There are 2 ways to get from Zürich HB to Engelberg by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Engelberg 8-Y

$39 - $63

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Zürich HB to Engelberg 55.2 miles

$11 - $17

What companies run services between Zürich HB, Switzerland and Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zürich HB to Engelberg via Luzern in around 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Engelberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zürich HB to Engelberg?

The distance between Zürich HB and Engelberg is 63 km. The road distance is 88 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich HB to Engelberg?

The cheapest way to get from Zürich HB to Engelberg is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich HB to Engelberg?

The quickest way to get from Zürich HB to Engelberg is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 17.

Is there a direct train between Zürich HB and Engelberg?

No, there is no direct train from Zürich HB to Engelberg. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Engelberg via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Zürich HB to Engelberg?

It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Zürich HB to Engelberg, including transfers.