How to Get from Zurich to Engelberg

How to Get from Zurich to Engelberg

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How to reach Engelberg from Zurich?

Want to be the King or Queen of navigation during your Switzerland trip? With our guide you can definitely take the crown! We provide you with the best possible transportation options, to get you and your travel partners where you need to be. If you need to know how to reach Engelberg from Zurich, you’ve come to the right place. Although we always love taking you where you need to go, we want to provide you with all the options so you can make the right choice.

Getting a Train from Zurich to Engelberg

Engelburg is located South of Zurich, in central Switzerland. The closest large city is Lucerne, 40 kilometres away, where you will need to make a platform change, if you are travelling by train. Additionally, Switzerland’s capital, Bern, is just 74 kilometres away.

Every winter there is a round of the ski jumping World Cup held here, which is a must-see for diehard fans. Alternatively, you can enjoy cable car rides up to the peak of the Titlis massif.

No matter your travel plans, we will get you there in the best possible way.

Make your Swiss connection by train and arrive in Engelberg in just under two hours. We recommend taking a train from the central train station in Zurich. This station is commonly known as Zurich HB, and is easy to get to in the centre of the city. You are going to want to catch the IR70 train from platform 6, which leaves the station every hour. This route includes a stop in Lucerne, where you will need to change to platform 12 and catch the IR train to Engelberg.

If you want to catch a Zurich Airport to Engelberg train, then you need to make a transfer from the Airport to the city centre first. Catch IC1 on platform 4 to Zurich HB. When you arrive catch platforms to platform 6, and you are set to go.

That’s it! You’ve got from Zurich Airport to Engelberg by train. We hope you enjoy your time in this alpine town. Make sure to visit the Kloster Engelberg, which is a 12th century monastery located in the centre of the town.

Travel Tip: Keep up to date with the railway timetable by downloading the official SBB mobile app. Make sure you know of any possible delays or platform changes for your Zurich to Engelberg by train trip in time.

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How to Get a Bus from Zurich to Engelberg?

Currently there are no Zurich to Engelberg bus routes which can get you there directly. A bus to Lucerne, and then continuing by train is possible, but not recommended. Due to multiple stops and bus changes in between, this route is likely to be a nightmare to handle. We recommend you avoid, and prefer to travel by either train, or an AtoB transfer Zurich Engelberg.
After arriving in Engelberg, there is a free bus system which provides daytime transport around the village.

Travel Tip: If you are set on taking shared road transport, Blablacar offers carpooling services between Zurich and Engelberg.

How to Get from Zurich to Engelberg

How Far is Zurich to Engelberg?

Engelburg is located 62.81 kilometres away from the centre of Zurich in a straight line. Depending on the transportation option you choose, this distance will vary.

How to Get from Zurich Airport to Engelberg with Atob Airport taxi?

Ensure a direct trip to your destination, in the privacy and comfort of your own chauffeur-driven ride, and book one of our AtoB transfers. Our drivers will rid you of all the stress that public transport can induce, and get you from the gate to Engelberg as quick as they can. Travelling by private transfer covers 86 kilometres, and will get you there in 70 minutes, depending on traffic.

If you are travelling with your family, or have equipment with you that needs safe transportation, our service is your best option. We can provide you with a child seat if needed, or, you can book a larger van with us, and make sure your equipment is handled with care.

We hope you enjoy your ride with us, and we look forward to seeing you again next time. Check out our other destinations

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