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
Fare: HKD 5-12
Districts: Central, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island


 Admiralty (Transfer with Tsuen Wan Line, East Rail 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: 05:50 - 01:21 the next day
Chai Wan: 05:45 - 01:32

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 01:04
Admiralty 06:10 01:00 06:05 01:02
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 Morning Peak Hours 1.9 minutes
Evening Peak Hours 2.1 minutes
Non-peak Hours 3.6 - 5 minutes
Saturdays 2.8 - 5 minutes
Sundays/Public Holidays 3.6 - 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: Concord Hotel, Skyla
 Surroundings: Golden Scene Cinema, Kennedy Town Center, Belcher Bay Park, Belcher Bay Promenade, K-Farm, Lok Kwan Social Service, Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Smithfield Municipal Service Building
 Nearby Bus:

Destination Routes
Baguio Villa Minibus 58A, 59 (Peak hours only on workdays)
Chi Fu Fa Yuen Minibus 23, 23M
Cyberport / Residence Bel-Air Minibus 58, 58M (no service on Satur., Sun., and public holidays)
Mount Davis Bus 1; Minibus 54S (Peak hours only)
Queen Mary Hospital Minibus 23, 23M, 54M
Sandy Bay Minibus 58, 58A, 58M, 59
Scenic Villas / The University of HK Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine Bus 43M
Wah Fu Estate Minibus 23

 HKU (Hong Kong University)
 Hotels: Best Western Plus Hotel, Hotel Jen HK, Courtyard Hotel by Marriot, Oootopia West
 Leisure/Shopping: Lung Fu Shan Country Park, Starbucks, Pacific Coffee, KFC, McDonald's, Pacific Plaza, HK Plaza Shopping Mall, Wau Ming Center Plaza, Top Hit Plaza, The Rockpool, The Westwood
 More Surroundings: HKU, Chiu Sheung School, Western Wholesale Food Market, Shek Tong Tsui Municipal Services Building, Church of the Savior, HK Baptist Church Good Neighbor Chapel, Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Center,
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
HKU 3A, 4X, 7, 30X, 33X, 37B, 37X, 71P, 90B, 970, X970, 970X, 973
Chiu Sheung School 23, 40M, 40P, 40, 93C, 93, 93A, 103 
Pok Fu Lam Road Minibus 8, 11
HKU West Gate 3A, 4X, 4, 7, 23, 30X, 37A, 40M, 40, 71, 90B, 91, 94, 103, 970X, 970, 973

 Sai Ying Pun
 Hotels: Butterfly on Waterfront, CHI Residences 120, 60 West Suites Hotel, Best Western Plus Hotel HK, Eco Tree Hotel, Hotel LBP, ibis HK Central & Sheung Wan Hotel, Queen's Hotel
 Leisure/Shopping: Wing On Department Store, Infinitus Plaza (Vicwood Plaza), Sheung Wan Cooked Food Centre, McDonald's
 More Surroundings: Chinese Rhenish Church HK, King George V Memorial Park HK, Sai Ying Pun Market, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong Kau Yan Church
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Ning Yeung Terrace 23, 40M, 40P, 40, 45A, 93, 93C, 93A, 103
Bonham Road Minibus 56, 56B
Centre Street 23, 40, 40M, 103

 Sheung Wan
Hollywood Hill, CM+ Hotels & Serviced Apartents, AKVO Hotel, ibis HK Central & Sheung Wan Hotel, iclub Sheung Wan Hotel, Lan Kwai Fong Hotel, SOHOTEL, The Bauhinia Hotel and Apartments, The Mercer, Treasure View Sheung Wan
Blake Garden, Sheung Wan Section of Central and Western District Promenade, Central Pier Waterfront, Central Market, Hollywood Road Park, Museum of Medical Sciences, Man Mo Temple, Sincere Department Store, PMQ, SoHo, Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, Western Market
 More Surroundings:
Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal, ICAC, Central District Health Center, CTS (HK) Entry Permit Service Center, Harbour Building, Sheung Wan Civic Center, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, Tung Wah Hospital
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Man Wa Lane 978A, 905, 905A, 900, 960, 961, 978, P960
Man Wa Lane, Des Voeux Road Mid. N969, 914
Wing On Center, Des Voeux Road Mid. 1, 5B, 10
Cleverly Street, Des Voeux Road Mid. 1, 5B, N8X, 26

