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Hong Kong Transportation

Hong Kong boasts a highly developed and sophisticated transport network. Whether by airport express, buses, ferry, or taxi, you can go to & from Hong Kong airport very easily. Also, there’re plenty of choices for you to get around when doing Hong Kong tours, and have a wonderful glimpse of this city, such as subway, taxi, ferry, bus and tram, etc.

 

From/To Airport

Airport Express

The Airport Express is a part of Mass Transit Railway system (MTR), linking Hong Kong International Airport to Hong Kong's principle urban areas - Hong Kong Island's Central and Kowloon. It provides comfortable, business-class seating and seat-back TVs with flight information, news, and entertainment programs. Most airlines have their In-town Check-in service at both the Hong Kong Station and Kowloon Station, where Airport Express passengers can check in from one day in advance up to 90 minutes before take-off. Moreover, passengers at all Airport Express stations can enjoy free porter service that help carry luggage to airport. All Airport Express Stations offer Free Shuttle Service which well connects the stations and major hotels.

Map of Airport Express Line Network

Notes:- Fares for child 3-11 are 50% of above; Child under 3 free-Round trip ticket valid one month- Free return journey if made on same day.

Group Ticket Special Promotion 

Group Single Journey Tickets are available for groups of 2, 3 or 4 people offering discounts of up to 40%. The group must travel together and tickets are valid only on the day of issue.

Octopus Card Free MTR Connection

Passengers using Octopus Card to pay for travel on the Airport Express can enjoy free travel on the the whole of the MTR network (including the mainland border stations of Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau) to or from any Airport Express Station provided all connections are made within one hour of each other.

Public Buses

Bus on five routes: Line A, E, N, S, R connects Hong Kong International Airport to major locations in Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.

The fares are less than half the price of the train fare, and considerably cheaper than a taxi.

For more details:www.hongkongairport.com/eng/transport/to-from-airport/bus_from_hkia.html

Hotel Coach

Hotel Coach transfer passengers from Hong Kong International Airport to major hotels at Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and New Territories.There are some providers for you to choose: SkyeXpress, Airport-Hotelink, Vigor Holdings and Parklane Limousine.

Airport-to-Hotel Limousine Service

For details: www.hongkonglimo.com/html/rate.html

Taxi

If you take a taxi from or to Hong Kong International Airport, please pay attention toits color. Three colors: red, green and blue respectly standing for taxis' operating areas in Hong Kong.

Ferry Transfer

HK Airport is linked to 8 ports in China's Pearl River Delta (PRD) and Macao via high-speed ferries operated by SkyPier. Passengers can take the ferries to transit into or out of the PRD without the need to go through immigration procedures or reclaim baggage at HK airport.

Notes:SkyPier Ferry only runs between HK Airport and ports of PRD and Macao; Passengers can't transit into Hong Kong from airport via this transport.

Coach from/to Mainland China

There are five services providers taking you to Mainland from HK International Airport by coach. Major arrival mainland cities are in Guangzhou Province, other three ones are in Guangxi, Fujian and Xiamen Province. Details of specific routes should be contacted with individual providers(details below). Additional, the boarding point is located at Coach Sation of Terminal 2, and their coach service counters are at Counter C01-C14, Coach Station of Terminal 2.

Door-to-Door Luxurious Limo Service from/ to Mainland

China door-to-door luxurious service transfers you can take a private limousine from HK International Airport to major cities in Guangdong including Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Huizhou, Dongguan and Zhongshan.It is abosolutly faster, more convenient, and comfortable for those travelers who'd like the private and luxurious service. Drivers are fluent English speakers.

Rehabus

Airport Rehabus provided by Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation helps disable or elderly people access to schools, hospitals, clinics, hotels, and scenic spots.Rehabus is equipped with a lift at the back entrance and facilities like wheelchairs, handrails, and lift tables, which can meet disable people's special needs and guarentee maximum safety and convinience. This accessible transport service consists of four types: Scheduled Route Service,Dial-a-Ride Service, Pooled Dial-a-Ride Service, Feeder Service.

Book the rehabus as early as possible. 7 working days in advance is suggested.

 

Inter-city Tranfer

MTR

"Fast, efficient, convenient, suitable fare and tidy" are all description of MTR (Mass Transit Railway) subway in Hong Kong.

Apart from the Airport Express, there are six lines covering the whole of Hong Kong: the Island, Tsen Wan, Kwun Tong, Tseung Kwan O, Tung CHung and Disneyland Resort.

Besides, the MTR operates a Light Rail system from Yuen Long to Tuen Mun in the New Territories and a city chain between mainland and Hong Kong.

Service Hours:6:00 am - 1:00 am (different serving time for every line)

Ticket Types: Octups Card & Single Journey

Tickets Fares: http://www.mtr.com.hk/eng/fares_tickets/index.html

Map:MTR network Map

Public Buses

Most visitors make it as first consideration to explore southern Hong Kong Island and the New Territories.

Double-deckers and coaches are the two main types of Hong Kong Public Buses.

The range of fares is based on the distance and how many sections included. All routes are operated by private companies. Citybus is one example that operates different large amount route and offers well-equited facilities such as air-conditioner and free WIFI.

Minibuses (Light Buses)

Minibuses are grouded into green ones and red ones:Green Mini Buses (GMB) are operated by big companies and more organized, so all routes and fares are fixed; pessengers are required to pay when boarding.Red Mini Buses are mostly operated by individuls, so the routes and fares are not fixed; passengers are required to pay when getting off.

A minibus can pick up 16 passengers, and it won't stop if full unless someone asks for getting off. If you could speak some Cantonese, this would be your options.

More for GMB service schedule details

More for GMB service schedule details

Trams 
There is no better way to experience hong kong local culture than by hopping on a tram.

It is locally called as "Ding Ding" for its unique sound when driving. As Hong Kong's most ancient mode of transport, the tram has been playing an essential part of Hong Kong Island's daily life for over a century.

The tramway runs from Kennedy Town to Shau Kei Wan along the harbourside of Hong Kong Island, offering one of the best views in town.

Peak Tram

Operated from 1888, the over 120-year-old Peak Tram has been playing important parts not only within Hong Kong transport network, but also with Hong Kong's history and culture.

It is the best way to get to the Victoria Peak and have a bird's eye view of Hong Kong's cityscape. 

Taxi

Taxis in Hong Kong are grouded into 3 types with 3 colors: red, green, and blue.Different colors represent taxis'different operating areas.

Ferries

Many regular ferry routes connects Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and Outlying Islands, and also Macau and nearby cities in Mainland China. 

Travelling by Star Ferry-Hong Kong's most scenic mode of transport accross Victoria Harbor - offers you unforgettable cruise experience. Check for further details.

 

Octopus Card

Octopus card is highly recommended to use on transport in Hong Kong.It is a rechargeable contactless stored value smart card widely used at almost all public transport, and also used for payment at convenience stores, supermarkets, fast-food restaurants, on-street parking meters, car parks, and other point-of-sale applications such as service stations and vending machines.

For more details, please visit: http://www.octopus.com.hk/home/en/index.html

Or call: +852 2266 2222 

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