Float up into the natural paradise

Over alm meadows. Between the treetops. Surrounded by the Tyrolean mountain landscape. Idyllic peace. The Kaiserlift Kufstein takes you from the nature-bound fortress city up into the Kaiser Mountains nature reserve. Twenty minutes to switch off, relax and enjoy yourself. Observe the changes in the natural Tyrolean landscape meter by meter. The history of the Kaiserlift goes back to 1970. In 2014/ 2015 the summer cable car was completely renovated and revitalised. Since May 2015 it has once again been carrying people comfortably upward. The Brentenjoch top station is located at around 1,200 m, 700 m higher than Kufstein and surrounded by the Alpine Kaiser Mountains. Around the Brentenjoch top station is the untouched landscape of the nature reserve. A unique hiking and excursion paradise in Tyrol, for everyone from families to ambitious mountaineers. Over 1,000 kilometres of varied hiking paths. Awareness places. Viewpoints. Culinary delicacies served in traditional huts. Special events on the mountain provide new ways to enjoy nature. Guided discovery tours invite you to dive into the geological past. Explore the secrets of the Kaiser Mountains. Cultural enjoyment in the middle of the Kaiser Mountains with "Theatre on the mountain".

At a glance

  • 1 May to 31 October 2020
  • Kaiserlift daily from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Bottom station: 500 m
  • Top station: 1,256 m
  • Behind the scenes of the Kaiserlift

    Behind the scenes of the Kaiserlift

    The Kaiserlift Kufstein looks back on a lively history. It has provided decades of enjoyment, and had new life breathed into it with an overall refurbishment and revitalisation in 2014/2015. The modernised summer cable car has a number of innovative surprises. A look behind the scenes at one of the last single-seat cable cars in Austria.

  • Austria's largest mountain experience

    Austria's largest mountain experience

    The partnership between the Kaiserlift and the Ellmau-Going cable cars opens up unlimited mountain adventures for hikers and nature lovers. The SkiWelt Experience Hiking Pass (day or seasonal ticket) is also valid on the Kaiserlift. 13 mountain lifts. 6 unique experience worlds. The untouched nature in the Kaiser Mountains nature reserve. The Kaiserjet and 23 bonus partners.



Single ticket

Type: Lift rides: Price:
Kaiserlift I + II Ascent and descent top station (4 lift rides) €17.50
Kaiserlift I + II Ascent to top station (2 lift rides) €12.50
Kaiserlift I + II Descent from top station (2 lift riedes) €12.50
Kaiserlift I Ascent and descent middle station (2 lift rides) €12.50
Kaiserlift I Descent from middle station (1 lift riede) €8.50
Children 4 left rides | 2 left rides € 8.50 | € 6.00

Seasonal ticket

Type: Price:
Adults €87.00
Children €43.00
Family with children €139.00
Single parents with children €113.00

Single parents or families with children: 1 or 2 adults and all children up to the age of 18 that live in the same household, students up to 26 years, people with a disability (70%), civil servants and military (with evidence)


Type Price
Group rate: from 8 full-paying passengers €11.00 or €15.50 (2 or 4 rides)
Disabled (70%), civil servants and military half price (with evidence)
Guests with a KufsteinerlandCard group rate

Free travel with the KufsteinCard

The Kaiserlift has very family-friendly rates. The Kaiserlift is also included in the KufsteinCard. Kaiserlift season tickets and KufsteinCards are available all year round from the Stadtwerke Kufstein at Fischergries 2 or from Kufstein town hall. During lift operation, from May 1 to October 31, the cards can also be purchased directly at the Kaiserlift. More info


Valid for 2 or 4 lift rides-ticket: Family price for single tickets: All children up to the age of 18 accompanied by a paying adult ride for free. | Child ticket: When unaccompanied by a paying adult, children up to the age of 18 get 50% discount. | Group rate: From 8 full-paying passengers € 11.00 or € 15.50 (2 or 4 rides). | Disabled (70%), civilian- and military-servants, students up to 26 years: 50% discount (with valid evidence)

The Kaiserlift Kufstein is part of Austria's largest mountain experience

The partnership between the Kaiserlift and the Ellmau-Going cable cars opens up new perspectives for hikers and nature lovers: the Kaiserlift can be used with the Mountain Experience-Card WilderKaiser-Brixental (day or seasonal ticket)! Just one ticket gives you access to 13 cable cars, six unique experience worlds, the "Naturerlebnis Kaisergebirge", well signposted hiking paths, the KaiserJet and 23 bonus partners. The Mountain Experience-Card is available from the SkiWelt, the Kaiserlift or Stadtwerke Kufstein. The SkiWelt experience hiking pass season ticket costs: adults €164; youth (2001-2003) €123; children (2004-2014) €82.

Kaiser Mountains nature reserve panoramic map

Discover the diversity of the Kaiser Mountains hiking paradise. Over 1,000 kilometres of hiking paths. Steep Alpine paths. Leisurely routes. Challenging tours. Relaxed family hikes. The Kaiser Mountains nature reserve panoramic map is a treasure map full of hiking enjoyment.


3facts about the Kaiserlift

  • Timeless: The Kaiserlift takes you up into the Kaiser Mountains nature reserve from May 1st to October 31st.
  • Comfortable: The Kaiserlift reaches the Brentenjoch top station in 20 minutes.
  • Beautiful: Idyllic, with traditional huts and opportunities to get in touch with nature.
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Stories behind the stories. From the Kufsteinerland blog.