Ngong Ping 360: Getting There

Cable Car Discount Tickets, Travel Passes
Getting to Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car Lower Station

Ngong Ping 360 which is located in Lantau Island has two Cable Car Stations, the Lower Terminal in Tung Chung and the Upper Terminal where you find the Big Buddha and Ngong Ping Village.

There are many ways to get to the Lower Terminal to take the Ngong Ping Cable Car that will bring you to the Big Buddha:

Easy and Economical: With Public Transportation

If you are coming from the city, getting to the Ngong Ping Lower Terminal is easy with the MTR. First head over to the Tung Chung MTR Station which is at the very end of the Yellow line of the same name.

MTR From Central (Hong Kong Island) to Tung Chung Station

You can get on the Tung Chung line from Central/Hong Kong Stations and cruise to Tung Chung MTR station without having to change.

MTR Journey From Central to Tung Chung and Ngong Ping 360

1) Take the Tung Chung Line (Yellow), from Hong Kong Station, you can get to Hong Station from the Island Line through Central Station, it is a five minute walk.

2) Arrive at Tung Chung Station.

MTR From TST (Kowloon) to Tung Chung Station

From Tsim Sha Tsui there is only one change involved.

MTR Journey From Tsim Sha Tsui to Tung Chung and Ngong Ping 360

1) Take the Tsuen Wan line (Red), conveniently along this line are stations for some of the main areas in Kowloon: Tsim Sha Tsui, Jordan, Mong Kok

2) Change to the Tung Chung Line (yellow) at Lai King

3) Arrive at Tung Chung Station.

From either Central or Tsim Sha Tsui it will take about 40 minutes. Price tickets for single journey are:

MTR tickets Single Journey

from Centralfrom Tsim Sha Tsui
Adult HK 25.50 HK 19.50
Child HK 13 HK 9
Senior HK 13 HK 9

And remember you can use your Octopus Card to pay for the fare and get a small discount.

Once you arrive at Tung Chung Station, the Ngong Ping Cable Car Terminal is a short walk accross. Everything is well-marked, you cannot get lost.

How to Get to Ngong Ping Cable Car Station

You really can't miss the huge station. Inside you find the ticket office and the Cable Car departure platforms.

Ngong Ping Cable Car Terminal

Likewise, if you are taking the Ngong Ping Cable Car from the Upper Station at the Village, there are very clear signs to point you in the right direction.

Lines and waits for tickets and the cable car can be long. Try getting there early in the morning before the rush of tours and everyone else arrives, otherwise lines can be as long as an hour or more.

You can also buy tickets online and skip the ticket line, see below.

Easier: Private Transfer (One-Way or Round Trip)

There are private one-way transfers from your hotel to Tung Chung where you take the Ngong Ping Cable Car.

This is a great option if you have a small group as the transfer price is per vehicle which accomodates up to 6 people. For round-trip transfers you need to book two packages.

  • One-Way Transfer from Kowloon HK$ 460 - US$59 slightly more from Kowloon East

  • One-Way Transfer from Hong Kong Island HK$ 495 - US$64 slightly more from HK Island South

»» More info and booking Ngong Ping 360 Private Transfers (Select the Ngong Ping 360 under Package Options)

Easiest: Lantau Island Day Trip including Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off

Leave the arrangements to the guides and enjoy a fantastic day in Lantau Island that will include the Ngong Ping Cable Car, Giant Buddha, and Tai O Fishing Village among other attractions. No lines, no waiting, no looking for the right train/bus/ferry... what could be easier?

  • Adult US$150 Child (2-11) US$140

»» More info and booking Lantau Island Day Trip from Hong Kong

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car Ticket Prices - Can You Get Discount Tickets?

Ngong Ping 360 Ticket Cost

There are Standard Cabin and Crystal Cabin prices. You can consider riding the Crystal Cabin one way and the regular cabin on the return trip or vice versa.

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car Ticket Prices

AdultChild (3-11)Senior (65+)
Single Standard HK 145 HK 70 HK 95
Single Crystal Cabin HK 200 HK 130 HK 150
Round Trip Standard HK 210 HK 100 HK 140
Round Trip Crystal HK 290 HK 180 HK 220
Standard + Crystal HK 265 HK 155 HK 195

There is a VIP entrance for the Crystal Cabin and if the line for the regular cabins happens to be too long as it often is in the busy times, riding the Crystal Cabin is definitely an advantage to skip the wait.

Hong Kong Travel Pass: Ngong Ping 360, Airport Express and MTR

The Ngong Ping 360 travel pass can save you money if you are also planning on taking the Airport Express.

The pass includes a round-trip ticket on the Ngong Ping Cable Car, the Airport Express and unlimited travel on the MTR for as low as US$56 for Adults and US$42 for children, you can choose a 1-day or 3-day MTR pass. Buy it in advance before you arrive and skip the ticket lines!

Ngong Ping 360 Discount tickets

Discount tickets for both the standard and crystal cabins are available online through, pre-book and skip the ticket line!

Discount ticket prices are as follows:

    Single Standard Cabin - Adult HK 145 HK 133/US$17 - Child HK 70 HK 60/US$7.75
    Single Crystal Cabin - Adult HK 200 HK 184/US$24 - Child HK 130 HK 120/US$15
    Standard + Crystal Cabin - Adult HK 265 HK 244/US$31 Child HK 155 HK 143/US$18

Also available are return discount ticket prices for the standard and crystal cabins AND substantial discounts if riding after 2:30 pm. More Info and Booking:

Nearby Sights in Lantau Island

Don't miss any of the other nearby attractions in Lantau. These can all be done on a DIY day trip or a guided tour to the Island and will certainly cover most of Lantau Highlights:

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