Island Line


Kennedy Town ↔ Chai Wan

(Identification Color: blue      )


Kennedy Town - HKU  -  Sai Ying Pun - Sheung Wan - Central - Admiralty - Wan Chai - Causeway Bay - Tin Hau - Fortress Hill - North Point - Quarry Bay - Tai Koo - Sai Wan Ho - Shau Kei Wan - Heng Fa Chuen - Chai Wan
See subway maps for reference.

Wait for Subway Train, Hong Kong MTR
Length: 10 miles (16 kilometers)
No. of stations: 17
Journey time: 40 minutes
Districts: Central, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island


 Admiralty (Transfer with Tsuen Wan Line & South Island Line)
 Central (Transfer with Tsuen Wan Line)
 North Point & Quarry Bay (Transfer with Tseung Kwan O Line)

 Island Line Service Hours
Kennedy Town: 06:00 - 00:50 the next day
Chai Wan: 05:55 - 00:35

Island Line Timetable

Station To Chai Wan To Kennedy Town
First Train Last Train First Train Last Train
Kennedy Town 06:00 00:50 N/A N/A
HKU (Hong Kong University) 06:01 00:52 06:13 01:10
Sai Ying Pun 06:03 00:54 06:11 01:08
Sheung Wan 06:05 00:56 06:09 01:06
Central 06:07 00:58 06:07 00:58
Admiralty 06:10 01:00 06:05 00:56
Wan Chai 06:11 01:01 06:03 00:54
Causeway Bay 06:13 01:04 06:01 00:52
Tin Hau 06:15 01:06 06:09 00:50
Fortress Hill 06:16 01:07 06:08 00:48
North Point 06:19 01:09 06:06 00:47
Quarry Bay 06:21 01:11 06:04 00:45
Tai Koo 06:22 01:13 06:03 00:43
Sai Wan Ho 06:23 01:15 06:01 00:41
Shau Kei Wan 06:25 01:17 05:59 00:40
Heng Fa Chuen 06:29 01:19 05:58 00:37
Chai Wan N/A N/A 05:55 00:35


Weekdays, Sundays/Public Holidays Morning Peak Hours 1.9 minutes
Evening Peak Hours 2.1 minutes
Non-peak Hours /
Sundays and Public Holidays
3.1 - 6 minutes
Saturdays Morning Peak Hours 3 minutes
Evening Peak Hours 2.4 minutes
Non-peak Hours 4 - 5 minutes
Note: In the early morning and late night, the frequency will be reduced to every 12 minutes.

Surroundings & Bus Routes near Stations along the Line

 Kennedy Town
 Hotels: Dorsett Regency Hotel, Mia Casa Hotel, Jockey Club Mt. Davis Youth Hostel, Sing Ho Hotel
 Leisure/Shopping: Watsons, Kennedy Town Amusement Park, Kathmandu Nepalese Cuisine Grill & Bar, Bulldog's Bar
 Major Buildings: Luen Yau Apartments, Luen Hong Apartment, Smithfield Court, Luen Hing Apartment, Smithfield Municipal Services Building, Kin Liong Mansion, Kwun Lung Lau Block, Po Tak Mansion, Sun Fat Building, Poksmith Villa, Lungga Mansion
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Forbes Street 43X
New Federal Building 1, 5B, 5X, 5, A10, 10S, 10, 18P, 47P, M47, 101, 104, 113, 811, 904
North Street A10, 47P, M47, 12, 13, 58A, 58, 971
Davis Street 1, 5B, 5P, 5X, 5, 10S, 10, M47, 12, 54, 43X
Cadogan Street 18P, 18, 113, 904

 HKU (Hong Kong University)
 Hotels: Cosco Hotel, Hotel Jen HK, Courtyard Hotel, Ramada Hotel
 Leisure/Shopping: Lung Fu Shan Country Park, Starbucks, Pacific Coffee, KFC, McDonald’s, Junk Yard Dog Bar Café, Babu's Malay Kitchen, Mercy Café, Jen Bar, Pacific Plaza, HK Plaza Shopping Mall, Wau Ming Center Plaza, Top Hit Plaza, The Westwood
 Major Buildings: HKU, Yam Park Building, Hillview Garden, Chiu Sheung School, Kai Fung Building, Cheong Wan Mansion, Hai Kwang Mansion, Yen Oi Garden, St Anthong’s Catholic Church, Shek Tong Tsui Municipal Services Building
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
HKU 8, 10X, 22S, 22, 55
Chiu Sheung School 3B, 23, 40M, 40P, 40
University Hall 11
HKU West Gate 3A, 3B, 4X, 4, 7, 23, 30X, 37A, 40M, 40, 46X, 71, 90B, 91, 94, 103, 970X, 970, 973
The Belcher's 8, 22S, 22
Lady Ho Tung Hall 3A, 3B, 4X, 4, 7, 23, 37A, 37B, 37X, 40M, 40P, 40, 46X, 71P, 71, 90B, 91, 93, 93A, 93C, 103, 970X, 970, 973P, 973

