Cable car service hours

15th March to 30th April:

First ascent: 9.00 a.m.

Last descent: 5.00 p.m.

01st Mai to 12th September - summertime:

First ascent: 9.00 a.m.

Last descent: 8.00 p.m. (on thursday 9 p.m.)

13th September to 31th October:

First ascent: 9.00 a.m.

Last descent: 4.00 p.m.

01st November to 14th March:

First ascent: 9.00 a.m.

Last descent: 4 p.m.


November to End of March Monday & Tuesday restday.


The cable car drives at least every 15 minutes.


Opening hours of Mountain Restaurant and Alpine Hut

The opening hours of the catering establishments are in line with the service times of the cable car.
In summer the Alpine Hut closed at 4.30 p.m. The Restaurant will be open to 8 p.m. an on thursday to 9 p.m.


Wind & Weather

In unfavourable weather conditions, it may be necessary for the service of the Predigtstuhlbahn to be stopped or suspended.

In case of uncertainty, please inquire by telephone on +49 8651 / 96 85-0.


Restricted Accessibility

The buildings and cabins of the Predigtstuhlbahn have protected status as a heritage site.

This means that there is currently no barrier-free access to the platforms and the cabins.

The cable car is unfortunately not suitable for transporting wheelchair users.

For the same reason, we can also only accommodate collapsible pushchairs.