Hong Kong Bus
|Hong Kong buses|
Hong Kong buses with more than 700 routes have covered almost all the region except some outlying islands. They are very important means of transportation in the Ocean Park, Repulse Bay and Lord Stanley in the south of Hong Kong Island. Almost all the buses running on Hong Kong Island are equipped with air-conditioning. Hong Kong boasts many double-decker buses, where passengers can sit near the front on the top deck, catch all the excitement and feel the pulse of city life. Also, there are night buses scheduled to operate at 0:00 – 6:00 which are good choice for the people arriving at the airport at night. All the night buses numbers start with letter “N”.
Most buses operate from 05:00 to 01:00 the next day. For night buses, they operate from 00:00 to 06:00.
The fare of Hong Kong bus is set according to the distance which ranges from HKD 8 to HKD 80. And it is displayed on information boards at the bus stops generally. Almost all the buses in Hong Kong are self-service ticketing and change is not given, so passengers should ensure they are carrying the exact change before boarding. Cash, coin or Octopus Card are all avilable, but if you pay by Octopus Card, you will enjoy a discount.
How to Take a Bus
City buses in Hong Kong are easy to take. Final destinations are shown on the front of the buses both in English and Chinese. When you are approaching your destination stop, press the electronic buttons fixed in the bus to inform the driver that you want to get off. Otherwise, the driver may not stop.
Tips: Half price for children under 12 and elders over 65.
Main Bus Routes in Hong Kong
2: So Uk Bus Terminal - Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier
Main Stops: So Uk Bus Terminal - Sham Shui Po (Fuk Wing Street) - Mong Kok (Arran Street) - Yau Ma Tei (Saigon Street) - Cameron Road - Tsim Sha Tsui (Middle Road) - Hong Kong Cultural Centre - Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier
Operating Time: 06:30-21:30
Ticket Fare: 4.9
10: Kennedy Town - North Point Ferry Pier
Operating Time: From North Point Ferry Pier: 06:20-22:00; From Kennedy Town: 05:30 - 07:03
Ticket Fare: 4.3
A 21: Hong Kong International Airport - Hung Hom
Main Stops: Airport - Hong Kong Port of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge - Lantau Link Toll Plaza - Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Lai Chi Kok Road - Sino Centre, Nathan Road - Nathan Hotel, Nathan Road - Cameron Road, Nathan Road - East Tsim Sha Tsui Station, Salisbury Road - Hong Kong Science Museum, Chatham Road South - Hung Hom Station
Operating Time: From Airport: 05:30 - 00:00; From Hung Hom: 05:15 - 00:00
Frequency: 8 - 30 mins
Ticket Fare: HKD 33 for the whole journey
N122: Mei Foo - Shau Kei Wan
Main Stops: Mei Foo - Tonkin Street, Castle Peak Road - Fuk Wing Street, Yen Chow Street - Mong Kok Centre, Nathan Road - South Pacific Hotel, Morrison Hill Road - Victoria Park, Causeway Road - Ngan Mok Street, King's Road - Cityplaza, King's Road - Shau Kei Wan
Operating Time: 01:10-05:45
Frequency: 00:10-00:30: 10mins; 00:30-05:45: 15mins
Ticket Fare: 7.9-14.3
680X: Central (HK Macau Ferry Pier) - Wu Kai Sha
Central (HK Macau Ferry Pier) - Harbour Building, Pier Road - City Hall, Connaught Road Central - Victoria Park, Causeway Road - Yiu On, Hang Hong Street - Ma On Shan Police Station, Ma On Shan Road - Wu Kai Sha
Operating Time: From Central (Macau Ferry): 07:05-08:05; From Wu Kai Sha: 17:45-19:05
Frequency: From Central (Macau Ferry): 10 or 20mins; From Wu Kai Sha: less than 10mins
Ticket Fare: 5.7-19
94: Tsing Yi (Cheung On Estate) - Causeway Bay (Tin Hau)
