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Ngong Ping Cable Car Experience - HK Residents

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  • Climb aboard the Ngong Ping cable car for an exciting sightseeing experience from the skies.
  • This visually spectacular journey stretches over 5.7 kilometers on a bi-cable ropeway.
  • Get swept away by the panoramic views between the town center of Tung Chung and Ngong Ping village.
  • Drink in views of the vast South China sea, along with the rolling grassland slopes of the country park at a distance.
  • This 25-min ride is guaranteed to provide you with some remarkable photograph opportunities.
  • Upgrade your ticket to the crystal cabin that offers a glass-bottom view of the world beneath you.
  • This ticket offers one-way and round-trip cable car ride options as well.
  • This experience is for Hong Kong residents only.
  • Note: Big Buddha is currently under renovation.

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • Standard Cabin Single Trip
  • Standard Cabin Round Trip
  • Crystal Cabin Single Trip
  • Crystal Cabin Round Trip
  • One-Way Standard + One-Way Crystal Cabin Trip
  • Infants aged 0-2 go free. Children aged 3-11 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

Ngong Ping 360 Reopens Post-COVID-19

Ngong Ping cable car has reopened in Hong Kong, following a closure due to the pandemic. If you’re planning to go for a ride, here’s what you need to know:

  • Guests can now book their Ngong Ping cable car tickets online. This will help prevent physical contact and allow you to choose between a standard or upgraded cable car ride.
  • All guests must wear a face mask that completely covers their nose and mouth throughout their journey
  • All guests will be subject to a temperature check before their ride
  • Hand sanitizers have been provided for public use
  • All cable car cabins and terminals are being regularly sanitized and disinfected


Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car

The cosmopolitan region of Hong Kong is known for its glitz and glamor, complete with towering skyscrapers and sophisticated lifestyles. On the opposite end of this is a picturesque landscape with a thick green cover and beautiful blue skies. The best way to soak in these views? Go for a Ngong Ping 360 cable car journey!

Travel from Tung Chung to the whimsical Ngong Ping village, a stretch spanning 5.7 km, in a gondola airlift. This experience is considered to be one of the world’s top 10 Cable Car journeys; prepare to be captivated by fasincating attractions right from the top. Book your Ngong Ping 360 cable car tickets to enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience.

Ngong Ping 360 Tickets Explained

Ngong Ping 360 cable car tickets are available in two variant options: for Hong Kong residents, and non-Hong Kong residents. You can book your tickets accordingly.

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Standard Cabin

The Ngong Ping 360 standard cabin ride is a 25-minute journey that begins from Tung Chung or Ngong Ping terminal. With surrounding glass windows, you would experience a stunning panoramic view of the lush side of Hong Kong, that includes Ngong Ping village, Lantau Island and the Tian Tan Buddha among others.

A standard ticket includes a one-way journey from Tung Chung; however, you can also opt to upgrade your trip and go for a round-trip cable car journey.

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Crystal Cabin

The Ngong Ping crystal cabin is designed with a glass base, giving you a unique 360º view of Hong Kong from not just from the surrounding windows, but the bottom as well. Witness the scenic green landscape and famed landmarks like Ngong Ping village, Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island and more.

While a standard ticket is a one-way journey, you can opt to upgrade your trip and go for a round trip in the crystal cabin.

Ngong Ping 360 discount tickets

Children between the age of 0-2 get free access to a cable car journey and those between ages 3-11 enjoy discounts on their tickets. Please carry a valid photo ID for your child. 

What To See On a Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car Ride

There's plenty to see while on your cable car journey. Here are some of the top attractions -- all of which you can visit after your trip as well.

Ngong Ping village

Ngong Ping Village

Located in Hong Kong’s Lantau Island, Ngong Ping is a man-made village located on a highland. Its landscape is replete with hills and mountains. As the main tourist point after the Ngong Ping cable car ride, Ngong Ping has been designed with classic Chinese elements in its architecture, eateries and cafes and village layout. The prime attraction here is the towering Tian Tan Buddha statue.

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Tian Tan Buddha

The massive bronze statue of Buddha is located right on top of Mount Muk Yue, just about a 10-minute walk from the village. Due to its towering height, at about 34 m, the Buddha statue is easily visible from the cable cars. Guests can also climb up 268 steps to go to the top and see the statue up close, while also enjoying the picturesque view of Ngong Ping. 

