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    Getting here

    We highly recommend using public transport to get to Zoo Zurich.

    ZVV timetable

    June Special

    From 1 to 30 June 2023, we have a special offer with SBB RailAway. Benefit from a whopping 50% discount on public transport travel (20% discount on travel within the network) and 10% discount on admission to Zoo Zurich.

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    notice: construction works at Toblerplatz

    On Saturday, 10 June, and Sunday, 11 June 2023, travel to the Zoo from the City from Kirche Fluntern will be difficult due to a track construction site. 

    Public transport

    • Tram line 6 will only run to the Kirche Fluntern stop. From there, replacement buses will run in the direction of the zoo.
    • The buses of line 33 will run as usual.
    • VBZ recommends planning your journey via the online timetable on; the diversions are already taken into account there.


    • Toblerplatz and Krähbühlstrasse will be closed to individual traffic from 4 a.m. on Saturday until 5 a.m. on Monday.
    • Individual traffic will be diverted via Zürichbergstrasse.

    Zoo Zurich generally recommends travelling by public transport.

    SBB RailAway

    SBB RailAway combination tickets offer discounts on train, tram and entrance fee to the zoo. The offers are available at all serviced train stations and at most ticket machines in Switzerland. More information and tickets: Tel. 0900 300 300 (rail service, CHF 1.19/min.).

    RailAway offer

    Tram and bus

    You can reach Zoo Zurich easily and conveniently by tram and bus from the city centre and from Stettbach train station.

    • from Bahnhofstrasse/Zurich main station: tram 6 to final stop «Zoo»
    • from Bellevue (Stadelhofen train station): tram 5 to «Kirche Fluntern», then change to tram 6 to final stop «Zoo»
    • from Stettbach train station: bus 751 to «Zoo/Forrenweid»
    • from Zurich, Letzistrasse: bus 39 to «Zoo» or «Im Klösterli»
    • from Zurich, Römerhof: «Dolderbahn» (cogwheel train) to final stop, 20 minutes walk to the zoo
    Karte zur Anreise mit dem ÖV in den Zoo Zürich.

    Tram and bus connections to Zoo Zurich.

    Bike and pedestrian routes

    Zoo Zurich can be reached via various cycling and pedestrian routes. We recommend to use the walking and cycling route planner provided by the city of Zurich:

    Online Route planer

    The route planner is also available as a free app named «ZüriPlan». Download it from the App Store and Google Play.

    Family hiking trails

    Combine your visit to the zoo with a leisurely hike on one of the new family hiking trails from Burgwies, Milchbuck, Rigiblick, Schwamendingen or Stettbach directly to Zoo Zurich. To get you in the zoo mood, hiking mascot «Hiky» entertains you with various tasks to do with zoological themes on the way.

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    Visual Hiky der Zürcher Wanderwege.

    We highly recommend using public transport to get to Zoo Zurich.

    Some metered parking lots are availabe in the vicintiy of the Zoo but limited in number. They belongt to the City of Zurich. If all parking lots are occupied, visitors are redirected to use external parking lots.

    Overview parking spaces

    Anreiseplan Zoo Zürich

    Overview of parking lots available at Zoo Zurich.

    A shuttle bus regularly travels between the Eisbahn Dolder parking lot and the main entrance of the zoo.

    Parking Fees

    Monday to Saturday: CHF 0.50 per hour, max. parking duration 6 hours.

    Sundays and public holidays (max. parking duration 8 hours):

    • ½ hour: CHF 0.50
    • 1 hour: CHF 2.–
    • 2 hours: CHF 5.–
    • 3 hours: CHF 7.50
    • 4 hours: CHF 9.–
    • 5 hours: CHF 10.50
    • 6 hours: CHF 12.–
    • 7 hours: CHF 13.50
    • 8 hours: CHF 15.–
    Stay in Zurich

    Information about accommodation, restaurants, shopping, sights and nightlife in Zurich:

    Zurich City Guide

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