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MTR - MTR OCEAN PARK STATION
Ocean Park Station, opened 28th December 2016, is located about 2 minute's walk from the park's entry plaza. The station is served by the MTR South Island Line which opened on the same date and is 4-minute's journey time from Admiralty Station, interchange station for MTR Island Line and Tsuen Wan Line as well as the South Island Line. Trains, which are fully automatic, operate at about 3-minute frequency and journey time from Admiralty Station to Ocean Park Station is about 4 minutes
CITYBUS SPECIAL BUS SERVICE 629 FROM CENTRAL FERRY PIERS VIA EXCHANGE SQUARE BUS TERMINUS AND ADMIRALTY WEST BUS TERMINUS TO OCEAN PARK
With effect from 11th January 2017 there are five daily departures of Citybus Ocean Park Route 629 from Central Ferry Piers*at 09-30, 10-00, 10-30, 11-00 and 11-30 via Exchange Square Bus Terminus and Admiralty (West) Bus Station. Buses terminate outside Ocean Park Main Entrance. Journey time is approx 30 minutes.There is no return service.
*the bus stop is located outside Central Pier 6 (adjacent to Star Ferry Pier) and is shared with bus service 15 to The Peak.
"Ocean Park Express" direct bus service 629 operating frequent service between Admiralty West and Ocean Park has been discontinued from 11th January 2017.
Ocean Park is located very close to the Aberdeen Tunnel entrance/exit on the Aberdeen side. There are numerous very frequent bus services from early morning until late night from Central, Admiralty, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and parts of Kowloon and the New Territories which either pass the main entrance to the park (if heading towards Stanley) or about 3 minutes walk from the main entrance (if heading towards Aberdeen). On all services the stop to disembark for Ocean Park is the first stop immediately after the bus exits the Aberdeen Tunnel. Ocean Park is clearly signed from these bus stops. However, on Sundays and public holidays only, routes 48, 107, 170, 171 and 973 make a short diversion and call at Ocean Park Bus Terminus.
FROM CENTRAL, ADMIRALTY AND WAN CHAI
Citybus/NWFB services from Exchange Square Bus Station via Queensway (outside Admiralty MTR Station) Queens Road East Wan Chai and Aberdeen Tunnel;
6A, 6X, to Stanley
260 to Stanley
70 to Aberdeen
75 to Sham Wan
90 to Ap Lei Chau
97 to Lei Tung Estate
590 to South Horizons
590A to South Horizons
FROM CAUSEWAY BAY
Citybus/NWFB services from Moreton Terrace Bus Terminus (behind Hong Kong Central Library);
72 to Wah Kwa Estate via Yee Wo Street (Sogo) and Hennessy Road
72A to Sham Wan via Yee Wo Street (Sogo) and Hennessy Road
92 to Ap Lei Chau - circular route via Happy Valley
96 to Lei Tung Estate via Yee Wo Street and Hennessy Road
592 to South Horizons via Morrison Road and Hennessy Road
65 (Sundays only) to Stanley from North Point via Kings Road, Hong Kong Central Library, Hennessy Road and Happy Valley
FROM TSIM SHA TSUI (KOWLOON)
973 Citybus/KMB (jointly operated) service to Stanley from Concordia Plaza, Science Museum Road via Mody Road, Salisbury Road (New World Centre and also near Star Ferry Pier), Canton Road, Jordan Road then via Western Harbour Crossing, Pok Fu Lam and Aberdeen. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays most buses on this route make a short diversion via the Ocean Park Bus Terminus instead of stopping on the main road outside.
FROM SHA TIN (NEW TERRITORIES), CENTRAL KOWLOON AND HUNG HOM
170 Citybus/KMB (jointly operated) service to Wah Fu from Sha Tin MTR Station via Lion Rock Tunnel, Waterloo Road Kowloon Tong, Princess Margaret Road Ho Ma Tin, Hung Hom Station (Cross Harbour Tunnel Plaza), Cross Harbour Tunnel, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and Aberdeen Tunnel.
