Zurich station Practical information

Zurich’s main railway station was originally built in 1847 and is the largest in Switzerland and one of the busiest in the world. With almost 3,000 trains a day, it is an important railway hub for services to Swiss cities and neighbouring countries. We’ve prepared a list of everything you need to know before arriving at Zurich train station, including information about access, parking, lockers, etc.

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🚋 Do you prefer to use public transport?

Zurich’s extensive public transport network will help you get around the city. Download the station map with an overview of the transport options.

💡 Our tip: To make it easier to get around, check Zurich’s city transport network.

🚗 Did you come by car?

If you came by car: We recommend the Parkhaus Gessnerallee car park.

🚲 If you cycle: The cycle park offers 650 free spaces; bikes can also be parked in a paid area not open to the public and protected from the elements, in partnership with ‘Vélostation" (in French).

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Would you prefer to visit Zurich without your luggage in tow?

You can leave it in the lockers at Zurich station. The cost depends on the size of the luggage and the duration of storage. Please see the SBB website for more information.

More information about the station


  Museumstrasse 1

8001 Zurich

Phone:  +41 (0) 848 44 66 88 (SBB contact centre, open 24/7)

Opening hours

Check the opening hours for Zurich station on the SBB site.