LAKE  ZURICH

Lake Zurich - Paddle Steamer Summary
Normally only one paddle steamer is in service on any summer date
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
note - NEW for 2020 - no paddle steamers are advertised to visit Schmerikon in the Upper Lake for the first time in many years
 
Paddle Steamer Sailings
(see Timetable Index)
Based on start-January 2020 to end-December 2020
(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 pages for further details.......
Always check the latest position direct with the ZSG
Early Summer
start-May
to start-June
Mondays to Fridays
  1) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich  #
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 0915) - Rapperswil (dep 1125) - Zurich  #
  2) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich  #
Sundays
  1) Zurich (dep 0915) - Rapperswil (dep 1125) - Zurich  #
  2) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich  #
   # - sailings CANCELLED due to the on-going Coronavirus restrictions
Early Summer
early-June
to end-June
Mondays to Fridays
  1) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 0915) - Rapperswil (dep 1125) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Sundays
  1) Zurich (dep 0915) - Rapperswil (dep 1125) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Peak Summer
start-July to
end-August
Mondays
  1) Zurich (dep 1315) - Rapperswil (dep 1525) - Zurich
Tuesdays to Fridays
  1) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
NEW for 2020
Tuesdays to Fridays - 1st July to 31st August 2020
  In addition to the above, PS Stadt Rapperswil or PS Stadt Zürich is planned to operate a special Lunch Cruise from Zurich at 1200
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 0915) - Rapperswil (dep 1125) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Sundays
  1) Zurich (dep 0915) - Rapperswil (dep 1125) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Late Summer
start to
end-September
Mondays to Fridays
  1) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 0915) - Rapperswil (dep 1125) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Sundays
  1) Zurich (dep 0915) - Rapperswil (dep 1125) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Autumn
start to late-October
Mondays to Fridays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Sundays
  1) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich
Winter
end-October to
end-December
Mondays to Fridays  Saturdays and Sundays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
   but watch out for the traditional "static exhibitions" at Zurich
Winter
start-January to
start-April
Mondays to Fridays  Saturdays and Sundays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Early Summer
early to end-April
Mondays to Fridays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich  #
Sundays also 'local' public holidays
  1) Zurich (dep 1415) - Rapperswil (dep 1625) - Zurich  #
   # - sailings CANCELLED due to the on-going Coronavirus restrictions
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 when the is a private charter or poor weather
Note: Additional sailings are operated throughout the year by motor vessels
 
Fleet disposition Both paddle steamers normally berth overnight Wollishofen dock near Zurich
These dats it is extremely rare to see both paddle steamers operating timetabled sailings on the same day


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