Four Seasons Hotel, Butterfly on LKF, Butterfly on Wellington, Mandarin Oriental HK, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hotel, mini Central, Ovolo Central
City Gallery, Central Harbourfront Event Space, Central Market, IFC Mall, Lan Kwai Fong, HK City Hall, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, HK Maritime Museum, Peak Tram Central Terminus, SoHo, Wellington Place/M88
 More Surroundings:
Bank of America Tower, Bank of China Tower, Bank of East Asia Building, Central Tower, Euro Trade Centre, Exchange Square, Gloucester Tower, Government House, Hang Seng Bangk Headquarters, HSBC Main Building, Prince's Building, Standard Chartered Bank Building, Wing On House, World-wide House, Central Piers, Central Pier Waterfront, Chater Garden, Hong Kong Park, Statue Square, The Cenotaph, St. John's Cathedral
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Alexandra House, Ice House Street 5X, 11, 12, 13, 15C, 40M, 930A
Alexandra House, Des Voeux Road Mid. 1, 5B, 10, 11, 88R
Statue Square N373; Minibus 307, 619, 619P, 619X, 681P, 690, 690P, 981P, N182, N619, 101, 101X, 104, 113, 115, 115P, 601P, 641, 680X, 980X, N121, N680, N691, 373, 603, 603A, 603P, 603S, 673, 673P, 961P, 961S, N368

Conrad HK, Island Shangri-La HK, JW Marriott, Empire Hotel, The Upper House
City Hall, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, Arts Centre, Visual Arts Centre, Jockey Club Drug InfoCentre, Pacific Place
 More Surroundings:
Admiralty Centre, Bank of America Tower, Bank of China Tower, British Consulate-General, China HK Tower, Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Building, CITIC Tower, Far East Finance Centre, Legislative Council Complex, Lippo Centre, One/Two/Three Pacific Place, Chater Garden, Tamar Park
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Boarding Site Routes
Admiralty (East) Minibus 981P, 982X, 601, 680, 680A, 680B, 680P, 980X, 985
Admiralty 37B, 37X, 70, 70A, 75, 90, 90B, 97; Minibus 307, 619, 619X, 621, 681, 681P, 690, 907B, 907C, 981P, 982X, N182, N619, 104, 115, 601P, 680X, 980A, 980X, 985, N121, N680, N691, 985A
Admiralty Center (C1) P960; Minibus 373, 673, 673P
Admiralty Center Minibus 307A, 681P, 690, 601, 601P, 641, 680, 680A, 680B, 680P, N691

 Wan Chai
Empire Hotel, Grand Hyatt, The Harbourview, Gloucester Luk Kwok, Novotel Century, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, The Burlington, The Fleming HK, V wanchai serviced apartments, Wharney Hotel, AKI HK - MGallery, Hotel Indigo HK Island, Kew Green Hotel Wanchai HK
Cathay 88, Environmental Resource Centre, Golden Bauhinia Square, Arts Centre, Convention & Exhibition Centre, Tai Yau Plaza, Wan Chai Computer Centre, Lee Tung Street, Old Wanchai Market, Wan Chai Promenade
 More Surroundings:
Harbour Road Garden, Harbour Road Sports Center, HKFTU Medical & Healthcare Center, Masjid Ammar & OR Sadick Islamic Center, Methodist International Church, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Ruttonjee Hospital, Wan Chai Market, Wan Chai Sports Ground, Wan Chai Swimming Pool 
 Nearby Bus:
Destination Routes
Mount Bulter  Minibus 24M
Shiu Fai Terrace Minibus 24A (Peak hours only, with no service on Sun. & public holidays), 24M
The Peak Bus 15
Wong Nai Chung Reservoir Park Bus 6, 66 (Peak hours only, without service on Satur., Sun. & holidays)

