Hong Kong Bus network covers almost all of Hong Kong except some outlying islands.
Extremely useful for tourists, as there are a number of sights and areas only reachable via the Hong Kong bus network.
Most bus routes operate between 6a.m. and 12mn. However, Major bus routes provide night buses (24 hour service), marked N.
Bus route destinations are prominently displayed in English and Chinese on the front of the bus.
Buses are equipped with electronic information screens notifying next stop in English and Chinese.
The double-decker buses offer great views of the Hong Kong city.
Bus fares will be displayed on the box and on information boards at many bus stops, and are based on distance travelled. Exact change is required. Octopus cards are also accepted.
Bus Services in Hong Kong
5 major bus companies in Hong Kong. Kowloon Motor Bus Company (KMB), Citybus Limited (CB), New World First Bus Company (NWFB), 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.
KMB (Kowloon Motor Bus Company): Kowloon, New Territories, Cross Harbour*
read more about KMB Kowloon Motor Bus
CityBus Limited: Hong Kong Island, Cross Harbour*, and between Airport and Urban Areas
read more about CityBus
New World First Bus Company: Hong Kong Island, Cross Harbour*, and Tseung Kwan O
read more about New World First Bus
Long Win Bus: North Lantau and the Airport
read more about Long Win Bus
New Lantao Bus Corporation Limited: Lantau Island
read more about New Lantao Bus
* Cross Harbour means crossing the Victoria Harbour; i.e. From HK Island to Kowloon or New Territories, or vice versa)
Main Bus Terminals
Hong Kong Island: Central at Exchange Square and attached to Hong Kong Station and the IFC Shopping Mall.
Admiralty: Beneath Pacific Place on Queensway
Kowloon: Front of the Star Ferry Pier in Tsim Sha Tsui
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