Ticket Suggestion
Ticket Suggestion

"Ticket Suggestion" Instructions of Use

Major Ticket Types and Promotions

According to the inputted travelling pattern, "Ticket Suggestion" ("Function") will compare the fare of different ticket types1 based on the route with the shortest travelling time. Ticket types for calculations include:

  • Octopus
  • Single Journey Ticket
  • MTR City Saver
  • Monthly Pass Extra (Sheung Shui / Wu Kai Sha - East Tsim Sha Tsui Monthly Pass Extra / Tuen Mun - Nam Cheong Monthly Pass Extra / Tuen Mun - Hung Hom Monthly Pass Extra / Tung Chung - Nam Cheong Monthly Pass Extra / Tung Chung - Hong Kong Monthly Pass Extra)
  • Tuen Mun – Nam Cheong Day Pass
  • Airport Express Same Day Return Ticket

1It is assumed that the same ticket, except for a Single Journey Ticket, "Octopus + Airport Express Same Day Return Ticket" or "Single Journey Ticket + Airport Express Same Day Return Ticket", would be used throughout the same service day.
Note: The QR Code Ticket fare is not included for calculations in Ticket Suggestions.

Notes to QR Code Ticket (Not applicable to Airport Express and Light Rail) :
The QR code Adult fare is equivalent to an Adult Octopus; QR code Concessionary fare (including AlipayHK EasyGo Child and Elderly) is equivalent to a Child Octopus. With exceptions below:

  • For MTR Mobile QR Code Ticket, there are two types of fares: Adult fares (aged 12-64 including students) and Concessionary fares (children aged 3-11 and senior citizens aged 65 or above).
  • For AlipayHK EasyGo, there are three types of fares: Adult fares (aged 12-64 including students), Child fares (aged 3-11) and Elderly fares (aged 65 or above).
  • MTR rides that interchange at Tsim Sha Tsui/East Tsim Sha Tsui station will be considered as two separate single journeys.
  • The passenger type (Adult or Concessionary) / class (Standard or East Rail Line First Class) has to be properly selected on the QR Code Ticket of MTR Mobile or EasyGo of AlipayHK before entering the gate. Passenger type/class cannot be changed after entering the gate or during the journey.
  • Except for the fare rebate (if applicable), other MTR fare promotions and the Public Transport Fare Subsidy Scheme are not applicable for MTR rides using the QR code.

For details, please click here for MTR Passenger Guide and Octopus/ QR Code Fare Charts.

The following promotion schemes are included in the "Function" and will be included in the calculations when applicable.

  • Early Bird Discount
  • MTR Fare Saver
  • Rebate for every journey
  • 25% discount for connecting journeys of Monthly Pass Extra (except for East Rail Line First Class Premium)
  • "Return 10 Get 1 Free" Promotion of Tuen Mun – Nam Cheong Day Pass
  • Airport Express Free Return Journey for Same Day Return Trip of Octopus Users2
  • Airport Express Free MTR Connections
  • Public Transport Fare Concession Scheme for the Elderly and Eligible Persons with Disabilities
  • Student Travel Scheme
  • Hin Keng/Kai Tak Stations Fare Discount

2Special Same Day Return Fares for Octopus Users travelling to and from AsiaWorld-Expo on the same day are not included

Example One: One Day Travel (An adult passenger travels to and from Mei Foo Station and Wan Chai Station on the same day)

Note: The fares displayed in the images below are as per the date indicated for reference only

1. Select "One Day Travel"

2. Select Travel Date and Daily Travel Pattern

3. Select Passenger Type, Origin and Destination. The "Function" will list out Early Bird Discount or MTR Fare Saver if they are applicable to the inputted travel pattern. Please check the appropriate box if you plan to enjoy the offer(s). Then press "Search".

4.Display fare comparison result after calculation. Details can be revealed by pressing "Show" button

5. View the breakdown of calculation details

Example Two: Multi-days Travel (An adult passenger travels to and from Sheung Shui Station and Po Lam Station on the same day every Monday to Sunday in a month)

1. Select "Multi-days Travel"

2. Select Travel Month, Weekly and Daily Travel Pattern

3. Select Passenger Type, Origin and Destination. The "Function" will list out Early Bird Discount or MTR Fare Saver if they are applicable to the inputted travel pattern. Please check the appropriate box if you plan to enjoy the offer(s). Then press "Search".

4.Display fare comparison result after calculation. Details can be revealed by pressing "Show" button

5. View the breakdown of calculation details