Cable car service hours

3th December 2022 to 31th March - Monday & Tuesday restday

First ascent: 9.00 a.m.

Last descent: 5.00 p.m.

13th to 17th March 2023 we are closed

also 17th April to 28th April 2023 we are closed


1th April to 30th September - summertime:

First ascent: 9.00 a.m.

Last descent: 6.00 p.m.

1th October to 31th October:

First ascent: 9.00 a.m.

Last descent: 5.00 p.m.

1th November to 31th 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 12 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 5 p.m. - Monday & Tuesday closed


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.