THE CARS RUN EVERY 10 MINUTES
For one uphill and one downhill journey on the Cable Car. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the views and explore the nearby attractions at the Cable Car Summit or in the city centre. There is no time restriction on your return journey.
Catch any car to return to Lambton Quay or Kelburn Terminal. Cars leave every 10 minutes for both terminals.
One Way Ticket
For travel up to the top of the Cable Car Summit OR down to Lambton Quay in the city centre.
To return to the city, there are several walks around the hillsides of Botanic Garden including a beautiful 40-minute stroll via the historic Bolton Street Cemetery and the Beehive.
If you have only bought a one way and decided to return on the Cable Car, simply catch the next car going up or down and pay for a one way ticket at the Cable Car Ticket Office.
If you take the Cable Car to work or school everyday, purchasing a Cable Car Multi-trip card is likely to be the most cost-effective option for you.
Simply purchase and register your card at the Cable Car Ticket Office on Lambton Quay.
CABLE CAR 25 TRIPS
Adult $64.00, offers a 50% discount with a single trip value of $2.56 per trip.
Student $40.00, offers a 54% discount with a single trip value of $1.60 per trip.
Child $32.00, offers a 50% discount with a single trip value of $1.28 per trip.
CABLE CAR 10 TRIPS
Adult $32.00, offers a 36% discount with a single trip value of $3.20 per trip.
Student $20.00, offers a 43% discount with a single trip value of $2.00 per trip.
Child $16.00, offers a 36% discount with a single trip value of $1.60 per trip.
All Multi-trip Cards must be registered.
If you have not yet registered yours, please do so at the Cable Car Ticket Office on Lambton Quay.
Multi-trip Cards can only be used by the person to which they are issued to. They are NOT valid for group travel.
There is a one-off charge of $2.50 for the issue of new Multi-trip Cards. Charges also apply to replace lost or stolen cards. Damage or faulty cards are replaced free of charge.
When loading new trips onto a Student Multi-trip Card, you must present your valid NZ Student ID.
Multi-trip Card trips are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. There are no refunds on partly used Multi-trip Cards.
During peak hours you will need to pay the full adult fare.