To/From the Airport
It is convenient to reach Hong Kong by air. In 2017, Hong Kong International Airport received 72.9 million passengers. It is connected to over 220 destinations through around 1,100 daily flights by more than 100 airlines.
The Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is served by a highly efficient and comprehensive transport network. You can take the Airport Express to Hong Kong's central business district. Bus is another choice for you as it connects the airport with most of the city. Besides public transport, there are taxis and coaches provided for you. Also, you may take limousines to your destinations directly.
Transportation around Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s transportation is reliable, efficient and reasonably priced. Fares of public transport, such as rail, bus, minibus, tram and ferry buses, are low. Taxis in Hong Kong are also sufficient, most taxi drivers can speak simple English to get you to the destination.
The Mass Transit Railway (MTR) is one of the major public transport networks serving in Hong Kong. It generally runs from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Today, MTR operates a domestic railway network covering 91 stations on 10 main commuter lines: Island, South Island, Kwun Tong, Tsuen Wan, Tseung Kwan O, Tung Chung and Disneyland Resort, East Rail, West Rail, Ma On Shan and Airport Express.
MTR provides a service of Train Trip Planner for route suggestion, including suggested routes, times and prices of the trains. It is also available as an app to download onto your smartphone.
Hong Kong has an extensive bus network. You can download the app, input your location and desired destination to get a list of alternative routes.
Tram is the world's largest double-deck tram fleet still in operation, carrying an average of 200,000 passengers every day. It has been running the northern shore of Hong Kong Island at a fixed fare from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. There is also century-old Peak Tram, which runs up to the Peak from 7:00 a.m. to midnight at about 15-minute intervals.
Ferries have been running between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, they are also the only transport to the outlying islands. Ferries run every few minutes between Central and Tsim Sha Tsui (6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.), and Wan Chai to Tsim Sha Tsui (7:20 a.m. - 10:50 p.m.).
Taxis are usually hailed along the street, you may wait for taxis either a taxi queue at a hotel or a taxi stand. All taxis are metered and the taxi fare information is listed on the inside of the taxi. You may ask for a machine-printed receipt from drivers.