Singapore Cable Car is one of the best ways to see the iconic sights of Singapore.
During the Singapore Cable Car ride, tourists get a bird’s eye view of Singapore’s stunning skyline, the scenic beaches, lush green forests, the harbor, and the attractions and theme parks of the city.
Almost 60 Million tourists have taken the Singapore Cable Car ride to date.
The cable car cabins are designed with large windows, allowing passengers to take in the breathtaking views from a bird’s eye perspective.
In this article, we explain everything you must know before you book your Singapore Cable Car tickets.
Table of contents
- Singapore Cable Car tickets
- Overview of Singapore Cable Car
- Mount Faber Line
- Sentosa Line
- How to change Cable Car Lines
- Singapore Cable Car hours
- Singapore cable car dining
- Singapore cable car map
- How to reach Singapore Cable Car
Singapore Cable Car tickets
Why buying online is better
Tourists can buy the standard tickets for Mount Faber Line or Sentosa Line at any of the cable car stations.
However, we recommend you purchase Singapore Cable Car Sky Pass online because that offers a better experience.
With the Sky Pass, you can board either the Mount Faber Line or Sentosa Line from any station of your choice and get off whenever you want.
When buying cable car tickets online, you also avoid wasting your time at the ticket counter lines.
How online tickets work
When you book your Singapore Cable Car tickets online, you select your preferred date of visit.
Immediately after purchase, your tickets get emailed to you.
You don’t need to take any printouts.
On the day of your visit, show the ticket you received on your smartphone and get a paper ticket at any Singapore Cable Car station ticketing counter.
Validity of the ticket
Your ticket for a ride on the Cable Car of Singapore is valid for 90 days from the date of purchase.
However, once you use it, it is valid only for that day – you must use it on the same day.
The Cable Car Sky Pass gets you one round trip on the Mount Faber Line and one on the Sentosa Line.
That is, you can access all the stations on both the Cable Car Lines twice during your trip.
The ticket also includes admission fees for entry to Sentosa Island.
Cable Car ticket prices
Singapore Cable Car tickets for visitors aged 13 years and above cost S$28 per person.
Children aged 4 to 12 years pay a discounted price of S$20 for their entry.
Seniors and the disabled do not get any discounts.
Children younger than four years can join the ride for free.
Adult ticket (13+ years): S$28
Child ticket (4 to 12 years): S$20
Infant ticket (up to 3 years): Free entry
Cable Car tickets with drinks
This ticket gets you unlimited rides on the Singapore Cable Car across all routes, along with a complimentary alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink.
After floating along the Mount Faber and Sentosa Lines to look down at Singapore’s diverse landscapes from the sky, you can choose one of the below-given drinks.
Alcohol option: Arbora Craft Beer. Available in Summer Ale, American Pale Ale, Lager
Non-alcohol option: Tropical Cape Fizz, Fresh Lime Freeze, Fresh Fruits, Fruit Coulis, Nata D’Coco, Jello Bomb. Available in Mango / Lychee / Watermelon / Yuzu / Wild Berries Flavours
Overview of Singapore Cable Car
The Singapore Cable Car is the best way to get to Sentosa Island from Singapore Mainland.
It is also the best way to explore all the attractions on Sentosa Island.
The Singapore Cable Car Network has two lines – Mount Faber Line and Sentosa Line.
Both the Singapore Cable Car lines have three stations each.
Mount Faber Line
The Mount Faber Line links Singapore’s Mainland to Sentosa Island.
It has 67 cabins which can seat eight adult passengers each.
Length of Mount Faber Line: 1.65 Kms (1 Mile)
Duration of trip: 15 minutes, one way
Mount Faber Line stations
You can buy Singapore Cable car tickets from all the three Mount Faber Line stations.
However, we recommend you buy them online to avoid waiting in line and also save money. Buy Tickets
Mount Faber Station
Mount Faber Line starts from the Mount Faber Station.
You must get down at this station if you want to explore Mount Faber.
The station address is 109, Mount Faber Road, Singapore, 099203. Get Directions
The Harbourfront Cable Car station is inside a skyscraper called HarbourFront Tower 2 – on the 15th floor.
The ticketing office is on the first floor of the building.
Get down at this Cable Car station if you want to visit VivoCity or the HarbourFront MRT.
The address is 3, HarbourFront Place, Level 1, Singapore, 099254. Get Directions
Sentosa Station is the last station on the Mount Faber Line.
