Zugspitze (ZugspitzCard only)

At 2,962 m, the Zugspitze is the highest mountain in Germany. The modern Cable car Zugspitze, the nostalgic cogwheel train and the Glacier cable car make the Zugspitze a highly accessible destination, combining classic mountain experiences and contemporary adventures. On the very top, Germany’s most beautiful roof terrace is a popular spot to enjoy the unique 360° panorama of 400 alpine peaks in Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland year-round at eye level with the golden summit cross. On clear days look out into the distance – up to 250 km – and get an unbelievable feeling of space and freedom.

The Zugspitze visit includes one mountain ascent and descent that can also be used in form of a round trip on the cogwheel train, the Glacier cable car and the Cable car Zugspitze. You can use the Glacier cable car as often as you like on the day of your visit.

Opening hours:

Cogwheel train:
Starts at Garmisch-Partenkirchen every hour from 8:15 am.
The exact timetable can be found on the website of Bayerische Zugspitzbahn.

Cable car Zugspitze:
September to June 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
July and August 8:00 am – 5:45 pm

Last ascent is 30 minutes before the end of operation. Please see the website for more information and revision times.

Glacier cable car:
September to June 8:45 am – 4:25 pm
July and August 8:15 am – 5:25 pm

Please see the website for more information and revision times.


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Cogwheel train:
Olympiastraße 31
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Cable car Zugspitze:
Am Eibsee 6
82491 Grainau

Tel.: +49 8821 797-0

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