List of All Zwift Worlds and Course Routes

Currently, there are 6 worlds on Zwift, each with its own routes. While Watopia’s always available, we also feature a rotating guest world that changes on a monthly schedule. You can log into the game to see the current world schedule (in the lower-right of the Drop In screen), or check out the  Community Page  to see what’s coming up. World changeovers occur at approximately 9:00 PM (PT).

If you already know the World you’re interested in, here is a quick way to jump to the right section: Each world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes  button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue – while the actual route appears in white.

Zwift Watopia Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions

Zwift’s Watopia world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue – while the actual route appears in white. Each route includes an animates map along with the route name, distance, elevation gain and any pertinent notes.

RouteDetail

Route Name:  Hilly Route

Distance:  9.1 km (5.7 mi)

Elevation Gain:  108 m (354 ft)

Notes:   Watopia’s Hilly Route includes
the KOM and sprint sections. Can be ridden in reverse.

 

Route Name:  Flat Route

Distance: 10.2 km (6.3 mi)

Elevation Gain: 61 m (200 ft)

Notes:  Ridethe flattest roads on
Watopia. Can be ridden in reverse.

Route Name:  Figure 8

Distance:  29.5 km (18.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  253 m (829 ft)

Notes:  Combine the Hilly Roads and
Flat Roads courses for a long, double loop of the island.

Route Name:  Mountain  Route

Distance:  29.4 km (18.3 mi)

Elevation Gain:  682 m (2236 ft)

Notes:  Climb the highest peak in Watopia
all the way to the Radio Tower. Save your
Aero Boost for the fast descent! Can be
ridden in reverse.

Route Name:  Mountain 8

Distance:  32.6 km (20.2 mi)

Elevation Gain:  691 m (2266 ft)

Notes:  Combine the Mountain and
Radio Tower climbs before looping
out to the flats for recovery. Can be ridden
in reverse.

 

Route Name:  The Pretzel

Distance:  72.4 km (45.0 mi)

Elevation Gain:  1360 m (4463 ft)

Notes:  A long ride starting with the KOM,
then rounding the Epic KOM  with a detour
up to the Radio Tower and a fast descent back.

Route Name:  The Mega Pretzel

Distance:  107.0 km (66.5 mi)

Elevation Gain:  1639 m (5377 ft)

Notes:  You thought the Pretzel was a
challenge?  Try the KOM, Epic KOM, Mayan Ruins,
followed by the Volcano Climb. Enjoy!

Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Route Name:  Volcano Flat

Distance:  12.3 km (7.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  50 m (164 ft)

Notes:  The Volcano Flat loop includes
most of the Flat Roads minus ‘The Esses’.

Route Name:  Volcano Circuit

Distance (per lap):  4.1 km (2.6 mi)

Elevation Gain (per lap):  20 m (66 ft)

Notes:  Ride around, and through, the magma
filled inferno created just off the coast of Watopia.

Route Name:  Volcano Circuit CCW

Distance (per lap):  4.1 km (2.6 mi)

Elevation Gain (per lap):  21 m (67 ft)

Notes:  Same as the Volcano Circuit but
reverse direction.

Route Name:  Three Sisters

Distance:  47.7 km (29.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  895 m (2938 ft)

Notes:  Start  your climb over the KOM, turn
up to the Radio Tower, and after a fast descent,
finish your final climb over the top of the Volcano.
Can be ridden in reverse.

Route Name:  Big Loop

Distance:  42.5 km (26.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  662 m (2171 ft)

Notes:  Explore the regions of Watopia:
Climb the Epic KOM, explore the misty Jungle
and round the Volcano Flat.
Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Route Name:  Road to Ruins

Distance:  29.9 km (18.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  275 m (902 ft)

Notes:  Ride the gentle climb up to the
Jungle, cross the rope bridge and finish on
the Volcano Flat.

Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Route Name:  Jungle Circuit

Distance (per lap):  13.8 km (8.5 mi)

Elevation Gain(per lap):  99 m (326 ft)

Notes:  A flat warmup leads to the start of the
Jungle Circuit, then do laps until your legs fall off.

Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Route Name:  Road to Sky

Distance:  19.9 km (12.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  1144 m (3752 ft)

Notes:  The shortest route to the longest climb.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Route Name:  Tour of Fire and Ice

Distance:  25.1 km (15.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  1166 m (3827 ft)

Notes:  Winter is coming, but only after you ride
out of the fiery pits of the Volcano.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Route Name:  Four  Horsemen

Distance:  89.3 km (55.5 mi)

Elevation Gain:  2112 m (6928 ft)

Notes:  This is gonna hurt.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Route Name:  Out and Back Again

Distance:  42.1 km (26.1 mi)

Elevation Gain:  334 m (1095 ft)

Notes:  A cyclist’s meandering journey
takes you through the fiery depths of the
Volcano and then up to its barren summit
before bringing you back home again.

Route Name:  Tempus Fugit

Distance:  19.7 km (12.2 mi)

Elevation Gain:  32 m (105 ft)

Notes:  Time flies and so will you on this
flat and fast course through the desert.

Route Name:  The Uber Pretzel

Distance:  128.2 km (79.7 mi)

Elevation Gain:  2384 m (7823 ft)

Notes:  If somehow this isn’t enough
for you, there’s also the bonus climb up to
the Radio Tower…

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Route Name:  Bigger Loop

Distance:  53 km (33 mi)

Elevation Gain:  692 m (2269 ft)

Notes:  Bigger than the Big Loop, add
in a trip through the desert as a part of a
winding tour around the regions of Watopia.

Level Unlock Required: Level 10

Route Name:  Tick Tock

Distance:  19 km (11.8 mi)

Elevation Gain:  59 m (193 ft)

Notes:  A clockwise loop through the
driest sands of the desert and the
submerged roads of the underwater tunnel.

Route Name:  Whole Lotta Lava

Distance:  12.2 km (7.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  160 m (525 ft)

Notes:  A fiery figure-8 that alternates
laps of the Volcano Circuit with trips
up and down the Volcano KOM.

Route Name:  Muir And The Mountain

Distance:  34.5 km (21.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:792 m (2598.7 ft)

Notes:  The Mountains are calling, and
you must go.

Route Name:  Sand and  Sequoias

Distance:20.1 km (12.5 mi)

Elevation Gain:173 m (569 ft)

Notes:  From the scorched desert to
the sylvan wilderness, this loop takes
in every facet of Watopia’s wild west.

Route Name:  Big Foot Hills

Distance:67.5 km (41.9 mi)

Elevation Gain:706 m (2315 ft)

Notes:  An undulating journey that
rolls up and over the lower peaks of
Watopia.

Route Name:  Dust in the Wind

Distance:  54.6 km (33.9 mi)

Elevation Gain:585 m (1919 ft)

Notes:  Travel through Watopia’s
two forests on this rolling route through
both lush jungle and towering conifers.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Route Name:  Quatch Quest

Distance:46.3 km (28.8 mi)

Elevation Gain:1708 m (5603 ft)

Notes:  If you keep your eyes open,
there’s no telling what you might see.

Level Unlock Required: Level 12

Zwift Yorkshire Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions

Zwift’s Yorkshire world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue – while the actual route appears in white. Each route includes an animates map along with the route name, distance, elevation gain and any pertinent notes.

RouteDetails

Route Name:  2019 UCI  Worlds Harrogate Circuit

Distance:  13.8 km (8.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  245 m (803 ft)

Notes:  The official circuit of the 2019 UCI World Championships.
How many laps do you have in your legs?

Route Name:  Duchy Estate

Distance:4.7 km (2.9 mi)

Elevation Gain: 70 m (229 ft)

Notes:  A clockwise trip around only the northern,
flatter part of the Harrogate Circuit. This route hits
the shorter, faster Sprint.

Route Name:  Queen’s Highway

Distance:  5.6 km (3.5 mi)

 Elevation Gain:  82 m (269 ft)

Notes:  A counterclockwise trip around only the
northern, flatter part of the Harrogate Circuit.
This route hits the longer Sprint up a grade.

Route Name:  Royal Pump Room 8

Distance:  27.5 km (17.1 mi)

Elevation Gain:  245 m (804 ft)

Notes:  Tackle every challenging section of the
undulating Harrogate Circuit in both directions.
It will take more than a sip of Yorkshire’s
chalybeate waters to refresh your legs after this.

