Ticket machines

You can purchase almost the entire range of ZVV tickets using self-service ticket machines in the ZVV region, including monthly travelcards and multiple-journey tickets.

Buy ZVV train, tram, bus and boat tickets quickly and easily at more than 1,400 ticket machines in the network area.

Modern ticket machines with touchscreen facility are also easy to use for people with disabilities. Customer service agents can also help passengers buy the tickets they need by controlling the ticket machines remotely.

Big choice

Single tickets, multiple-journey tickets and travelcards can all be purchased.


The most popular tickets are displayed at each particular stop.

Advice on hand

The ticket machine helps you buy the right ticket – and the customer service team can even advise you by remote control.

Contactless payment

You can pay for tickets at machines contact-free using a credit card with RFID chip. Naturally, ticket machines also accept coins and all of the main debit and credit cards.

Accessible to all

Ticket machines are easy to use for people with impaired vision and those in wheelchairs. For more information about this, please click here.


You can change the screen language from German to English, French or Italian.

Product range

At ticket machines you can buy:     

  • Simple tickets (30 mins to 24 hours validity)
    Short distance ticket, single ticket, 24h-ticket, zone upgrade, first-class upgrade
  • Tickets for stamping (6x)
    Multiple-journey tickets (short distance ticket, local network, zones), multiple 24h-tickets (local network, zones), multiple 9 O'Clock day passes, multiple first-class upgrades
  • Tickets for excursions/tourism
    9 O'Clock day pass, Albis 24h-ticket, Zürich Card 24h/72h
  • Travelcards
    Monthly NetworkPass (personal/transferable), monthly 9 O'Clock Pass (personal/transferable) on the SwissPass. Transferable monthly travelcards can also be issued on paper.
  • National tickets for Switzerland
    Day passes, 1-day bike passes and 1-day bike passes multipack, 1-day travelpass for children, 1-day travelpass for dogs

Further information

Information on SBB ticket machines