 Sai Ying Pun
 Hotels: Iclub Sheung Wan Hotel, Butterfly on Hollywood, Butterfly on Waterfront Boutique Hotel, CHI Residences 138, 60 West Suites Hotel
 Leisure/Shopping: Wing On Department Store, Infinitus Plaza (Vicwood Plaza), Sasa, 7-Eleven, Vanguard Convenience Store, Sheung Wan Cooked Food Centre, Starbucks, Coffee Book, Lan Kwai Fong, McDonald’s, Gingers Catering, Liquid Lounge Bar & Restaurant, Magnum Club, Side Walk Bar
 Major Buildings: Tong Nam Mansion, Wealth Building, Fook Moon Building, Hang Sing Mansion, Sun Luen Building, Grand Home, High House, Yee Shun Mansion, Goodwill Garden, HKSPC Thomas Tam Nursery School, Prince Philip Dental Hospital
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Ning Yeung Terrace 3B, 8, 10X, 22, 23, 40M, 40P, 40, 45A, 56, 93, 93A, 93C, 103
Bonham Road 8, 10X, 12, 22, 22S, 56
Centre Street 1, 3A, 3B, 4X, 4, 5B, 5C, 5, 7, 10, 10S, 12, 18, 23,  37A, 37B, 40M, 40, M47, 71P, 71, 90B, 91, 94, 101, 103, 104, 113, 811, 905, H1
Eastern Street 1, 3A, 3B, 4, 5B, 5C, 5S, 5, 7, 10, 10S, 12M, 13, 18, 23B, 23, 37B, 40M, 40P, 40, M47, 55, 71, 91, 94, 101, 103, 113, 905, H1
Babington Path 45A, 56A, 56

 Sheung Wan
Butterfly on Hollywood, Holiday Inn Express HK SoHo, Ibis HK Central & Sheung Wan Hotel, Lan Kwai Fong Hotel, Ovolo Hotel, Ovolo Serviced Apartment, SOHOTEL, The Bauhinia Hotel and Apartments, The Mercer, Treasure View Sheung Wan
Blake Garden, Central and Western District Promenade - Sheung Wan Section; Central Pier Waterfront, Hollywood Road Park, Museum of Medical Sciences, Man Mo Temple, Sincere Department Store, SoHo, Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, Western Market
 Major Buildings:
Arion Commercial Center, C Gold & Silver Exchange; Centre Mark, China Insurance Group Building, China Merchants Tower, Chu Kong Shipping Tower, Cosco Tower, C.T.S.House, Golden Center, Grand Millennium Plaza, Guangdong Investment Tower, Hing Yip Commercial Centre, Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal, Ka Wah Bank Center, Kam Sang Building, Li Po Chun Chambers, Nan Fung Tower, OTB Building, Plaza 168, Shun Tak Centre, Shum Tower, Teda Building, The Center, The Centre Mark, The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of HK, The Pemberton, Tung Ning Building, Tung Hip Commercial Building, Unicorn Trade Centre, Wing Hang Bank Building, Wing On Centre, Yue Thai Commercial Building
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Ap Lei Chau Estate 91
Chi Fu Ya Yuen 37A
Chinese Cuisine Training Institute / Pokfulam Training Centre Complex / The University of HK (West Gate) 4, 7, 37A, 91, 90B, 94 (#)
Kennedy Town 1, 5B, 18
Lei Tung Estate 91, 94 (#)
Mount Davis Road 5
Queen Mary Hospital 55
Shek Pai Wan Estate 7
South Horizons 90B
The University of HK Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine M47
Tung wah Hospital 26
Wah Fu Estate M47, 4
Wong Chuk Hang 71
(#) Morning peak only, no service on Sundays and public holidays.

