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/coach

A2 motorway following signs for Lucerne; take 'Luzern Süd/Kriens' exit.

Public transport

Train 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/coach

A8 motorway following signs for Sarnen/Interlaken; take 'Alpnachstad' exit.

Public transport

Train 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 Kriens

Schlossweg 1
6010 Kriens/Lucerne
Tel +41 (0)41 329 11 11

Address bottom station Alpnachstad

Brünigstrasse 2
6053 Alpnachstad
Tel +41 (0)41 329 13 13

Adresse Pilatus Shop Luzern

Hirschenplatz 10
6002 Luzern
Tel +41 (0)41 329 11 60

Further information