Getting around Lahore can be a challenge. Buses and minibuses run along set routes across the city; although they are relatively cheap, they are not always the most comfortable means of transport as they are often slow and overcrowded. If using buses and minibuses, it's important to note that seats in the front are reserved for women and children. Taxis are not as common in Lahore as in other Pakistani cities, they can generally be found around major tourist areas. Auto-rickshaws (qingqi) are a popular and relatively cheap means of transport around Lahore, especially in the inner city areas. Fares are usually negotiable, so ensure that you discuss this with the driver before embarking on your journey. Car hire is available at the airport and all major hotels; it's best to hire a vehicle with a driver.
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