Operating hours of the Gastein cable cars

The mountains are calling, and adventure awaits – whether it’s on the snow-covered slopes or sun-kissed hiking trails. To make it easy for you to plan your stay in Skigastein, we have listed the operating hours of the cable cars of Gastein for you. The number of lifts depends on the snow conditions.

Operating hours in winter

Operating hours of the cable cars at Schlossalm-Angertal-Stubnerkogel ski resort

The family-friendly ski resort is the largest interconnected ski area of Skigastein, boasting varied slopes for all skill levels. Highly efficient: The network of lifts and cable cars operates at the following season times:

  • Ski area connection: 8 December 2023 to 7 April 2024
  • Limited service Angertal & Stubnerkogel without Schlossalm: 8 April 2024 to 14 April 2024


operating time daily from 8.30 until 4.00 p.m.

Operating hours of the cable cars in Sportgastein

At the freeride paradise of Sportgastein, Goldbergbahn cable car and Kreuzkogellift take you up to the starting points of many great slopes and off-piste routes. Season times at the snow-sure ski resort are from 8 December 2023 to 14 April 2024.

operating time daily from 8.45 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.

from March 2 & 3, 2024 open Saturday and Sunday from 8.15 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.
(until incl. April 13 & 14, 2024)

Sporti Weekends from March 2024
From the beginning of March, skiing in Sportgastein will start at 8.15 a.m. on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) until the end of the season.
With the "Sporti Weekend", you early birds can enjoy the incomparable spring skiing in Sportgastein for even longer.

Operating hours of the lifta at Graukogel, the natural-snow ski resort

At Graukogel ski resort, you can hop on Graukogelbahn or Reichebenlift to get to the starting point of your snow adventure – from Thursday to Sunday, between 23 December 2023 and 31 March 2024. Please note that the opening of the ski resort is subject to snow conditions.

operating time Thursday to Sunday from 9.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.

Operating hours of the cable cars at Dorfgastein-Großarltal ski resort

From 1 December 2023 to 7 April 2024, you can swoosh down the beginner-friendly slopes of Dorfgastein-Großarltal ski resort. Take a seat in the comfy cabins of Gipfelbahn Fulseck cable car or Panoramabahn cable car and conveniently ride up to the starting points of many great slopes.

operating time daily from 8.30 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.

Current operating hours of the cable cars in Skigastein

Get an overview of the current status and operating hours of Stubnerkogelbahn, Schlossalmbahn, Graukogelbahn, and other cable cars.

Slope closure in Skigastein

The ski slopes of the Schlossalm - Angertal - Stubnerkogel ski area are open from 8:30 a.m., on the Graukogel and in Sportgastein from 9:00 a.m.. Depending on the location of the ski slope and the time of year, the ski slopes are closed from 4:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m. or 8:00 p.m.
Skiing on or entering the slopes during this time is prohibited! Exceptions apply for evening ski tours and early morning skiing.

Tickets for your winter sports fun

You can choose from a variety of tickets for your winter sports holiday in Skigastein. Day ticket, season ticket, or combined ticket: Simply book the ticket that best suits your needs!

Operating hours of Stubnerkogelbahn cable car during summer

Friday, 17 May to Sunday, 6 October 2024 daily
Operating times from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. continuous in operation
Last descent 4.00 p.m.

In case of bad weather operating every full hour.

TIP: The Stubnerkogel near Bad Gastein is a certified viewing mountain of the Best Austrian Summer Lifts and offers a 360° panorama.

Operating hours of Schlossalmbahn cable car during summer

Friday, 16 June to Sunday, 1st November 2023 daily
Operating times from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. continuous operation
Last descent 4.00 p.m.

In case of bad weather operating every full hour. 

TIP: The Schlossalm in Bad Hofgastein is a certified family mountain of the Best Austrian Summer Cable Cars with a playground, motor skills trail and family hiking trails.

Operating hours of Graukogelbahn cable car during summer

Friday, 21 June to Sunday, ​​​​​​ 29 September 2024  daily
Thursday 3 October to Sunday, 20 October 2024 Thursday to Sunday
Operating times from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. continuous operation
Last descent 3.30 p.m.

No operation in case of adverse weather.

Operating hours of Gipfelbahn Fulseck cable car during summer

End of June to mid September 2024 (peak season) and low season daily
The opening hours for the 2024 summer season are being finalized and will be announced as soon as possible. Spring 2024
Operating times from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. continuous operation

No operation in case of adverse weather.

Summer operating hours of Goldbergbahn cable car in Sportgastein

Goldbergbahn cable car only operates on special promotion days during summer – on the weekend of the “Nassfelder Almfest”. On these days, Goldbergbahn cable car is in operation from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

on the special promotion days: Saturday, 10 August and Sunday, 11 August 2024 Nassfelder Almfest
Operating times from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. continuous operation


TIP: From the Goldbergbahn mountain station, it is just a few minutes' walk to the Kreuzkogel summit cross at 2,686 meters. The ascent on the action days is rewarded with a spectacular view of the surrounding mountain landscape. Be there and experience the mountain panorama! 

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