FROM NORTH KOWLOON (LAI CHI KOK, CHUENG SHA WAN, PRINCE EDWARD AND MONGKOK)
171 Citybus/KMB (jointly operated) service to South Horizons (Ap Lei Chau) via Cheung Sha Wan, Nathan Road (Prince Edward, Mongkok, Yau Ma Tei, and Gascoigne Road, Jordan), Hung Hom Station (Cross Harbour Tunnel Plaza), Cross Harbour Tunnel and Aberdeen Tunnel. Bus stops at Aberdeen Sports Ground (immediately after Aberdeen Tunnel, 5 min walk from Ocean Park, but on Sundays and public holidays departures from Lai Chi Kok and South Horizons from 1pm to 8pm are diverted via Ocean Park Bus Terminus.
For full timetables and routes see the Citybus/NWFB route list;
Green minibus service 40M operates between Stanley Prison and Ocean Park every 20-30 mins daily from 06-00 to 23-10.
Stanley Market is located on the southern coastline of Hong Kong Island.
It is also within walking distance of Stanley Plaza, Stanley Main Beach, St Stephens Beach, Stanley Ma Hang Park, Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum and Stanley Military Cemetery.
Citybus services 6, 6A, 6X, 260 and 66* from Exchange Square Bus Terminus (MTR Central Station Exit B) on Hong Kong Island serve Stanley Plaza and Stanley Village Bus Terminus for Stanley Market. All these services stop on Connaught Road outside City Hall and Queensway at Admiralty MTR Station which may be more convenient boarding points for some visitors.
Bus number 6 travels a very scenic route via Wan Chai, Stubbs Road, then climbs high up through Wong Nai Chung Gap and skirts the Tai Tam Country Park with some spectacular views before descending to Repulse Bay and following the coastal road to Stanley. It operates at approx 10/20 minute frequency daily from 06-00 to 01-00 and the journey takes approx 50 minutes.
Bus 6X travels through Wan Chai and the Aberdeen Tunnel before joining the coastal road to Repulse Bay and Stanley. It operates from appx 06-50 to 20-00 daily at 10/20 minute intervals and the journey takes 50 minutes. This service is supplemented by service 6A following a slightly modified route between Repulse Bay and Stanley) on Mondays to Saturdays only which provides additional journeys between 07-00 and 08-20 from Exchange Square and 17-30 to 18-30 from Stanley.
Bus 260 “Stanley Express” follows a route similar to the 6X (but slightly modified between Repulse Bay and Stanley). It operates at 10/20 minute intervals from 07-15 to midnight and the journey takes appx 45 minutes. This service is sometimes operated by single deck buses.
* Bus 66 is a Monday to Friday only, peak hours only service from Exchange Square, Central to Stanley Plaza. It operates from Exchange Square at 7-00, 7-30, 8-02, 8-25, 8-55 and then from 15-20 to 19-30 at 20 minute intervals. From Stanley Plaza it operates at 6-45, 7-07, 7-30, 7-52, 8-04, 8-26, 8-50 and then from 15-20 to 19-30 at 20/30 minute intervals. Journey time is about 48 minutes.
Citybus service 973 from Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui travels via Mody Road, Salisbury Road, Canton Road, Jordan Road, Western Harbour Crossing, Pok Fu Lam Road and Aberdeen to Stanley Plaza and Stanley Village, a journey time of approx 90 minutes. The service operates daily from 08-30 to 22-05 at intervals of 15/30 minutes. On Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays the journey is diverted via Ocean Park Main Entrance.
NWFB Service 63 from North Point Ferry Piers on HK Island serves Stanley via Kings Road, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and then follows the scenic route of the number 6 service to Stanley Village Bus Terminus. It operates from 06-30 to 19-30 at 20/40 minute intervals and the journey takes appx 55 minutes. This service operates on Mondays to Saturdays only.
On Sundays and Public Holidays service 63 is replaced by service 65 following the same route from 07-00 to 19-00 at 15/20 minute intervals (the 63 bus continues to Stanley Prison whereas the 63 terminates at Stanley Village).
Green Minibus service 40 operates a 24 hour service daily from Tang Lung Street near Times Square in Causeway Bay via Hennessy Road (where you can also board near Causeway Bay MTR Station) to Stanley Village (Stanley Main Beach). It operates a 2/5 minute frequency service from 06-00 to midnight and 15 minute frequency between midnight and 06-00. The journey takes approx 35 minutes.
For more information about Stanley and getting there see STANLEY
See “STANLEY MARKET” above. All buses and green minibuses serving Stanley Market also serve Repulse Bay. The journey time varies according to route but from Central to Repulse Bay is approx 35 minutes and from Repulse Bay to Stanley approx 20 minutes.
