More information about Octopus can be found on the MTR website. The Kai Tak Airport was the primary hub for air travel until the s. Their coverage area is indicated by the color of the vehicle: All the three local taxis red taxi, green taxi and blue taxi can get to the Hong Kong Port area.
When arriving at the airport via the Airport Express train, the doors on both sides of the train open.
This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition as: Thus, no matter which bus you decide to take, you will have to get off bus on each end of the bridge with your luggages and clear Immigration in person.
Fares are metered and detailed inside the cabs. There are lots of shopping opportunities airside as well. The Tung Chung line runs the same route as the Airport Express except it terminates at the Tung Chung station and Franchised bus route rationalization in hk four additional stops.
Batch operation of jointly operated cross-harbour services still continues today although I'm not sure whether it is still hourly batches but new routes have since been introduced which are not shared.
Operators of colorum vehicles—who now risk being fined up to P1 million—said the moratorium forced them to operate without franchise due to the rising passenger demand.
To enter the check-in areas, you must scan your airport express ticket or Octopus card and the fare will be deducted immediately. Useful for quickly getting to local Lantau sights before your flight, although there are not many of them and often there are none waiting at the airport.
Buses with routes beginning with "A" Airbus cost: There are many direct flights to Hong Kong from every inhabited continent in the world.
Buses travel over the scenic Tsing Ma Bridge, the seventh longest suspension bridge in the world. Simply enter the border by clearing the Immigration once again in Macau. A line also runs to Happy Valley. Do not take private cars and vans operating as illegal taxis since they are not licensed and in case of accidents, your insurance will not cover you.
The number of NWFB vehicles involved in traffic accidents, however, dropped from in to last year. The taxi area is clearly signposted near the Airport Express and has separate queues next for each taxi colour: This method will take about minutes more than the airport express.
The hour bridge shuttle bus is waiting right there on the same floor in the restricted area. Citybus 'CityFlyer' and Long Win. By ferry[ edit ] There are no ferry services from the airport to destinations in Hong Kong.
It will determine the routes that need more PUVs and those that require fewer vehicles. If you travel with other people you can get a group discount if you buy your ticket from the staff at the counter. You can clear security at either Terminal 1 or Terminal 2.
It means even you take the cross-border bus to Macau, you will still have to get off bus twice for Immigration and Customs clearance. Two runways too short, one terminal building too small, hills that made takeoff and landing tricky, and sharp turns at low altitude so close to high rise residential buildings that passengers could see residents eating dinners during landings were just a few of the drawbacks.
Routes for red-roofed light buses are not fixed — the bus travels from one destination to another, but the route taken between the two points may vary. Kowloon Motor Bus Co. For more information, please visit www.
HZMB Shuttle Bus It departs with an average interval of 5-minute during rush hours and 10 — 15 minute intervals during non-peak period. The auditor found 25 cases between January and mid-May in which licence holders had avoided sanctions from the department by transferring the ownership of their buses to someone else.Jan 21, · There is also scheduled green minibus service 86 to Telford Gardens (for Kowloon Bay MTR Station) and franchised bus service 5R to Kwun Tong and Ngau Tau Kok MTR Stations.
For both payment is by Octopus Card or cash (but no change given). Transport Department (“TD”) and the franchised bus companies will adopt a more macro approach in taking forward route rationalisation through trying out an “Area Approach”.
Nov 20, · Travellers may arrive at the Hong Kong Port by taking local public transportation (including franchised bus, green minibus, taxi and non-franchised bus) from different districts in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Port will also provide no less than parking spaces for local private cars.
REGULATION OF BUS SERVICES IN HONG KONG Dr.
Yuen Tak Fai, Dorothy Former Deputy Commissioner for Transport, HKSAR 2 Franchised Bus Companies Minimize route duplication Rationalization. Franchise Terms - a certificate of public convenience (CPC) or franchise describes the route and service area and is valid for five years and can be renewed up to three times.
Fare Determination – under the directive, the government regulates bus fares only for ordinary. Hong Kong's express rail link to China finally opened today, bringing with it convenience and controversy.
Three new bus routes to serve the station have been started.Download