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Maintenance work November 2023


Due to technical construction works, safety checks and maintenance work, the facilities at Zugspitze, in the Garmisch-Classic area, on Mount Wank as well as the cogwheel train are temporarily out of operation.


November 25th to December 15th, 2023: Zugspitze can be reached by Cable car Zugspitze, Gletscherbahn and cogwheel train from Kreuzeck-/Alpspitzbahn. A rail replacement service runs on the valley route between Garmisch and  Kreuzeck-/Alpspitzbahn. The Hausberg stop will not be served during this time. 

Ski operations at Zugspitze start on December 1st, 2023. The opening times of all trains can be found under Operating times & timetables.

The Tiroler Zugspitzbahn is also temporarily closed until mid-December for maintenance work. Further information can be found at


All cable cars in the Garmisch-Classic area (Alpspitzbahn, Hochalmbahn, Kreuzeckbahn and Hausbergbahn) will be completely closed for maintenance work from November 6th, 2023 until the start of the ski season. The ski season is expected to start in mid-December, depending on the snow conditions.


As usual, Wankbahn cable car is closed during the winter season (from November 6th, 2023). The Christmas holidays are excluded from this: Wankbahn cable car is open from December 25th, 2023 to January 7th, 2024.