THE PEAK TRAM
The Peak Tram is an experience most visitors will want to experience at least once. The lower Peak Tram Terminus is located on Garden Road next to Hong Kong Park. The most prominent nearby landmark is the distinctive Bank of China Tower with its geometrically angled shape and “forks” shooting skywards from the roof. Adjacent to the Bank of China Tower is the tall box-like structure of the Cheung Kong Centre. Garden Road runs uphill between these two buildings and the Lower Peak Tram Terminus is on the left hand side near the Citibank Tower at the first set of traffic lights. There are tourist information signs with directions to the lower terminus from Central and Admiralty districts of HK Island. On foot the walk is about 10 minutes from either Central MTR Station Exit J2 or Exit K. Exit J2 leads to Chater Garden from where the Bank of China Tower is clearly visible. Exit K leads to Statue Square opposite the HSBC Building. The Bank of China Tower is clearly visible to the left of the HSBC Building. From Admiralty MTR Station take Exit C1 and walk over the pedestrian bridge across Queensway to Pacific Place shopping mall. Take the escalators on the right at the entrance to Pacific Place up to the very top, cross the road into Hong Kong Park and follow the signs to the Peak Tram through the park.
The lower Peak Tram Terminus is also served by Citybus shuttle bus service 15C (which is usually alternates between open-top double decker and single deck bus) from outside Central Ferry Pier 8 (Hong Kong Maritime Museum). This bus can also be boarded on Connaught Road outside City Hall. The journey takes about 10 minutes and the service operates every 10/20 minutes.
The Peak Tram operates from 07-00 to midnight daily at 10/15 minute intervals and the journey to the upper terminus takes appx 8 minutes.
Citybus service 15 from outside Central Ferry Piers 5 (Cheung Chau Pier)* and 6 (Mui Wo/Peng Chau Ferry Pier, next to Star Ferry Pier)* provides a scenic journey to The Peak and terminates in the bus station under the Peak Galleria adjacent to the Upper Peak Tram Terminus. There are spectacular views over Wan Chai, Central and across the harbour to Kowloon as the bus climbs the twisting Stubbs Road up to The Peak. You can also board this bus at Exchange Square Bus Station, Connaught Road outside City Hall, Queensway in Admiralty and Queens Road East in Wan Chai. The service operates from every 7/15 minutes daily from 06-15 to 00-15 and the journey takes about 40 minutes.
*Note - Up until 10-00 daily all services commence at Exchange Square Bus Station. From 10-00 until 00-15 services commence at Central Ferry Pier 5.
On Sundays and Public Holidays only the following additional services operate to The Peak;
Citybus 15B from Tin Hau MTR Station Bus Terminus via Causeway Bay and Stubbs Road. Frequency every 20 minutes from 12-00 to 19-00. Journey time appx 30 minutes.
A faster bus service to The Peak is provided by Green Minibus number 1 although the views are not quite as scenic as those provided by the above franchised double deck bus services. The service starts from Hong Kong Station Public Transport Interchange (MTR Hong Kong Station Exit E1) which is located under the Four Seasons Hotel end of IFC Mall (the Green Minibus Terminus is somewhat hidden away behind the main bus terminus). The service travels via Connaught Road (where it can be boarded near City Hall) and Peak Road and terminates at the bus terminus under the Peak Galleria adjacent to the Upper Peak Tram Terminus. Journey time is 25/30 minutes and the service operates a 5/12 minute frequency from 06-30 (07-25 on Sundays and Public Holidays) to midnight. On the return journey from The Peak the minibus stops on Peddar Street outside Central MTR Station and at IFC 2 Tower before terminating at Hong Kong Station.
For more detailed information about The Peak and its attractions see THE PEAK
HONG KONG DISNEYLAND
Hong Kong Disneyland is located at Penny’s Bay on Lantau Island, a short distance from the Lantau Link and North Lantau Highway. The quickest and most convenient way to get there by public transport for most visitors is by MTR train but the park is also accessible by shuttle bus from the Lantau Link Toll Plaza and direct Sunday and public holidays bus services from parts the New Territories.
