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Welcome to one of the most beautiful natural attractions in Switzerland. Pilatus offers an unforgettable experience for everyone in the middle of the Swiss Alps. Your ticket allows you to start your journey up Lucerne's most popular mountain either in Kriens or Alpnachstad.

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Pilatus Ticket from Alpnachstad or Kriens

Provided by: Pilatus-Bahnen AG


Pilatusbahn: ride the steepest cog railroad in the world

Ride with the panoramic gondola with huge windows from Kriens

Dragon Ride from Fräkmüntegg to Pilatus

Visit to Lucerne's local mountain Pilatus - the Dragon Mountain

Admire the Pilatus region at 2132 m.a.s.l.

Beautiful view of the surrounding Swiss Alps


Pilatus offers an unforgettable experience in the middle of the Swiss Alps. The ticket allows you to start your journey by the means of transport of your choice to the most popular mountain in Lucerne. The journey takes around 30 - 40 minutes each way

You can expect a day on Mount Pilatus with a ride on the mountain railroad from Kriens or Alpnachstad!

Route mountain railway

Bottom station: Kriens or Alpnachstad

Intermediate station: Fräkmüntegg (when departing from Kriens) or Ämsigen (when departing from Alpnachstad)

Top station: Pilatus

Practical information:

  • Suitable for: Children, wheelchair users, dogs
  • Arrival by public transport recommended

Swiss Activities Tip

You can combine the two means of transport, should you not be able to decide between the panoramic cable car and the rack railroad. Choose one route for the ascent and the other for the descent.

Enjoy the view from the sun terrace and walk along the flower path, which runs parallel to the hiking trail towards Tomlishorn.

Timetable Pilatus Railway

  • First departure from Kriens: 8:30 a.m

  • Departure from Kriens: one gondola after the other (4 seats)

  • Departure from intermediate station Fräkmüntegg: every 15 minutes

  • Last departure Pilatus - Kriens: 5:30 p.m

  • Departure from Alpnachstad: every 40 minutes

  • First departure from Alpnachstad: 8:10 a.m

  • Last departure Pilatus - Alpnachstad: 5:45 pm

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Meeting Points

Brünigstrasse 15, 6053 Alpnach, Switzerland

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