Local Information

Venue

The main venue of the Latsis Symposium 2018 on Scaling-Up Forest Restoration is the Main Building of the ETH Zürich, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Founded in 1855, the ETHZ is conveniently located in Zürich’s city center. More than 17,000 students from over 100 different countries are currently enrolled at ETHZ, 3,800 of whom are doctoral students.

The Science Symposium and Public Events will be held in the historic Main Building of ETHZ. Please refer to the map below for more details.

Main venue

Latsis Symposium 2018 – Scaling-Up Forest Restoration

Main Building
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zürich)
Rämistrasse 101 – 8092 Zürich, Switzerland


Directions and Public Transport Links

Travelling to ETH Zürich by public transport from Zürich Main Station (ZVV)


By tram, from the “Bahnhofstrasse/HB” stop:

  • Tram Nr. 6 (towards the Zoo) as far as the “ETH/Universitätsspital” stop (journey time approx. 6 minutes)
  • Tram Nr. 10 (towards the Airport or Oerlikon station) as far as the “ETH/Universitätsspital” stop (journey time: approx. 8 minutes)
  • Tram Nr. 3 (towards Klusplatz) as far as the “Central” stop (1 stop). From “Central” by Polybahn (departs every three minutes) to the Polyterrasse (journey time: approx. 8 minutes)

You will require a ticket that is valid for Zone 110 (City of Zurich). See ZVV (Zürich Transportation Agency) for more information.

Getting from Zurich Airport to Zurich Main Station (SBB)


By train, it takes only 10 minutes to reach the city centre from Zürich Airport. All trains depart from Zürich Flughafen (Zürich Airport) station and arrive at Zürich Hauptbahnhof (Zürich Main Station, sometimes indicated as Zürich HB).

A one-way train ride from the airport to Zürich HB costs 6.80 Swiss Francs (CHF). Trains depart every 15 minutes. For the timetable and online ticket purchase, see SBB (Swiss Railways).

Travelling to the Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof by public transport from Zurich Airport (ZVV)


By tram, from the “Zurich Airport” stop:

    • Tram Nr. 10 (towards the Airport or Oerlikon station) as far as the “Zürich, Winkelriedstrasse” stop (journey time: approx. 10 minutes)

You will require a ticket that is valid for 2 Zones (Zones 110 & 121). See ZVV (Zürich Transportation Agency) for more information.

Travelling to the Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof by public transport from Zürich Main Station (ZVV)


By tram, from the “Bahnhofstrasse/HB” stop:

    • Tram Nr. 10 (towards Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB) as far as the “Zürich, Winkelriedstrasse” stop (journey time: approx. 25 minutes)

You will require a ticket that is valid for Zone 110 (City of Zurich). See ZVV (Zürich Transportation Agency) for more information.

Getting to ETH Zürich from the Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof by public transport (ZVV)


By tram, from the “Zurich Airport” stop:

    • Tram Nr. 10 (towards Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB) as far as the “Zürich, ETH/Universitätsspital” stop (journey time: approx. 3 minutes)
    • Tram Nr. 9 (towards Zürich, Triemli) as far as the “Zürich, ETH/Universitätsspital” stop (journey time: approx. 3 minutes)

You will require a ticket that is valid for Zone 110 (City of Zurich). See ZVV (Zürich Transportation Agency) for more information.

Accommodation