Famous for: Cable Cars, Adventure, Nature, Mountains, Hiking
The panoramic view from Nordkette mountain in Innsbruck will be etched in your memories. Tourists also enjoy Funicular ride to the Nordkette.
When to visit:
january - april . december
08:30 - 17:30 Everyday
Nordkette, Jewel of the Alps, is part of Austria's largest nature park, the Karwendel Nature Park. It can be reached from Innsbruck city center in just 20 minutes. The panoramic view from this mountain will be etched in your memories.
This mountain can be reached through the Hungerburg Funicular which has various stops on the way including the Alpine Zoo. At Nordkette, there are various hiking trails for all ages. Flat hiking trails to long tours from the Hungerburg can be taken.
How to reach
The Hungerburgbahn Funicular connects the old town of Innsbruck with the Hungerburg. From Hungerburg, Seegrubebahn cable car takes passengers till Seegrube. Further from Seegrube, Hafelekarbahn cable car takes passengers to Hafelekar Peak which is the highest viewing peak .
Weekdays 07.15 AM - 7.15 PM
Weekend + holidays 8.00 AM - 7.15 PM
( Departs every 15 minutes)
Daily: 8.30 AM - 5.30 PM ( Departs every 15 minutes)
What time does Panorama Christmas Market in Hungeberg starts?
The Christmas Market at Hungerburg is open daily from Nov 16th until December 23rd. Timings are Monday to Friday: 1pm-7pm and on Saturday - Sunday: 12pm-7pm.
How to get the weather info of Nordkette in Innsbruck ?
You can check the Nordkette website for Weather information. There is a Livecam also to check the current weather in Nordkette.
Where to park the car closest to Nordkette in Innsbruck ?
There is free parking in the city- and congress garage when you buy one of the following tickets:
Kombi-Ticket Hungerburg & Alpenzoo, and Skiticket.
Are there any downhill trails from Nordkette in Innsbruck?
Yes, one of the steepest, longest and most difficult downhill mountain-bike trails is Nordkette Single Trail. This trail starts at Hafelekar and ends at Hungerburg.