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Mount Pilatus

PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
+41 41 329 11 11
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US$ 62.89*
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Mt. Pilatus Experience with Gondola Ride
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US$ 162.68*
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Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich
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US$ 133.20*
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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“cogwheel train” (525 reviews)
“cable car” (869 reviews)
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PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a small 4 person cable car to somewhere near the middle of the mountain then transferred to much larger cable car continuing to the top of Mount Pilatus. The view was breathtaking! On the ground the sky was cloudy but after crossing the...More

1  Thank Edwin G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved it, very beautiful, well worth a visit. We only need a few hours all up, and would recommend checking out the website on the day to see what the weather and visibility is like (there is a live camera) before committing. Getting there, public...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

a great mt to visit plenty to do takes 2 cable cars to reach top amazing place to spend the day with kids also

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an amazing trip to Mount Pilatus in last spring May 2017. The weather was fantastic as it was a sunny day. We had ride up through cable car and back in the cable car. The cog train was not operational yet for the...More

1  Thank Shailesh Babu D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A definitive must do. Bring some warm clothing as the weather does change suddenly and being lots of water to keep yourself hydrated at high altitude

Thank faasleader
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather wasn't great, snowing and cold. Only the cable car runs in winter but not cog wheel train. Unfortunately we could hardly see anything on the journey. It was only whiteout . Make sure you go up to the mountain on a nice and...More

Thank JamesCameron25
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was way less than ideal, but the summit was in sunshine off and on while the valleys were socked in. I was able to photograph the Brocken Spectre, my shadow surrounded in a rainbow projected onto the clouds below. Climbers rarely get to...More

Thank John G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took advantage of our Swiss pass to go to the top and I highly recommend it. The trip up via cable car is wonderful and down via cog train. It can be quite crowded on the top, so choose carefully when to go. There...More

1  Thank 2acornsOHIO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an atmospheric ride up the mountain through drifting clouds on a dry September day. Once in the visitor centre were surprised by the size and the shopping experiences on offer. Also a cafe. Prices were somewhat high but expected when everything comes up...More

1  Thank Janet E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got to do. The sledge ride down to the middle station is a must. Be careful. The price of the gondola is one up and down. Not multiple rides each day. They rush you for a second ride.

1  Thank Allan T
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coriddi4ever
14 February 2018|
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Response from Ami M | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you google or directly search on their website. They have the updated information.
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2 January 2018|
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Response from Chuxi_China | Reviewed this property |
Eurail Pass is the cheapest travel mode in Switzerland.
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