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Tickets for Teide Cable Car

Glide to the top of Spain's highest point - and soak up stunning volcanic views

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Opening hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
You can spend 1 hour on the summit
  • Ride 1,200 meters up to the top of Mount Teide, an active volcano and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy stunning views from your specially refurbished cable car as it completes its 8-minute journey
  • Discover exotic plants and animals, or call home from Spain's Highest Public Telephone!

Mount Teide doesn't just dominate the island of Tenerife, it's the highest point in all of Spain. Luckily, you don't have to climb to get to the top of this UNESCO World Heritage Site – the cable car will whisk you to the top in no time. There you can bask in the stunning views, admire the unique local wildlife, and even climb up to the very summit (permit necessary) before you eventually glide back down to earth.

Although it's a wildly popular tourist destination, Teide is still an active volcano (even if the last eruption was in 1909!). Its craggy landscapes are so out-of-this-world that NASA uses it to test scientific equipment and the latest robotic vehicles in preparation for exploring Mars!

Your cable car is a little slower than a space shuttle, but will still carry you an impressive 1,200 meters up in under 8 minutes. The recently refurbished cars offer breathtakingly panoramic views of the otherworldly surroundings as you glide up in near-silence.

At the upper station, you'll have plenty of time to explore and check out the local flora and fauna, many of which are completely unique to the island.

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What's included
  • Cable car ride up to the Teide summit and back down
  • Permit to hike up the Teide
  • Guide
  • Show your smartphone ticket at the Online ticket line at the cable car station. Make sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before your chosen time!
  • If you arrive late, you will be assigned the next available timeslot. Waiting times may occur in this case
  • At the top, for area conservation reasons, the Teide National Park restricts visiting times to 1 hour


Kids 0-3 get in free, but travelling with them isn't recommended due to higher risks of altitude sickness. If you bring a kid under 3, you must sign a waiver at the base station.


Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Volcano Teide
Cañadas del Teide, 38300, Tenerife
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Getting There

Teide Cable Car base station, at km 43 of the TF-21 motorway, La Orotava, is only reachable by car.

Sep 15, 2018
Spectacular view. It is cold above so dress warm!😉
Sep 5, 2018
It's something amazing :-)))
Sep 1, 2018
Put simply - you must go!
Sep 1, 2018
Elképesztően gyönyörű a táj lent és fent a vulkánon is, a felvonó elengedhetetlen kelléke a vulkánnak és legalább az is ad egy extrémitást a nagy kirándulásnak!
Aug 29, 2018
It’s a must do if you are on the island of Tenerife. You HAVE to book in advance in peak times, we booked for a 5pm acent but arrived early and went up at 16:40. Is it worth the money? No, but then what is? Wife didn’t want to walk around the top, me and girls did, but once you’ve seen one lava flow you’ve seen them all!!!! I wish I had pre applied for the summit ascent but only permit holders allowed so next time...
Aug 26, 2018
We have booked tickets on line for evening time. When we arrived, there were no long lines, not too many people, we left our car almost next to the cable car. The wiews on the road to Teide were amazing, when we got on Teide, these were also amazing. Really 1st must see point
Aug 26, 2018
It was very good, unless the punctuality
Aug 25, 2018
Great view and experience
Aug 24, 2018
Good service though no chance of seeing anything as crammed in like sardines. Enjoyed exploring once up there.
Aug 24, 2018
Amazing views

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