Those who only use public transport in Greater Zurich occasionally will benefit from buying a single ticket or multiple-journey ticket.
Ticket machines provide the fastest and easiest way to purchase single tickets.
|Adult||Child /Half-Fare travelcard|
|Validity in hours|| 2nd class CHF
||1st class CHF|| 2nd class CHF
||1st class CHF|
Zones and validity times are printed on all tickets. For as long as your ticket is valid, you can travel as often as you wish on all types of transport* in your selected zones. You can check the areas of validity for short-distance tickets and local networks by consulting the tables on ticket machines or asking the drivers of local and regional buses.
Zurich (zone 110) and Winterthur (zone 120) each count as two zones as the public transport networks in these cities are much more dense than elsewhere.
Short-distance trips in the cities of Zurich and Winterthur may involve travel over city boundaries. Areas of validity are shown on the ticket machines.
A local network covers a municipality (not including the cities of Zurich and Winterthur).
To use the nighttime network you need an additional night supplement (CHF 5).
On ZSG routes on Lake Zürich, the Obersee and the River Limmat you require a boat surcharge (CHF 5) in addition to a valid ticket.