Four Seasons Hotel, Hotel LKF by Rhombus, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hotel 
City Hall, Fringe Club,  IFC Mall, Lan Kwai Fong, LKF Tower, Lower Peak Tram Terminus, SoHo, The Planning & Infrastructure Exhibition Gallery, The Landmark
 Major Buildings:
Alexandra House, AIA Centra, Aon China Building, Bank of America Tower, Bank of China Tower, Bank of East Asia Building, Central Building, Central Tower, Charter House, Cheung Kong Center, Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Building, Chong Hing Bank Centre, 59 Connaught Road Central; Crawford House, Entertainment Building, Euro Trade Centre, Exchange Square, Gloucester Tower, Government House, Hang Seng Bangk Headquarters, Hip Shing Hong Centre, HK Chinese Bank Building, HSBC Main Building, Hutchison House, Jardine House, Man Yee Building, Nexxus Building, One IFC, Pedder Building, Prince's Building, 100QRC, SAR Government Headquarters, Standard Chartered Bank Building, St. George's Building, Takshing House, The Center, The Centrium, The Club Building, Two IFC, Universal Trade Centre, Wheelock House, Wing On House, World-wide House
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Aberdeen 70
Ap Lei Chau Estate 90, 590
Bonham Road / The University of HK / University Museum & Art Gallery 3B / 40M / 8
Bowen Road 9
Chi Fu Fa Yuen 37A / 22
Chinese Cuisine Training Institute 37A
Pokfulam Training Centre Complex 40M
Cyberport 30X
Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum H1
Garden Road (Lower Peak Tram Terminus) 15C
Kennedy Town 5B, 10
Lei Tung Estate 91, 94(#), 97
Mount Davis Road 5 / 54
Noah's Ark To Park Island Pier 2
Park Road 12M
Po Shan Road 3
Police Museum 15
Queen Mary Hospital 54, 55
Repulse Bay / Stanley 6, 6A(*), 6X, 66, 260
Residence Bel-Air 30X
Robinson Road 12
The Peak 15 / 1
Wah Fu Estate 40M
Wong Chuk Hang 71, 75
(*) Peak hour only, no service on Sundays and public holidays.

Conrad HK, Island Shangri-La HK, JW Marriott, Ozo Wesley, The Upper House
City Hall, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, Fleet Arcade, Arts Centre, Visual Arts Centre, Jockey Club Drug InfoCentre, Pacific Place, Queensway Plaza, MTR Travel
 Major Buildings:
Admiralty Centre, Asian House, Bank of America Tower, Bank of China Tower, British Consulate-General, China HK Tower, Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Building, Citibank Tower, CITIC Tower, Fairmont House, Far East Finance Centre, Harcourt House, Hutchison House, Legislative Council Complex, Lippo Centre, MassMutual Tower, One/Two/Three Pacific Place, The Club Building, United Centre
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Aberdeen 70, 70M(#)
Cyberport 10
Deep Water Bay 6A (#), 6X, 260
HK Park / Lower Peak Tram Terminus 12A
MacDonnell Road 12A
Ma Hang Estate 66, 6X
Mount Bulter 24M
Ocean Park 629
Repulse Bay 6, 6A (#), 66, 6X, 260
Robinson Road 56, 56A
Scenic Villas / Sandy Bay Road 10
Shiu Fai Terrace 24A
Stanley 6, 6A (#), 6X, 260
The Peak 15
The University of HK 23, 40
Tin Wan 11, 31
Wah Fu Estate 40

 Wan Chai
Empire Hotel, Grand Hyatt, Harbourview, Gloucester Luk Kwok, Metropark Hotel Wanchai, Novotel Century, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, The Burlington, The Fleming HK, V wanchai serviced apartments, Wharney Guang Dong Hotel
Cathay 88, Environmental Resource Centre, Arts Centre, Convention & Exhibition Centre, HKCEC New Wing, Exhibition Centre, Tai Yau Plaza, Wan Chai Computer Centre,
 Major Buildings:
Asian House, Beverly House, Causeway Centre, Central Plaza, China Overseas Building, China Resources Building, Dah Sing Financial Centre, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, East Town Building, Emperor Group Centre, Empire Land Commercial Centre, Fraser Suites, Great Eagle Centre, Hang Seng Wanchai Building, Harbour Center, Harcourt House, Hopewell Centre, Immigration Tower, Lucky Centre, MassMutual Tower, 248 Queen's Road East, QRE Plaze, Revenue Tower, Shui On Centre, Siu On Centre, Southorn Centre, Sun Hung Kai Centre, Tai Tung Building, Tai Yau Building, Tai Yip Building, Telecom House, The Broadway, Wanchai Tower, Wu Chung House, Yue Xiu Building
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Aberdeen / Shek Pai Wan 4B
Ap Lei Chau 90
Chi Fu Fa Yuen 37B, 37X (^)
Lei Tung Estate 97
Sham Wan / Wong Chuk Hang 75
Shiu Fai Terrace 24A
South Horizons 590A
Stanley 6, 6A, 6X, 66
The Peak 15
(^) No service available on Sundays and public holidays. 

