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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 today

It`s cheap,crowded, but i loved every minute of it ! Just watch your head if you`re taller than the average person.Ding Ding. Get on and enjoy the ride.

Thank Bjek001
Reviewed yesterday

Need to get somewhere in a hurry? Jump on the tram, its cute, quick and super cheap!! If you can squeeze yourself upstairs then go for it, the views of HK are worthy it, otherwise sit on the timber bench downstairs and wait for your...More

Thank 723despinal
Reviewed yesterday

Ding Ding is a very cheap way to travel on Hong Kong Island. It is a flat fare of HKD2.30 regardless of distance. However, the tram is very slow and you need to be patient. Do enjoy the slow ride.

Thank TanPiakPhuang
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tramways have been around for over a century. It serves part of northern Hong Kong Island. It is slow, less expensive, and a fun ride. You can use the Octopus card (a widely accepted debit card) for the ride. It is all natural A/C....More

Thank E C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The area covered by the trams are very limited. However, the tram route passes through some of the busiest part of Hong Kong such as the Central District, Wanchai, Happy Valley, and Causeway Bay. For a tourist, this is the cheapest way to see the...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is the cheapest way if u dont get rush to travel and survey the town. U can slowly survey and take picture from the upper deck. Some trams, the older one, doesnt show station on screen, so u need to have a map or...More

Thank Gifttt
Reviewed 3 days ago

Despite the advent of buses and the MTT, these double decker trams are a nostalgic and cheap way of getting around Hong Kong Island. No matter how long the distance is, you still pay the same fare, and Octopus cards are allowed. Note that it...More

Thank 3lgdz
Reviewed 3 days ago

This takes me back to the good old days of tram travelling. These trams are found all over on Hong Kong Island and are a hit with visitors as well as being one of the main methods of transport there. You can hear these trams...More

Thank SunsetbeachOz
Reviewed 3 days ago

Take a tour by hoping on one of Ding Dings!! Great way to see HK. If you spot something interesting you can always get off to take some pictures and get in again within minutes as trams are pretty frequent. Take a sit on top...More

Thank Kate59623
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Take the tram from west to east , east to west. Left side seats best for pavement looking . For a set fare of couple of HK$ one can see all the old districts along the route Kennedy Town to Shaukiwan. Take the Happy Valley...More

Thank tm1232000
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17 September 2017|
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Response from CoastCity L | Reviewed this property |
The Octopus is a stored valued card. Since you're from NYC, your area doesn't have an equivalent. However, the US does have a similar system. It is similar to the San Francisco Bay Area's Clipper Card. However, the Octopus... More
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2 September 2017|
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Response from chacepatz | Reviewed this property |
For your guys ref., Tram is ONLY available in the HK Island Side, not in Kowloon or NT districts in HK. Price for adult HKD2.3, Child/Senior $1.1
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4 August 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