There are 3 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 59 min

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

$42 - $74

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus 50 miles

$350 - $420

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus 50 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus is to taxi which costs SFr 340 - SFr 410 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Pilatus Kulm via Luzern and Alpnachstad PB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Pilatus is 57 km. The road distance is 79.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich Flughafen station.

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

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Pilatus, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus via Luzern, Alpnachstad, and Alpnachstad PB in around 2 h 59 min.

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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Alpnachstad PB to Pilatus Kulm
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$350 - $420
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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