The Pizolbahnen can be reached quickly and easily by public transport: from Zurich and St. Gallen in one hour to Sargans or Bad Ragaz, from Chur in 15 minutes. Buses leave every few minutes from the Sargans and Bad Ragaz railway stations for the valley stations of the Pizolbahnen.
Public transport to the Bad Ragaz valley station
From Bad Ragaz railway station, take the local Bad Ragaz bus (PostAuto line 456) to the Bad Ragaz stop, Pizolbahnen.
The local Bad Ragaz bus operates on the half hour in the morning and in the evening, and on the hour throughout the afternoon and with longer intervals during peak times.
The local Bad Ragaz bus is included in the mountain railway ticket during the winter. In the summer you need a valid ticket. The local Bad Ragaz bus is integrated in the Ostwind tariff network (Zone 382).
Public transport to the Wangs valley station
From the Sargans railway station take bus numbers 429 or 430 to the Wangs stop, Pizol railway. On weekdays there are four buses every hour and two buses every hour on Sundays.
Directions by car
The valley stations of Bad Ragaz and Wangs can be reached in just 60 minutes from Zurich and St. Gallen. For guests from neighbouring countries, the Pizol can be reached in just 45 minutes from Lake Constance or 75 minutes from Zurich airport.
It is best to travel on the A3 (Zurich-Chur) and the A13 (Bodensee-Sargans-Chur).
Destination entry for your navigation system:
Valley station Bad Ragaz: Loisstrasse, Bad Ragaz
Valley station Wangs: Pizolstrasse, Wangs
Both valley stations are just 5 minutes away from the motorway exit and in the winter, they can also be accessed without snow chains or other aids. For the valley station Wangs, take the Sargans exit and for the valley station Bad Ragaz take the Bad Ragaz Nord exit. The valley stations are clearly signposted from the motorway exit.
There are sufficient parking spaces available for our guests at both valley stations in Bad Ragaz and Wangs. These are free of charge during the hiking season (May to November). Both parking areas provide charging stations for electric cars. In Bad Ragaz, two charging stations are provided by the SAK (St. Gallisch-Appenzellische Kraftwerke AG). In Wangs, the EW Vilters-Wangs provides four charging stations.
During the winter season, parking costs CHF 5.00 per day (a seasonal parking ticket is available for CHF 60.00). Overnight guests staying at the Pizol will be charged CHF 3.00 per day from the 4th night onwards. Parking is free for 45 minutes in both parking lots (note that at the parking area in Wangs, a parking disc must be placed visibly behind the windshield for this purpose). At the base station Bad Ragaz, you can pay the parking fee either at the parking meter (credit card or bank card only) or at the cash desk. At the valley station in Wangs, there are six central parking meters installed. If you do not have coins, you can use the payment service: www.e-24.ch via SMS or mobile app.