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There are 4 ways to get from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil by cable car, bus, train, taxi or foot

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Gondola, line 16 bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the gondola from Fräkmüntegg to Kriens Gb
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Kriens, Busschleife to Horw, Bahnhof 16 / ...

Cheapest option

Funicular  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the funicular from Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad PB Cc

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil 19.3 km

Walk  •  1h 9m

  1. Walk from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil 5.8 km

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The cheapest way to get from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil is to funicular which costs SFr 18 - SFr 35 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil is to taxi which costs SFr 85 - SFr 110 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil. However, there are services departing from Fräkmüntegg and arriving at Hergiswil NW via Pilatus Kulm and Alpnachstad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Fräkmüntegg and Hergiswil is 5 km.

The best way to get from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil without a car is to gondola and line 16 bus which takes 1h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil, including transfers.

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

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Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Alpnachstad PB station.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Hergiswil. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil.
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  • Distance: 4.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Fräkmüntegg, Switzerland and Hergiswil, Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad PB hourly. Tickets cost SFr 8 - SFr 16 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Cable car from Fräkmüntegg to Kriens
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 17
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad PB
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 16
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
VBL
Phone
+41 41 369 65 65
Website
vbl.ch
Bus from Kriens, Busschleife to Horw, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
VBL
Schedules at
SBB
Other operators
Taxi from Fräkmüntegg to Hergiswil
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 110
Taxi Ernst Hess AG
Phone
+41 41 310 10 10
Website
hesstaxi.ch
Bahnhoftaxi
Phone
+41 41 210 33 33
Ammer Taxi
Phone
+41 41 260 36 36
Website
aemmertaxi.com
Airport City Taxi
Phone
+41 41 211 11 11
Website
citytaxi-luzern.ch

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