Langkawi Cable Car
Langkawi SkyCab

Langkawi Cable Car gondola

Langkawi Cable Car (officially branded as Langkawi SkyCab) may not be the longest or highest cable car in the World, or even in Malaysia (that honour goes to Genting Skyway). However it must surely be one of the most spectacular cable car rides in the world due to the stunning backdrop of the 450 million year old Machincang mountain range (the oldest rock formation in Southeast Asia).

The exhilarating 15 minute cable car ride is 2150 metres long and climbs 680 metres, with magnificent views high above the treetops of dense rain forest.

Langkawi Cable Car Middle Station

There are three stations:

Base Station, where the journey begins and ends, is located at Oriental Village in the north west of Langkawi Island. From here the cable car travels 1700m to Middle Station.

Middle Station is located at 650m above sea level. Passengers disembark here to admire the view and take photos before boarding the cable car again for the final 450m stretch to Top Station.

Top Station is at 708m above sea level. There are twin viewing platforms where you can catch the cooling breeze and enjoy superb 360 degree panoramic views over Langkawi and the surrounding area, including parts of neighbouring Thailand.

Langkawi Cable Car Top Station
Langkawi Cable Car Viewing Platforms

One of the viewing platforms contains a small café selling drinks and snack items.

At top station there is a gift shop and a post office counter where you can buy and write postcards and have them especially stamped.

Top Station is also where you access the SkyBridge, an amazing 125 metre curved suspension suspended by a single pylon above a deep ravine between two mountain tops. To get to the Sky Bridge you either walk for around 10 minutes through a jungle trail or you can take the SkyGlide which is a kind of elevator which will whisk you there in two minutes. Additional costs apply, see below. I walked to the Sky Bridge and it is well worth seeing.

Langkawi Cable Car SkyBridge

Operating Hours

Daily:  9.00am - 6.30pm (closing times may be varied during holiday periods). 

The cable car currently attracts around one million visitors a year so expect some queuing unless you buy the Express Lane tickets.

Langkawi Cable Car 
2024 Ticket Prices


  • Adult RM 43
  • Child (2-12) RM 33
  • Adult Express Lane (no queuing) RM 93
  • Child Express Lane RM 83


  • Adult RM 85
  • Child (2-12) RM 65
  • Adult Express Lane (no queuing) RM 135
  • Child Express Lane RM 115

Entry to the SkyBridge costs an additional RM6 for adults (RM4 for children).

SkyGlide tickets cost RM16 for adult and RM11 for kids and are purchased from the SkyGlide ticketing counter at the Top Station.

TIP: You can get up to 7% discount on these prices by buying online through Tripcarte's secure website with instant ticketing, fully refundable and hassle free e-tickets.

The ticket price includes admission to the cable car (standard gondola) entrance to the SkyDome, a cinema showing simulated roller coaster ride lasting about 10 minutes and Sky Rex, a 3D dinosaur-themed experience & 3D Art Gallery.

The ticket price does not include access to Sky Glide and Sky Bridge.


Safety comes first and the company is ISO 9001 certified.

For safety reasons, the cable car will close during heavy rain, strong winds or lightning.

Langkawi Cable Car is also closed periodically for routine scheduled maintenance. The dates of closures are published in advance on the operator's official website so check there first to avoid disappointment.

Each gondola contains six passengers and the boarding and queuing procedure is well organized.

Other Attractions

Langkawi Cable Car 6D Cinema

At the Base Station there is a newly opened 6D cinema (how many more D's are there?).

There is also a large gift shop at the Base Station which you have to pass through in order to exit.


Panorama Langkawi Sdn Bhd

Langkawi Cable Car Station, Oriental Village

Burau Bay

07000 Langkawi


T:[6]04-959 4225/1225



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