10 ski areas near Zurich

Those who choose to spend their vacation in the city do not necessarily have to dispense with pursuing winter sports amidst magnificent snow-covered landscape.

A number of ski areas can be quickly and easily reached from Zurich in less than 90 minutes, promising an unforgettable and fun-packed day for all the family spent downhill or cross-country skiing, snowboarding or tobogganing.


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58 minutes by public transport | 50 minutes by car


Everyone can hit the slopes here, and from beginners to pros there is something to suit all whether on skis or snowboards.
62 minutes by public transport | 41 minutes by car


Hochstuckli is winter’s ideal friendly family ski area, because it is centrally located, reasonably priced and small enough to keep track of everyone.
69 minutes by public transport | 50 minutes by car


The resorts Mattstock and Arvenbuel in Amden, overlooking the Walensee lake, are only around 70 km (43.5 miles) from Zurich.
75 minutes by train | 50 minutes by car

Mythen Region

The Mythenpark is an insider tip for snowboarders and freeskiers – and the crosspiste on the Rotenflue is guaranteed to delight young freestylers.
75 minutes by public transport | 52 minutes by car


A region in Central Switzerland where the enjoyment of nature and the urge to be active can be ideally combined.
77 minutes by public transport | 55 minutes by car


Anyone preferring small and friendly ski areas is at the right place here.
84 minutes by public transport | 55 minutes by car


Particularly suitable for all winter sports enthusiasts; slopes of varying levels of difficulty, and even a ski cross park for the more daring.
50 minutes by car


The Rigi is know as the «Queen of Mountains» and is only around 55 km (34 miles) from Zurich.
70 minutes by car


The 3,020m (9,908 ft) high Mt.Titlis is one of the most popular excursion and winter sports destinations in Central Switzerland.

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