Transportation in Hong Kong

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  • Bus

    The extensive bus system serves Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territory and some parts of Lantau at a cheap fare.

  • MTR (Mass Transit Railway)

    Due to its efficiency and affordability the MTR is the most common mode of transport and runs from early morning till late into the night.

  • Ferry

    Hong Kong’s ferries ply between all major islands and offer a picturesque ride across the harbour and to reach the outlying islands. Hong Kong - China Ferry Terminal, Hong Kong–Macau Ferry Terminal and Hong Kong International Airport are the main ferry terminals in Hong Kong.

    Cotai Jet is a major operator that runs high-speed ferry services between Hong Kong and Macau. Depending on the category of ticket you purchase, you are also served complementary snacks and beverages on board the ferry.

  • Hong Kong Tramways

    Hong Kong Tramways operate 6 routes that run between Kennedy Town and Shau Kei Wan. The well-preserved tramlines have been an important mode of transport for over 100 years, and are a tourist attraction in itself. Ding Ding Tram (Double Deckers) in Hong Kong is the The world’s only double-decker operated tram system runs from early morning until midnight, and offers scenic views as it weaves through busy city districts. On an average, a tramcar departs every 1.5 minutes during peak hours.

  • Taxi

    Taxis are aplenty in Hong Kong and can be hailed from anywhere on the street. However, they can be expensive with the first 2 kilometres costing 20 HKD.

  • Octopus Card

    Most public transport requires exact change and it is recommended that you get an Octopus card. This electronic stored-value card is just like money and is accepted on most public transport including buses, mini buses, trains, ferries, the Peak Tram, and some taxis.