We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Traveling to Kriens

St. Louis
Level Contributor
13 posts
10 reviews
Save Topic
Traveling to Kriens

We are leaving Lucerne and traveling to Kriens where we will use the cable car or cog railway to our hotel. Is it better to take a bus or train?

4 replies to this topic
Wengen, Switzerland
Destination Expert
for Switzerland
Level Contributor
6,170 posts
Save Reply
1. Re: Traveling to Kriens

That all depends on where you have to be.

The best thing to do is to use the trip planner on www.sbb.ch. There you just enter the street address of your hotel as destination, and the system will give you a detailed itinerary to get there .

Goldau, Switzerland
Destination Expert
for Lucerne, Zug, Brunnen
Level Contributor
15,011 posts
290 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Traveling to Kriens

Hi Diane B

Bus no. 1 brings you from the railway station to Kriens Lindenplatz form where you need to walk (10 minutes) to the gondolas (Pilatus Bahnen).

Are you doing the roundtrip? If you would be take the boat from Alpnachstad to Lucerne (golden roundtrip), I am sure you will like it.

pore

St. Louis
Level Contributor
13 posts
10 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Traveling to Kriens

Thanks very much, that was really helpful.

St. Louis
Level Contributor
13 posts
10 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: Traveling to Kriens

We are just doing a oneway trip. From the map, it looks like a car or bus would be a lot shorter than the train. Thank you.

Reply to: Traveling to Kriens
Get notified by e-mail when a reply is posted
Get answers to your questions about Kriens