Step-free access tram

In the city of Zurich and the agglomeration, barrier-free travel is possible thanks to modern trams and elevated stops.

You can board at least every second tram without steps. Exceptions: On lines 5 and 15 there are no trams that are suitable for wheelchair users.


The easiest way to plan your trip is to use the ZVV online timetable or the ZVV app. The connection query can be restricted to connections barrier-free connections. You can also extend the transfer times. You can find more about these functions here.

Indicators at stops

Important stops have departure indicators. The wheelchair symbol indicates vehicles without steps.


People with walking disabilities best enter at the front. This way the driver can see you better, leave the door open longer or help you if necessary. Persons in wheelchairs are best to use the third door from the front. There are places for wheelchairs.

Wheelchair button

Press the blue wheelchair button if you need more time or you need help to get in or out of the vehicle.


Many stations have already been extended without steps. In the network map (PDF, 368 KB) you will find an overview of the stations in the ZVV that are suitable for disabled persons and persons in wheelchairs.