 Causeway Bay
Causeway Corner, Cosmopolitan Hotel/Cosmo Hotel, Crowne Plaza Causeway Bay, Excelsior Hotel, Hotel Bonaparte by Rhombus, JIA Boutique Hotel, Lanson Place Hotel, Regal Hongkong Hotel, Rosedale on the Park, Shama Causeway Bay, South Pacific Hotel, The Charterhouse Causeway Bay, The Park Lane, V Causeway Bay Serviced Apartments
Causeway Bay Plaza (Phase 1), Causeway Bay Plaza (Phase 2), Causeway Square, Fashion Walk, Goldmark, Island Beverley, JFT, Laforet, Lee Theatre Plaza, President Shopping Centre, President Theatre, SOGO, The Lee Gardens, Times Square, DFS Galleria Beauty in Causeway Bay
 Major Buildings:
Bank of Communications Tower, Capitol Centre, Circle Tower, CIGNA Tower, East Point Centre, Elizabeth House, Hang Lung Centre, Kyoto Plaza, Leighton Centre, Sino Plaza, Sunning Plaza, Top Glory Tower, W SQUARE, Wellable Commercial Building, Windsor House / ACE Tower
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Aberdeen 38, 42, 72
Ap Lei Chau 36X
Braemar Hill 25A / 25
Chi Fu Fa Yuen 38
Cyberport 69X
Deep Water Bay / Repulse Bay / Stanley 40, 40X
Grantham Hospital 4C
Happy Valley 30
Jardine's Lookout 11 / 14M
Lai Tak Tsuen 23A, 26 / 21A
Lei Tung Estate 96
Sham Wan 72A
Shek Pai Wan 4A, 4C
South Horizons 592
Tai Hang 21M
Tin Wan 77
Wah Fu (South) 42
Wah Kwai Estate 72
Wong Chuk Hang 4A, 4C, 5, 69X
No access to other exits from Exit D-F after passing through the exit gates.

 Tin Hou
Butterfly on Victoria, Empire Hotel HK, Causeway Bay, Equinox Mercury, L’hotel Causeway Bay Harbour View, Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay HK, Rosedale on the Park
Causeway Bay Market, Chinese Recreation Club, Chinese Rhenish Church Wanchi
 Major Buildings:
Citicorp Centre, 148 Electric Road, Park Commercial Centre, SUP Tower
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Blue Pool Road 19
Braemar Hill 49M / 25, 25C
Happy Valley 19
Lei Tung Estate 39M
The Peak 15B (f)
Yue On Court 39M
(f) Service is available on Sundays and public holidays only.

 Fortress Hill
City Garden Hotel, Empire Hotel HK, Causeway Bay, Harbour Grand, Newton Hotel
Shama Fortress Hill, Maxi Mall, New Trend Plaza, Olympia Plaza
 Major Buildings:
AIA Tower, Citicorp Centre, Electric Centre, 148 Electric Road, Fortress Tower, Greenwich Centre, Sea View Estate, Seven Seas Shopping Centre, Sing Pao Building, SUP Tower
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Route
Braemar Hill 49M
Cyberport 69

 North Point
Printemp Hotel Apartment, City Garden Hotel, Ibis, Newton Inn, The South China Hotel
Chinese Goods Centre Ltd., Maxi Mall, Metropole Department Stores, Odeon Plaza, Olympia Plaza, Sunbeam Theatre
 Major buildings:
China United Centre, Java Commercial Centre, K.Wah Centre, North Point ASIA-PAC Commercial Centre, North Point Industrial Building, Two Chinachem Exchange Square
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Braemar Hill 27, 529
Lai Tak Tsuen / Tai Hang 41A

 Quarry Bay
Harbour Plaza North Point
 Major buildings:
Cambridge House, Cornwall House, Devon House, Dorset House, Eastern Harbour Center, Kodak House, Manly Plaza, One Island East, PCCW Tower, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, Somerset House, Tung Chong Factory Building, Warwick House, Westlands Centre

