How to reach us
The FGCZ is located in the building Y32 on floor H on the Irchel-campus. It is very easy to reach by public transportation. Since traffic around Zurich can be pretty intense, we recommend to use public transportation whenever possible.
- From Zürich Airport take tram number 10 towards Bahnhofplatz/HB to the stop "Universität Irchel" (15 stops, about 22 min). From there walk to the Irchel-campus.
At the Zurich train main station you can take the following trams to the Irchel-campus.
- from Bahnhofplatz/HB take tram number 10 towards Zürich Flughafen to the stop "Universität Irchel" (10 stops, about 13 min). From there walk to the Irchel-campus.
- from Bahnhofstrasse/HB take tram number 7 towards Stettbach to the stop "Milchbuck" (8 stops, about 12 min). From there walk through the Irchel-parc to the Irchel-campus.
- from Bahnhofplatz/HB take tramline number 14 direction Zürich Seebach to the stop "Milchbuck" (7 stops, about 11 min). From there walk through the Irchel-parc to the Irchel-campus.
Notice: If you are using a gps navigation system don't enter Winterthurerstrasse but use Irchelstrasse instead!
From the south or south-east (Motorway N3 from Chur, Sihltal from Gotthard, Luzern)
Follow the motorway N3 until the end. Then following the signs towards Winterthur, St.Gallen and Flughafen Kloten you will cross the Limmat River on the Escher Wyss Bridge and go straight up the hill to the top. There you should see a sign directing you to the right to "Uni Irchel - Parkhaus", the campus underground parking lot, where you can leave your car.
From the west (Motorway N1 from Basel, Bern)
Do not go into Zurich. Instead follow the north branch of the motorway towards Winterthur and St.Gallen. At the "Dreieck Zurich-Ost" take the branch towards "Zurich, Chur, Luzern" , leave the motorway at the "Zurich-Schwamendingen" exit and follow the white signs towards "Irchel" until you see a sign pointing towards "Irchel - Parkhaus", where you can park your car. These directions also apply if you come by rental car from Zurich-Kloten airport.
From the north (Motorway N1 from St.Gallen)
At the "Dreieck Zurich-Ost" take the branch towards "Zurich, Chur, Luzern". Leave the motorway at the "Zurich-Schwamendingen" exit and proceed as described above.