Opening hours / timetable

Cogwheel train

Timetable

 
Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Zahnradbahn : Garmisch - Grainau - Eibsee - Zugspitzplatt
Garmisch   a07:39 08:15 09:15 10:15 11:15 12:15 13:15 14:15 15:15 16:15 17:15 18:15
Hausberg x a07:41 08:17 09:17 10:17 11:17 12:17 13:17 14:17 15:17 16:17 17:17 18:17
Kreuzeck-/ Alpspitzbahn x a07:49 08:24 09:24 10:24 11:24 12:24 13:24 14:24 15:24 16:24 17:24 18:24
Hammersbach x a07:53 08:27 09:27 10:27 11:27 12:27 13:27 14:27 15:27 16:27 17:27 18:27
Grainau   a08:00 08:30 09:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 16:30 17:30 18:30
Eibsee   o/b08:15 08:45 09:45 10:45 11:45 12:45 13:45 14:45  o/b15:45      
Riffelriß x   09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00        
Zugspitzplatt o   09:28 10:28 11:28 12:28 13:28 14:28 15:28        
 
Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Zahnradbahn : Zugspitzplatt - Eibsee - Grainau - Garmisch
Zugspitzplatt           09:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 16:30
Riffelriß x         09:50 10:50 11:50 12:50 13:50 14:50 15:50 16:50
Eibsee           10:15 11:15 12:15 13:15 14:15 15:15 16:15 17:15 c18:15
Grainau   07:15 a07:58 08:30 09:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 16:30 17:30 c18:30
Hammersbach x 07:17 a08:00 08:33 09:33 10:33 11:33 12:33 13:33 14:33 15:33 16:33 17:33 c18:33
Kreuzeck-/ Alpspitzbahn x 07:20 a08:03 08:37 09:37 10:37 11:37 12:37 13:37 14:37 15:37 16:37 17:37 c18:37
Hausberg x 07:27 a08:10 08:46 09:46 10:46 11:46 12:46 13:46 14:46 15:46 16:46 17:46 c18:46
Garmisch o 07:30 a08:13 08:50 09:50 10:50 11:50 12:50 13:50 14:50 15:50 16:50 17:50 c18:50

x = trains stop on request only  |  o = arrival  |  a = running only in the winter season (at weekends, on holidays, on Bavarian school holidays and on demand)  |  b = Connection to Zugspitze via Cable car Zugspitze  |  c = operates only from 1 July to 31 August

Cable cars Zugspitze

Cable car Zugspitze
Lake Eibsee to Zugspitze summit

Hours of operation: Sept. - June: 08:30 - 16:45 | July - August: 08:00 - 17:45
Runs at least every 30 min. | Further rides on demand | Journey time 10 min.
Last ascent 30 min. prior to end of service.

Glacier cable car
Zugspitze glacier to Zugspitze summit
Hours of operation: Sept. - June: 08:45 - 16:25 | July - August: 08:15 - 17:25
Runs at least every 10 min. | Further rides on demand | Journey time 4 min.

Weather-related changes at this timetable can occur.

Please check the maintenance periods of the cable cars.

Cable cars Garmisch-Classic

Alpspitzbahn
Cable car to Osterfelderkopf
 
Hours of operation: March - June: 08:30 - 17:00 | July - Sept.: 08:00 - 17:30
Oct. - Feb.: 08:30 - 16:30 | Last ascent 30 min. prior to end of service.
Runs at least every 30 min. | Further rides on demand | Journey time 9 min.
Hochalmbahn
between Hochalm and Osterfelderkopf
Runs at least every 30 min. during Alpspitzbahn cable car operating times.
Further rides on demand | Journey time 4 min.
Kreuzeckbahn
Cable car to Kreuzeck
Hours of operation: March - June: 08:30 - 16:30 | July - Sept.: 08:30 - 17:30
Oct.: 08:30 - 17:00 | Nov. - Feb.: 08:30 - 16:15
Runs at least every 30 min. | Further rides on demand | Journey time 7 min. 
Hausbergbahn
Cable car to Hausberg
Hours of operation: Dez - Feb. 08:30 - 16:15 | March - Apr. 08:30 - 16:30
Journey time 8 min. 
Wankbahn
Cable car to Mount Wank
Hours of operation: March - Oct.: 08:45 - 17:00 | Nov.: 08:45 - 16:30
Runs at least every 30 min. | Last ascent 30 min. prior to end of service
Journey time 18 min

Weather-related changes at this timetable can occur.

Please check the maintenance periods of the cable cars.

Maintenance work

Due to regular maintenance work the cogwheel train and cable cars of Bayerische Zugspitzbahn are closed on a couple of days in spring and autumn. Mentioned is the first and last day of the maintenance period:

Winter season 2018/2019

Zugspitze

First day of winter season: 30 November 2018

Last day of winter season: 1 May 2019

Garmisch-Classic

First day of winter season: 15 December 2018

Last day of winter season: 31 March 2019

Winter opening hours Wankbahn

25 December 2018 – 6 January 2019

Summer season from 19 April 2019

Spring 2019

Zugspitze

Cable car Zugspitze

6 May 2019 - 10 May 2019

The Zugspitze is during this time reachable by cogwheel train and the Glacier cable car.

Glacier cable car

13 May 2019 - 15 May 2019

The Top of Germany is during this time reachable by the Cable car Zugspitze

Cogwheel train

From station Eibsee and station Zugspitzplatt

20 May 2019 - 24 May 2019

You can reach the Zugspitze during this time with the Cable car Zugspitze and the Glacier cable car

 

Garmisch-Classic

Alpspitzbahn 1  April 2019 - 29 May 2019 (Ascension Day)
Hochalmbahn 1  April 2019 - 29 May 2019 (Ascension Day)
Kreuzeckbahn 1  April 2019 - 29 May 2019 (Ascension Day)
Hausbergbahn 1  April 2019 - Start winter season 2019/2020

 

Wank

Wankbahn cable car

7 January 2019 - 18 April 2019

from 19 April 2019 Summer operation

 

Any changes due to weather conditions or to technical requests will be previously announced on our weather-site.