Cable cars

Up, up and away

Whether you wish to spend a quiet family holiday or an action packed one, we can assure you that you will be able to enjoy the world of the Alps. Our cable cars can easily bring you to the top. When you have enjoyed the ride up taking in the breath taking views, you can either relax for a while in one of the lodges or take off on a hike. Let the Alps enchant you.

Listed below are some of the cable cars and chairlifts within the vicinity.

Foto: Tegelbergbahn

Tegelbergbahn, Schwangau

The „Tegelbergbahn“ is a highlight all year round. In summer you can admire the view from the top and during winter months the snow cannons ensure that the ski season can begin.

Opening hours

Low season 9 am to 4:30 pm
High season 9 am to 5 pm
Tegelbergbahn GmbH & Co. KG
Tegelbergstraße 33
87645 Schwangau
: +49 8362 983 60

Foto: Tegelbergbahn

Buchenbergbahn, Buching

The Buchenberg alpine hut, built at an altitude of 1140 m offers an amazing panoramic view. The chair lift brings you without stress to the top. From here you can take off on one of the many hiking routes available. In winter you can enjoy a spot of downhill skiing.

Opening hours

Depends on the weather! 9 am to 4:30 pm
Summer holiday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sesselbahn Buching
Füssener Straße 19
87642 Halblech
: +49 8362 983 60

Breitenbergbahn und Aggenstein
Foto: Tegelberg Bahn

Breitenbergbahn, Pfronten

The Breitenberg is a versatile sporting arena at an altitude of 1838 m it is a hiker und skier’s paradise. The 7 m long platform, next to the cable car station, which takes you over the mountain’s ridge is one of the absolute highlight of the region.

Opening hours

Low season 9 am to 4:30 pm
High season 9 am to 5 pm
Tiroler Straße 176
87459 Pfronten
: +49 8363 58 20

Foto: Alpspitzbahn Nesselwang GmbH

Alpspitzbahn, Nesselwang

The Alpspitzbahn is a skiers paradise in winter and offers lots of hiking tours from easy to demanding. Between the base and middle cable car station there are lots of activities for children such as an adventure playground, a mini zoo and a summer toboggan run

Opening hours

Summer 9 am to 5 pm
Winter 9 am to 4 pm
Alpspitzweg 5
87484 Nesselwang
: +49 8361 12 70

Bergblümen im Allgäu
Foto: Andreas Heyl

Hörnlebahn, Bad Kohlgrub

The fantastic view from the top, makes this mountain a super destination for a day drip out.

Opening hours

Summer: 9 am to 5 pm
(last ride 4 pm)
Winter: 9 am to 4 pm
Fallerstraße 14
82433 Bad Kohlgrub
: +49 8845 592


Kolbensesselbahn, Oberammergau

This chair lift takes you up to the Kolbensattle to a height of 1270 m. Admire the view and breath in the clean fresh air.

Opening hours depends on the weather

Mon. to Fr. 10 am to 6:30 pm
Sat. to Suno. 9 am to 7 pm
Mo. bis Fr. 10 am to 5:30 pm
Sa. bis So. 9 am to 6 pm
Mo. bis Fr. 10 am to 4 pm
Sa. bis So. 9 am to 4:30 pm
Kolbensesselbahn und Alpine Coaster
82487 Oberammergau
: +49 8822 4760

Foto: Gemeinde

Zugspitzbahn, Garmisch and Ehrwald

The “Zugspitz” at an altitude of nearly 3000 m is Germany’s highest mountain. On a good day, from the top, you can see as far as 250 km . You can get to the top either from Garmish with the cog railway or from Eibsee with the cable car or cog railway. A cable car takes you also from Ehrwald in Austria up to the top. In winter this this is a skiers paradise.

Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG
Olympiastr. 27
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
: +49 8821 797-0
Tiroler Zugspitzbahn
Obermoos 1
6632 Ehrwald, Österreich
: +43 5673 23 09

Laberbergbahn, Oberammergau

This nostalgic cable car takes you up to a height of 1684 m. Enjoy the view from the top and watch the para-gliders beat the force of gravity.

Opening hours

January to March 9 am to 4:30 pm
April to November 9 am to 5 pm
December 9 am to 4:30 pm
June, July, August  
Thurseday: 9 am to 10 pm
Laber Bergbahn
Ludwig-Lang-Str. 59
82487 Oberammergau
: +49 8822 47 70