Taxis in Hong Kong

There are three different kinds of taxis, which are colour-coded according to their operating areas. Urban taxis(Red) serve all destinations throughout Hong Kong; New Territories taxis(Green) serve only the New Territories and specific roads in Lantau; Lantau taxis(Blue) serve all destinations in Lantau and the airport.

Taxi rates (all charged in HKD):

Urban taxis
HK_Red_Taxi

If meter fare is below 72.5:

price = starting fare 20 (first 2 kilometers) plus 1.5 for every succeeding 200 meters

Every period of 1 minute waiting time is charged 1.5 HKD

If meter fare is above 72.5 HKD:

price = starting fare 20 (first 2 kilometers) plus 1 for every succeeding 200 meters

Every period of 1 minute waiting time is charged 1 HKD

New Territories taxis
HK_Green_Taxi

If meter fare is below 55.50:

price = starting fare 16.5 (first 2 kilometers) plus 1.3 for every succeeding 200 meters

Every period of 1 minute waiting time is charged 1.3 HKD

If meter fare is above 55.50 HKD:

price = starting fare 20 (first 2 kilometers) plus 1 for every succeeding 200 meters

Every period of 1 minute waiting time is charged 1 HKD

Lantau taxis
HK-blue-taxi

If meter fare is below 132 HKD:

price = starting fare 15 (first 2 kilometers) plus 1.3 for every succeeding 200 meters

Every period of 1 minute waiting time is charged 1.3 HKD

If meter fare is above 132 HKD:

price = starting fare 20 (first 2 kilometers) plus 1.2 for every succeeding 200 meters

Every period of 1 minute waiting time is charged 1.2 HKD

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