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Expensive but The Best Way Up

The Cogwheel Train takes you up to the glacier on the Zugspitz where you can sled on the snow and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Expensive but worth it!

We thought it was rather expensive just to ride a train. However, once we completed our trip we... read more

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Olympiastr. 27, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cogwheel Train takes you up to the glacier on the Zugspitz where you can sled on the snow and walk around looking at the amazing views. In the winter you can also ski. If you want to go to the top of the Zugspitz...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katealoni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought it was rather expensive just to ride a train. However, once we completed our trip we declared it was worth it! What a beautiful ride to the top of the mountain. Gorgeous scenery. It takes about 1.5 hrs. to get to the top....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MelissaScottkk58
Reviewed 27 September 2018

The staff helped answer all questions prior to taking the train. A couple answered questions and we were good to go (and very happy we did). d

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kjtvpres
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Situated in Garmisch Partenkirchen railway station,going through a tunnel on the other side of the station,U arrive in the area of Zugspitze complex, Generally,U are facing a long row of visitors ,waiting to obtain their tickets. After the formalities,getting the tickets, U are waiting the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank niki i
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Arriving by Train from Munich there is only a short walk to Ticket office and the start of the Train trip . It can be a bit crowded but worthwhile . I took the Cog Railway all the way to the Glacier , then the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank edwinf1
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Buy the one day return package from Garmisch - Partenkirchen station, the scenery starting from Garmisch to Eibsee was so beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Handoko T
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Parked easily with free on street parking in Garmisch. In high season advisable to arrive a good 30 mins before train departs as the guards only allow the correct number of visitors though to platform. Train journey pretty through to Eibsee where we changed to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank karen N
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We bought tickets for Zugspitze and the Garmisch-Classic and took the train to Zugspitzplatt. A lovely train ride with some stunning views, especially of Eibsee. From there we took the cable car up to the top of Zugspitze and came down by the super fast...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Luci R
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We left Garmisch on the first train at 8:15, and glad we did. Later trains were very crowded. We got off at the Eibsee and took the Gondola up to the Zugspitze. Cost was 52 euros and worth every bit. A great experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank LovinEurope
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Got the first train in the morning from Garmish up to the Zugspitze. The journey was simply stunning and the views were to die for. The first part of the journey was out In open. There were views of the mountain ranges from all the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
Right behind the Garmisch trainstation, is the "Zugspitzbahn" station. You buy your ticket and board the train there. It also stops at "Hausberg", but there is no ticket office/mashine there, so you'll need to have bought... More