 Tai Koo
EAST Hotel, Kornhill Apartments
Cityplaza, Fireboat A.G. Exhibition Gallery, Aquarium Plaza, Jusco, Kornhill Plaza
 Major Buildings:
Cityplaza One, Cityplaza Three, Cityplaza Four, Eastern Centre, Kornhill Plaza-Office Tower, One Island East, Westlands Centre, Zung Fu Industrial Building
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Kornhill 33M / 32
Mount Parker Lodge 32A
Nam Fung Sun Chuen 32, 32A

 Sai Wan Ho
 Major buildings:
Marina House, Marine Headquarters
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Yiu Tung Estate / Hing Tung Estate 50 / 2A, 77, 99, 722
Stanley 14
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital 65

 Shau Kei Wan
Shing Wong Temple, Smiling Shau Kei Wan Plaza, Tam Kung Temple, Tin Hau Temple, Tsung Tsin Church, Yuk Wong Temple
 Major Buildings:
Galaxy Plaza, Marine House
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defense 85
Lei Yue Mun Park & Holiday Village 81, 82 / 66, 66A
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital 66, 66A
Shek O 9
Stanley Fort 14

 Heng Fa Chuen
Heng Fa Chuen Club / Swimming Pool, Paradise Mall (East), Paradise Mall (West)
 Major Buildings:
Citybus Depot, Government Logistics Centre, NWFB Depot
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Siu Sai Wan (Island Resort) 62A / 85
Siu Sai Wan (Cheerful Garden) 62

 Chai Wan
Law Uk Folk Museum, New Jade Shopping Arcade
 Major Buildings:
Chai Wan Industrial Centre, Chai Wan Industrial City, Chung On Industrial Building, Eltee Building, Fook Hing Industrial Building, Hong Mun Industrial Centre, Kantone Centre, Kut Shing Building, Shell Industrial Building, Sze Hing Industrial Building, Trend Centre
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Cape Collinson 18M
Chai Wan Industrial City / Hing Man Estate 20M
Chung Hom Kok / Fung Wah Estate / Hing Wah Estate 43M
Harmony Garden 47S
Island Resort 82M (m)
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital 48M
Siu Sai Wan Estate 82M (m) / 47M
Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground 47M
Stanley 16A, 16M / 16X
Chung Hom Kok 16A, 16M
(m) No service on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
- Last updated on Jun. 20, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Hong Kong MTR - Island Line
Asked by Billy from SINGAPORE | Apr. 05, 2018 11:51Reply
How to travel to Hong Kong Airport from Sai Ying Pun Mtr station?
Answers (1)
Answered by Clair from USA | Apr. 08, 2018 02:52

Take bus 973 to Water Street and interchange to bus A12 to the airport.
Asked by J from INDIA | Sep. 22, 2016 08:34Reply
What is the best way to go from Wong Chuk Hang Road to HK Exhibition Convention Centre?
Answers (3)
Answered by Eugene from CANADA | Sep. 22, 2016 20:54

You are advised to take bus no.37A from Yan's Tower, Wong Chuk Hang Road to Hennessy Road Government Primary School, Hennessy Road. The duration is about 25 mins. And the ticket fare is 4.7 HKD per person. After arriving, walk north around 350 yards to find the destination.
Answered by j from INDIA | Sep. 23, 2016 02:07

Hi, Thanks for the reply.
Is there any train service? As per my guess, train would be much faster

Please advise.
Answered by Eugene | Sep. 26, 2016 00:58

I am sorry that there is no train service between them. You are advised to take a bus. Have a nice trip! :)
Asked by HKU Student from INDIA | Aug. 06, 2016 05:17Reply
Will be staying at North Point. MTR frequency Pokfulham HKU Campus & is it convenient ?
Hi, I'm a non-local student.
Would be travelling everyday from North Point to Pokfulam HKU Campus.
What is the frequency of MTR service and estimated cost of a one way trip. Also, please help me with the distance and time it can take. Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Lucy from USA | Aug. 10, 2016 01:23

Yes! It is very convenient for you to take MTR Island Line between North Point and HKU Station. The distance is about 5.6 miles (9km). The fare is HKD 8.2 for a single trip, and the trip takes about 30 minutes. The frequency is about 10 minutes. Have a great time!
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