You can reach the festival ground by public transportation and the Sonnenbergbahn (small train). Our shuttlebus and the VBL-Nightbus (free) will bring you back to Lucerne mainstation after the shows. On Thursday there may be a longer waiting period for the Sonnenbergbahn. Please show up early and use the presales to assure your entrance to the festival.
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SBB: Mainstation Lucerne
From there you can take the VBL-Bus.
→ Bus Nr. 1 to Kriens Busschleife + 8 Minutes with the Sonnenbergbahn
→ Bus Nr. 5 from Lucerne, Pilatusplatz to Kriens, Busschleife +
- 5 Minutes with the Sonnenbergbahn
→ Bus Nr. 1 to Kriens Busschleife, Bus Nr. 15 to Gabeldingen + 10min walk up the hill
→ Bus Nr. 1 to Kriens Busschleife + 40min walk up the hill
→ Bus Nr. 10 to Obergütsch + 15min walk through the forest
→ Bus Nr. 11 to Dattenberg + 15min walk through the forest
You can check your connections on here. (https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html )
About the Sonnenbergbahn:
The Sonnenbergbahn takes you up the hill and directly to the festival ground. (Thursday till 21.30 / Friday & Saturday till 22.00). A one way ticket costs 8 CHF, and a return ticket 12 CHF. Students pay half price. If the festival is sold out you can only use the Sonnenbergbahn with a valid festival ticket. Please come early to prevent a long waiting period.
With the festivalticket you can use our shuttlebus-service from the festival area to Kriens Busschleife for free. The shuttlebus runs from 22.15 until 03:00 on Thursday and from 00:00 until 04:00 on Friday & Saturday.
When you arrive at Kriens Busschleife you can take the VBL-Bus Nr. 1 to Lucerne Mainstation. Friday and Saturday there will be VBL-Nightbuses. These are free with your festival wristband.
We highly recommend to use public transportation. Please be aware that there is no parking space on top of the Sonnenberg and driving up is not permitted.
There is a parking area for bicycles near the hotel Sonnenberg.
The mobileVelociped workshop offers a free bike check on Friday and Saturday between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., including pumps and chain oiling. Bicycles cannot be taken into the Sonnenbergbahn. Please use the bicycle parking area at the Sonnenbergbahn station.