Route Name:  Tour of Tewit Well

Distance:  10.8 km (6.7 mi)

Elevation Gain:  204 m (670 ft)

Notes:  Ride only the southern, hillier part of the
Harrogate Circuit in reverse. You may need some
of the Tewit Well’s famed restorative waters after
tackling this route.

Zwift Richmond Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions

Zwift’s Richmond world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue – while the actual route appears in white. Each route includes an animates map along with the route name, distance, elevation gain and any pertinent notes.

RouteDetails

Route Name:  2015 UCI Worlds Course

Distance:  16.2 km (10.1 mi)

Elevation Gain:  157 m (514 ft)

Notes:  Ride the roads of Richmond, Virginia
from Monument Avenue to Libby Hill, on the
2015 UCI World Championship Road Race course.

Route Name:  Prefer Hill Roads

Distance:  9.1 km (5.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  116 m (435 ft)

Notes:  Ride repeats of Libby Hill and
the 23rd St. climb on this short loop.

Route Name:  Prefer Flat Road

Distance: 5.0 km (3.1 mi)

Elevation Gain:  15 m (63 ft)

Notes:  Ride the residential roads
around Richmond, Virginia in this nearly flat loop.

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions

Zwift’s New York world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue – while the actual route appears in white. Each route includes an animates map along with the route name, distance, elevation gain and any pertinent notes.

RouteDetails

Route Name:  Astoria Line 8

Distance:  11.5 km (7.2 mi)

Elevation Gain: 141 m (464 ft)

Notes:  Named for the first NYC subway
line, take a figure 8 path around the park.

Route Name:  Everything Bagel

Distance:  34.4 km (21.4 mi)

 Elevation Gain:  545 m (1789 ft)

Notes:  Hit the Sprint and KOM in both directions
on this long, looping route.

Route Name:  Grand Central Circuit

Distance:  6.8 km (4.2 mi)

Elevation Gain:  144 km (472 ft)

Notes:  Circuit course that takes the steep route
up and down the KOM  with a short loop
around the Spring in between.

Route Name:  Knickerbocker

Distance:  22.5 km (14 mi)

Elevation Gain:  365 m (1197 ft)

Notes:  This mostly flat route has some
grit in it with one trip up the KOM via the steep route

Route Name:  Lady Liberty

Distance:  12.3 km (7.7 mi)

Elevation Gain:  206 m (675 ft)

Notes:  A steep climb up to the KOM
before a long lap around the park.

Route Name:  Mighty Metropolitan

Distance:  20.0 km (12.5 mi)

Elevation Gain:  318 m (1044 ft)

Notes:  Traverse most of the park and
elevated roads in a meandering loop

Route Name:  Park Perimeter Loop

Distance:  9.7 km (6.1 mi)

Elevation Gain:  125 m (411 ft)

Notes:  The outermost loop of the park

Route Name:  Rising Empire

Distance:  20.7 km (12.9 mi)

Elevation Gain:  377 m (1235 ft)

Notes:  Hit the KOM  in both directions on
this climbers course

Route Name:  The 6 Train

Distance:  6.5 km (4.0 mi)

Elevation:  69 m (226 ft)

Notes:  The shortest route around the
park is flat and fast.

Route Name:  The Highline

Distance:  10.5 km (6.5 mi)

Elevation:  179 m (586 ft)

Notes:  Ride the elevated roads in the skies
above Central Park.

Zwift London Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions

Zwift’s London world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue – while the actual route appears in white. Each route includes an animates map along with the route name, distance, elevation gain and any pertinent notes.

RouteDetails

Route Name:  London Loop

Distance:  15.1 km (9.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  230 m (755 ft)

Notes:  Ride through London before dipping
under the Thames, out to Surrey Hills for some
fresh air and climbs, bypassing the Classique
course. Can be ridden in reverse.

Route Name:  Classique

Distance:  5.4 km (3.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  25 m (83 ft)

Notes:  After a brief warmup ride from the starting
area to the course, remain on the London Classique
for as many laps as you can handle. Parts of route
can be reverse.

