Singapore Cable Car Overview

The first ever cable way in the country, Singapore Cable Car has been inviting various tourists towards its blissful journey and the beautiful views it offers. This cable car stops at three different stations and offers the exhilarating views of the Harbour Front Skyline of Sentosa. Accommodation 8 people in each cabin, this cable car has a total of 67 cabins, each of which offer a 360 degree view of the surrounding beauty.

Started in 1974, the Singapore Cable Car was the very first cableway in the whole of the country and remains the only one to date. Apart from acting as a mode of transportation for the local commute, the Singapore cable car has become more of a tourist attraction for travelers from all around the world.

It connects the top of Mount Faber Park to Sentosa Island. The Singapore cable car offers you a great scenic experience with a 360 degrees Aerial view of the beautiful Harbour Front Skyline of Sentosa.

Moreover, it is the only cable car around the world that crosses over a highway, through a corporate building, and finally over a cruise bay into Sentosa Island. This fun ride has become so famous over the time that it has become one of the most favorite attractions for visitors in Singapore.

This ropeway consists of a total number of 3 stations, namely the Mount Faber Station, the HarbourFront Station, and the Sentosa Station. There are two supporting towers situated in between either of the stations. The total distance covered by the cable car adds up to 1650m and the trip duration from the first station to the last station comes to around a total of 15 minutes. For those interested in exploring Singapore travel packages, experiencing this scenic ride could be a highlight of their trip.

The system currently consists of 67 cabins, each capable of accommodating 8 adults. The cable car system can transport up to 200 people on an hourly basis. This ride must be there on your to-do list whenever you plan to visit Singapore.

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• Enjoy unparalleled views of the Singapore skyline on this thirty minute ride
• The cabins here are well-equipped and spacious, with each car accommodating up to 8 people
• Spanning across an entire harbour, and is the world’s first gondola ride to do so
• The cable car ride commands uninterrupted views of some of the most iconic landmarks in Singapore, such as the Sentosa World, Universal Studios and Faber Park
• The spacious cars can accommodate wheelchairs and baby strollers as well
• Singapore cable car offers an amazing sky-dining experience.

How To Reach

There are a number of transit options that can take you from Changi International Airport to the Singapore cable car. Below mentioned are the best options for you to pick from:

1. By Subway: Subway is the cheapest mode of transportation from the Changi Airport to the cable car. You can hop on a subway from the Airport to Chinatown. From Chinatown, get on the subway heading towards Harbor Front. The Mount Faber station is walking distance from Harbour Front.

2. By Bus: Get on Line 36 bus from Airport to One Raffles Link. From there you can fetch Line 57 bus heading towards Mount Faber.

3. By Taxi: You can get a taxi from Changi international Airport directly to Mount Faber Station that shall be the fastest mode of transport. It is the fastest mode of transport in Singapore, however, it will cost you much more than the other modes of public transport.

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to enjoy a ride at the Singapore Cable Car is during the morning and evening hours. Around the morning hours, you can enjoy solace and relaxation while during the evening hours, you can enjoy some of the most beautiful views of the surrounding beauty as well as a pretty sunset.

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Dining experiences at Singapore Cable Car

1. Destination-Themed Cabin: If you are looking for a unique dining experience, you can opt to dine inside the destination-themed private cable car cabin. Enjoy a four-course Japanese meal prepared with ingredients from places such as Hokkaido and Okinawa and toast a specially curated sake with your loved one or your group consisting of 4 members. Admire the two spectacular panoramic aerial views during your dining experience. 

2. Singapore Flavors Cabin: Go for a special dining experience with your group of 4 people at the Singapore Flavors Cabin of Singapore Cable Car. Delight in having a meal where Singapore’s authentic flavors have been fused with western delights in a freshly prepared bento. Feast on your meal while appreciating the panoramic view of the beautiful city.

