Soar above vast snow fields with Mount Titlis' Ice Flyer

The Ice Flyer at Mount Titlis is a chairlift offering remarkable views of the Swiss Alps. Rising to dizzying heights, the Ice Flyer takes you on a journey over 1,000 meters of awe-inspiring terrain, reaching an elevation of over 3,000 meters above sea level. This engineering marvel was inaugurated in 2006, and operates year-round.

Mount Titlis Ice Flyer ride at a glance

Mount Titlis Ice Flyer

Altitude: 8,038 feet above sea level

Timings: 9:15 AM - 4 PM

How to access: Cable car to Mount Titlis

Highlights: Rare views of the Swiss Alps, majestic peaks, glaciers, and valleys below.

Nearby Attractions: Glacier cave, Cliff Walk, cable car, glacier park, Panorama restaurant

What to expect from my Ice Flyer journey to Mount Titlis?

Boarding point
  • Boarding point: From the summit station of Mount Titlis, head towards the eastern side of the outdoor area, then proceed to the edge of the summit where the chairlifts are located. Look for the larger chairlift among them and join the queue on the right side, which is typically for the Ice Flyer.
  • Gliding to ski runs at the summit: The Ice Flyer chairlift covers the distance from the mountain station to the snow park, and in winter, it will transport you to the spectacular ski runs at the peak. Spanning a distance of 1,000 meters, it takes about 5 minutes to get you to the summit.
  • Adventure level: The Ice Flyer is a favorite among thrill-seekers! Your feet will be dangling above the mountains, and there's only one support bar in front of you to keep you reigned in. Feel the excitement as you smoothly glide above the ground and take in the stunning scenery below.
  • Year-round adventure: The Ice Flyer gives visitors a special view of the mountain, no matter the season. In summer, you see green valleys from above. In winter, it's like gliding over a magical snowy landscape.
  • Close-up encounters with glaciers: You can get up close and personal with glaciers, gliding mere meters above these ancient wonders. It's an exhilarating experience that allows you to witness the beauty of the glaciers from a unique perspective.

Mount Titlis Ice Flyer timetable

Mount Titlis Ice Flyer

Operating hours: 9:15 AM - 4 PM

Final ascent: 4:05 PM 

Final descent: 4 PM


The Ice Flyer chairlift will be closed from 4 to 15 November 2024.

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Things to do after your Ice Flyer journey to Mount Titlis

Titlis Cliff Walk
Glacier Cave
Snow Tubing

Snow Tubing

Have a blast snow tubing down specially groomed slopes, a thrilling activity suitable for both kids and adults alike.

Skiing and snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding

Embrace the winter months with skiing and snowboarding adventures on Mount Titlis' slopes, offering runs for beginners and seasoned enthusiasts.



In warmer seasons, embark on hikes along Mount Titlis' trails, treating yourself to stunning views of the Alps and encounters with local wildlife.

Frequently asked questions about Mount Titlis Ice Flyer

How big is the Ice Flyer?

The Ice Flyer spans a distance of 1,000 meters, so that makes it quite big! It also consists of chairs that can accommodate 6 passengers. From its high seat, the Ice Flyer offers an unmatched perspective of the Swiss Alps, ensuring an unforgettable adventure high above the clouds.

Does the Ice Flyer stop anywhere on the way to Mount Titlis?

Unlike the cable car, the Ice Flyer at Mount Titlis doesn't make any stops along its route. Unlike the cable car, the Ice Flyer at Mount Titlis doesn't make any stops along its route. Once you're aboard this exhilarating chairlift adventure, it's a continuous journey till you disembark.

Is the Ice Flyer safe?

Yes, the Ice Flyer at Titlis is safe for visitors! It undergoes regular maintenance checks and adheres to strict safety standards, ensuring a secure and enjoyable experience for passengers.

What is the duration of the Ice Flyer ride?

The duration of the Ice Flyer ride is approximately 5 minutes each way. Despite its relatively short duration, the Ice Flyer offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience with stunning views of the Swiss Alps that will leave you awe-inspired long after the ride is over.

Is the Ice Flyer ride free?

Unfortunately, the Ice Flyer ride is not free. Just like the cable car, visitors to need to purchase separate tickets to access it. If you're interested in boarding the Ice Flyer, you can get tickets online.

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