Arrival & map
Located in the heart of Switzerland, Mount Pilatus has excellent transport connections. The valley stations in Alpnachstad and Kriens/Lucerne are easily accessible with direct motorway access. And travelling to the foot of the mountain by rail, ship or bus is just as quick and convenient.
Getting to Kriens/Lucerne
By car/coachA2 motorway following signs for Lucerne; take 'Luzern Süd/Kriens' exit.
Public transportTrain to Lucerne, then bus no. 1 (Kriens) to the 'Kriens, Zentrum Pilatus' stop (approx. 15 minutes), then 5-minute walk to the Kriens base terminus.
Getting to Alpnachstad and the world's steepest cog railway
By car/coachA8 motorway following signs for Sarnen/Interlaken; take 'Alpnachstad' exit.
Public transportTrain to Lucerne then on to Alpnachstad station. Alternatively, take the boat from Lucerne (landing stage no. 2) to Alpnachstad (50 - 90 minutes).
Address bottom station KriensPILATUS-BAHNEN AG
Tel +41 (0)41 329 11 11
Address bottom station AlpnachstadPILATUS-BAHNEN AG
Tel +41 (0)41 329 13 13
Adresse Pilatus Shop LuzernPILATUS-BAHNEN AG
Tel +41 (0)41 329 11 60