Hong Kong Disneyland is served by the MTR Disneyland Resort Line, a short spur line from the MTR Tung Chung Line at Sunny Bay Station. Disneyland Resort Station is located at the Hong Kong Disneyland Public Transport Interchange, near to the park entrance. The Tung Chung Line starts at Hong Kong Station** (the terminus station for the Airport Express) on Hong Kong Island and also serves Kowloon Station (also serving the Airport Express). The journey time from Hong Kong Station to Sunny Bay MTR Station (six stops) is approx 25 minutes. From Sunny Bay MTR Station a Disney themed train operates a frequent shuttle service for the four minute journey to Disneyland Resort Station. Services from Hong Kong Station operate daily from about 06-00 to 00-50 and from Sunny Bay MTR Station to Disneyland Resort from 06-20 to 00-10.
**Hong Kong Station is connected by pedestrian subway/moving walkways to Central MTR Station which is served by the MTR Island and Tsuen Wan Lines which serve parts of HK Island and Kowloon and connect with other MTR lines.
FROM THE AIRPORT - To travel to Hong Kong Disneyland from the airport by public transport take the S1 shuttle bus (fare HK$3.50) from the airport to Tung Chung MTR Station (appx 10 mins). Take the MTR for one stop to Sunny Bay (7 minutes) then change to the Disneyland Resort Line and take the shuttle train to Disneyland Resort Station (4 minutes).
“DISNEYLAND EXPRESS” BUS
Special "Disneyland Express" services direct from Hong Kong Island and Kowloon to Disneyland were discontinued from 1 September 2008. Direct return buses from Disneyland to Hong Kong Island and Kowloon (services R11 and R22) have also been discontinued from 2013.
OTHER BUS SERVICES TO DISNEYLAND
Hong Kong Disneyland can be reached by bus by taking any airport bus and changing to service R8 "Disneyland Shuttle" at the Lantau Link Toll Plaza. Airport routes from Hong Kong Island and Kowloon include;
A11 from North Point, Causeway Bay, Wan Chai, Admiralty, Central and Sheung Wan every 15/30 mins from 5-10am daily.
A21 from Hung Hom via Tsim Sha Tsui, Jordan, Yau Ma Tei, Mong Kok and Prince Edward every 9/20 mins from 5-30am daily.
Disembark at Lantau Link Toll Plaza which is the first stop after the bus has passed over the Tsing Ma and Kap Shui Mun bridges which form part of the Lantau Link and connect with R8 "Disneyland Shuttle" which operates a frequent service until midnight (see below).
Citybus Route R8 (fare HK$7) provides a shuttle service between the Lantau Link Toll Plaza and Disneyland daily from 06-00 to midnight at intervals of 10/20 minutes. Journey time is approx 15 minutes. The Lantau Link Toll Plaza is served by all franchised bus routes serving Hong Kong International Airport. See “Airport Bus Services" at To/from Airport
See also HONG KONG DISNEYLAND for more detailed information on getting there.
NGONG PING / THE “BIG BUDDHA” / PO LIN MONASTERY
Ngong Ping, the location of the "Big Buddha" Statue, Po Lin Monastery, Ngong Ping Village and Wisdom Path, is situated on a plateau high amongst the hills of the central part of Lantau Island.
Ferries operate a roughly half hourly service from Central Ferry Pier 6 (next to Star Ferry Pier) on Hong Kong Island to Mui Wo on Lantau Island. The journey takes 30 minutes on the Fast Ferry (catamaran) or around 50 minutes on the Ordinary Ferry. The Ordinary Ferry is recommended as being the preferred choice for visitors as this allows much better views of the scenic cruise through the harbour and amongst the outlying islands on the journey to Mui Wo. Passengers can also take advantage of the “deluxe” class top deck with its open sun deck above the stern and its air conditioned cabin.
The full timetable can be viewed here;
From the bus terminus outside the ferry pier at Mui Wo take No 2 bus to Ngong Ping. The journey takes around 40 minutes. Buses are usually available on or shortly after arrival of most ferries. The last bus from Mui Wo is 16-30 (17-55 on Sundays and Public Holidays) and from Ngong Ping back to Mui Wo 18-20 (18-45 on Sundays and Public Holidays).
