There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Pilatus by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  2. Take the train from Alpnachstad PB to Pilatus Kulm 164-Y

$37 - $66

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Pilatus 41.7 miles

$280 - $340

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Pilatus 41.7 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Pilatus is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 13 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Pilatus is to taxi which costs SFr 280 - SFr 340 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Pilatus is 48 km. The road distance is 66.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Zürich to Pilatus, including transfers.

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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.

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There are 527+ hotels available in Pilatus. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Pilatus.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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 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
Train from Alpnachstad PB to Pilatus Kulm
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Zürich to Pilatus
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
taxi7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Taxi Frei AG
Phone
+41 44 363 22 66
Website
taxi-frei.ch

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