It is at Imbiah Lookout, Singapore’s biggest cluster of attractions, in Sentosa Island.
If you want to explore the Sentosa Island or transfer to the Sentosa Line at Imbiah Lookout station, get down at the Sentosa station.
The address is 50 Imbiah Road, Sentosa. Get Directions
Attractions along Mount Faber Line
When you board the Cable Car on Mount Faber Line, you first move across the world-class highway taking in impressive sights of Singapore’s Central Business District.
After crossing the highway from above, the Mount Faber Line goes through a building (yes, that’s right!).
This station on Level 15 of Harbourfront Tower 2 is known as the Harbourfront station.
The moment you leave the Harbourfront station, you see Keppel Harbor, including the Harbourfront Cruise Centre.
At the edge of the Harbour, lush greenery starts indicating that you are on top of Sentosa Island.
That’s when you will spot the Merlion welcoming you to Sentosa.
The Sentosa Line is the latest of the two and is an intra-island Cable Car journey.
It covers the length of Sentosa Island, helping you hop to the numerous attractions.
It consists of fifty-one 8-seater cabins.
Length of Sentosa Line: 890 meters (2920 feet)
Duration of trip: 7 minutes, one way
Sentosa Line stations
Even though Sentosa Line stations have ticketing counters, we suggest you buy Singapore Cable car tickets online.
It is cheaper and much convenient. Buy tickets
Merlion Station is the first station on Sentosa Line.
If you plan on visiting Sentosa Merlion, S.E.A Aquarium, Universal Studios Singapore, etc. you must get down here.
This Cable Car station’s address is 2, Siloso Road, Singapore, 098973. Get Directions
Imbiah Lookout station
Imbiah Lookout Station is Sentosa Line’s second station, and is in Imbiah Lookout.
Some of Singapore’s major attractions located at Imbiah Lookout are –
- Madame Tussauds Singapore
- Sentosa Nature Discovery
- Images of Singapore
- Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom
- Sentosa 4D Adventureland
- Sentosa CineBlast
- Mega Adventure Park
- Sentosa Luge & Skyride
- The Flying Trapeze
If you want to go to one of these attractions or if you want to change to the Mount Faber Line, you must get down at this station.
The address is 60, Imbiah Road, Singapore, 098466. Get Directions
Siloso Point station
Siloso Point station is the last station on Sentosa Line.
To go to Fort Siloso or Siloso Beach, you must get down at this station. Its address is 81 Siloso Road, Singapore, 098979. Get Directions
Attractions along the Sentosa Line
The Sentosa Cable Car Line is less of a visual treat and more of a means to get around the attractions in Sentosa Island.
However, you do get brilliant views of Sentosa Island when you get airborne.
When you start from Merlion station, you see Skyline Luge’s tracks, Skylift, and the pristine blue waters of the beach.
During your journey from Imbiah Lookout Station to Siloso Point station, you get to see Mount Imbiah’s lush green jungle, MegaZip Adventure Park, Fort Siloso, Siloso Beach resort, and the Siloso beach.
How to change Cable Car Lines
Singapore Cable Car’s Mount Faber Line and Sentosa Line do not converge at any one station.
However, changing from one Line to the other is relatively easy.
The distance between the two stations’ entrances is less than 100 meters.
Singapore Cable Car hours
Singapore Cable Car starts its operations at 8.45 am every day of the week.
From Monday to Thursday, and Sunday it closes at 10 pm, and on Friday and Saturday, it closes at midnight.
On peak days, the cable car service stays open longer to cater to the weekend crowd.
The ticket counters end 45 minutes before closure, and the last boarding is half an hour before the service stops for the day.
Singapore cable car dining
Booking a private Singapore Cable Car cabin for a dinner date with your loved one is a perfect way to say that you care.
Cable Car dinners are popular with both families and couples who want an intimate experience.
The dining experience starts at 6 pm, and the last boarding is at 7 pm.
While booking a Singapore Cable Car dinner, you can either opt for the Stardust Cabin or the Singapore Flavours Cabin.
When you book the Stardust Cabin, you get to spend 90 minutes (three round trips!) in a Singapore Cable Car cabin on the Mount Faber Line.
While you are high up in the air, you get to savor a delectable 4-course meal and a welcome drink.
While booking the dining experience, you can choose from four different Main courses:
1. Slow-braised Wagyu Beef Cheek
2. Pan-roasted Norwegian Salmon Fillet
3. Vegetarian option
4. Indian Vegetarian option
Note: Diners who arrive after 7 pm will have their Cable Car dining experience shortened to two rounds instead of three.
