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Round-Trip Cable Car Tickets to Mount Pilatus from Kriens

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Experience Mount Pilatus' beauty on a self-guided trip, taking a cable car that promises a bird's eye view of expansive Alpine scenery.


  • Board a cable car with expansive windows, allowing you to relish the surrounding scenic landscape, as you ascend the most popular mountain in Lucerne.

  • Stop at Fräkmüntegg, a popular family destination, then enjoy an exciting dragon cable tide to Pilatus, elevating you to 2,132 meters above sea level.

  • Soak up views of peaks such as Eiger and Mönch, and Lake Lucerne while indulging in various activities at the top.

  • Be sure to check out Swiss specialties at Krienseregg, including a restaurant named after Queen Victoria.

  • The ticket entitles you to ride the Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad cogwheel railway, exclusively available from June to Oct.

  • Fun Fact: From the Pilatus summit, on a clear day, you can enjoy stunning panoramic views of over 70 Alpine peaks and even see as far as the Black Forest in Germany!


  • Panorama gondola between Kriens and Fräkmüntegg

  • Aerial cableway 'Dragon Ride' between Fräkmüntegg and Pilatus Kulm

  • Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad cogwheel railway (from June to Oct)

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Cableway to the Skies

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Lucerne's iconic mountain, Mount Pilatus, with a round-trip cable car ticket. Start at Kriens Valley Station and savor a scenic 30-minute ride to Fräkmüntegg. Then, board the 'Dragon Ride' aerial cableway to reach Pilatus Kulm at an elevation of 2,132 meters. At the peak, you'll be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the Swiss Alps and the serene beauty of Lake Lucerne.

Enchanting Dragon Path

Later, explore the Swiss mountains or stroll along the Dragon Path, named after local legends of mythical creatures that supposedly inhabited the area long ago. Treat yourself to delightful local specialties at restaurants in Krienseregg, Fräkmüntegg, and Pilatus Kulm before your return journey to Kriens via cable car. Using this ticket, you can also ride the cogwheel railway from Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad between June and Oct.


  • First station: Kriens

  • Intermediate station: Fräkmüntegg

  • Last station: Pilatus

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Paid Parking.

  • It's recommended to arrive by public transport.

  • During peak periods when there are many visitors, you might experience waiting periods.

  • Dogs are allowed.

Operating Hours

  • Daily: 8:30am to 5pm

  • The operating hours are subject to change during winter months.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Redeem your ticket at Pilatus-Bahnen AG.

  • Address: Schlossweg 1, 6010 Kriens, Switzerland.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Kriens, Pilatus Bahnen. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the redemption point.

  • Board bus #15 to get you there.

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