Säntis mountain and summer adventure!

Säntis – 2502 m of pure fascination!

The Säntis towers proudly over the Lake Constance region.

The unforgettable ride by cable car up to the Säntis summit takes ten wonderful minutes. Experience the fascinating natural landscape and let your eyes roam across the borders of 6 countries, Lake Constance and the Alps. In the new exhibitions "Säntis - the weather mountain", "Säntis – the history" and "Säntis – a world of ice" you can immerse yourself in the fascinating universe and the topics of weather phenomena, ice, glaciers and snow while enjoying a 360° panorama. Marvel at these unique theme worlds and bask in the wonderful panoramic views from the summit paths and the restaurant terraces. Treat yourself to a delicious breakfast or tasty lunch in the new Säntis restaurant. 

Attractions and information

  • Säntis: 2,502 m above sea-level with panoramic views of six countries and a restaurant.
  • Säntis summit: new exhibitions «Säntis – the weather mountain» , «Säntis – the history» and «Säntis – a world of ice»
  • Modern restaurants at Schwägalp and Säntis
  • Schwägalp: 5 theme trails for young and old visitors; Alpine showcase cheese dairy next to the base station (daily from May – October).
  • Large network of hiking trails: from a leisurely stroll to a challenging mountain hike.
  • Tickets for the Säntis cable car are available from any railway station counter.
  • Recorded information about weather conditions and operating times: Tel. 071 365 66 66.
  • PostBus route 791 from Urnäsch or route 792 from Nesslau-Neu St.Johann to Schwägalp.

Additional information

Buy ticket

Buy your ticket from the SBB Shop or SBB Mobile app. You can also buy a ticket from the driver, at all ticket terminals, PostBus sales offices and at the counter of your nearest railway station.

Additional ticketing apps and online shops can be found in our overview.


Timetable / travel information

You will find the entire Swiss public transport timetable online here.

Route open all year


For groups of 10 people and more reservations are a must.

Info about reservations

Bicycle transport

No bicycle transport fixtures available in/on the vehicle

Wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair access to the postbus guaranteed


Discover the region around Appenzell and the Hohe Kasten:

or by mountain bike:

Contact details


PostBus Ltd
East sector
Gürtelstrasse 14
7001 Chur

Opening hours

Telephone contact

Mondays through Fridays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.–12 noon and 1.30 p.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday and official holidays closed