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Duration 3h 35m
Distance 233.6 km
Average price SFr 139
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lausanne and Pilatus takes 3h 35m and the fastest train takes 3h 21m. The train service runs several times per day from Lausanne to Pilatus. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lausanne
  2. Pilatus
4h 10m
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SFr 80 - SFr 141

Lausanne to Pilatus train times

Trains run every four hours between Lausanne and Pilatus. The service departs Lausanne at 12:44 in the afternoon, which arrives into Pilatus at 16:20. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Pilatus. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Pilatus Kulm via Luzern and Alpnachstad PB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Pilatus is 134 km. The road distance is 233.6 km.

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Lausanne to Pilatus train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Pilatus train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Pilatus. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Lausanne and Pilatus?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Luzern hourly. Tickets cost SFr 65 - SFr 120 and the journey takes 2h 17m.
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