There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Pilatus by train, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Pilatus is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 13 and takes 1 h 10 min.
The quickest way to get from Zürich to Pilatus is to taxi which costs SFr 280 - SFr 340 and takes 1 h 10 min.
The distance between Zürich and Pilatus is 48 km. The road distance is 66.7 km.
It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Zürich to Pilatus, including transfers.
No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Pilatus. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Pilatus Kulm via Luzern and Alpnachstad PB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.
There are 527+ hotels available in Pilatus. Prices start at $85 USD per night.
What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Pilatus, Switzerland?
You can take a train from Zürich to Pilatus via Luzern, Alpnachstad, and Alpnachstad PB in around 2 h 42 min.
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
- Ave. Duration
- 45 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $23 - $45
- Schedules at
Train from Alpnachstad PB to Pilatus Kulm
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