Cable Car Timetable

The cable cars run every 10 minutes

Monday to Friday

7am to 10pm


8:30am to 10pm

Sunday & Public Holidays

8:30am to 9pm

Closed Christmas Day


One Way






Snapper Adult


(Children 5-15, under 5s free) Students must show valid NZ student ID



Snapper Child/Student with concession


Snapper is available for passengers travelling through Lambton Quay only.

SuperGold Card Holders
Free Travel during off-peak 09:00 to 15:00 and 18:30 to 22:00 Monday to Friday and all day weekends and Public Holidays

Peak Travel











Family Return
(Two adults and up to four children)



We carry bikes free of charge if space allows.  Sorry no dogs.

Times & Fares

Multi Trip Cards

10 Trip

25 Trip







SuperGold Card Holder



Multi-trip cards are only available to individual passengers to enable multiple journeys. Multi-trip cards are not valid for group travel.

New issue multi-trip cards incur a one off non refundable fee of $2.50. Charge also applies to lost/stolen cards. Damaged cards will be exchanged free of charge.

When using a Student or SuperGold card multi trip ticket customers must also have their student ID or SuperGold card with them.

Multi trip card trips are valid for one year from the date of purchase.  No refunds are given on part used Multi trip cards.

School Groups

All members of a school group will be charged at the child rate. Please make a booking for school groups

School group bookings for the Cable Car Museum need to be made separately with the Museum Trust on 04 475 3578 or


The Wellington Cable Car welcomes individuals and groups with disabilities or special needs.

Wheelchair AccessThe cable cars are accessible to conventional wheelchairs and to mobility scooters.

Please note wheelchairs with small castor style wheels may have difficulty accessing the cable car due to the necessary small gap between the cable car and platform. Please check with a member of staff before travel.

Wheelchair and mobility scooter users should access the cable car via the upper doors. Those travelling to Talavera Terrace should only use car 2.

The lower doors can also be used for those travelling in one direction from Lambton Quay to Kelburn.

If you have other needs please contact us on 04 472 2199 or email

Mobility scooter Mobility Scooters

We have one mobility scooter available for use free of charge. Booking of the mobility scooter is advisable on 04 472 2199.