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Zoo Zurich recommends the use of public transport to get to the zoo.

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Current note: Until September 2019, access to Zurich Zoo will be restricted due to construction work via Tobelhofstrasse. Furthermore, the bus stop Zoo/Forrenweid of bus line 751 will be closed during the construction work. Please use the stop Dreiwiesen.

The SBB RailAway combo ticket gives you discounted train/tram travel and a reduced entrance fee to the zoo. The SBB RailAway offer is valid in 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.).

To the RailAway offer

Zoo Zurich is easily and conveniently accessible from Zurich city center and Stettbach train station.

From Bahnhofstrasse/Zurich main station Tram 6 to the final stop, Zoo
From Bellevue (Stadelhofen train station) Tram 5 to Kirche Fluntern, then change to tram 6 until the 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 to the final stop, 20 minutes on foot to the zoo
Reaching Zoo Zurich on public transport

Tram and bus connections to Zoo Zurich.

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

to the online route planner

The route planner is also available as a free app called ZüriPlan. It can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play.

Zoo Zurich recommends using public transport to get to the zoo. A limited number of metered parking lots belonging to the City of Zurich are available for cars. If all parking lots are occupied, visitors need to use external parking lots.

Overview of parking lots available at Zoo Zurich
Overview of parking lots available at Zoo Zurich.

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

Parking rates at the zoo and Eisbahn Dolder

From Monday to Saturday (maximum parking duration: 6 hours), a parking rate of CHF 0.50 per hour applies.

On Sundays and public holidays (maximum parking duration: 8 hours), the following parking rates apply:

½ hour CHF 0.50
1 hour CHF 2.00
2 hours CHF 5.00
3 hours CHF 7.50
4 hours CHF 9.00
5 hours CHF 10.50
6 hours CHF 12.00
7 hours CHF 13.50
8 hours CHF 15.00

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

to the Zurich City Guide

Information about the ZürichCARD, the urban ticket for the City of Zurich:

to the ZürichCARD