Hong Kong Free Travel Guide
Hong Kong's urban areas are concentrated and have a convenient, safe, economical and efficient public transport system. Whether it's a taxi, a ferry, a bus or a tram, it's both convenient and easy to travel through the city. It is advisable to purchase an "Octopus" card, which can be used to pay for a variety of modes of transport in Hong Kong and make your trip to Hong Kong easier.
The efficiency of MTR is high, covering most of Hong Kong's major areas, including Lo Wu Station and Lok Ma Chau Station, connecting the Mainland's entry port. In addition to the Airport Express, there are nine routes on Hong Kong Island, Tsuen Wan, Kwun Tong, Tseung Kwan O, Tung Chung, West Rail, East Rail, Ma On Shan and Disneyland. In addition, the MTR also operates the LRT and the Hong Kong through train service. Take the MTR to the main tourist attractions of Hong Kong, both convenient and fast.
Airport Express Line
From the airport to Hong Kong Island or Kowloon City, the quickest and most convenient ride is the Airport Express. You can take the Airport Express in front of the Immigration Hall. The train passes through Tsing Yi Station, Kowloon Station (located in Tsim Sha Tsui) and Hong Kong Station ( Central District), the whole about 24 minutes, the train trips for every 12 minutes. From the airport to the Asia International Expo Hall built in the Expo Hall, but also about 1 minute; from the Expo Station to the city center about 28 minutes, fast and convenient.
In addition, both the Hong Kong and Kowloon stations are equipped with shuttle bus service and free airport shuttle passengers to and from major hotels and transport transfer stations. In Central, you can take the MTR to Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.
Airport Express Tour Tickets: Fares are divided into HK $ 220 and HK $ 300 (both inclusive of HK $ 50).
The above tourist tickets are for non-Hong Kong residents only and have stayed in Hong Kong for less than 14 days.
1, Airport Express, East Rail Line, etc., except Lo Wu Station and Lok Ma Chau Station.
2, Airport Express, MTR Bus, East Rail Line, etc., except Lo Wu Station and Lok Ma Chau Station.
3, one day unlimited ride, refers to the first drive into the gate calculated within 24 hours.
4, only for children 3-11 years old.
Most of the streets of Hong Kong, the taxi can be seen everywhere, in addition to the restricted area, you can easily call the taxi in the street. Taxis in Hong Kong are equipped with odometer and air conditioning, car clean, free fare.
Hong Kong's taxis are divided into three colors, traveling in different areas, but are accessible from the airport: red walking in most parts of Hong Kong, apart from Tung Chung Road and South on Lantau Island. Green is limited to the New Territories and can not enter the city. Blue is limited to Lantau and may not enter the city.
All taxis are available to and from Hong Kong International Airport and Hong Kong Disneyland. Passengers should not be typing on the section of the restricted area. In addition, you can take a taxi at the front of the hotel or taxi stand. According to the law, all passengers must wear seat belts. The taxi driver must show the driver's license on the dashboard. Inside the car are posted a fee table, detailing the charges. The mileage on the taxi will show the exact fare. Should be requested to the driver fare invoice, in case of accidental leave of personal objects, but also instant contact with the driver.
If the total fare, number or words printed on the invoice are blurred, you may ask the driver to provide an invoice. If you encounter any problems, such as overcharging a taxi, please write down the name and car number of the driver displayed on the dashboard, and then file a complaint based on the following information.
Buses and minibuses
Hong Kong bus can be seen everywhere in the street, most equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seating. Take a double-decker bus, but also enjoy the magnificent city views. Hong Kong buses running Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories. Kowloon Motor Bus, New World First Bus and Citybus bus routes in Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories. NLB mainly operates on Lantau Island, Long Win Bus routes for North Lantau and the airport is walking. In front of bus body will be in English and marked route destination.
Hong Kong bus fares based on distance billing. Exact change is required passengers to use the "Octopus" stored value card payment.
Public light bus (minibus)
PLB can only pick up to 16 people in a small bus. "Green" green yellow minibuses provide services according to fixed routes, flights and fares. Pay on the bus, you can use coins or "Octopus" stored value cards, exact change. "Non-green" red yellow minibuses of Hong Kong, there is no fixed departures and fares. This is not within the restricted area parking minibuses, so that passengers can not get on and off in certain areas. Paid time off, the driver change with the change.
When full, the car will be passengers to get off, only intermediate stops. Minibuses can speak a little more suited to people familiar with Cantonese and Hong Kong aboard. And the law provides that if the seat has seat belts, passengers are required to wear.
Hong Kong is located in coastal areas, there are many nearby islands, the territory provides stable ferry service between Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the Outlying Islands, as well as Hong Kong and Macao and the neighboring Chinese city.
Serving more than one century of the Star Ferry in Hong Kong, it is a cheap cross-harbor transport. Kowloon's Tsim Sha Tsui ferry shuttle, Central Hong Kong Island and Hung Hom, Wan Chai, passengers can enjoy views of the world-renowned harbor on board.
Passengers in Central Hong Kong Ferry Terminal for ferries to outlying islands, including Peng Chau, Cheung Chau, Lamma and Lantau Island. Outlying ferry boat and general set higher fares fast boat service.
The rapid pace might slow down, take the antique tram, leisurely explore the northern part of Hong Kong Island.
This very nostalgic charm double tram since 1904 in Hong Kong Island travel, still is a great city tour of the vehicle. Sitting in the upper position of the tram window, Hong Kong can enjoy the colorful urban landscape, after all, a wonderful visual journey . Tram passes through the bright lights of the West End, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and North Point, panoramic view of the bustling city. Trams move from morning to midnight, adult fare is $ 0.30. You can get on the train at the rear entrance, then pay the fare to the front exit, you can choose to put a coin or the "Octopus" card payment.
Victoria Peak is Hong Kong's leading tourist destination, take the cable car to reach the summit, enjoy stunning city views, unparalleled visual enjoyment. Peak Tram opened in 1888, initially only for the service and the Governor of Hong Kong's wealthy live in the mountains. Peak Tram full 1365 meters, only about 7 minutes stroke. With the cable car slowly rising, you can embrace the excellent visibility, overlooking the magnificent expanse of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and Victoria Harbor views.
Peak Tram service time is 7:00 am to 12:00 am, departures about every 10 to 15 minutes from Central Garden Road Peak Tram Terminus. Regardless of day or night, the Peak Tram tour is also fascinating. Visitors can cash or "Octopus " pay the fare, no change will also be using the "Octopus" card payment.
"Octopus" card allows you to travel more easily in Hong Kong
"Octopus" is an electronic stored-value cards for direct payment fare, and in some retail stores consumer shopping and fast food chains on most public transport in Hong Kong. "Octopus" card fees can be deducted the amount of the transaction, and without change for small, simple and convenient to use, and save time. If necessary, you can then deposit the amount in the card. Rent version of "Octopus" card contains a HK $ 50 deposit and use the remaining value can not be refunded, as holders of the "Octopus" less than three months shall be deducted from HK $ 7 fee. In addition, non-refundable sales also available version of the "Octopus" card to choose from.