3. Sky-High Bento Cabin: Enjoy your romantic date or your family dinner in the sky inside the Sky-High Bento Cabin. You will be served a delicious Bento Set which will include authentic Singapore cuisine such as Chili Crab in Potato Skin, Singapore Hainanese Breaded Chicken Cutlet served with Fragrant Rice, etc. Relish your dinner while applauding the spectacular panoramic view at 100 meters above sea level.

4. Champagne Cabin: Celebrate your special occasion with your group of a maximum of 4 members by going for a dining experience at 100 meters above sea level inside a Champagne Cabin Car Sky Dining. Toast a glass of champagne and then indulge in having a mouthwatering Modern European platter while looking at the stunning panoramic view outside.

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Here is the list of places to visit near Singapore Cable Car

a. Resorts World Sentosa: RWS is a resort situated on Sentosa Island. It is famous for withholding one of the most famous casinos of Singapore, Adventure Cove Park, S.E.A, and a Universal Studio Theme Park. It is impossible to enjoy all the destinations within the RWA in a day, however, make your pick and make the best out of it.

The Adventure Cove Park is considered to be one of the best theme parks in the whole of Singapore and houses the best of the water rides. If you wish to experience the underwater world, visiting the S.E.A is a must for you.

Timings: 9 A.M to 10 P.M

Price: Separate for entry into Separate Destinations

b. Wings of Time: A perfect way to end your day in Sentosa, Wings of Time is an amazing show about courage and friendship. The show is a combination of jaw-dropping laster, fire, and water visuals followed by a great fireworks display. Your Cable car ride to Sentosa will not be complete if you miss out on this great show. Wings of Time Ticket

- Timings: 7:40 – 8:05 P.M, 8:40 – 9:05 P.M

- Price: 15-28 SGD

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c. Trick Eye MuseumTrick Eye Museum is a huge collection of 3 dimensional pieces of art which act as optical illusions. This one of a kind art gallery which brings you closer to art through its optical illusion tricks. “Trick eye” is an old traditional trick used to reflect 2D images into 3D art. This is a must-visit for everyone and anyone visiting Sentosa.

- Timings: 10 A.M – 5 P.M

- Price: 25 SGD (Adult), 20 SGD (Child)

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d. Kidzania: Kidzania is an indoor interactive theme park dedicated to fun activities and learning through the entertainment model for children. It is perfectly ideal for children from an age group of 3 to 17. If you are traveling with your children, nothing else would be a better option than taking them to explore this theme park.

- Timings: 10 A.M – 6 P.M

- Price: 62 SGD (Children), 35 SGD (Adult), 35 SGD (Senior Citizen)

e. Madame Tussauds Singapore: Madame Tussauds is one of the most famous chains of wax museums around the world. Madame Tussauds Singapore was launched in 2014 as the seventh branch of Asia. If you have never ever experienced a wax museum in the past, this one could just be it.

Perfectly ideal for travelers of all age groups. It is advisable to book your tickets at least 48 hours in advance if you do not want to miss your chance to admire a completely different world of wax.

- Timings: 10 A.M – 8:30 P.M

- Price: 42 SGD (Adult), 32 SGD (Child)

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Things to do near Singapore Car Cable

There are endless numbers of sightseeing points as well as tourist destinations near the Singapore cable car including natural abodes, museums, theme parks, as well as a casino. Below-mentioned are some of the best things that you can choose from to do along your ride in the famous cable car:

a. Unwind yourself at Siloso BeachIf you are in a party mood or just wish to bask in the sun and enjoy a beautiful sunrise or sunset, the Siloso beach is the perfect destination for you. It is known for its hippy culture as well as the crystal clear sandy stretch of beach.

b. Enjoy an Evening/Morning Stroll at Mount Faber ParkMount Faber has one of the most beautifully preserved landscapes in the whole of Singapore. It is a perfect spot for nature lovers as well as people who never shy away from hitting the trails for a jog amidst nature. Mount Faber Park also offers a great view of the central business district of Singapore.