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Po Lin Monastery

True to its name, the Po Lin Monastery is a peace of peace and serenity. It is situated on the Ngong Ping plateau and has a direct view of the Tian Tan Buddha from its front. The first thing one would notice about the monastery is its elaborate, traditional architecture; notice the decor, which comprises dragons, phoenixes and other animal designs.

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Wisdom Path

From the top in your cable car, you’ll notice the Lantau hiking trail that is prominently characterized by tall columns -- this is the Wisdom Path landscape installation. Comprising 38, 8-10 m wooden columns, a unique thing to look out for is the inscription of verses from the Heart Sutra in original Sanskrit. For hiking enthusiasts, this trail should be a definite addition to the list.

Plan Your Visit

Getting There
What are Ngong Ping 360 opening hours?

You can go for a Ngong Ping cable car ride on all days of the week between 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM.

What is the best time to go for a Ngong Ping 360 cable car ride?

The best time to go for a Ngong Ping 360 ride would be early morning to experience smaller crowds or late evening to catch the sunset. 

Where is Ngong Ping 360 boarding point?

You can board the cable car at Tung Chung terminal or Ngong Ping terminal.
Google Map directions.

Can I take the MTR to Ngong Ping 360?

Yes. The Tung Chung terminal is located at a 5-minute walk from Exit B of the MTR Tung Chung station.

Can I take the bus to Ngong Ping 360?

Yes. You can alight at the Shun Tung Road bus stop. From here, the Tung Chung cable car terminal is at a 10-15 minute walking distance.

Is Ngong Ping 360 wheelchair accessible?

Yes. Those with physical disabilities can go for a Ngong Ping cable car ride.

Can I carry luggage on a Ngong Ping cable car?

No, you cannot carry large bags or luggage on your cable car journey. However, a luggage storage facility is available at the Tung Chung cable car terminal.

What other guest services are available for visitors?

Guests can make use of the complimentary Wi-Fi service, mobile battery charging station and use the tourist and sightseeing office to solve any queries.

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car FAQs

Are Ngong Ping 360 cable car rides open now?

Yes. You can pre-book your Ngong Ping cable car tickets online now.

Is it safe to travel on a Ngong Ping cable car?

For public safety, several health measures have been implemented. Masks are mandatory and visitors will be subject to temperature checks before their journey. All cabins and terminals are regularly sanitized and disinfected. Moreover, hand sanitizing stations are also available.

What are my ticket options for Ngong Ping 360 cable car rides?

Guests can choose to book either Standard Cabins or Crystal Cabins for their journey. Furthermore, guests can choose to opt for a standard one-way journey, or upgrade their ticket to a round trip.

Are Ngong Ping 360 cable car rides one-way or round trip?

Standard tickets provide 25-minute one-way journeys. However, you can upgrade your ticket and opt for a round trip as well.

What is the duration of a Ngong Ping cable car journey?

A standard one-way trip would take about 25 mins to cover the 5.7 km stretch.

What is the difference between a Ngong Ping Standard Cabin and a Crystal Cabin?

While both cabin types have surrounding windows, the Crystal Cabins have an additional glass base that allows views a unique opportunity to soak in the landscape from the top.

How many guests can a Ngong Ping 360 cabin carry?

A Standard Cabin can accommodate up to 17 guests, while a Crystal Cabin can accommodate up to 10 guests.

Are any discounts available on Ngong Ping 360 cable car tickets?

Yes. Children between the age of 0-2 can travel for free, while those between 3-11 enjoy discounts on their tickets.

What is the cancelation policy for Ngong Ping cable car tickets?

Ngong Ping 360 cable car tickets cannot be canceled, amended or refunded. Please make sure you plan your visit accordingly.

What are Ngong Ping 360 opening hours?

You can go for a Ngong Ping cable car journey between 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM every day of the week.

Where is Ngong Ping 360’s boarding point?

Tung Chung terminal and Ngong Ping terminal are the primary boarding points for Ngong Ping 360 cable car rides.

Are food and drinks permitted inside the Ngong Ping 360?

Food is not permitted. Guests can carry a small drinking water bottle.