The long-awaited day has arrived: Tramway Resumes Seven-Day-Week Operations

PALM SPRINGS– The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will expand from five- to seven-day-a-week operations beginning Monday, May 10 with revised hours.

The expanded schedule comes just ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer.

Monday through Thursday, the first car up will be at 10:00 a.m., the last car up will be at 6:00 p.m. and the last car down will be at 8:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays, the first car up will be at 8:00 a.m., the last car up will be at 7:00 p.m. and the last car down will be at 9:00 p.m. Advance online ticket purchase is still required and can be purchased by clicking here. 

According to Tramway General Manager Nancy Nichols, “Since our reopening on February 18 after the COVID ovid closure, we have operated on a reduced Thursday through Monday schedule. For the convenience and enjoyment of both local residents and our Valley’s many visitors, we are delighted to be back to seven-day-a-week operations just in time for our summer season.”

On average, 3,500 people per day visit the Aerial Tramway during the holidays and as many as 1,500 to 2,000 on regular weekdays and weekends.

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tram car. Opened in 1963, the Tram’s 80-passenger cars travel along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon from the Valley Station (elevation 2,643 ft.) to the Mountain Station (elevation 8,516 ft.) in approximately 10 minutes. For more information, please call 888.515.TRAM or 760.325.1391, or visit us at Also, download the free mobile tour now available in the App Store/Google Play.


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