LAKE  ZURICH

Lake Zurich - Paddle Steamer Summary
The paddle steamers normally only operate during fine weather
2 Paddle Steamers
(see Fleet Lists)
In service
PS Stadt Zürich - PS Stadt Rapperswil

Laid up for the winter
none
 
Routes
(see map)
Zurich - Rapperswil - Schmerikon
(also short workings between these points)
 
Paddle Steamer Sailings
(see Timetable Index)
Based on start-January 2018 to end-December 2018
(with information updated where possible)
Any specific date where I have been advised a paddle steamer will be substituted by a
motor vessel is shown as a separate timetable - see the Lake Zurich Index or the Lake Zurich Sightings Page page for further details.......
Always check the latest position direct with the ZSG
Summer
start-June to end-September
Mondays and Thursdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1330) - Rapperswil (dep 1530) - Zurich
Thursdays 28th June also 12th and 26th July also 23rd August also 6th September 2018
PS Stadt Rapperswil is planned to operate a special evening BBQ Cruise from Zurich at 1915
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  1) Zurich (dep 0930) - Rapperswil (dep 1130) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1430) - Rapperswil (dep 1635) - Zurich
Fridays
  1) Zurich (dep 1130) - Schmerikon (dep 1535) - Zurich  $
   $ - EXCEPT  Friday 6th July
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1130) - Schmerikon (dep 1535) - Zurich  #
   # - EXCEPT  Saturday 16th June
Sundays  also 'local' holidays
  1) Zurich (dep 1130) - Schmerikon (dep 1535) - Zurich
Autumn
start to late-October
Mondays to Fridays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Sundays  also 'local' holidays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
      (usually one of the paddle steamers covers some sailings vice a motor vessel on a non-advertised basis)
Early Winter
end-October to
end-December
Daily
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Winter
start-January to
end-March
Daily
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Spring
start-April to end-May
Mondays to Fridays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturday 6th May 2017
PS Stadt Rapperswil or PS Stadt Zürich is planned to operate a special evening Dinner Cruise from Zurich at 2000
Sundays  also 'local' holidays
  1) Zurich (dep 1230) - Rapperswil (dep 1435) - Zurich
PLEASE check with the operator nearer the time, as it is often necessary to make late changes,   especially to the vessel operating a particular sailing
Note: Additional sailings are operated throughout the year by motor vessels
 
Fleet disposition Both paddle steamers normally berth overnight Wollishofen dock near Zurich
It is usually only possible to see both paddle steamers operating timetabled sailings during the main summer (June to September) on Wednesdays to Sundays only weather permitting


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