Address: Gotthardstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Kongresshaus Zürich is within easy reach thanks to its central location and excellent public transport connections. Within walking distance of the Old Town makes it a unique location for organising events from various spheres together with doing some sightseeing. Sechseläutenplatz is just 10 minutes away by walking. With the Opera House and Lake Zürich just a stone’s throw away, the Sechseläutenplatz is the ideal start point for your sightseeing tour.
Zürich is ideally connected to the rest of the world. Zürich Airport is 30 minutes far from the Kongresshaus Zürich by public transport and Zürich Main station with direct connections to most neighbouring countries is 10 minutes away by public transport from here. In case you arrive by car, then you can leave your car in car parks nearby.
How to get to the Congress Venue
From the Airport
The distance from Zürich Airport is approx. 13 km. A taxi ride from the airport to the convention centre will take approximately 20-30 minutes. Taxi ranks are located outside the terminals, facing Arrivals 1 and 2. The official airport taxis are all white with “Airport Taxi” sign. It is possible to pay in cash or via credit card. The average fare for one-way ride from Zürich airport to downtown is about CHF 70 (56€).
You can also travel by public transport. Take an S-Bahn (e. g. S2, S16, S24) or the train IC (e. g. IC1, IC5, IR75) to Zürich Main Station and the continue from Zürich Main Station with one of the trams written below.
From the Main Railway Station
Take a tram no. 7 direction Wollishoferplatz and go to Stockerstrasse, then approx. 5 minutes on foot. You can also take a tram no. 6 direction Bahnhof Enge or a tram no. 17 or 13 direction Albisgütli and go to Stockerstrasse as well, then approx. 5 minutes on foot. Last but not least you can take a tram no. 11 direction Rehalp to Bürkliplatz, then approx. 5 minutes on foot.
Tickets can be purchased from ticket machines at every stop, at the airport or at Zürich Main Station. You can pay for tickets at machines contact-free using a credit card with RFID chip. Naturally, ticket machines also accept coins and usually all the main debit and credit cards. You can also buy a ticket for public transport through the ZVV app.
Access to Zürich by car
Zürich is easily reached from other large Swiss cities and neighbouring countries in a short time. Swiss city Bern is 123 km far south-west of Zürich, Lucerne is 53 km far south-west of Zürich too. Zürich is accessible on motorway A1 running from St. Margrethen at the Austrian border toward Geneva at the French border. Another possible access is on motorway A3 in northeast Switzerland running from Basel at the French border toward the southeast border with Liechtenstein. The access from the German border is possible on motorway A4 running from Thayngen/Bargen toward Altdorf in central Switzerland