View from the Great Orme, including the cable car system

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**Unfortunately the Llandudno Cable Cars cannot operate on windy days, so to avoid disappointment please telephone for opening times 01492 877205**

Please note that this attraction is Cash Only and there is no cashpoint at the Summit Complex or nearby the ticket office at the bottom. (Your nearest cashpoint would be Sainsbury’s Local on Mostyn Street)


Enjoy a ride on the Llandudno Cable Car during your visit to the beautiful resort.

Opened on 30 June 1969 as the longest passenger cable car system in Britain, this unique experience continues to be one of town’s most popular attractions.

As the Llandudno Cable Cars glide silently from Happy Valley to the summit of the Great Orme, 679 feet up, you can take in the jaw-dropping panoramic views of the Bay of Llandudno, the Little Orme, the Conwy Estuary and miles out over the Irish Sea.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I catch the Llandudno Cable Car?

The main station is from Happy Valley

How many people does the Llandudno Cable Car hold?

Each car can hold up to 4 people.

How much is it to ride the Llandudno Cable Car?

You can ride the cable car for £14 Adult Return, other prices listed at the bottom of this page. Please note that this attraction is Cash Only and there is no cashpoint at the Summit Complex. 

Can I pre book tickets for the Llandudno Cable Car?

No, there is no booking system. You or Visitors need to pay by cash on arrival. Please be aware that there may be a queue at peak times.

How long is the journey in the Llandudno Cable Car

The journey takes around 9 minutes each way

How frequently do the Llandudno Cable Cars depart?

They run on a continuous loop so they are quite frequent.

Are dogs allowed on the Llandudno Cable Cars?

Dogs are welcome on-board for a small fee.

Is the Llandudno Cable Car accessible for wheelchair users?

Unfortunately access at the cable station makes it unsuitable for wheelchair users.

Can I use my ticket to come down on the Great Orme Tramway?

No, tickets are not transferable for use on the Great Orme Tramway.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult return£14.00 per ticket type
Adult single£13.50 per ticket type
Child return£11.50 per ticket type
Child single£11.00 per ticket type
Dogs£2.00 adult
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)£40.00 per ticket type
Family single (2 adults, 2 children)£38.00 per ticket type

**Please note, the Cable Car do not accept card payment only cash** Tickets are not transferable for use on the Great Orme Tramway.
(2024 prices as of 17/04/2024).


Provider Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • Outdoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families


Map & Directions

Llandudno Cable Car


Happy Valley, Llandudno, Conwy, LL30 2LP

Add Llandudno Cable Car to your Itinerary

Tel: 01492 877205

Opening Times

* The cable cars can't operate on windy days - please phone for opening times.

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