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Zugspitze cable car

New record-breaking cable car to Germany's highest peak

Two cable-mounted and brand new cabins in a chic, understated design are ready to carry 120 passengers each to Germany's highest peak. Along their journey, they will traverse the world’s highest steelwork pylon for aerial tramways at 127 metres, the worlds greatest overall height difference of 1,945 metres over one section, as well as the world’s longest unsupported cableway span of 3,213 metres.

TypeAerial Tramway (120-ATW)
Lenght4.466,90 meters
Difference in elevation1.945,25 meters
Mountain terminal Zugspitze2.943,75 meter above sea level
Valley station (platform height)998,50 meter above sea level
Travel speed max.10,6m/s
Capacity of vehicle120 persons + 1 cabin guard
Capacity per hour580 persons


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