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FestungsBahn fährt auf die Festung Hohensalzburg an einem schönen Tag mit blauen Himmel

FestungsBahn Funicular

  • Cable car to the Fortress Hohensalzburg
  • In operation since 1892
  • Wonderful views all along

Opening Hours


The FestungsBahn funicular is in operation daily from 09.00 am - 05.00 pm.

During events at the Festung Hohensalzburg (e.g. fortress concerts), the FestungsBahn is in operation for a correspondingly longer period of time.

The FestungsBahn funicular guarantees a comfortable ride up to the Fortress Hohensalzburg, the city's iconic landmark. Wonderful views are always included.

High above the rooftops of the city

Fortress Hohensalzburg is one of the biggest castles in Europe and dates back to the 11th century. The FestungsBahn is Austria’s oldest funicular still in operation today. It has been carrying visitors up to the fortress quickly and safely since 1892. During the ride up, passengers can enjoy breathtaking views across Salzburg CIty. And once at the top, the panoramas are simply magical.

Opening Hours

The opening hours for the FestungsBahn funicular and the Fortress Hohensalzburg can be found here.


Are you planning a visit to Fortress Hohensalzburg with the FestungsBahn funicular? You can find timetables, prices and tickets here.


Special experiences on Salzburg’s popular city mountains are just waiting to be discovered by you.

Information about FestungsBahn

Complete information about the FestungsBahn funicular can be found here.


Are you planning a trip with the FestungsBahn funicular? All details about your arrival and parking possibilities can be found here.

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