Enjoy Cologne from above

The cable cars from Kölner Seilbahn offer you a very particular way of crossing the river Rhine. The 930 meters long ride takes about 6 minutes to get from one river bank to the other.

Experience a unique panoramic view on Cologne, the old town, the Rhine and the beautiful surroundings from a bird’s eye view.

 

Tickets

Tickets

Öffnungszeiten

Opening Hours

Anfahrt mit Lageplan

Approach

 

 

 

Opening Hours

Kölner Seilbahn is open from April to October between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Last round trip starts at 5:45 p.m.

Please notice possibly different opening hours at special events.

Approach

Your approach to us at Kölner Seilbahn:

Busses & trams To reach the station “Zoo/Flora”, take line 18 (tram) or 140 (bus) To reach the station “Thermalbad”, take lines 150, 250 or 260 (all busses)

KVB-Time table information

Coaches Only from the left side of the Rhine: entrance and exit at the zoo Coach parking stop is between the cable car and the multi-story car park.

Car Parking is available under the bridge (Zoobrücke) on both sides of the Rhine. On the left Rhine side parking is also available in the multi-story car park “Riehler Straße”.

You can find further information in the survey map (German).

Tickets

 

 

One-way trip: Adult / Children (4 to 12 years)
Round trip: Adult / Children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English)“.

10 round trips : Adult / Children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English)“.

One-way trip: Adult / Children (4 to 12 years)
Round trip: Adult / Children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English)“.

One-way trip: Adult / Children (4 to 12 years)
Round trip: Adult / Children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English)“.

  • Persons with a disability pay the regular fare.
  • If in the identity card for the disabled is noted, that an accompanying person is required, the accompanying person travels for free.
  • Exception: Children younger than three years travel for free – the accompanying person pays the fare for the child.

TICKET COMBINATIONS

Experience a round trip with the cable car, combined with the admission to the Kölner Zoo/Aquarium. This special ticket is only available at Kölner Seilbahn!

Round trip Adult or children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

Experience a round trip with Kölner Seilbahn and Wolters Zoo-Express.

You can hop on the green-yellow zoo-express (narrow-gauge railway) in front of the cathedral and enjoy an interesting ride along the Rhine until you reach the cable car. You will ride alongside the river bank and have a splendid view on the greenery of the Rhine park which is on the other side of the river.

During the following ride with the cable car you can view Cologne’s skyline from above, which looks totally different. The city’s silhouette and the panoramic view on the Rhine must be experienced together as offered with this special ticket.

From your round trip with the cable car you can hop back on the Zoo-Express and pass the wine museum, the Higher Regional Court and ride through the northern part of the city centre called “Eigelstein” till you finally return to the cathedral.

You can also take longer breaks, for example to spent time in the Rhine park or at the zoo or visit and climb the cathedral. You can always hop on and off the narrow-gauge railway. Please pay attention to the opening hours of each sight.

Round trip Adult /Children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

Experience the most beautiful sights of Cologne by land, by water and from the air – in one day or several days, as you please!

Mix your perfect sightseeing tour by choosing two single trips out of four tourist attractions from the following:

You can find further information here.

Adult / Children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

SPECIAL TICKETS

By presenting a valid Köln-Pass you receive a special discount for your cable car ticket.

Round trip Adult or children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

By presenting a KölnCard you receive a special discount for your cable car ticket.

Round trip Adult or children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

By presenting a VRS-24H Ticket you receive a special discount for your cable car ticket.

Round trip Adult or children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

By presenting an admission ticket of the thermal spa Claudius Therme you receive a special discount for your cable car ticket. Vice versa you can also present your cable car ticket at the thermal spa and receive a special discount there as well.

Round trip Adult or children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

By presenting an admission ticket to SeaLife-Königswinter you receive a special discount for you cable car ticket. Vice versa you can also present your cable car ticket at the SeaLife Königswinter and receive a special discount there as well.

One-way trip Adult /Children (4 to 12 years)

Round trip Adult or children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

By presenting a ticket for the busses of Kölner-CityTour you receive a special discount for your cable car ticket.

Round trip Adult or children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

By presenting a ticket to Wolters Zoo-Express you receive a special discount for your cable car ticket.

Round trip Adult or children (4 to 12 years)

To be informed about the latest ticket prices, please see the file „Current ticket prices (English).“

Dogs are allowed onboard and travel for free.
Zoo-Gondel über dem Rheinpark, im Hintergrund der Dom

Von Deutz zum Zoo
in wenigen Minuten.