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Taxi fare

Updated:2008-06-04 13:33 | Source:

  

Fare Table- Urban Taxi (Since 28 February 2008)

 

Fare (HK$)

First 2 kilometres

$ 16

Every 200 metres thereafter

$ 1.4

Every period of 1 minute waiting time

$ 1.4

Additional Charges

 

Every baggage (except light personal hand baggage carried inside vehicle compartment)

$ 5

Wheelchairs and crutches carried by disabled passengers

Free

Every animal or bird

$ 5

Every hiring arranged through telephone booking

$ 5

Surcharge for Every Hiring Involving the Use of a Toll Tunnel or Toll Road

 

Cross Harbour Tunnel

Toll paid by driver + $10*(return toll)

Eastern Harbour Crossing

Toll paid by driver + $15*(return toll)

Western Harbour Crossing

Toll paid by driver + $15*(return toll)

* The return toll is not payable if -

The hiring begins from a cross-harbour taxi stand; or

The final destination is not on the opposite side of the harbour

Lantau Link

$ 30

Other toll tunnels and toll roads 

Amount of toll paid by driver

Fare Table- New Territories Taxi (Since 28 February 2008)

 

Fare (HK$)

First 2 kilometres

$ 13.5

Every 200 metres thereafter

$ 1.20

Every period of 1 minute waiting time

$ 1.20

Additional Charges

 

Every baggage (except light personal hand baggage carried inside vehicle compartment)

$ 4

Wheelchairs and crutches carried by disabled passengers

Free

Every animal or bird

$ 4

Every hiring arranged through telephone booking

$ 4

Surcharge for Every Hiring Involving the Use of a Toll Tunnel or Toll Road

 

Lantau Link

$ 30

Other toll tunnels and toll roads 

Amount of toll paid by driver

Fare Table- Lantau Taxi (Since 2 March 1998)

 

Fare (HK$)

First 2 kilometres

$ 12

Every 0.2 kilometre thereafter

$ 1.2

Every period of 1 minute waiting time

$ 1.2

Additional Charges

 

Baggage per piece (except light personal hand baggage carried inside vehicle compartment)

$ 5

Wheelchairs and crutches carried by disabled passengers

Free

Every animal or bird

$ 5

For every hiring arranged through telephone booking

$ 5

 

Notes to passengers :

1. 

Passenger shall pay taxi fare as recorded by the taximeter in accordance with the law.

2. 

Baggage / animals and birds charge :

 

As a general rule, baggage charge may be levied on :

 

every piece of baggage that is carried inside the luggage compartment, and

 

every piece of baggage with total dimensions (length + width + height) exceeding 140 cm that is carried inside the passenger compartment

 

Wheelchairs and crutches of passengers with disabilities are carried free of charge.
The terms and conditions on the carriage of animals and birds are at the sole discretion of the taxi driver.

3. 

Fare receipt :

 

Passengers can ask for a fare receipt. In case the receipt printing device fails to operate or the taximeter has not yet been recalibrated after a fare increase, the taxi driver should issue a hand-written receipt or write the new fare on the printed receipt.

4. 

Change :

 

Taxi driver is not obliged to give change for HK$500 and HK$1,000 bank notes.

 

Editor : Qin

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