There are 3 ways to get from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car by bus, train or car

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Line 040 bus, Rack Railway  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 040 bus from Seefeld to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 040 / ...
  2. Take the Rack Railway from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt

$32 - $49

2 alternative options

Train, Rack Railway  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Seefeld in Tirol Bahnhof (Terminal) to Mittenwald Bahnhof (Postamt)
  2. Take the train from Mittenwald to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...
  3. Take the Rack Railway from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt

$50 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car 40.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car. However, there are services departing from Seefeld in Tirol Bahnhof (Terminal) and arriving at Zugspitzplatt via Mittenwald and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Seefeld in Tirol and Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is 18 km. The road distance is 64.8 km.

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The best way to get from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car without a car is to line 040 bus and Rack Railway which takes 2 h 53 min and costs 27€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car, including transfers.

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Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Seefeld in Tirol Bahnhof (Terminal) station.

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Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car train services, operated by Zugspitze DE, arrive at Zugspitzplatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is 65 km. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car.

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Map of how to get from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car.
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  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Seefeld in Tirol, Austria and Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car, Germany?

You can take a train from Seefeld in Tirol to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car via Mittenwald Bahnhof (Postamt), Mittenwald, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and Zugspitzplatt in around 3 h 26 min.

Train operators
Zugspitze DE
Phone
+49 8821 7970
Email
zugspitzbahn@zugspitze.de
Website
zugspitze.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
zugspitze.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Seefeld in Tirol Bahnhof (Terminal) to Mittenwald Bahnhof (Postamt)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mittenwald to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Seefeld to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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