Cable Car Frümsen – Staubern

Up, up and away! Every hour on the hour, from 7 am to approx. 10 pm. Trips every half hour for 3 or more people. Sports equipment cannot be transported. Please leave bikes in the Valley station. (Cars too, of course!) Open from May until the beginning of November. Please call us to ask about availability in April, November and December.

This aerial cableway provides the only means of transport to the Alpstein from the Rhine Valley. The comfortable gondola journey up to Staubern takes you on an ascent of over 1200 metres. Once you reach the top, you can enjoy delicious Appenzell specialties and wonderful views, or head off on one of the hiking trails.


[EN] Seilbahn Frümsen-Staubern
9467 Frümsen
Phone +41 81 757 24 24

Opening hours

Every half hour for 3 or more people

May 8.00 am – 10.00 pm

June to September 7.00 am – 10.00 pm

October 8.00 am – 10.00 pm

November to December 9.00 am – 10.00 pm (operation is stopped in bad weather)

April 9.00 am – 10.00 pm (operation is stopped in bad weather)


Prices (ascent and descent)

Adults (from 16 years)CHF 36.– 
Kids (from 6 years)CHF 18.–
DogsCHF 10.–

Prices (ascent or descent)

Adults (from 16 years)CHF 18.– 
Kids (from 6 years)CHF 9.–
DogsCHF 5.–