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Mt Pilatus - Quick Visit

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Jan 30th, 2013, 07:45 PM
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Mt Pilatus - Quick Visit

We will be in Lucerne from 5.00pm until 1.00pm the following day in July.
Trying to do a quick trip up Mt Pilatus, we will have a car.
Are we best to drive to Alpnachstad and use the Gog Railway or are we better to use aerial cableway from Kriens.
I have been before 20 yrs ago but the other 3 traveling haven't.
All suggestions welcome
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Jan 31st, 2013, 12:59 PM
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Why the driving? The full experience is only with the round trip: boat to Alpnachstad, cog-train to Pilatus, cable car/gondola to Kriens, bus back. Ok, you can replace the boat with train if the schedule is not ok for you. But I would not just do what you plan - doesn't save much time anyway.
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Jan 31st, 2013, 01:38 PM
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Hello

forget the car. as Ingo says the full experience is round trip.
Check their website. the rountrip should be about 3 hours in total.

it's called golden round trip: http://www.pilatus.ch/en/railway-cab...en-round-trip/
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