Take the MTR to Tung Chung. Tung Chung MTR Station is at the end of the Tung Chung Line which begins at Hong Kong Station (also served by the Airport Express) on Hong Kong Island. Hong Kong Station is connected to Central MTR Station by underground subway and moving walkways. Kowloon Station is also served by the Tung Chung Line. The journey time from Hong Kong Station to Tung Chung MTR Station is approx 35 minutes, or from Kowloon Station about 30 mins and trains operate daily from 05-50 until after midnight.
From the bus terminus near to Tung Chung MTR Station Exit B take New Lantao Bus Company service 23. Services operate at approx 20/30 minute intervals from 08-00 to 18-10. On Sundays and Public Holidays there is an increased frequency and the last bus from Ngong Ping is at 19-10.
MTR TRAIN/NGONG PING 360 CABLE CAR
Take the MTR Tung Chung Line to Tung Chung MTR Station. Journey time is approximately 35 minutes from Hong Kong Station or 30 mins from Kowloon Station and trains operate daily until after midnight. The Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car Terminus is located about 3 minutes walk from Exit B of Tung Chung Station. The cable car journey takes approximately 25 minutes.
If travelling from the airport take the S1 shuttle bus (approx every 5 mins) from the airport to Tung Chung MTR Station.
For more detailed information about Ngong Ping and getting there by cable car see NGONG PING 360
The stilted fishing village of Tai O is situated on the north west coast of Lantau Island. Many visitors combine a visit to Tai O with a visit to the nearby “Big Buddha”, Po Lin Monastery and Ngong Ping Village. If taking this route it is better to plan to visit Ngong Ping first before proceeding to Tai O as bus services to/from Ngong Ping do operate after early evening.
Follow the directions in the above section for “Ngong Ping/Big Buddha/Po Lin Monastery” and take the ferry from Central Ferry Pier 6 to Mui Wo.
From the bus terminus outside the ferry pier at Mui Wo take the No 1 bus to Tai O. Services run daily at intervals of 20/50 minutes from 06-00 to 01-10 and buses are timed to meet most ferries from Central. The last bus back from Tai O is at 00-10. The bus journey takes about 40 minutes. There is an increased frequency on Sundays and Public Holidays.
Follow the directions in the above section for “Ngong Ping/Big Buddha/Po Lin Monastery” and take the MTR to Tung Chung. From the bus station near to Tung Chung MTR Station Exit B take New Lantao Bus Company service to Tai O. The bus journey takes about 50 minutes and daily from 06-20 until midnight at approx 15/30 minute intervals with an increased frequency on Sundays and Public Holidays.
BUS FROM NGONG PING
Bus No 21 operates from Ngong Ping to Tai O at 07-30, 10-35 then hourly until 16-20 and a last bus at 17-15. From Tai O to Ngong Ping there are buses at 07-45, 08-30, 10-15, 11-00 then hourly with a last bus at 16-45. On Sundays and Public Holidays the frequency is increased to approx half-hourly and the last bus from Ngong Ping is at 18-30. The journey time is 15/20 minutes.
Taxis are also usually available at Ngong Ping and at a fare of about HK$60 may be a more convenient method of transportation from Ngong Ping to Tai O in view of the infrequent bus service.
Tai O is served by the Tai O to Tuen Mun ferry which also calls at Sha Lo Wan and Tung Chung New Development Pier which is approx 8 minutes walk from Tung Chung MTR Station. This ferry service operates from Tai O at 10-00, 14-00, 18-00 Monday to Friday, 10-00, 14-00, 16-00 and 18-00 Saturdays, 9-30, 11-30, 14-00, 16-00 and 18-00 Sundays and public holidays. From Tung Chung New Development Pier to Tai O ferries leave at 09-25, 11-25, 17-25 Monday to Friday, 09-25, 11-25, 15-25, 17-25 Saturdays and 08-55, 10-55, 12-55, 15-25, 17-25 on Sundays. The sailing time between Tai O and Sha Lo Wan is 20 minutes and between Sha Lo Wan and Tung Chung New Development Pier 10 minutes.
On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays same day advance tickets for 2pm, 4pm and 6pm sailings from Tai O must be purchased from 1pm onwards from the Fortune Ferry kiosk at the pier entrance..
The ferry has a covered open sided top deck and this is a scenic journey around the north western Lantau headland and through the narrow channel between Lantau and HK International Airport at Chek Lap Kok. The ferry departs from the pier adjacent to the bus terminus at Tai O (not the pier at the entrance to the harbour). Timetable can be viewed here;