Public transport in Hong Kong More than 11 million trips are made every day on Hong Kong's public transport network. MTR, trams, buses, taxis, ferries...discover how to get around the city! The two most common ways for travellers to get around Hong Kong are by MTR, the city's metro system, and by ferry. MTR, Hong Kong's metro system Hong Kong's metro network consists of 12 lines covering virtually the entire region. It is the best way to get around Hong Kong. Read more Hong Kong Ferry Despite the city's excellent road and rail network, ferries are still an important mode of transport in Hong Kong - with the added bonus of harbour views. Read more Hong Kong Tramways As well as brightening up the city, Hong Kong's tramways are the region's oldest mode of transport and remain a convenient way to get around. Read more Taxis Hong Kong's taxis are colour coded, use a meter and are relatively cheap. Discover how much they cost and how to use them! Read more Buses in Hong Kong Hong Kong's bus network comprises over 200 lines and connects the various different areas of the city, however it can seem complicated to tourists! Read more Hong Kong Tourist Bus The Hong Kong Tourist Bus offers several routes that allow you to get to know the city comfortably from an open-top double-decker bus. Read more Octopus Card The Octopus Card is a rechargeable contactless card that can be used to pay both for transport in Hong Kong and for many shops and restaurants. Read more You may also be interested in Hong Kong International Airport Hong Kong International Airport is the most important airport in southern China and one of the busiest airports in the world with over 72 million passengers every year. MTR, Hong Kong's metro system Hong Kong's metro network consists of 12 lines covering virtually the entire region. Speedy, comfortable and economical, it's the best way to get around Hong Kong.