Prices & information

Prices

We are a partner of the Zurich Public Transport Association (ZVV). On all scheduled routes, ZVV zone tickets, the Swiss Travelcard (GA), Junior Travelcard and Children's Co-Travelcard are valid.  

In addition to a valid travelcard or ticket, each passenger is required to pay a ZSG CHF 5 boat surcharge.

ZVV Tariff System

Tariffs Tickets and conditions – the most important information.
Zones The ZVV comprises different zones.
Tickets All ticket prices.
Prices for scheduled cruises departing Zurich

The prices of our most popular round trips from Zurich:

  Required ZVV ticket Adults
(from age 16)
Children (from age 6),
Half-fare travelcard
and dogs
Short round trip Single ticket 110 + 140 + 150,
Day ticket 110 + 140,
Day ticket 110 + 150 or Zürich Card
2. Kl. CHF 13.80 2. Kl. CHF 9.40
Summer Brunch Cruise Day ticket 110 + 140 + 141 + 142 or
Day ticket 110 + 150 + 151 + 152
1. Kl. CHF 40.60

2. Kl. CHF 26.60
1. Kl. CHF 22.80

2. Kl. CHF 15.80
Long round trip /
Upper lake round trip
All zones (9 o'clockPass) 1. Kl. CHF 47.80

2. Kl. CHF 31.00
1. Kl. CHF 26.40

2. Kl. CHF 18.00

The above prices inculde the CHF 5.00 surcharge (no reduction for GA travelcard, Half-fare travelcard, Swiss Travel Pass, etc.).
Details ZSG surcharge

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Prices for scheduled cruises departing Rapperswil

The prices of our most popular round trips from Rapperswil:

  Required ZVV ticket Adults
(from age 16)
Children (from age 6)
Half-fare travelcard
and dogs
Short round trip
(to Halbinsel Au)
Single ticket 110 + 140 + 150,
Day ticket 110 + 140,
Day ticket 110 + 150, or Zürich Card
2. Kl. CHF 13.80 2. Kl. CHF 9.40
Medium round trip
(to Erlenbach/Thalwil)
Day ticket 110 + 140 + 141 + 142 or
Day ticket 110 + 150 + 151 + 152
1. Kl. CHF 40.60

2. Kl. CHF 26.60
1. Kl. CHF 22.80

2. Kl. CHF 15.80
Upper lake round trip
(to Schmerikon)
Day ticket 180 + 181 + 182 + 183 + 995 (Z-Pass) 1. Kl. CHF 29.40

2. Kl. CHF 19.00
1. Kl. CHF 17.20

2. Kl. CHF 12.00
Long round trip
(to Zurich)
All zones (9 o'clockPass) 1. Kl. CHF 47.80

2. Kl. CHF 31.00
1. Kl. CHF 26.40

2. Kl. CHF 18.00

The above prices inculde the CHF 5.00 surcharge (no reduction for GA travelcard, Half-fare travelcard, Swiss Travel Pass, etc.).
Details ZSG surcharge

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Prices for River Limmat cruises
Required ZVV ticket Adults
(from age 16)
Children (from age 6)
Half-fare travelcard
and dogs
Single ticket 110 (1 hour)
or Zürich Card
2. Kl. CHF 9.40 2. Kl. CHF 8.10

The above prices inculde the CHF 5.00 surcharge (no reduction for GA travelcard, Half-fare travelcard, Swiss Travel Pass, etc.).
Details ZSG surcharge

ZSG surcharge

On boats operated by the Lake Zurich Navigation Company (ZSG) paying passengers are also required to pay a surcharge of CHF 5. The surcharge applies to all scheduled routes on Lake Zurich, Lake Obersee and also the River Limmat. "Dream Cruises” are excluded from the surcharge.

Zürich Card - Your City Travel Pass

With the Zürich Card, city explorers can enjoy Zurich in all its diversity and save time and money too.

The Zürich Card offers the following benefits over a period of 24 or 72 hours:
•    Small round trip oder cruise by limmat boat (ZSG surcharge is included)
•    Unlimited 2nd class travel by tram, bus, train and cableway in the city of Zurich and surrounding region
•    Short boat trips and Limmat river cruise
•    Free or reduced admission to 41 museums
•    50% discount on the Zurich Old Town Walking Tour
•    And many more experiences

Information

Good to know – where you can purchase tickets. And other information.

Points of sale

ZVV-Ticket-App
SBB-Shop (online, mobile)
• ZVV/SBB ticket machines and counters
• Tourist Information Zurich Main Station
• Tourist Information Rapperswil Zürichsee in Rapperswil
• Ticket Office at Zürich Bürkliplatz and on board all ZSG boats

The ZSG CHF 5 surcharge can be paid by SMS. Send the text ZSG-SZ to 988 – the amount will be charged to your telephone invoice. Note: purchase is possible only via a Swiss mobile phone provider.

Payment options

Cash (CHF and EUR)

Credit cards

American Express

Diners

Mastercard

Visa

Debit cards

Maestro

PostFinance

Reka

Travelers with reduced mobility

Passengers with reduced mobility and resident in Switzerland can apply for a "Disabled Passenger's ID Card". This entitles the holder to be accompanied by a travelling companion and/or guide dog free of charge. For full details, please consult the SBB website.

There are two ways of travelling with a "Disabled Passenger's ID Card":

  • The disabled passenger possesses a "Disabled Passenger's ID Card" as well as a valid travel ticket (full-fare ticket, Swiss Travelcard (GA), or ticket with Half-Fare Travelcard) and a ZSG boat surcharge. The accompanying passenger travels free of charge.
  • The accompanying person possesses a valid travel ticket (full-fare ticket, Swiss Travelcard (GA), or ticket with Half-Fare Travelcard) and a ZSG boat surcharge. The disabled passenger possesses a "Disabled Passenger's ID Card" and travels free of charge.

ZSG boat passengers with reduced mobility

Bicycles

Depending on the type of boat and number of passengers, space on board may be limited. For this reason we cannot guarantee transportation of bicycles. Bicycles are not permitted on River Limmat boats.

If accompanied bicycle transportation is possible, passengers will require in addition a regular 2nd class ticket (ZSG CHF 5 boat surcharge not required) or a 1-day SBB Bike Pass:

  Single ticket or
Day ticket, 2nd class
SBB bike day pass
Validity Depending on the ticket:
30 min. to 24 hours
Day of validation
GA or Half-Fare travelcard holders,
children 6 - 16 years
Discount prices CHF 13
Full-fare paying passengers Normaltarif CHF 20
Dogs

Small dogs may travel free of charge in bags, baskets or other suitable containers.

In all other cases, the reduced 2nd class fare is to be paid. Dogs are exempted from the ZSG boat surcharge.

Restricted width of entrance

We regret that due to restricted boarding facilities, the width of wheelchairs, prams, etc. must not exceed 80 cm.

River Limmat boats are not wheelchair-accessible. Prams are permitted in limited number and must be folded.

Table reservation (restaurant)

Advance table reservations are possible only in our on-board restaurants. If you do not wish to consume food and beverages, please select any non-reserved seat once you are on board.

We are at your service for any further information or assistance you may require – telephone +41 44 487 13 13

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