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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.

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
(16+)
  Children (6+),
Half-fare travelcard
and dogs
Short lake cruise Single ticket 110 + 140 + 150 (valid for 2 hrs) CHF   8.80 2nd class CHF   4.40
Short lake cruise Day ticket 110 + 140,
Day ticket 110 + 150
CHF   13.60 2nd class CHF   6.80
Brunch Cruise Day ticket 110 + 140 + 141 + 142 or
Day ticket 110 + 150 + 151 + 152
CHF 35.60
CHF 21.60
1st class
2nd class
CHF 17.80
CHF 10.80
Long lake cruise /
Upper lake round trip
All zones (9 o'clockPass) CHF 42.80
CHF 26.00
1st class
2nd class
CHF 21.40
CHF 13.00
Prices for scheduled cruises departing Rapperswil

The prices of our most popular round trips from Rapperswil:

  Required ZVV ticket Adults
(16+)
  Children (6+)
Half-fare travelcard
and dogs
Short round trip
(to Halbinsel Au)
Single ticket 133 + 142 + 143 + 180 or
Single ticket 152 + 153 + 180 + 181
CHF 14.60
CHF   8.80
1st class
2nd class
CHF   7.30
CHF   4.40
Medium round trip
(to Meilen)
Day ticket 133 + 141 + 142 + 143 + 180 CHF 35.60
CHF 21.60
1st class
2nd class
CHF 17.80
CHF 10.80
Medium round trip
(to Erlenbach)
Day ticket 133 + 140 + 141 + 142 + 143 + 180
or 9 o'clockPass
CHF 42.80
CHF 26.00
1st class
2nd class
CHF 21.40
CHF 13.00
Medium round trip
(to Thalwil)
Day ticket 150 + 151 + 152 + 153 + 180 + 181
or 9 o'clockPass
CHF 42.80
CHF 26.00
1st class
2nd class
CHF 21.40
CHF 13.00
Long round trip
(to Zurich)
All zones (9 o'clockPass) CHF 42.80
CHF 26.00
1st class
2nd class
CHF 21.40
CHF 13.00
Upper lake round trip
(to Schmerikon)
Day ticket 180 + 181 + 182 + 183 + 995 (Z-Pass) CHF 24.40
CHF 14.00
1st class
2nd class
CHF 12.20
CHF   8.00
Prices for River cruises
Required ZVV ticket Adults
(16+)
  Children (6+)
Half-fare travelcard
and dogs
Single ticket 110 (1 hour)
or Zürich Card
CHF   4.40 2nd class CHF   3.10
Prices for bicycle transportation

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 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 13.00
Full-fare paying passengers Full price CHF 20.00
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:
•    Mini lake cruise, Short lake cruise or a rivver cruise by limmat boat
•    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

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

Information

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

Payment options

Cash (CHF and EUR)

Credit cards

American Express

Diners

Mastercard

Visa

Debit cards

Maestro

PostFinance

Reka

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.

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). 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). The disabled passenger possesses a "Disabled Passenger's ID Card" and travels free of charge.

ZSG boat passengers with reduced mobility

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.

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

New passenger rights from 1 January 2021

In shipping, unforeseen circumstances and delays cannot always be prevented. With effect from 1 January 2021, passengers will therefore be able to claim compensation if they reach their destination with a delay of 60 or more minutes. This new regulation will appliy to all public transport throughout Switzerland.

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