How to find us & parking

Plan your trip.

Getting here by car or bus

from Munich or Ulm
On the highway from the direction of Munich or Ulm A96 then A14 exit Lochau on L1. Approx. 4 km in the direction of Bregenz. The Pfänder cable car is signposted. (Attention: highway vignette necessary!)

Or exit Lindau on the B31 or B190 to the lake along in the direction of Bregenz. (No vignette required!)

from Friedrichshafen
From Friedrichshafen on the B31 to Lindau and then either on the A96 or the B31 or B190 along the lake to Bregenz.

from Switzerland
From the border Saint Margrethen or Lustenau in the direction of Bregenz on the B202. Past Bregenz and along the ship harbour. At the roundabout straight ahead to the Pfänderbahn. The Pfänder cable car is labeled in the city.

For arriving from all directions
Immediately after the roundabout by the ship harbour in the direction of Pfänder cable car, the entrance is on the left side to the multi-level car park - Pfänder Parking Garage. Pfänder cable car users park the first 3 hours for free. Guests arriving by bus can leave the coach in Schillerstrasse, parking is possible on our parking area in Reichsstrasse

Parking the coach (Directions and map – please click)

The drop-off area is situated at the bottom of Schillerstraße, next to the roundabout. 5-minute walk to lower terminus of the Pfaender cable car. Plase pay attention to directions! Please park the coach in the coach park mentioned below after dropping off the passengers. Max. parking time 15 minutes.

The coach park north (Busparkplatz Nord) is situated beside Reichstraße in Bregenz, opposite the barracks. Roughly a 12-minute walk to lower terminus of the Pfaender cable car.

Parking fees:  € 5, - per hour between 6:00 and 23:00 (no parking fees between 23:00 and 6:00). 5-/10-/20 Euro notes and coins are accepted. No change.

Tip: Coaches with groups using the Pfaender cable car can get a refund for up to 5h when parking on the coach park. Present the receipt at the Pfaender cable car till to receive the refund.

Getting here by train

From the central station 15 minutes by foot , by the path to the lake and past the ship harbour, from there follow the signposts to the Valley Station. You can request the quickest connections from Germany at,You can request the quickest connections from Switzerland at and from Austria at

Some trains even stop at "Bregenz Hafen" (Bregenz harbour) which is ony 5 minutes away from the Pfänder cable car.

From the central station of Bregenz with the town bus line 1 directly to the Pfänder cable car. Destination: Pfänderbahn.

Getting here by ship

from Germany
From Lindau, Friedrichshafen or Constance and from all stops of Lake of Constance - navigation by the ship to Bregenz (from Lindau length of the trip approx. 20 minutes). From the ship harbour, 5 minutes by foot to the Valley Station. More information:

from Switzerland
From Romanshorn or Rorschach, the Swiss Lake of Constance-navigation company AG offers ship connections from Lindau to Bregenz (partially with a change in Lindau). The trips of the ships from Rorschach via Lindau to Bregenz and back are with additional very good train connections from the regions St. Gallen, Heiden and Romanshorn. More information:

On-site coach parking

The coach parking is at Reichsstrasse in Bregenz opposite the military quarters - located directly on the lakeside.
Only 10 minutes walking distance to the valley station of the Pfänderbahn cable car.
Download site plan coach parking

The exit is at the lower end of Schillerstraße, at the roundabout.
Only 5 minutes walking distance to the Pfänderbahn cable car.

Access to exit area via "Am Tannenbach - Belruptstrasse - Schillerstraße".

Number of parking spaces: 11 coach parking spaces

Opening hours
Open 24 hours a day

Parking fees
EUR 5.00 per hour or part thereof from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m.
(free of charge from 11 p.m. until 6 a.m.)

5 hours free of charge for guests of Pfänderbahn cable car
Upon presentation of the receipt our guests will be paid the amount of maximum 5 hours parking at the cable car cash desk.

Pfänderbahn AG, Steinbruchgasse 4, 6900 Bregenz, Austria
Tel. +43 5574 42 160-0,
Weather information telephone: +43 5574 43 316
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