 Causeway Bay
Causeway Corner, Cosmopolitan Hotel/Cosmo Hotel, Crowne Plaza Causeway Bay, Excelsior Hotel, Crafa Harbour Hotel, Holiday Inn Express Causeway Bay, Lanson Place Hotel, Regal Hongkong Hotel, Rosedale Hotel, South Pacific Hotel, The Charterhouse Causeway Bay, The Park Lane, V Causeway Bay Serviced Apartments
Causeway Bay Plaza (Phase 1 & 2), Causeway Square, Fashion Walk, Goldmark, Island Beverley, JP Plaza, Laforet, Lee Theatre Plaza, President Theatre, SOGO, The Lee Gardens, Times Square, DFS Galleria Beauty in Causeway Bay
 More Buildings:
Bank of Communications Tower, Capitol Centre, Circle Tower, CIGNA Tower, East Point Centre, Elizabeth House, Hang Lung Centre, Windsor House / ACE Tower, Congregation House, Happy Valley Racecourse, HK Central Library, Masjid Ammar And O.R Sadick Islamic Center, Revitalised Typhoon Shelter Precinct, Tang Lung Chau Market, Victoria Park
 Nearby Bus:
Destination Routes
Braemar Hill Bus 25, 25A; Minibus 25
Happy Valley Bus 8X; Minubus 30
Jardine's Lookout Bus 11; Minibus 14M
Lai Tak Tsuen Bus 26; Minibus 21A
Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Minibus 26
Tai Hang Minibus 21M
Wong Nai Chung Reservoir Park Minibus 5

 Tin Hou
Empire Prestige HK - Causeway Bay, Equinox Mercury, Hotel Purple, Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay HK, Rosedale on the Park, Metaplace Hotel, Stanford Residences Victoria Harbour
 More Surroundings:
Chinese Recreation Club, PARK AURA, Park Commercial Centre, SUP Tower, Causeway Bay Market, Chinese Rhenish Church Wanchai, Lin Fa Kung Garden, Tin Hau Temple Garden, St. Paul's Hospital
 Nearby Bus Stops:
Destination Routes
Braemar Hill Bus 25; Minibus 49M
Happy Valley Bus 8X

 Fortress Hill
City Garden Hotel, Empire Hotel HK, Harbour Grand HK, Hotel Alexandra, iclub Fortress Hill Hotel, Shama Fortress Hill HK
 More surroundings:
Maxi Mall, New Trend Plaza, Olympia Plaza, Oil Street Art Space, AIA Tower, Citicorp Centre, Fortress Tower, Greenwich Centre, Harbour East, Seven Seas Shopping Centre, City Medical Center
 Nearby Bus:
Destination Routes
Braemar Hill / HK Kong Shue Yan University Bus 27, 85, 85A (m), 85P (m)
(m) Peak hours only; the service can't be available on Satur., Sun., and public holidays.

 North Point
City Garden Hotel, Ibis, Hayatt Centric Victoria Harbour HK, M1 Hotel North Point, Princeton Residence, Ramada HK Grand View
Chinese Goods Centre Ltd., Harbour North, Metropole Department Stores, Odeon Plaza, Olympia Plaza, Sunbeam Theatre, Marble Road Market
 More surroundings:
China United Centre, Java Commercial Centre, K.Wah Centre, North Point Asia-PAC Commercial Centre, Customs Headquarters Building, HK Christian Service, HK Grace Baptist Church, North Point Community Hall, North Point Ferry Pier, North Point Promenade
 Nearby Bus:
Destination Routes
Braemar Hill / Hong Kong Shue Yan University Bus 27

