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There are 2 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm by train 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

$40 - $71

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Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm 56.4 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm. 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 Kulm is 57 km. The road distance is 90.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm 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 Kulm, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm is 90 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm.

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There are 516+ hotels available in Pilatus Kulm. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm.
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  • Distance: 35.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Pilatus Kulm 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
$26 - $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
$8 - $16
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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