Route Name:  Surrey Hills

Distance:  40.8 km (25.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  890 m (2919 ft)

Notes:  Prepare to spend the day climbing
in the beautiful countryside, over each
Surrey pass once in each direction.

Route Name:  Greatest London Loop

Distance:  25.9 km (16.1 mi)

Elevation Gain:  357 m (1172 ft)

Notes:  Ride London and Surrey, skirting
the outside of both on a Grand Tour. Can
be ridden in reverse.

Route Name:  London 8

Distance:  20.3 km (12.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  258 m (845 ft)

Notes:  Ride all the roads of the PRL,
past the iconic landmarks of central London
into the rustic lanes of surrey Hills and back again.

Route Name:  Triple  Loops

Distance:  40.8 km (25.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  563 m (1848 ft)

Notes:  First a loop of The City, then cross the
Thames and pedal down to Surrey to climb both
Box and Leith Hills.

Route Name:  The PRL  Half

Distance:  69.3 km (43.0 mi)

Elevation Gain:  1005 m (3296 ft)

Notes:  Four circuits of the London Loop, returning
via the Surrey roundabout, through the sprint and
banner finish on The Mall.

Route Name:  Greater London Flat

Distance:  11.6 km (7.2 mi)

Elevation Gain:  53 m (173 ft)

Notes:  Enjoy a flat London ridewith a
short warm up, through the sprint zone,
then return to the Thames and pass Harrods
for a finish under the arch.

Route Name:  Greatest London Flat

Distance:  25.3 km (15.7 mi)

Elevation Gain:  173 m (568 ft)

Notes:  Ride the flat roads of the Greater
London Loop, then out to Surrey via Deerfield
to return to London proper.

Route Name:  The  PRL Full

Distance:  173.1 km (107.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  2606 m (8551 ft)

Notes:  Eleven circuits of the London Loop,
followed by an iconic finish going through
the Prudential Ride London finish arch on The Mall.

Route Name:  Greater London 8

Distance:  24.0 km (14.9 mi)

Elevation Gain:  278 m (912 ft)

Notes:  Ride the first leg of the figure 8 along the
Thames, down to Surrey and up Box Hill, finally
crossing the Thames once again to return to central London.

Route Name:  Greater London Loop

Distance:  21.2 km (13.2 mi)

Elevation Gain:  257 m (844 ft)

Notes:  Tour London and Surrey in the Greater London Loop.

Route Name:  The  London Pretzel

Distance:  55.7 km (34.6 mi)

Elevation Gain:  574 m (1882 ft)

Notes:  Ride all roads north of the river
backward and forward, then over Box Hill
in each direction, in this twisting loop.

Zwift Innsbruck Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions

Zwift’s Innsbruck world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue – while the actual route appears in white. Each route includes an animates map along with the route name, distance, elevation gain and any pertinent notes.

RouteDetails

Route Name:  2018 UCI Worlds Short Lap

Distance:  23.6 km (14.7 mi)

Elevation Gain:  494 m (1621 ft)

Notes:  The primary loop of the 2018 UCI  World
Championship road race. Ride up and over the
challenging climbs to Igls and then finish on
a fast and flat circuit through downtown Innsbruck.

Route Name:  Achterbahn

Distance:  47.3 km (29.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  989 m (3244 ft)

Notes:  This roller coaster of a route hits the KOM
and sprint in both directions. Start with a reverse
ascent of the Igls climb before looping into
town and then climbing up to Igls again
in the forward direction.

Route Name:  Innsbruckring

Distance:  8.7 km (5.4 mi)

Elevation Gain:  77 m (252 ft)

Notes:  A racer’s playground, this flat
and fast route traverses the interior
roads around Innsbruck for as many
laps as you can handle.

Route Name:  Lutscher

Distance:  13.7 km (8.5 mi)

Elevation Gain:  402 m (1318 ft)

Notes:  This lollipop route takes you over
to the Igls climb where you’ll complete repeated
clockwise loops of the 2018 UCI
course’s primary climb.

Route Name:  Lutscher CCW

Distance:  13.7 km (8.5 mi)

Elevation Gain:  402 m (1318 ft)

Notes:  Same as the regular Lutscher route,
only climbing the steeper backside of the s climb.

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