Mount Teide Sunset Cable Car Ticket

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Experience a magical sunset from the top of Spain's highest volcano. The geological monuments in Teide National Park are so large that their shadows mixed with the colours of the sky and the spectacular sea of clouds produce unique and exhilarating effects.

Our guide to Mount Teide Sunset Cable Car Ticket

Head to the stunning Teide National Park where you can board a cable car to the top of Teide Volcano which towers over the landscape at 3,718 metres and enjoy a stunning sunset.

As the car rises, the splendour of the landscape unfolds beneath your feet offering a unique perspective of Teide National Park.

The 8-minute journey to the top takes you over volcanoes, craters and lava flows which form an impressive array of shapes and colours that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

Once at the summit, head to one of the viewing points to enjoy the changing landscape as the Sun drops over the western horizon.

As it sets, Teide's enormous shadow stretches out toward the East, creating a spectacular projection and the rocks take on red and orange tones that are in perfect synchronisation with the volcanic terrain.


Tuesday and Friday.

Start times

Varies throughout the year depending on when the sun sets. The exact time will be detailed on your voucher.


Approximately 2 hours.

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for Mount Teide Sunset Cable Car Ticket

  • Guest must make their own way to Teide Cable Car Station.
  • If weather conditions impede the operation of the cable car for the ‘Cable Car at Sunset’ activity, the full amount paid for the activity shall be reimbursed.
  • For reservations made but not exchanged, the supplier (TELEFÉRICO) will charge a cancellation fee of €6 for round-trip tickets and €3 for one-way tickets, per person not exchanged.
  • Your voucher will specify the time your cable car ride commences - you must arrive at least 15 minutes before this.
  • The facilities at Teide Cable Car are not adapted to those with physical disabilities.
  • Guests aged between 8 and 13 years are eligible for the child rate. 
  • Children under 8 are not allowed to participate in this activity.
  • This ascent is not recommended for people with cardiovascular or pulmonary problems, pregnant women or children under 2 years of age due to the risk of the high altitude having an adverse effect on their health.
  • Cable Car at Sunset includes a 40-minute walk both ways of medium-low difficulty, therefore you must be in good physical shape.
  • It is essential to bear in mind that in the event of the failure of the cable car system due to unexpected technical reasons, passengers already at the upper station will have to make their descent on foot and use steep mountain paths.
  • People with cardiovascular conditions, pregnant women, and children under the age of 3 are not allowed on the Cable Car, because of the risks posed to their health by the altitude. 


Frequently Asked Questions for Mount Teide Sunset Cable Car Ticket

  • How do I get to Mount Teide Cable Car? 
    Teide cable car is very easy to get to by road from both the north and the south of the island. If you don't have your own car there is a bus service from the north and the south. From the north of the island (Guagua) Bus line 348 Puerto de La Cruz – Las Cañadas del Teide. Departure time: 9.15am from Puerto de la Cruz, stopping at La Orotava, Montaña Blanca and Teide Cable Car. Return from Teide Cable Car at 4.00pm. From the south of the island Bus Line 342 Playa de Las Américas - Las Cañadas del Teide. Departure time: 9.15am from Las Américas, stopping at Los Cristianos (9.30am) Teide Cable Car and Montaña Blanca. Return from Teide Cable Car at 3.30pm.
  • What facilities does the Mount Teide Lower Cable Car Station have
    The lower cable car station has free car parking, rest area, cafe, shop and a buffet restaurant.
  • What should I wear
    When visiting Mount Teide it's recommended to wear appropriate clothing to protect you from changing temperatures and footwear suitable for rocky terrain. It is also recommended you take a bottle of water with you. Be prepared for extremely cold conditions, regardless of the time of year, as even in summer, during the sunset on Mount Teide, the temperatures are low at this altitude.