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Directions & Mobility

Nidwalden lies on the transit motorway A2 (Hamburg-Rome) between the well-known destinations of Lucerne and Engelberg, directly on Lake Lucerne. Nidwalden is easily accessible by car, train, bus or boat.

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The "Zentralbahn" brings you in 15 minutes from Stans to Lucerne.

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Ship "Stanserhorn" of Charles Bucher Seefahrten on Lake Lucerne.

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Bus of Bucher Reisen.

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From Beckenried to Gersau with the ferry.


Explore Nidwalden

Enjoy the view through the panorama window during a train ride or get to know the beautiful landscapes by bus. Nidwalden is also well connected by boat.

By bus - PostAuto

Enjoy a scenic bus ride to your destination.

By train

The Zentralbahn is operating on the line network between Lucerne - Engelberg and Lucerne - Interlaken. Three sales outlets in Hergiswil, Stans and Engelberg help you to put together an individual excursion.

By ship

Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstättersees (SGV) AG
Modern but also nostalgic ships take you to popular excursion destinations in Nidwalden. You can book various round trips, special family offers or culinary boat trips. Experience the region from a different perspective.

Fähre Beckenried - Gersau
The car ferry Beckenried - Gersau is the only section of the Grand Tour of Switzerland that goes over the water. Whether on foot, bicycle, motorbike, car or bus, a crossing with the car ferry is always a very special experience, in any weather.

Charles Bucher Seefahrten AG
Company events, group tours, cocktail rides, the floating meeting room, representative press conferences, company trips, wedding or family celebrations, sightseeing tours, day trips with mountain or museum visits or simply a trip by boat to a restaurant by the lake.

By coach - Bucher Travel Inc.

Travel by coach to Nidwalden. All communities, sights, excursion destinations as well as the nearby city of Lucerne as well as Zurich Airport can be reached quickly and easily.

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