Cheung On Estate - Fung Shue Wo Sports Centre, Fung Shue Wo Road - HK Macau Ferry Pier, Connaught Road Central - Central Pier 3, Man Kwong Street - General Post Office, Connaught Place - Victoria Park, Causeway Road - Tin Hau
Operating Time: From Tsing Yi: 08:30-17:00; From Causeway Bay: 15:00-00:00
Ticket Fare: 6.1-17
Buses to Main Spots
Manly Plaza: 2, 2A, N8, 19, 81, 81A, 82, 106, 110, 116, N122, 682, 682P, M722, 802
Time Square: 2A, 2X, 8, 8P, N8, N8P, 15B, 23, 23A, 23B, 25, 26, 38, 42, 65, 109, 112, 113, 116, N121, N122, 601, 680, 680X, N680, N691, 692, 811, 914, 948
City Plaza: 2, 81A, 82, 110, N122, 682, 682P, 720, 720A, 720P, M722, 802
Pacific Place: 2, 15, 23, 23A, 23B, 25, 26, 43X, 66, 101, 104, 109, 111, 113, 115, N121, 590A, M590, 680, 680A, 680P, 680X, N680, N691, 692, 720, 720A, M722, 811, 905, 914, 948
Ocean Park: 38, 42, 65, 315, 590A, M590
The Museum of Coastal Defense: 2X, N122
The Police Museum: 15, 15B, 315
Victoria Peak: 15, 15B, 315
|City Bus Signboard|
Big bus in HK has three daytime routes to Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and Aberdeen & Stanely and 1 night route for Kowloon. Passengers can hop off at any stops on the way. And the buses are all euipped with 10 languages, so passengers can enjoy the trip more.
See Also Hop on Hop off Buses in Hong Kong
There are two kinds of Mini Buses, one is in green with fixed routes, schedule, service hours and ticket fare, while another red bus is in a flexible manner. What passengers need to pay attention to is the arrival stop, since there is no broadcast on the bus. Before getting off, they need to push the button or tell the driver.
There are five major bus companies in the city. Tour bus routes of Kowloon Motor Bus Company (KMB) are mainly in Kowloon and New Territories. Citybus Limited (CB) offers special buses to Ocean Park. New World First Bus Company (NWFB) provides buses to many attractions and shopping places in the city. Long Win Bus Corporation Limited and New Lantao Bus Corporation Limited. Long Win Bus Corporation together with KMB is operated by Transport International Corporation Limited. Hong Kong bus routes provided by these companies are carefully devised for the convenience of passengers. Some bus routes have been introduced especially for visitors.
Customer Service Centers:
Kowloon Motor Bus Company & Long Win Bus Corporation Limited:
Hung Hom Customer Service Center (10:00–20:00): Cross Harbour Tunnel Bus Interchange, Salisbury Road
Tsim Sha Tsui Customer Service Center (10:00–20:00): Star Ferry Bus Terminus
Mei Foo Customer Service Centre (1:00-14:00, 15:00–20:00) : Mei Foo Bus Terminus
Lam Tin MTR Bus Terminus (11:00-14:00, 15:00–20:00): Lam Tin MTR Bus Terminus
Tuen Mun Customer Service Center (11:00-14:00, 15:00–20:00): Tuen Mun Central Bus Terminus
Sha Tin Customer Service Center (11:00-14:00, 15:00-20:00): Sha Tin Central Bus Terminus, 18 Shatin Central Street
Tsuen Wan Customer Service Center (11:00-14:00, 15:00–20:00): Tsuen Wan MTR Station Bus Terminus, Sai Lau Kok Road
Tin Shui Wai Customer Service Center (11:00-14:00, 15:00– 0:00): Tin Heng Estate Bus Terminus
Citybus Limited service centers:
Citybus Limited has several customer service centers in Central (Exchange Square) Bus Terminus.
Service Hours: 10:00–14:30 and 15:30–18:15 from Monday to Saturday; 10:00–18:15 on Sundays and public holidays.
New World First Bus Company Service Center
NWFB Customer Service Center is located at No.90 Queenway, Admiralty (East).
Service Hours: 11:00-14:00, 15:00–19:00 from Monday to Friday.
New Lantao Bus Corporation Limited
Hong Kong Ding Ding Tram
From your hotel to this MTR Station, take bus no.11K from Jubilant Place to Hong Keung Court. Then walk west around 800 meters to find the station.