If your journey begins or ends at the Lambton Quay terminus gates you will be able to pay with Snapper. By paying with Snapper you will save more than 10% on the Wellington Cable Car compared to an uphill cash or EFTPOS fare.
Wellington Cable Car Fares
Snapper can be used to pay for one way travel on the Cable Car and available only to passengers traveling from or to the Lambton Quay terminus. The following fares are determined by Wellington Cable Car, and their full timetable and fares can be viewed on their website.
- Adult $3.75
You will need a concession on your Snapper card to receive the following fare discounts.
- Child $2.10
- Tertiary Student $2.80
Older Snapper cards will not work on the Cable Car
You need a Snapper + card to use Snapper on the Cable Car. If you have an older Snapper card without a ‘+’, please visit a Snapper Service Centre to transfer your balance and/or travel pass to a Snapper + card free of charge.
Annual Cable Car shut down
The Cable Car will be closed each year for a short period for its scheduled annual maintenance.
This year the Cable Car was closed for its Annual Maintenance Shutdown from Tuesday 5 June 2018 and will reopen on Monday 11 June 2018 at 7am. A free replacement bus service will operate every 20 minutes from 7am to 7pm on weekdays and from 8:40am to 6pm on the weekend.