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Taxis
Playing one of the key roles in Hong Kong public transport, TAXIs provide a convenient
personalized point-to-point transport service. At present there are 18,138 taxis in Hong Kong, of
which 15,250 are
Urban taxis, 2,838 are Rural New Territory taxis and 50 are Lantau taxis. The
average daily taxi patronage is about 1 million.
As all taxis in Hong Kong, this 2001 Toyoto Crown Comfort, 1998cc, runs on LPG
As many Hong Kong taxis, this Toyota Crown Comfort is used as a mobile advertising poster
while the majority of Hong Kong taxis are Toyotas, there are also a small number of Nissan Cedrics around
A rear view of an LPG powered Toyota Crown Comfort taxi in the Central Business CDistrict of Hong Kong
Urban taxis
The red and silver URBAN TAXIS
operate throughout Hong Kong including
the airport and Hong Kong Disneyland,
(except Tung Chung Road and roads in
south Lantau).

Urban Taxis charge $22 for the first two
kilometres or any part thereof. The
incremental charge for every
subsequent 200 metres or part thereof
and for every waiting period of 1 minute
or part thereof is $1.6 until the amount
reaches $78, and $1 after the amount
has reached $78.
The green and white NEW TERRITORY
TAXIS
are fundamentally confined to
rural areas in the New Territories, the
airport AND Hong Kong Disneyland but
are permitted to serve certain locations
in the urban area through specified
routes.

NT Taxi fares are $18.5 for the first two
kilometres or any part thereof. The
incremental charge for every
subsequent 200 metres or part
thereof and for every waiting period of 1
minute or part thereof is $1.4 until the
amount reaches $60.5, and $1 after
the amount has reached $60.5.
Toyota Crown Comfort taxi on streets of Tai Po in the New Territories.
Nissan Cedric taxi on streets of Tai Po in the New Territories.
Though cheaper, more fuel efficient and bigger, the Ford Falcon Stationcar never made big inroads as a Hong Kong taxi.
Hong Kong taxis are all delivered in the urban red and silver colours. Vehicles destined to served rural areas or Lantau island are then resprayed...
Lantau Taxis
Blue and white LANTAU TAXIS operate
only on Lantau Island (including the
airport and Hong Kong Disneyland).

Lantau Taxi fares are H$17 for the first
two kilometres or any part thereof. The
incremental charge for every
subsequent 200 metres or part thereof
and for every waiting period of 1 minute
or part thereof is $1.4 until the amount
reaches $143, and $1.2 after the amount
has reached $143.
Toyota Crown Comfort taxi waiting for passengers at the ferry pier in Mui Wo on Lantau Island
Nissan Cedric taxi waiting for passengers at the ferry pier in Mui Wo on Lantau Island
Toyota Crown Comfort taxi waiting for passengers at the ferry pier in Mui Wo on Lantau Island
Hong Kong taxis are all delivered in the urban red and silver colours. Vehicles destined to served Lantau island or rural areas are then resprayed...
Mui Wo taxi rank...
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