With the exception of some very remote areas, taxis are plentiful throughout Hong Kong. They can usually be hailed on the street (except in restricted areas) or summoned by phone. All are metered, relatively cheap, air-conditioned and clean. Hong Kong has 18,131 (at end of 2012) licensed taxis, providing a personalized point-to-point public transport service.
There are three types identified by colour: red (Urban taxi), green (New Territories taxi) and blue (Lantau taxi). Taxi still remains to be one of the most popular and safest mode of transport in Hong Kong. Whether hailed on the street, called over the phone with one of the taxi hotlines, or found in queues in taxi ranks or stands, taxicabs are perfect for quick trips, especially if you are carrying baggage. Covering the majority of Hong Kong, taxis are the perfect flexible way to quickly see the city!
Hong Kong Taxi Cab
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