Mt Pilatus : Details

Before we continue, are you a travel agent?

If you are not, we will display your search results on our website dedicated to the general public.


  • The cogwheel is the steepest of its kind in the world! It starts at the base of Mount Pilatus in Alpnachstad and runs over uniquely constructed tracks to the summit of the mountain. The trip takes approximately 30-40 minutes from Alpnachstad one-way.
  • The panorama gondola and aerial cableway operate year-round and take approximately 25-30 minutes in combination from Kriens one-way.
  • Discounts available for holders of a Eurail pass including Switzerland. Eurail Passes that include Switzerland are valid via train/boat from Lucerne to Alpnachstad. Bus from Lucerne to Kriens is not included. Eurail Pass fares includes discount for travel from Alpnachstad/Krients to Mt Pilatus.