Buses -- Public buses run on fixed routes and may only pick up or set down passengers at designated bus stops or stands. The routes are scheduled services and are designated by a number.

Trams -- You may only get on or off a tram at a designated tram stop.

North-west railway -- Light rail vehicles run along fixed tracks in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long. Most of the tracks and their reserve areas are fenced off. Unauthorized entry into such fenced areas is strictly prohibited on safety grounds.

Green minibuses -- Green minibuses run on fixed routes. Where the driver is allowed to do so you may hail or request a Green minibus to stop. On some, but not on all roads the driver may be permitted to stop on a yellow line or in a 'No Stopping' zone. A driver may also stop at a Green minibuses stop or stand. The routes are scheduled services and are designated by a number. Green minibuses are yellow in colour with a green roof.

Red minibuses -- Red mini-buses may operate on most roads where they are not banned by a 'No public light buses' sign. You may hail or request a red minibus to stop anywhere the driver is allowed to stop. In addition to the stopping restrictions generally applying to vehicles, there are also 'No stopping' zones that apply only to minibuses. A driver may also stop at a red mini-bus stop or stand. Red minibuses are yellow in colour with a red roof.Public Transport

Urban taxis -- Urban taxis provide service to the whole of Hong Kong but cannot operate on the closed roads on Lantau including Tung Chung Road. They are red in colour and have a silver roof.

New Territories taxis -- New Territories taxis ( NT taxis ) operate throughout most of the New Territories region except Tsuen Wan, Sha Tin and Tseung Kwan O. Traffic signs marked the boundary of the area in which NT taxis may not operate. The driver cannot take you to destination in the urban area except a few locations on specified routes. NT taxis are permitted to provide service between the Air Passenger Terminal of the airport and certain districts in the New Territories. However, they are not permitted to operate elsewhere on Lantau and in other areas of Chek Lap Kok. NT taxis are green in colour and have a white roof.

Lantau taxis -- Lantau taxis serve the whole Lantau and Chek Lap Kok, including the airport, but are not permitted to operate beyond these areas. They are blue in colour and have a white roof.