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Zurich to Mount Titlis tickets

From Zürich or Lucerne: Day Trip to Mount Titlis
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Guided Tour of Engelberg, Trübsee and Mt.Titlis from Zurich with Cheese Tastings
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Zurich to Mount Titlis day trip options

Experience
Type
Inclusions
Duration
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Day Trip to Mount Titlis from Zürich or Lucerne
Sightseeing
Rotair tickets, Ice Flyer, fun lift snow slide, guide, Lucerne city tour, AC coach transfers
5.5 - 9 hours
Guided Tour of Engelberg, Trübsee and Mt.Titlis from Zurich with Cheese Tastings
Sightseeing
Guided tour of Engelberg and Mount Titlis, Engelberg cheese tasting, round-trip cable car tickets, AC coach transfers
8 hours
Day Trip to Mount Titlis from Zürich with Skiing at Trübsee Snow Park
Skiing, sightseeing
Entry to Snow Park, access to ski and snow tubing area, 1-hour ski equipment rental, AC coach transfers, guide
9.5 hours

Traveling from Zurich to Mount Titlis

If you're up for doing your own thing without a guide, getting to Mount Titlis from Zurich is still a breeze. Just catch a train, hop in your car, or rent one – take your pick.

driving car in Interlaken - Switzerland

By car

Travel time: 1 hour 17 minutes

Start from Zurich city center by driving on the A4, then switch to the A14, and finally onto the A2 towards Lucerne. From Lucerne, head towards the town of Stans. And from Stans, it's just about 20 kilometers more to Engelberg.

Once you reach Engelberg, you can park your car and make your way to the cable car station to reach the top of the summit.

Parking

You can park your car at the Titlis valley station in Engelberg. The parking charge during winter CHF is 10 and during summer is CHF 5 per day.

By train

By train

Travel time: 2 hours 11 minutes

Hop the train from Zurich Hauptbahnhof (Zurich HB), the main train station in Zurich to Lucerne. This journey typically takes around 45-60 minutes. Trains runs this route frequently, with options including InterCity (IC) or InterRegio (IR) trains.

In Lucerne, you'll need to change trains to continue your journey to Engelberg, the town closest to Mount Titlis. 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.

Day tour

Day tour

Travel time: 2 hours

Your experience starts at the Zurich Coach Station. Hop on a comfortable AC coach along with the rest of your group, including your expert driver and guide. Enjoy a picturesque journey through the Swiss countryside, as your guide shares interesting tales and tidbits about the sights you pass. Once you reach Engelberg, you can make a beeline for the cable car line since your tickets would include access to it. Enjoy return transfer back to Zurich, after a day of exploring the summit.

Your Zurich to Mount Titlis itinerary

first trains to Lucerne

Morning

  • Departure: Leave Zurich early to catch one of the first trains to Lucerne (1 hour)
  • Explore Lucerne: Visit Chapel bridge, water tower or Lake Lucerne at Lucerne (3 hours)
  • Take the train to Engelberg: Enjoy the scenic train ride to Engelberg (45 minutes)
  • Head to the cable car station: Upon arrival in Engelberg, make your way to the Mount Titlis valley station (10-15 min)
  • Ascent: Take the Titlis cable car and rotair to the summit of Mount Titlis (30 min)
lunch at the titlis mountain's Panorama restaurant

Afternoon

  • Dine at the summit: Have lunch at the mountain's Panorama restaurant and savor Swiss specialties (45 min)
  • Explore attractions: Experience the Glacier Cave, the Titlis Cliff Walk, and the Ice Flyer chairlift (1.5 hours)
  • Skiing/snowboarding: Hit the slopes if you're an adrenaline junkie (1.5 hours)
  • Descent: Head down to Trübsee and relax at Trübsee lake (30 minutes)
grab a coffee

Evening

  • Return to Engelberg: Make your way back from Trubsee to the valley station (15 min)
  • Explore Engelberg: Take a brief stroll around Engelberg to see the town or grab a coffee before heading back to Zurich (45 min)
  • Departure: Catch a train back to Zurich (1.5-2 hours)

Frequently asked questions about Zurich to Mount Titlis day trips

How long does it take to get from Zurich to Mount Titlis?

The train journey from Zurich to Engelberg typically takes about 1.5 hours. Travel time by car may vary due to traffic conditions, but typically takes less than 2 hours. From Engelberg, the cable car ride to Mount Titlis summit takes around 30 minutes.

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

The total cost for a round-trip journey from Zurich to Mount Titlis, including train, bus, and cable car tickets, generally ranges from 120 to 180 CHF per person. Prices can vary based on the transport mode, travel class (1st or 2nd class), and whether you use a Swiss Travel Pass or another rail pass.

How much does a Zurich to Mount Titlis day trip cost?

A standard day trip package from Zurich to Mount Titlis, which includes transfers, cable car access, and activities like the Cliff Walk and Glacier Cave, starts at around CHF 142. Prices may vary depending on the season and specific tour offerings.

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

The quickest route is by train, with the total journey time to Engelberg being approximately 1.5 hours from Zurich Hauptbahnhof. Swiss trains are known for their efficiency and punctuality, making them a reliable choice.

Are there recommended dining options near the Engelberg Titlis Valley station for travelers?

Near the valley station in Engelberg, Berghotel Trübsee offers traditional Swiss dishes in a mountain setting, and Café Ritz serves coffee and snacks. The Engelberg Town Center, a short distance away, provides a variety of dining choices, including cafes, bakeries, and restaurants to suit various preferences.