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View of the mount Pilatus cogwheel railway with Lake Lucerne in the background.

Pilatus Tickets for Rack Railway & Boat


The finest views of Lake Lucerne

Soar to the summit of mighty Mount Pilatus on the steepest rack railway in the world. On our website lakelucerne.ch you can purchase online tickets for the perfect day trip. From the summit at Pilatus Kulm, you will have unrivaled views of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps.

Pilatusbahn kurz vor der Bergstation mit Sicht auf den Vierwaldstättersee

Book your Pilatus excursion online

Mount Pilatus towers above the city of Lucerne and can be comfortably reached on a typically Swiss journey combining both boat and rack railway. For the descent, you could then even take the aerial cableway and trolleybus back to Lucerne, thus completing a fantastic, circular round-trip. The summit of Mount Pilatus offers excellent visitor facilities for families, seniors and hikers.

One recommended hike is the short but engaging tour from Pilatus Kulm to Matthorn. The view along the way is well worth the effort, with the panorama ranging from the Emmental to the Gotthard. Good hiking boots are essential for this scenic trail.

Plan your perfect day at Mount Pilatus! Here you can buy the Pilatus ticket online. In just a few clicks you can book the “Golden Tour” by boat, rack railway and aerial cableway, or only the ascent and descent by rack railway.

 

Pilatus Mountain Railway
Pilatus Golden Round-Trip

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