Tram ticket inventory is currently limited due to reduced capacity with COVID-19 protocols. Tram tickets will sell out early and often. Advance ticket purchases, at gatewayarch.com, are highly recommended.
Gaze at over 43,000 tons of concrete and steel making an iconic, elegant arc 63 stories high into the Midwest sky. Shaped by the inspired design of Finnish-America architect Eero Saarinen, the Gateway Arch celebrates the westward expansion of the United States and the pioneers who made it possible. Since its completion in 1965, the monument has taken millions of visitors on the trip to the top to enjoy stunning views stretching up to 30 miles to the east and west.
Begin your tour with our new, interactive pre-boarding exhibits featuring 60s era animation and Gateway Arch trivia. Then, be transported 630 feet to the top of America’s tallest monument.
Each tram tour has an anticipated duration of 45-60 minutes. For the best experience, purchase your Tram Ride to the Top tickets before you visit. Start planning your Gateway Arch adventure now.
Alert: Bi-State Development, which operates the tram, requires face coverings for all Gateway Arch tram riders, ages 2 and up. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) current order requires that face coverings be worn on public transportation conveyances.* To read full face covering policy or to view more COVID-19 protocols, go to gatewayarch.com/covid-19.
* There is a narrow exception to the mask mandate that includes a person with a disability who cannot wear or safely wear a mask, because of the disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation on the Tram Ride to the Top, contact the ADA Coordinator at (314)982-1525 for information about the process to seek an exemption. Requests must be processed in advance. Please submit your request 72 hours in advance when at all possible.