c. Explore Singapore’s history and experience the Fort Siloso’s Skywalk: If you are a history lover or an adventure enthusiast, nowhere else better for you that Fort Siloso. It is the only surviving fort of Singapore which serves as a memorial for World War II. The fort also offers a magnificent view of the island from its 11 stories high trail, commonly known as the Skywalk.

d. Get to know Singapore’s Sports History at the Singapore Sports Museum: If you are a sports lover and wish to explore Singapore’s sports history, this is the perfect place for you to head to. You will get a chance to explore the lives of some of the legendary sports persons along with admiring some of the most iconic artifacts from Singapore Sports history. The museum preserves endless sports artifacts ranging from old Malaysia cup tickets to Ang’s swimming trunks.

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Tips for Visiting Singapore Cable Car

Time your two-way Cable Car trips accordingly so that you get a chance to witness the morning glory as well as the beautiful view of the island and the city during the night time as well.

The Cable Car rides can get quite hot on a sunny day. Try to avoid your ride during peak heat hours or make sure to open your windows to ensure proper ventilation.

If you are a photography enthusiast, you can open up your window to prevent any kind of glass reflection affecting your photographs.

Weekend mornings, as well as afternoons, are quite busy, especially on the Mount Faber Line. Try to prevent clash with timings or try to head off during the early morning to prevent peak hour rush.

If you wish to re-boar the cable car at any of the stations, you shall be required to line up for the same as boarding points and alighting areas at the cable car stations are different.

The cable cars are quite spacious and can accommodate up to 8 people in one go. You need not worry even if you wish to carry a baby stroller along with you on the ride.

Do not forget to carry your water bottles along with your sunshades if you decide to take the ride on a sunny day.

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Witness the Attractions along the Mount Faber Cable Car Line

Witness the Attractions along the Mount Faber Cable Car Line

Once your cable car sets off from the Mount Faber Station, it offers you a beautiful panoramic view of the Central Business District of Singapore as it hovers over one of the best highways of the world. The thickly forested landscape around Mount Faber provides you with relief from the steel-clad architecture of the city.

Then the cable car moves over the harbor area, including the HarbourFront Cruise Centre. The view of the beautiful Merlion Park welcomes the cable car into Sentosa Island.

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Witness the Attractions along the Sentosa Cable Car Line

Witness the Attractions along the Sentosa Cable Car Line

A considerable length of the Sentosa Cable car runs across the photographically beautiful landscape of the island. You shall also be able to admire the iconic tracks of Skyline Luge on your way from Imbiah to Merlion.

Do not forget to capture some admiring photographs of the blue waters merging with the fine sand of the beaches all around.You shall also be blessed to witness the forested beauty of Mount Imbiah’s Jungles alongside an Aerial view of the Fort Siloso from Fort Siloso Skywalk and the Mega Adventure Park.

Stuff in Your Cable Car Rides with Sightseeing

Stuff in Your Cable Car Rides with Sightseeing

You can sandwich your Singapore cable car ride with a whole lot of sightseeing. A whole lot of tourist attractions are within a walking distance from the cable car stations in Sentosa.

You can plan out visiting Sentosa Merlion, Kidzania, Madame Tussauds, Universal Studios, Siloso Beach, Fort Siloso as well as the Siloso beach as per your preferences in between your to and fro cable car rides. Try to fetch a Singapore Cable Car Line Skypass so that you do not have to buy a new ticket every time you board the cable car.

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Dining in the Cable Car

Dining in the Cable Car

Enjoy a four-course Japanese meal in the private cable car cabin for two with breathtaking soaring views. Starting with the appetizer, this gastronomic journey around Japan will take you through fresh ingredients and meals inspired by different areas such as Hokkaido and Okinawa, as well as toasting with expertly curated sake against the backdrop of the spectacular night sky.

