Trip Planner Europe  /  Switzerland  /  Canton of Lucerne  /  Lucerne  /  Kriens  /  Miscellaneous  /  Pilatus-Bahnen AG

Pilatus-Bahnen AG, Kriens

Categories: Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web
Pilatus-Bahnen AG is located in Kriens. Plan to visit Pilatus-Bahnen AG and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lucerne attractions using our Lucerne vacation builder.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • The Pilatus cog rail is the steepest in the world including the older Mt. Washington cog rail. The trains you are riding are from 1937, but since this is Switzerland you just cannot see it. The mainte...  read more »
  • Lunch on the boat from Lucerne to Alpnachstad is highly recommended. Unfortunately, we met so many like-minded people at the valley station of the steepest cogwheel railway in the world, that you asked us to drink until we could go first while over 1 1/2 h, here. If that earlier... told us someone Otherwise the Pilatus is worth absolutely a journey. The return trip with the big cable car cabin via Fräkmüntegg and then take the gondola up to Kriens is also very nice. Unfortunately, the public Transport bus directly from the valley station leaves (walk 5-10 min to the bus station) back towards Lucerne HB.
    show original
  • You haven't done Switzerland unless you've had a trip into the mountains. There are two cable car journeys up. One has room for only four and takes about half an hour to the first station. You then ge...  read more »
  • one most thing to visit in Lucerne. Up here you will find one of the best, if not the best one, views from Lucerne. Full of nature, ideal for hiking, biking or just visiting by the cable car or with the steepest train of the world!!.
  • Great place se enjoy it very mucho , I will return soon
  • Great view of Lucerne. We travelled in early May, which seemed to be a great time to visit as it wasn't very busy.
  • Best ever mountain experience with snow. Comfortable and great service.
  • It is a great one day outing from lucerne.bus or train to kriens.then cable car to Pilatus top then the breathtaking cogwheel train downhill n to top it all a beautiful boat ride back home in lake lucerne.u r in PARADISE!!!
Nearby Attractions
Visit for 2​h 30​m
Visit for 2​h
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 3​h
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 2​h