Swiss International Air Lines connects Zurich to many international destinations often several times a day, Lufthansa and Air Berlin offer good connections to/from Germany. Zug can be easily reached from Zurich Airport within 45 minutes by one of the 70 daily direct trains. Take a train towards Zug – Luzern and get of at Zug. When leaving Zug you can check-in for your flight at Zug railway station, at the Reisezentrum Zug.


Please note: Swiss International Air Lines as Official Carrier for the WELS 2019 offers all participants up to 10% discount on the standard fares. More information here.


At Zug main station, take bus no. 11, direction Schönegg/Zugerberg, which departs from bus stop Metalli West. For the Casino Zug get off at Casino, for the University of Teacher Education Zug get off at St. Michael. From there, it is an uphill walk of about 200 meter, you will see the campus right in front of you.

Approximate time by train from other Swiss Cities/Airport:

Zurich Main Station(HB): 25 Min

Zürich Airport: 53 Min

Luzern: 20 Min

Bern: 104 Min

Basel: 94 Min

St. Gallen: 99 Min


With a 3-day-ticket (September 25-27) of the Zugerland Verkehrsbetriebe (ZVB) you may use the public transportation services in Canton Zug.  If you did not buy the ticket with your registration in Conftool, you can send us an email ( we will add the ticket to your account.

Please see the following conditions regarding the 3-day-ticket. Valid in the greater Zug area (“Tarif-verbund Zug”) on busses, trains, the mountain railways and postcars (valid for all zones, see plan for details). This personalized ticket is valid for three days. It is only valid in combination with a national id card or passport. Not valid on the Zugersee and Ägerisee.

Regular SBB tickets or Z-Pass tickets need to be bought for any travel outside of the Zug area (“Tarifverbund Zug”). Information regarding bus and train time tables: and Pocket plan ZVB 2019.

From Zurich towards Gotthard-Luzern-Zug take Autobahn A4, exit at “Cham Nord” and follow directions towards Zug/Walchwil. Drive through Zug towards Arth/Gotthard. Just when you are about to leave the old town, you will see the Casino Zug at your right hand side. To get to the PH Zug turn left at the Casino into Zugerbergstrasse. Follow this street for about 250 m. The PH Zug is just behind St. Michael’s church to your left. Parking is available at Parkhaus Casino (Zugerbergstrasse), along Kirchmattstrasse and at Frauensteinmatt (Hofstrasse) car park.

Estimated driving time from Zug to other Swiss cities:

Zurich-City:  36km / 35min

Zürich Airport: 46km / 50min

Luzern: 38km / 30min

Bern: 140km / 90min

Basel: 110km / 75min

St. Gallen: 88km / 90min


There is no parking available at the University. Please use one of the following car parking’s nearby:

  • Parkhaus Casino, Zugerbergstrasse, 6300 Zug (approx. 2 minutes walking distance from the Casino Zug and 7 minutes from the University)
  • Parkhaus Frauensteinmatt, Frauensteinmatt 1, 6300 Zug (approx. 5 minutes walking distance from the Casino Zug and 10 minutes from the University)