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The best days and times to ascend Mount Teide by Cable Car

When you are on holiday in Tenerife, every minute counts. Especially, if you are planning on visiting Mount Teide, which, as you know, is Europe’s most visited National Park, with over 2.5 million visitors each year. It is also ranked in the top ten most visited national parks in the world.


When is the best time to ascend Mount Teide by cable car
View of the peak of Mount Teide

We understand that you would not want to leave the island without having enjoyed the magnificent views that Spain’s highest peak offers every day, which is why we have created some graphs showing which days and times of the week are best to go up Mount Teide by cable car, especially during the summer when there is a huge influx of visitors.

View activities and excursions to Teide with Cable Car

When is the best time to visit Mount Teide by cable car

This is the million-dollar question, but you have probably already read previous visitors’ comments and different pieces of advice on-line.

And perhaps you are rather dubious and have no idea when to go up Mount Teide by cable car because you have read all types of reviews.

There is no need to worry, that is where we come in.

We have done an in-depth analysis of the influx of visitors during the summer period to develop these graphs, which show the best days of the week and times of the day to visit Mount Teide with us. We have also made it easier for you to plan your holiday to the island. Now you can decide the best time for you to visit Mount Teide by cable car, in order to make the most of your visit to the volcano. Therefore, you will not waste a minute of your holiday on the beautiful island of Tenerife.

We are confident that this information will be very useful to you when you plan your Mount Teide visit and will save you a lot of time on your visit to the third highest volcano in the world.

Teide Cable Car tickets: book now!

Graph showing how busy Teide Cable Car is throughout the day

Graph showing how busy Teide Cable Car is depending on the day of the week

You already know that the best days to ascend Mount Teide by cable car are Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, and the best times are from midday to 4.00pm.

The cable car opening times are subject to changes depending on the season so please check the up-to-date Teide Cable Car timetable.

I want to book my Teide Cable Car tickets now

How can I book my Teide Cable Car ticket?

Family enjoying the view from the viewpoint terraces of Teide Cable Car
Family enjoying a wonderful day on Teide Cable Car

It’s easy to buy Teide Cable Car tickets on our website. Tickets are exclusively sold online and we advise booking in advance, especially during the summer.

You can choose the day and time that you would like to ascend the volcano when you purchase your ticket, so you can easily plan your day and enjoy your holiday in Tenerife to the full.

Did you know you can book cable car tickets with a Teide audio guide or a guided tour to the Pico Viejo Viewpoint?

There are several options for ascending Mount Teide by cable car so make sure you check out all the different experiences that we offer; compare them at a glance to choose the option that suits you best.

So, what day and what time will we see you in the cable car to the top of Mount Teide?

Take me to view activities and excursions to Teide with Cable Car

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