Gästebus | © Zugspitz Arena Bayern-Tirol


Free bus service for guests of the Zugspitz Arena Bavaria-Tyrol

Operating time winter season: Saturday, 18.12.2021 to Easter Monday, 18.04.2022.

According to current regulations, border traffic between Bavaria and Tyrol is permitted. This means that guests can enter both countries to take advantage of leisure and shopping opportunities. Please note the current entry regulations below.

Holiday guests with a valid guest card from the regions of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Zugspitzdorf Grainau and the Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena can commute free of charge between Lermoos, Ehrwald, Grainau and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The bus operated by the cooperation partner Reisebüro Zoller runs 6 times a day and is signposted "Gästebus Bayern-Tirol".


Lermoos - Ehrwald Bahnhof – Bahnhof Untergrainau – Schmölz Abzweigung Grainau – Bahnhof Garmisch (Westseite bei Bhf. Zugspitzbahn) – Marienplatz Garmisch (stop at Café Thron - Alpspitzstraße) and back.

The bus stops at the regular stops of the local bus operators. The timetable is posted and is highlighted in yellow.


All of the holiday guests of the Zugspitz Arena Bayern-Tirol are entitled to travel. This includes the communities of the Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena, the municipality of Grainau and the market town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

A valid guest card must be presented upon boarding.


Timetable winter 2021/22


Only holiday guests with the following valid guest cards are entitled to travel:

- GaPaCard, GaPa Guest Card
- GrainauCard
- Guest Card Tiroler Zugspitz Arena
- Zugspitz Arena Bayern-Tirol CARD
  • Travel is free of charge, a valid guest card is the ticket and must be presented upon boarding.
  • We ask for your understanding that only guests with the above valid guest cards can travel.
  • Children under 6 years of age travelling with their parent or legal guardian are free of charge. In this case, the guest card of the parent or guardian is sufficient.
  • Transport of dogs, baby buggies, wheelchairs, ski-/snowboard-equipment and  toboggan is free of charge.
  • Transport of bikes is free of charge. Bikes can only be taken at the bus stops with the bicycle symbol on the timetable . Reservation until 2 hours before your bus ride under the phone number: 0043-699-15 673 045 (bus service) or 0043-664-881 403 62. The transport of bikes is limited depending on available space.



  • Passengers must wear an FFP2 mask during the entire journey
  • However, the 2-G rule applies to the use of leisure facilities, mountain railways & ski lifts, restaurants and retail outlets in Bavaria and Tyrol. Passengers must therefore carry a valid 2-G certificate with them.

Currently, the following applies to entry into Bavaria:

  • Persons aged 12 and over must provide a 3-G proof (PCR test, vaccination, recovery) when entering Germany.
  • A digital entry registration as well as a quarantine is not required, provided that the stay in Austria (currently a high-risk area) has not lasted longer than 24 hours.
  • in case of a longer stay abroad, the Coronavirus Entry Ordinance of 08.11.2021 applies.
  • Current measures for the use of leisure facilities, restaurants and shops in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Grainau at https://www.lra-gap.de.

Currently, the following applies to entry into Tyrol:

  • For entry, a current 2G+ proof (vaccinated or recovered and PCR-tested) is required (booster vaccination exempts from PCR-test).
  • If there is no PCR test or booster vaccination, registration via the Pre-Travel Clearance must be made and must observe home quarantine until a negative PCR test result is presented.
  • Current measures for the use of leisure facilities, restaurants, shops in Tyrol at https://corona-ampel.gv.at.
  • Current information on entry from virus variant areas and states (Annex 2) and other states and areas can be found on this website of the Austrian Federal Government

For the proof of required and valid 3-G proof, the personal responsibility of each passenger applies! The bus operator is not liable for its passengers!

The Zugspitz Arena Bavaria-Tyrol is working within the framework of the Interreg Programme V-A Austria-Bavaria 2014 - 2020 to improve local mobility and closes the connection gap between the Bavarian and Tyrolean sides with the Bavaria-Tyrol guest bus.