Can I go to Uetliberg by car?

If you are coming by car outside the city, please note that you cannot drive all the way up to Uetliberg. You can park near one of the S10 train stops, like Uitikon Waldegg or Ringlikon, and take the train from there (or walk up).

How do you get from Zurich to Uetliberg?

From Zurich main station, take the Sihltal Zurich Uetliberg Bahn SZU (S10) the underground station on track 21/22. The SZU runs weekdays every half-hour and takes just 20 minutes to get to the Uetliberg. On weekends it runs every 20 minutes.

How much does it cost to go to Uetliberg?

Round-trip train tickets cost 17.20 Swiss francs (about $18) for adults and 8.60 francs (roughly $9) for kids ages 6 to 16. Train travel is free for visitors with Zurich Cards. In addition to the mountain’s outdoor activities, travelers will find restrooms, a restaurant and a hotel on-site.

How long is Uetliberg hike?

At around 6km long it’s easily suitable for most abilities and takes around and hour and a half. Do allow enough time for sight-seeing and photo taking though – we stopped a lot and took around 2 hours! It’s a beautiful hike anytime of year.

What food is Zurich known for?

Quintessential local dishes include “Zurcher geschnetzeltes” (Zurich-style sliced veal in gravy), “rosti” (shredded fried potatoes) and “burli” (crusty bread rolls). In addition to the city’s predominantly German cuisine, Zurich offers several spots for authentic Swiss chocolate and cheese fondue.

How do you get to Uetliberg?

The top of Üetliberg mountain can be reached by train or hiking only. Trains run regularly from Zurich HB (main station) and take about 30 minutes. At Felsenegg you can take a gondola down to Adliswil. Then walk down the hill along a residential street to reach the train station in about 5 minutes.

Where do I start hiking in Uetliberg?

The main options to hike up the Uetliberg are: 1) take Denzlerweg from the end of Tram 13 in Albisguetli. Or 2) you can hike up from the end of Tram 14 in Triemli on the Hohensteinweg. Alternatively, 3), the route with the least incline is from the car park at Uitikon-Waldegg through the forest.

What is Uetliberg in Zurich?

Uetliberg is Zurich’s very own “mountain”, from where you have beautiful views of the city and lake – and perhaps even a glimpse of the Alps. At 2,850 feet above sea level, Uetliberg towers over the rooftops of Zürich. The mountain affords an impressive panoramic view of the city, the lake and the Alps.

Why climb the Uetliberg in Switzerland?

The mountain affords an impressive panoramic view of the city, the lake and the Alps. The Uetliberg is particularly popular in November, as its summit is often above the blanket of fog that can cover the city at this time of year.

How long does it take to walk from Uetliberg to Adliswil?

This hour-and-a-half to two-hour walk from Uetliberg to the Felsenegg cableway in Adliswil takes you on a fascinating tour through a model of our solar system. Directions: The S10 line of the Sihltal Zürich Uetliberg Railway SZU runs from Zurich main station to Uetliberg station, ten minutes walk from the summit.

Is the train ride up to Zurich worth it?

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