 Quarry Bay
Harbour Plaza North Point
 More Surroundings:
Cambridge House, Kerry Center, Manly Plaza, One Island East, PCCW Tower, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, Technology Plaza, Warwick House, Westlands Centre, Anne Black Health Center, Chinese Methodist Church North Point, Healthy Village Playground, HK Association of Youth Development Training Center, North Point Market, Quarry Bay Municipal Services Building

 Tai Koo
EAST Hotel, Kornhill Apartments
Cityplaza, Fireboat A.G. Exhibition Gallery, AEON Style Kornhill, Kornhill Plaza (North & South Blocks), Woodside
 More: Eastern Centre, Kornhill Plaza-Office Tower, One Island East, Westlands Centre, Zung Fu Industrial Building, Quarry Bay Community Complex, Quarry Bay Municipal Services Building, Wilson Trail, Taikoo Primary School
 Nearby Bus:
Destination Routes
Kornhill Minubus 33M, 32
Mount Parker Lodge Minibus 32A
Nam Fung Sun Chuen Minibus 32, 32A

 Sai Wan Ho
Soho East, Marina House, Marine Headquarters, Aldrich Bay Park, Aldrich Bay Promenade, Holy Cross Church, Island East Sports Center, Sai Wan Ho Ferry Pier, Sai Wan Ho Harbour Park, Sai Wan Ho Market, Sai Wan Ho Playground
 Nearby Buses:
Destination Routes
Yiu Tung Estate / Hing Tung Estate Minibus 50 / Bus 2A, 77, 99, 722
Stanley Bus 14
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital Minibus 65

 Shau Kei Wan
Shing Wong Temple, Smiling Shau Kei Wan Plaza, Tam Kung Temple, Tin Hau Temple, Tsung Tsin Church, Yuk Wong Temple, Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defense, Lei Yue Mun Park & Holiday Village
 More surroundings: East Central Plaza, Marine House, Eastern District Cultural Square, HKSH Eastern Medical Center, PCHK Dental Clinic, Shai Kei Wan Jockey Club Clinic, Shau Kei Wan Wholesale Fish Market, Tram Terminus
 Nearby Buses:
Destination Routes
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defense Bus 85
Lei Yue Mun Park & Holiday Village Bus 81, 82; Minibus 66, 66A
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital Minibus 66, 66A
Shek O Bus 9
Stanley Fort Bus 14

 Heng Fa Chuen
Heng Fa Chuen Club / Swimming Pool, Paradise Mall (East & West)
 More Surroundings:
Citybus Depot, Government Logistics Centre, NWFB Depot, C&MA Community Center, Heng Fa Chuen Village, HK Institute of Vocational Edcation (Chai Wan)
 Nearby Buses:
Destination Routes
Siu Sai Wan (Island Resort) Minibus 62A; Bus 85
Siu Sai Wan (Cheerful Garden) Minibus 62

 Chai Wan
Law Uk Folk Museum, Chai Wan Park, New Jade Shopping Arcade, Wan Tsui Shopping Center
 More Surroundings:
Chai Wan Industrial Center, Chai Wan Industrial City, E-Trade Plaza, Hong Mun Industrial Center, Trend Centre, Chai Wan Baptist Church, Chai Wan Public Library, Chai Wan Sports Center, Kut Shing Street Cooked Food Market, Maternal & Child Health Center, Youth Square
 Nearby Buses:
Destination Routes
Cape Collinson Minibus 18M
Chai Wan Industrial City / Hing Man Estate Minibus 20M
Chung Hom Kok Minibus 16A, 16M
Fung Wah Estate / Hing Wah Estate Minibus 43M
Harmony Garden Minibus 47S
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital Minibus 47E (no services on public holidays), 48M; Rehabus Feeder Bus
Siu Sai Wan Estate Minibus 47M
Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground Minibus 47M
Stanley Minibus 16A, 16M, 16X
- Last updated on Jul. 25, 2023 by Nancy He -
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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