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How to get from Zurich Airport to Engelberg?
The name of the city of Engelberg translates as “Angel peak”. This is the oldest ski resort in Switzerland. It is here that one of the stages of the World Cup skiing competitions is held every year. Also in the city is an old Benedictine monastery, which was built in 1120. The charm of Engelberg is given by the ancient architecture of the period called “Belle Epoque ” and the unsurpassed Swiss nature. Are you going to Engelberg? You can get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Engelberg by the following ways: bus, train or taxi.
How do I get from Zurich Airport to Engelberg by bus?
The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Engelberg is by bus, but you should know that there is no direct bus connection between Zurich Airport and Engelberg. First, you have to take Bus 61 at Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal, it is a Bus Station near the airport building. The destination of your journey is Kriens, Sternmatt Bus Stop. The price of a ticket for a 1st Class for adults starts about at €6,14 and for a 2nd Class starts about at €3,55. The price of a ticket for a 1st Class for children up to 16 years old starts about at €4,80 and for a 2nd Class starts about at €2,80. The bus leaves 4 times a day. The distance is 77 km and the travel time is about 1h 15m.
Find out Bus 61 timetable.
Then you need to have about a 2-minute walk (700m) to get to Kriens Mattenhof Railway Station. You have to take Train S4 or S5 to Hergiswil NW Railway Station. The trains leave every 20 minutes. The distance is 5,2 km and the travel time is about 8 minutes. The price of a ticket is €3-4.
Arriving at Hergiswil NW Railway Station you will have a change Bus B to Engelberg. The buses leave every 2 hours. The distance is 26,4 km and the travel time is about 41 minutes. The price of a ticket is about €10. The total travel time of this trip is about 3h 13 m. The total distance is 108,6 km. The total travel expenses for one person are about €20.
This bus option is the cheapest, but time-consuming and inconvenient for traveling with kids or a large amount of luggage.
Find out detailed information about this bus option.
How do I get from Zurich Airport to Engelberg by train?
There is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Engelberg, you need to have a train change. First you need to get from the airport (Zürich Flughafen Station) to Lucerne Railway Station. The trains leave hourly. The travel time is about 1h 10m. The distance is 64,4 km. The price of a ticket is €30-60.
Arriving at Lucerne Railway Station you need to have a 5-minute (400m) to another Platform to take a train to Engelberg. The trains leave hourly. The travel time is about 43 minutes. The distance is 32 km. The price of a ticket is €10-20.
So, the total travel time of this train option is 2h 32m. The total distance is 96,4 km. The total travel expenses for one person are about €40-80.
Where can I buy train tickets from Zurich Airport to Engelberg?
You can buy tickets from vending machines at the stations and in advance, online on Swiss railway.
We recommend checking the train schedule from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Engelberg immediately before arrival. Subject to change.
Travel Tip: It is more profitable to buy train tickets from Zurich Airport (ZRH) in advance. This allows you to save about 50% of the cost.
Please keep in mind that Swiss trains are controlled. There are fines for stowaway travel.
How do I get from Zurich Airport to Engelberg by taxi?
Do you plan to visit Engelberg and have a safe and comfortable transfer from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Engelberg? AtoB airport taxi transfer is a guarantee of most convenient and stress-free ride. Just book an AtoB airport taxi online and fill out a simple form. Our professional taxi driver will meet you at the exit from the arrival area holding a sign with your name. He will assist you with luggage and take you to the hotel in Engelberg or wherever you wish. By the way, by booking an AtoB airport taxi you will get a fixed rate, which means that once paid, we don’t ask you to cover additional costs. The price already includes a free one-hour wait in case of flight delays: we track the online scoreboard of Zurich Airport (ZRH).
If you plan to travel on business or on holiday, with your family or alone, you will be able to choose a proper car for your needs. For big groups up to 7-8 people or a lot of luggage you can order a minivan. For parents traveling with children we will offer a child seat or a booster. For business travel you could book our executive class vehicles. AtoB large fleet of modern cars will satisfy the most exacting customer.
We work 24/7 and we will meet you at any convenient time. An AtoB airport transfer is a great choice for those who value their time, comfortable and safe ride. We are working to make your trip as comfortable as possible. AtoB airport taxi and transfer service is always at your disposal.
Book an AtoB airport transfer from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Engelberg and you will get the next advantages:
- Large fleet with a wide choice of cars from economy class to executive cars;
- Child seats and boosters upon request;
- Fixed rates;
- English-speaking support 24/7;
- Flexible cancellation 24 hours before the transfer;
- Licensed professional drivers.
Currently, due to the COVID-19 epidemic situation, AtoB drivers were trained and strictly follow all the rules as to customer safety and cars disinfection after each ride. We everyday control the driver’s health and all of them are provided with disposable masks, gloves, hand sanitizers and other disinfectants.
What Are the Main AtoB Features?
AtoB taxi is your way to make your journey more comfortable. Our main priority is to provide our clients with the highest level of comfort. We’ll make the most of your trips by providing you with exceptional transfer services.
Our company will provide you with fast and convenient transport from the airport to the hotel or the nearest city where you will stay.
Our experienced chauffeurs and private drivers are always happy to help and give any recommendations about the city attractions, road, or your stay.
Comfort and safety
AtoB offers a fixed price. Our driver will meet you with a name card, and you will have the driver’s contact info so that you do not get lost.