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Singapore Cable Car FAQs

How long is the Singapore cable car ride?

From the very first station to the last station, the Singapore Cable Car ride lasts for a time period of 15 minutes, either way. However, if you include the other sightseeing spots in your itinerary it shall take you almost a whole day from Mount Faber Station to Sentosa, and then back to Mount Faber.

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How do you get to the cable car in Singapore?

There are 3 transit options to Mount Faber station from almost everywhere in the city. If you wish to go in for the cheapest option, hop onto the subway heading towards HarbourFront. Mount Faber Station is situated at a walking distance from there. You can also ride a local bus; however, you shall have to check with the authorities or the internet for the exact bus number for your route. However, if you wish to save on some time and are not low on the budget, you can get on a taxi which will drop you at the Mount Faber Station.

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Where does the cable car go to Sentosa?

The Sentosa line of cable car covers almost each and every major attraction in Sentosa. To get onto the Sentosa Line, you will need to get off at the Sentosa Station and head towards Imbiah Lookout Station. From there, you can either head towards Merlion Station or Siloso Point as per your preference. After your exploration, you shall have to get back to Imbiah Station and then back to Sentosa Station to take a ride back to Mount Faber.

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Can we take food along with us?

No, any outside food or drinks are not permitted on the Singapore Cable car. However, special exemptions might be made in the case of a baby on board.

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Are there any medical restrictions for people before going to Singapore cable car? Is it safe?

Yes, taking a ride on the Singapore cable car is entirely safe. You can expect the best of the experts looking forward to the traveler’s safety and comfort. Most of the travelers with medical conditions can easily join in this fun ride. However, the ride is not recommended for people with a back problem and pregnant ladies. The Cable car is also not recommended for any kind of heart patients or people with other serious medical conditions.

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What is unique about Singapore cable cars?

Singapore cable car is one of its kind cable car rides throughout the world. It is the only cable car that crosses over a highway, into a corporate building, and over the cruise harbor. Its vicinity to an endless number of attractions in Singapore makes it more special.

It allows you with a peek into almost each and every major attraction of Singapore by providing you with a great aerial view of the same. Moreover, it allows you to experience the day time glory as well as the twinkling nightlife of Singapore all in one to and fro ride to Sentosa from Mount Faber.

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What routes are available on a Singapore Cable Car?

There are two main routes on the Singapore Cable Car line- the Mount Faber line and the Sentosa Line.

1. Mount Faber Line: This line starts at the Mount Faber peak, where one gets to witness uninterrupted, 360 degrees views of the lush rainforests that lay below. The line extends all the way to the Harbour Front station, which invites the rider to excellent views of the Singapore Harbour below.

2. Sentosa Line: The Sentosa Line runs smoothly throughout the island. The ride commences at the Imbiah Lookout station, commanding excellent views of the island attractions before stopping at Siloso Point. Stretches of golden beaches and forests unroll below.

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Singapore Cable Car Reviews

Liz Holbrook
Reviewed: 07 Dec 2023
The Cable car ride was good.  Only flaw is the directions to the sites and stops were not good at all.  
Liz Holbrook
Liz Holbrook
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Liz Holbrook
Ashish Kulkarni
Reviewed: 02 Jun 2023
Cable car ride gives you very good view s Enjoyed both mount Faber to sentosa and siloco beach ride 👌
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Reviewed: 25 Apr 2023
Mind blowing... Mesmerizing experience ..must do in Singapore and don't forget to book with thrillophila for a smoother journey and hassle free booking. We can trust thrillophila beacuse this customer support is awesome,they respond very fast.. would love to see you soon on next vacation
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Harik Joshi
Reviewed: 18 Oct 2022
Quick and much affordable !! Thank you
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Prakash Ponnusamy
Reviewed: 12 Dec 2022
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Mags Pettitt
Reviewed: 20 Apr 2023
Great ay to get to Sentosa

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