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Zugspitze cable car

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Zugspitze cable car

Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG

Railroad builder


The aerial tramway holds three world records: 

Longest free span

Highest steel support

Greatest height difference

The gondola lift has a capacity of 580 people per hour and can accommodate up to 120 passengers. The ride takes about 10 minutes and runs from the Eibsee valley station at 1,000 meters above sea level to the Zugspitze mountain station at 2,962 meters above sea level. The gondola lift has modern facilities such as heated seats, Wi-Fi and a special glass floor that provides a breathtaking view of the landscape. It is also barrier-free accessible and thus offers a comfortable and safe way to reach the summit of the Zugspitze.


Carrying ropes:


fully sealed with FO

Length: 4x4'900 m

Ø: 72 mm


Train ropes:


Length: 2 x 4'610 m

Ø: 47 mm and 41 mm