There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Pilatus by train, taxi or car
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Train • 2 h 42 min
$37 - $66
2 alternative options
Taxi • 1 h 10 min
$280 - $340
Drive • 1 h 10 min
$8 - $13
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.
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.
The distance between Zürich and Pilatus is 48 km. The road distance is 66.7 km.
The best way to get from Zürich to Pilatus without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70.
It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Zürich to Pilatus, including transfers.
Zürich to Pilatus train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.
Zürich to Pilatus train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Pilatus Kulm station.
Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Pilatus is 67 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Zürich to Pilatus.
There are 512+ hotels available in Pilatus. Prices start at $86 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.
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.
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
- Ave. Duration
- 45 min
- Estimated price
- $23 - $45
- Schedules at
Train from Alpnachstad PB to Pilatus Kulm
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