Säntis is located in eastern Switzerland. Below you can find details on how to get to the Schwägalp, which is home to the lower station for the Säntis cable car.

The Schwägalp can be reached year-round on well-constructed roads, which are kept clear in winter.

Getting here by car/coach

 

  • It is possible to drive here without a motorway charge sticker (vignette)
  • Reachable year-round on well-cleared roads
  • Ample free parking next to the lower station
  • Four disabled parking spaces directly next to lower Säntis cable car station
  • Coaches can park right next to the lower station

Electric charging stations

There are two electric charging stations outside to the right of the parking garage

The electric charging stations can be used as follows:

  • using an EVPass app (on a smartphone)
  • using an EVPass card (a type of credit card)
  • using an SBB Swisspass card
  • using an app or a card from an Intercharge partner (see intercharge.eu)Anfahrt

Journey

from Zurich – 1h 30 mins 101 km
from Munich – 3h 15 mins 252 km

Getting here with public transport

Säntis is located in eastern Switzerland. Below you can find details on how to get to the Schwägalp, which is home to the lower station for the Säntis cable car. The Schwägalp can be reached year-round on well-constructed roads, which are kept clear in winter.

  • By train to Urnäsch or Nesslau
  • From there, to the Schwägalp with the PostBus

AB – Appenzeller Bahnen (Appenzell Railways)
You can find further information at www.appenzellerbahnen.ch

SBB – Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (Swiss Federal Railways)
Information on journey times, connections and services can be found at www.sbb.ch.

Postauto Schwägalp

Itinerary planner / traffic updates / motorway charge sticker (vignette)

Säntis is pretty hard to overlook – and the Schwägalp is pretty easy to reach. Here you can find information to make your journey to the Schwägalp easier.

 Plan your individual itinerary online with Google Maps.

Strassenbericht

Detailinformationen, Routenbeschreibungen und aktuelle Verkehrsinformationen auf den Strassen erhalten Sie beim TCS.

Vignetten

Autobahnvignetten in der Schweiz

In der Schweiz wird für die Autobahnstrecken eine Vignette benötigt. Die Schwägalp erreichen Sie auf Landstrassen auch ohne Vignette.
Gültig in der gesamten Schweiz
Erhältlich bei Tankstellen
Ein Kalenderjahr (Januar bis Januar) gültig

Panoramakarte Sommer Schwägalp