About this activity
What's included, what's not
Cable car ride (except during maintenance)
Cogwheel train ride (from mid May to November 14th 2021)
All taxes, fees, and handling charges
Entry/Admission - Pilatus Luzern
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Don't miss the last transport down to the valley.
Operates in almost all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
Cableways are not in operation in the case of storms
Only printed vouchers will be accepted
Please note: You can start the tour from Kriens or Alpnachstad
The gondolas are closed for maintenance from October 25th to November 5th 2021; access from Alpnachstad only.
The cogwheel train is closed from November 15th 2021 to mid-May 2022; access from Kriens only
It is not possible to book a specific time slot
Transport is wheelchair accessible
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
5/1/2021 - 11/30/2021
Monday - Sunday: 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
What you can expect
Visit: Pilatus Luzern, Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010 Switzerland
Take the panoramic cable car from Kriens, closed to Lucerne (bus no. 1 from Lucerne station, bus stop Zentrum Pilatus in Kriens, then a 10 minutes walk to the cable car station) and in 30 minutes you will reach the station Fräkmüntegg where you will find lots of attractions for the families like the biggist rope park in Central Switzerland, Dragon Glider, Top Tree Path and Restaurants. You will also change into the big cable car Dragon Ride there and in 3 minutes you will reach the top of Pilatus, the Dragon Mountain, where you can enjoy the panoramic views over the Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps, taste some local meal in one of the Restaurants or do a unforgettable hiking tour. Going back you can take the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to the village of Alpnachstad, located directly at the lake (you need 30 minutes for the ascent and 40 minutes for the descent) and enjoy this ride with the unique cogwheel railway. Please note the operation time.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Gear and equipment sanitised between use
- Contactless payment for service charge and add-ons
- Social distancing measures in place
- Masks required
- Hand sanitiser provided
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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