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Lucerne to Mount Titlis tickets

From Zürich or Lucerne: Day Trip to Mount Titlis
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Traveling from Lucerne to Mount Titlis

You can still explore Mount Titlis independently without a guide. Simply board a train, drive your own car, or rent one – the choice is yours.

lucerne to engelberg by car

By car

Travel time: 45 minutes

Mount Titlis is accessible from Engelberg. To drive from Lucerne to Engelberg, head south on the A2 motorway. After about 20 kilometers, take the exit marked Stans-Süd. Then, merge onto Route 20. As you travel along Route 20 towards Engelberg, you may pass by Hergiswil Glassworks, a famous glass factory known for its glass blowing demonstrations and exhibitions. Once you're in Engelberg, head to the Titlis Valley station to board the cable car.

Parking

Parking is available at the Titlis valley station in Engelberg. The winter parking fee is CHF 10 per day, while in the summer, it's CHF 5 per day.

lucerne to engelberg by train

By train

Travel time: 1 hour

Look for trains headed to Engelberg such as Luzern-Engelberg Express (RE), InterRegio (IR) trains and S-Bahn (S4) services. The train ride from Lucerne to Engelberg takes approximately 45 minutes.

Once you arrive in Engelberg, you can take either a short walk or a local bus to the Titlis Valley Station, where you can board the cable car to Mount Titlis.

guide on ac coach from lucerne to engelberg

Day tour

Travel time: 1 hour

Begin your journey at the Lucerne Coach Station where you'll board a cozy air-conditioned coach with your fellow travelers, accompanied by a skilled driver and knowledgeable guide. Enjoy the stunning Swiss countryside views as your guide shares interesting stories along the way. When you arrive in Engelberg, head straight to the cable car line with your included tickets. After a day of exploring, relax on the return trip back to Lucerne.

Your Lucerne to Mount Titlis itinerary

rotair cable car mount titlis

Morning

  • Departure: Head to Engelberg from Lucerne (1 hour)
  • Head to the cable car station: Upon arrival in Engelberg, make your way to the Mount Titlis valley station (10-15 min)
  • Ascent: Board the Titlis Rotair cable car to the summit of Mount Titlis (30 min)
  • Dine at the summit: Have lunch at the famous Panorama restaurant (1 hour)
  • Explore attractions: Experience the Glacier Cave, the Titlis Cliff Walk, and the Ice Flyer chairlift (2.5 hours)
mountain biking at mount titlis

Afternoon

  • Enjoy snow activities: Try skiing or winter walking at Mount Titlis (1.5 hours)
  • Head to Trübsee Snow Park: Try the snow slide or snow tubing (2 hours)
  • Boating or Swimming: Grab a paddle at Trubsee lake (30 min)
  • Kayaking: Experience the thrill of gliding through clear waters (30 min)
  • Mountain Biking: Embark on a mountain biking journey or traverse scenic hiking trails (1.5 hours)
engelberg in evening

Evening

  • Descent: Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee at Berghotel Trübsee and then head back to Engelberg (30 min)
  • Explore Engelberg: Enjoy a leisurely walk through Engelberg and explore the charming town (1.5 hours)
  • Departure: Catch a train back to Lucerne (1 hour)

Frequently asked questions about Lucerne to Mount Titlis day trips

How much does it cost to travel from Lucerne to Mount Titlis?

The cost of traveling from Lucerne to Mount Titlis varies depending on factors such as transportation mode, ticket type, and any applicable discounts. On average, expect to pay around 100-120 Swiss Francs for a round-trip journey per person.

What is the fastest way to get to Mount Titlis from Lucerne?

The fastest way to get to Mount Titlis from Lucerne is by taking a train from Lucerne to Engelberg, which takes approximately 43 minutes, and then transferring to the Titlis Rotair cable car, which takes around 30 minutes to reach the summit of Mount Titlis.

What is the frequency of trains from Lucerne to Engelberg?

Trains from Lucerne to Engelberg typically run every half hour during peak times, with less frequent service during off-peak hours. Peak times for train travel from Lucerne to Engelberg typically include mornings and early afternoons on weekdays, especially during rush hours (around 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM).

Are there any scenic stops or attractions along the route from Lucerne to Engelberg?

Yes, plenty! The train ride from Lucerne to Engelberg is a scenic treat. You'll pass by the beautiful Lake Lucerne and may spot the Hergiswil Glassworks along the way. Then, enjoy the view of the Engelberg Valley surrounded by towering mountains.