Cost of Stardust cabin dinner: S$ 153 per head
On the booking page you must opt for ‘Stardust Cabin’
This experience is not available because of the pandemic.
Singapore Flavours Cabin
During this dining experience, you will spend 60 minutes (two round trips!) in a Singapore Cable Car cabin on the Mount Faber Line.
As the name suggests, the Singapore Flavours dining experience is an opportunity to enjoy seven of Singapore’s favorite dishes, while taking in stunning views of the city.
The seven items on the Singapore Flavours Cabin menu are:
1. Wok-fried Chilli Crab Meat with Mini Mantou
2. Crispy Prawn Wanton
3. Traditional Hainanese Chicken Rice
6. Tauhu Goreng with Peanut Sauce
7. Colour Me a Rainbow cake
Note: Diners who arrive after 7 pm will have their Cable Car dining experience shortened to one round instead of two.
Cost of this dinner: S$ 69 per head
On the booking page you must opt for ‘Singapore Flavours Cabin.’
This experience is not available because of the pandemic.
Dining at Faber Peak or Sentosa
If you find both the Stardust cabin and the Singapore Flavours cabin bit pricey, you can always book a dining experience at Faber Peak or Sentosa Island.
You can opt to have lunch buffet at Arbora on Faber Peak or a dinner buffet at the Good Old Days in Sentosa Island.
Lunch buffet at Arbora
To enjoy this buffet lunch, you must get down at the Mount Faber Station.
Address of Arbora Restaurant is 109, Mount Faber Rd, Singapore, 099203. Get Direction
Dinner buffet at Gold Old Days
This restaurant is at 60, Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, 098997. Get Direction
The ticket cost for Cable Car Skypass + Lunch at Arbora is S$57 for all visitors aged 13 years above.
For kids aged 4 to 12 years the tickets prices for Cable Car Skypass + Lunch at Arbora is S$49.
The lunch is served from 12 noon to 2.30 pm.
The ticket cost for Cable Car Skypass + Dinner at Good Old Days is S$57 for all visitors aged 13 and above.
For kids aged 4 to 12 years the ticket price for Cable Car Skypass + Dinner at Good Old Days is S$49.
The dinner is served from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Singapore cable car map
This Singapore Cable Car route map comes in handy to understand the network while on the move.
We recommend you bookmark this page or save this map for later.
How to reach Singapore Cable Car
If you plan to use Singapore’s MRT to get to the Cable Car, it is best to reach Harbourfront Station, the second station on Mount Faber Line.
If you plan to drive down (or take a taxi), it is better to reach the first station called Mount Faber station.
We detail both the approaches below –
Singapore Cable Car by MRT
HarbourFront MRT station is closest to a Singapore Cable Car station.
To reach the HarbourFront MRT station, you need to board either the North East Line (Purple) or the Circle Line (Yellow) of Singapore MRT network.
Once you reach HarbourFront MRT station, take Exit B towards HarbourFront Centre.
Head West on Telok Blangah Road and then turn left onto Harbourfront Avenue.
After a minute of walking on Harbourfront Avenue, on your left, you will spot HarbourFront Tower Two, which houses the Singapore Cable Car station.
You can either go to Faber Peak or Sentosa Island from this Cable car station. Direction to HarbourFront Station
For a more detailed explanation on how to go from HarbourFront MRT station to the Cable Car station, check out this video.
Driving to Singapore Cable Car
If you plan to drive to a Singapore Cable Car station, it is best to go to the first station of Mount Faber Line, which is (as you can guess!) on Mount Faber.
Mount Faber is around 19 Kms (12 Miles) from Singapore city center, and the drive takes 25 to 30 minutes depending on the traffic.
To drive up to Faber Peak Singapore, you need to get on to Mount Faber Road first. Get Direction
Car parking at Faber Peak
Once you reach Mount Faber, you can park your car at one of the three free public parking lots.
To Mount Faber By Taxi
If you don’t have a car of your own, you can also take a taxi to Singapore Cable Car’s station on Mount Faber.
To book a taxi, call cab hotline at 6-DIAL-CAB (6 342 5222).
The travel specialists at TheBetterVacation.com use only high-quality sources while researching & writing their articles. We make every attempt to keep our content current, reliable and trustworthy.
Popular attractions in Singapore