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 - no paddle steamers planned to visit Schmerikon in the Upper Lake yet again)
 
Paddle Steamer Sailings
(see Timetable Index)
Based on end-October 2020 to late-October 2021
(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
Summer
start-May
to end-September
Mondays to Fridays
  1) Zurich (dep 1420) - Rapperswil (dep 1630) - Zurich
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1420) - Rapperswil (dep 1630) - Zurich  #
   # - EXCEPT  May Day Saturday 1st May

Sundays
  1) Zurich (dep 1120) - Rapperswil (dep 1335) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1730) - Rapperswil (dep 1955) - Zurich
Autumn
start to late-October
Mondays to Fridays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1420) - Rapperswil (dep 1630) - Zurich
Sundays
  1) Zurich (dep 1420) - Rapperswil (dep 1630) - 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 1420) - Rapperswil (dep 1630) - Zurich
Sundays also 'local' public holidays
  1) Zurich (dep 1420) - Rapperswil (dep 1630) - 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 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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