurich timezone

Travel Information

Each participant will receive a free public transport ticket at the registration desk.

The ticket is valid for downtown Zurich Area 110, Monday thru Friday.

Arriving in Zurich

Zurich is located in the center of Switzerland and at the heart of Europe.  
Whether you are coming from Madrid or Stockholm, most European capitals are reached in less than 2 hours from Zurich by plane.

With its Main Railway Station, Zurich has the largest railway station in Switzerland  – with direct connections to other Swiss cities and the surrounding countries.

Find out more about arriving in Zurich by bus, train, car or plane :


Travelling from Zurich Airport to ETH Zurich

By tram

  • From the “Zurich Airport” tram stop
  • Tram no. 10 (towards Bahnhofplatz/HB) as far as the “ETH/Universitätsspital” stop. The tram runs every 7 to 15 minutes between 6 o’clock in the morning and 11 o’clock at night.
  • Journey time: 30 minutes

By rail

  • If you wish to travel from the airport to the city centre (Central Station), you are recommended to use the S-Bahn or mainline services. The trains depart from the “Zurich Airport” station
  • Journey time: approx. 10 minutes

You will require a ticket valid for 3 zones.

If you are spending the whole day in Zurich, it is worth buying a day pass (valid for 24 hours). A 24h ticket costs only twice as much as a regular one-way ticket.


Travelling from Zurich Central Station to ETH Zurich

From the “Bahnhofstrasse/HB” stop: Tram no. 6 (towards the Zoo) as far as the “ETH/Universitätsspital” stop. Journey time: approx. 6 minutes

From the “Bahnhofplatz/HB” stop: Tram no. 10 (towards the Airport or Oerlikon station) as far as the “ETH/Universitätsspital” stop or Tram Nr. 3 (towards Klusplatz) as far as the “Central” stop (1 stop), from “Central” by Polybahn (departs every three minutes) to the Polyterrasse. Journey time: approx. 8 minutes

You will require a ticket that is valid for zone 110 (city of Zurich).