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Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)

Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China
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Since 1904, trams have been running from East to West of Hong Kong Island. Over the last century, Hong Kong Tramways witnessed the development of Hong Kong, and the tram remains an efficient and the most economical mode of public transport in Hong Kong. Today, Hong Kong Tramways owns and operates a fleet of 163 tramcars, including 2 antique tramcars, carrying a daily average of 230,000 passengers. It is the world's largest fleet of double-deck tramcars still in service.
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Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed yesterday

They are old, open air and rattle along but a great way to see Hong Kong at a low cost . They are what Hong Kong is all about.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tramways are fantastic. Its very cheap, only 2,5 HK dollars and you can go from the one side of HK Island to the other side of the city, to North Point. Close the north Point also the tram pass through a market, looks like...More

Thank asiageotraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a good way for tourists to travel on Hong Kong island, through the busy city. The fare per trip is cheap. You can also use Octopus card for the payment. It is a way to experience the local life of Hong Kong people.

Thank anitawin88
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yes, tram was incorporated more than 100 years ago and is still running in this vibrant city. At the cost of HKD 2.30 (US 0.30) you can have an hour and half ride from west side to east side of Hong Kong Island. My hotel...More

Thank Dora C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were told it is called the Ding Dong Tram but not too important :-) Great for seeing the real HK and so cheap. Drivers very friendly and tell you when to get off at your stop which is handy!

Thank Roy L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Trip takes around 1.5 hours. We initially sat on top, but it got too hot and sat inside. The trip is ONE WAY, meaning you are dropped off at the end of the route . . . no worries, easy to find public transport to...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The trams offer a relaxed way to see the sights of the city and at fixed HKD 2.3 per ride, they are much cheaper than other modes of transport. However since they run on the road, the speed is quite slow as have to stop...More

Thank rbsing
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best kept secret in Hong Kong: onlt HKD2.30 for unlimited ride which is roughly USD0.30! Good view if you sit at the top deck and very fine when it is not hot ( or raining ) since there is no air-con. Highly...More

Thank Ianfung
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trams run fequently and mainly from East to West on Hong Kong Island and are a very cheap way to travel around, at HKD 2.30 per trip. The view from upstairs is always fabulous and out of the morning and evening rush hours, rarely...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another icon. Slow, but a nice way to watch Hongkong, especially from the upper deck. It is incredibly cheap: 2,30HK$ esch ride. Remember to get in through the rear door and exit in the front. Pay with octopus card because if you pay cash no...More

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September 17, 2017|
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Response from jonw_c_jun13 | Reviewed this property |
Buy the on "loan octopus card" for HK150 (from any MTR station or the customer service centre at arrival hall at HK airport). It has a stored value of 100HKD and refundable 50 HKD deposit. It can be used on the MTR, bus... More
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September 2, 2017|
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Response from Maryann T | Reviewed this property |
Otherwise I would recommend you to take MTR from TST to Central Station and from there you could decide where in the Hong Kong island you would like to visit by tram. Map and schedule available on their website You can... More
August 4, 2017|
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Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
The tram doesn't run through TST in Kowloon. It is located on Hong Kong island. Passengers pay HK$2.30 every time they get off the tram with coins or by using an Octopus card. In TST, taking KMB bus is a convenient and... More