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.
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.
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 Central||from 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.
You really can't miss the huge station. Inside you find the ticket office and the Cable Car departure platforms.
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
|Adult||Child (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 Klook.com, 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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