The Rigi is a beautiful mountain in the heart of Switzerland, only 70km south of Zurich, with our conference hotel - Rigi-Kulm - on the top. The hotel is located on an altidude of 1797 Meter high above the lake of Lucerne and is easily accessible by cogwheel trains from Arth-Goldau. Walking shoes are recommended when leaving the hotel area.
Next airports are Zurich (ZRH) and Basel (BSL/MLH). Zurich airport has a railroad station (www.SBB.ch) beyond terminal B, Basel Europort is connected by bus to Basel SBB.
Excellent train connections are servicing Arth-Goldau SBB/RB approximately every 30 to 60 minutes with direct connections to Zurich (1h), Basel (2h) - Lucerne (1/2h), St. Gallen (2h, with interconnections to Munich) and Milano (3-4h). Transfer time in Arth-Goldau: 4 minutes (SBB and RB stations are side-by-side).
Highway A4, exit 38 (Goldau). Valet parking at the train station Goldau A4, CHF 10/day (2nd train stop, 100 meter uptown from the highway exit 38 (direction south/Italy).
Cogwheel-train tickets from Art-Goldau to Rigi-Kulm (one round trip) are included for particpants . Pick-up your FREE personal cog-wheel ticket at the ticket counter of the cogwheel station. You only have to buy your personal ticket to the station ARTH GOLDAU SBB.
Please note: Last Cog-Wheel Train
The last cog-wheel train leaves Arth-Goldau RB at 17.10h, Goldau A4 at 17.12h exactly. There is no train service during the night. First train up in the morning: 8.00am, arriving at Rigi Kulm at 8.45am.
YOUR FREE TICKET IS AVAILABLE AT THE COG-WHEEL STATION.
Saturday: first train down: 9.00am, arriving Zurich Airport 11.13h