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There are 2 ways to get from Hergiswil to Pilatus by train or taxi

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Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Alpnachstad PB to Pilatus Kulm 164-Y

$11 - $20

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Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Hergiswil to Pilatus 12.8 miles

$90 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Hergiswil to Pilatus is to train which costs SFr 10 - SFr 20 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Hergiswil to Pilatus is to taxi which costs SFr 90 - SFr 110 and takes 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hergiswil to Pilatus. However, there are services departing from Hergiswil and arriving at Pilatus Kulm via Alpnachstad PB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Hergiswil and Pilatus is 4 km.

The best way to get from Hergiswil to Pilatus without a car is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Hergiswil to Pilatus, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 553+ hotels available in Pilatus. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hergiswil to Pilatus.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Hergiswil to Pilatus hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $16 and the journey takes 30m.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Train from Alpnachstad PB to Pilatus Kulm
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$8 - $16
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Taxi from Hergiswil to Pilatus
Ave. Duration
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxi Ernst Hess AG
+41 41 310 10 10
+41 41 210 33 33
Ammer Taxi
+41 41 260 36 36
Airport City Taxi
+41 41 211 11 11

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