Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Very Diets - How To Get Rid Of Fat
  2. 2 Trip Report The Not-All-Golden Road to Samarkand
  3. 3 Trip Report the best holiday in bali
  4. 4 Thailand Assistance
  5. 5 Tokyo and Kyoto in one week
  6. 6 Transportation to mt koya-san from Osaka
  7. 7 Japan then Bali - Where to Fly In & Out?
  8. 8 Jaisalmer or Ranthambore Nat'l Park
  9. 9 Good unlimited data for tourists
  10. 10 Clean hotel near BKK for early flight
  11. 11 Advice on itinerary Japan 12 nights
  12. 12 Japan Trip Suggestions - 14 day trip in April
  13. 13 Trip Report Hike to summit of Mount Kinabalu
  14. 14 Bangkok hotel - Feedback requested on specific hotels
  15. 15 Finding best Vietnam and Cambodia cruise in Mekong river for family
  16. 16 Trip Report Not Really A Trip Report Kind of Trip Report (Japan 2016)
  17. 17 Japan Itinerary Critique and Suggestions
  18. 18 Another first-timer. Does this work?
  19. 19 Trip Report rkkwan's Nepal trip Sept 2016 - Annapurna Base Camp (and more)
  20. 20 Japan in February
  21. 21 Where/when/how should I get my visa for Vietnam?
  22. 22 Trip Report Two Weeks in Cambodia and Burma~Returning to the Old and Seeing the New
  23. 23 India: Flying from Varanasi to New Delhi
  24. 24 Bangkok hotel - River sides pros/cons
  25. 25 Honeymoon in Vietnam
View next 25 » Back to the top

rkkwan's HK Tramways ride Kennedy Town - Happy Valley - Shau Kei Wan

Jump to last reply

A poster who lives in HK said in a different thread that in her experience, a HK Tramways ride from one end to the other takes around 6 hours. I thought that was ludicrous, so I rode the whole route early this evening to see how long it takes.

Granted, it was a relatively quiet day in HK - 8th day of the Chinese New Year, a Thursday, and first day of public school after CNY holiday - with little traffic. So, this might be best case scenario.

Anyways, my tram left Kennedy Town at the western end of the line at 6:00p. It passed the Admiralty at 6:37p. In that other thread, I said it should take under 45 minutes from the JWMarriott to Kennedy Town, and at least in this case, I am correct.

At 6:51p, my tram passed the Canal Street W stop before turning into Happy Valley, arriving HV at 7:02p. That trip took 62 minutes.

My next tram departed Happy Valley at 7:11p and passed the Canal Street W stop at 7:21p, exactly 30 minutes after my first time there. I got to Shau Kei Wan at the eastern end of the line at 8:04p. This second ride took 53 minutes.

So, total duration for both rides was 115 minutes. If I had taken a direct Kennedy Town - Shau Kei Wan tram (infrequent, only twice an hour), or if I had switched at one of the stops on the main line instead of going into Happy Valley, I could have gotten from the western end to the eastern end of the main line in 85 minutes.

Picture of every single stop my tram passed, with time:

https://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=275610&id=643747086&l=363e520761

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement