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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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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  09:00 - 17:00
Monday:  09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday:  09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  09:00 - 17:00
Duration
You can spend 1 hour on the summit
Highlights
  • 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!
Description

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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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
Instant ticket delivery
What's included
  • Cable car ride up to the Teide summit and back down
  • Permit to hike up the Teide
  • Guide
Instructions
  • 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

Note

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.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Volcano Teide
Cañadas del Teide, 38300, Tenerife
Additional info

Getting There

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

Reviews
Jan 15, 2019
Teide Cable Car
Very good .Only one thing I didn't like was the cable car was to crowded. Great views.
Jan 11, 2019
Teide Cable Car
It was beautiful. Make sure you have tickets in advance otherwise it can be that you can't go up. It can be that the tickets are sold out at the base.
Jan 10, 2019
Teide Cable Car
Great experience!
Jan 6, 2019
Teide Cable Car
I would recommend booking in advance as the first time I visited the cable cars i was unable to buy a ticket, they was all sold out. Also, note to those wanting to climb the last 200m, you will need to obtain a free permit 6 months in advance. However, even without going the last few metres, the effort is well worth it! A must if you are visiting Tenerife. Even the drive up there presents outstanding views and scenery.
Jan 6, 2019
Teide Cable Car

Jan 1, 2019
Teide Cable Car
A must do in Teneriffe.
Defintely worth the money.
Dec 31, 2018
Teide Cable Car
It was a great experience that I never been too close to a Vulcano. I would go further as this experience was fantastic
Dec 18, 2018
Teide Cable Car
Amazing experience! Something very special. Everything is organized very well!
Dec 17, 2018
Teide Cable Car
Nice experience.
Dec 16, 2018
Teide Cable Car
Compre por el móvil los tíkes y solo llegar entre sin hacer cola
Fue un día de sol y fantastico viaje
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