The MTR

The MTR (Mass-transit Railway) is an underground and over ground railway.

You can get to many places in Hong Kong on the MTR. Click here for an MTR map.

You need to buy a ticket or use an Octopus card.

Click here for an MTR map.

Buses

Buses run all over Hong Kong. First Bus, Citybus and KMB are three different bus companies.

You need to pay in cash or use an Octopus card when you get on a bus

Taxis

There are three different coloured taxis in Hong Kong.

Red taxis are for Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. Green taxis are for the New Territories. Blue taxis are for Lantau Island.

Taxis can be the fastest way o get to your destination.

Trams

The tram runs on Hong Kong Island from the west to the east.

The tram is cheapest way to get around and only costs $2.

Click here for a map of the tram route.

The Peak Tram

The Peak Tram takes people from Hong Kong Park to Hong Kong Peak. It is very poplar with tourists.

 

Mini-buses

Mini-buses run all around Hong Kong. They have green roofs or red roofs.

The LRT

In the New Territories you can take the LRT. It is a railway that runs down the street.

The Star Ferry

The star ferry runs between Central and Tsim Sha Tsui. It is the oldest ferry in Hong Kong still being used today.

Click on the link to watch a video of the Star Ferry.

Outlying Islands Ferries

If you want to visit Cheung Chau, Lamma, Peng Chau or Lantau you need to take a ferry.

Some ferries are fast and some are slow.

CLick here for the Lantau and Cheung Chau ferry schedule and prices.

Click here for the Lamma and Peng Chau ferry schedule and prices.

Macau Ferries

If you want to visit Macau you can take a fast ferry.

It only takes one hour.

Aeroplanes

If you want to visit other countries you can take an aeroplane from Chek Lap Kok Airport on Lantau Island.

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