High Altitudes

Mountain cable cars Kaunertal Glacier & Fendels

To get to the skiing area and hiking paradise Kaunertal Glacier & Fendels, you can comfortably board one of the cable cars and gondola safely and comfortably over the mountain landscape. High up, untouched nature, a spectacular view and exciting leisure activities await you.

So that you can start your excursion on the mountain well informed, you can find out everything about the cable cars Kaunertal Glacier & Fendels here.

Opening hours Kaunertal Glacier

The Kaunertal Glacier is open daily all year round. In which season you would like to experience the alpine glacier world and the approach via the Kaunertaler Gletscherstraße is up to you. Information and opening hours for Karlesjochbahn and Co. can be found in the following overview.

Karlesjochbahn 3.108 m

The valley station of the Karlesjochbahn is located at the end of the Kaunertal Glacier Road. From there, it takes you up to an altitude of 3,108 meters – directly to the popular Dreiländerblick viewing platform with views over Austria, Italy and Switzerland. And completely barrier-free!

Falginjochbahn 3.113 m

From the Gletscherrestaurant to the Falginjoch in the direction of the Weißseespitze, you can take the Falginjochbahn of the Kaunertal Glacier, which is also barrier-free.

Weißseejochbahn 3.044 m

Since the winter season 2021/22, the Weißseejochbahn has expanded the Kaunertal Glacier with another 100% barrier-free lift. The 10-seater gondola lift transports its guests quickly and comfortably from the middle station of the Ochsenalm lift to the Weißseejoch.

Ochsenalmbahn 2.752 m

The Ochsenalmbahn in the Kaunertal (Ochsenalmbahn I and II) is a 4-seater chairlift that takes you up to the Weißsee glacier restaurant at an altitude of 2,752 metres. First take the Kaunertal Gletscherbahn Ochsenalmbahn I, which offers a direct connection to the Ochsenalmbahn II. The latter will then take you to the restaurant.

If, on the other hand, you want to head towards the Weißseejoch, take the Ochsenalmbahn I to the valley station of the Weißseejochbahn at 3,044 m, which will take you to the mountain station in the immediate vicinity of the Weißseejoch.

Fendels cable cars

The summer and winter mountain Fendels is also a popular leisure destination in summer and winter. The cable car from Ried im Inntal to Fendels and the chairlift from Fendels to Sattelboden will take you to your family excursion in comfort. You can find all the information about the two cable cars summarised here:

Prices Kaunertal Glacier

An overview of the prices for Karlesjochbahn, Falginjochbahn, Weißseejochbahn and Ochsenalmbahn: can be found on the following pages:

An overview: Top activities on the Kaunertal Glacier & Fendels

Once you have travelled up on one of our glacier lifts in the Kaunertal, the question now naturally arises as to what activities you can choose from at lofty heights. We have listed a few great things to do in the Kaunertal Glacier & Fendels Nature Park and Glacier Region that you are sure to remember for a long time to come. So, let’s go!

Kaunertal Scenic Road

The Kaunertal Scenic Road is one of the most beautiful high mountain roads in Tyrol. The 26 km long panoramic road with a total of 29 hairpin bends takes you from Feichten to the Weißseeferner at an altitude of 2,750 metres. You can discover numerous highlights along the Kaunertal Glacier Road – such as the Gepatsch reservoir and the Weißsee lake.

Three-Country View

After taking the Karlesjochbahn gondola up to 3,108 metres, you can enjoy one of the most spectacular views of the surrounding mountains: Three-Country View!

You can admire mighty three-thousand-metre peaks in three different countries at once from this viewing platform on the Kaunertal Glacier. Enjoy the view of the Weißkugel (A), the Ortler (I) and the Bernina Group (CH), among others.

Walk-in crevasse

Only around 300 metres from the Weißsee glacier restaurant, there is a walk-in crevasse. From the beginning of July to the end of August, you can take part in a free, 40-minute guided tour of the 100-year-old ice rink from Monday to Friday. You also have the option of booking a private tour on request.</p

Mountaincarts in Fendels

While you can ski, snowboard or toboggan downhill in winter in Fendels, in the summer months it’s time for a speedy descent with the mountain carts. The alpine go-kart takes you on a 4.5 km route from Sattelboden to the Sattelbodenbahn valley station.

If this activity sounds just right for you, simply take the Ried-Fendels cable car first before continuing on the Sattelbodenbahn to the mountain station.

Your journey to the cable cars Kaunertal Glacier & Fendels

Are you ready for an adventure amidst an impressive mountain backdrop? Then the Kaunertal glacier and nature park region is the right place for you. The impressive Kaunertal Glacier Road takes you to the skiing and hiking area. From there, the Kaunertal glacier lifts will take you to your destination at alpine heights in just a few minutes.

Simply hop on a Kaunertal Glacier cable car and gondola up to the glacier – or pay a visit to the family paradise of Fendels – and your unforgettable excursion can begin. Plan your journey now!

Zielbahnhof: Bahnhof Zams/Landeck.

So kommt man vom Bahnhof Zams/Landeck ins Kaunertal:

  • mit dem öffentlichen Bus
  • mit dem Taxi (Fahrt dauert ca. 25 Minuten)
  • Shuttlesrvice vom Hotel – je nach Vereinbarung mit jeweiligem Unterkunftsgeber

Online Zugticket & Fahrpläne

Plan your stay in the Kaunertal glacier and nature park region

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