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Shuttle Bus Service

The Estates Office operates shuttle bus service for students to travel among various campuses and offices. The service is restricted to HKU students and staff only, thus passengers are required to present their student/staff cards for identification purpose.

Bus Fare

  • Normal hours:
    • Students: $2 per trip
    • Staff: $5 per trip
      (free of charge if discharging official duties during 09:00 – 18:00)
  • Night service:
    • Students and staff: $7 per trip

Methods of Payment

  • Octopus card
  • Bus tickets – can be purchased at the Finance and Enterprises Office at 1/F Knowles Building

Service period

  • Monday to Friday
  • Except:
    • Public and University Holidays
    • When Typhoon Warning Signal No. 8 is issued
    • When Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is issued

Bus stops & pick-up points

For enquiry, please call 3917 8010 or 3917 8214.

HKU Shuttle Bus App Now Available

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Supported by the Information Technology Services, we are now launching the HKU Shuttle Bus App for both iOS and Android users.

App features include:

  • Point to point route searching
  • Details of scheduled arrival time
  • Bus stop photos
  • Bus stop location on Google map
  • Shuttle bus real-time location
  • Departure time of the shuttle bus from terminal

The App can be downloaded at the QR code below, Google Play (users with Android version 4.0 or above) and iTunes App Store (users with Apple iOS version 8.0 or above).

Mobile App version



Installation and Quick Guide

Web version

Please click here.

For assistance in using the App, please contact ITS Service Desk 3917 0123.

Bus Timetables

University Bus Service for Summer Time
(May 31 – August 31, 2021)

Route 1 - Main Campus Sassoon Road Campus

Route 1a - Main Campus Sassoon Road Campus

Route 2 - Sassoon Road Campus Circular

Route 3 - Sha Wan Drive Morning Service


University Bus Service for Summer Time May 31 – August 31, 2021

The bus timetables for Summer Time will be in operation on May 31, 2021. Please note the bus stop at Pine Court has been relocated to the roundabout area of Pine Court for alighting and boarding.

1) For Route 1
Main Campus to Sassoon Road Campus
  • regular bus will run every 10th, 50th and 30th minute from 08:10 to 18:50
Sassoon Road Campus to Main Campus
  • regular bus will run every 20th, 00th and 40th minute from 08:20 to 19:00
2) For Route 2
  • regular bus will depart from Sassoon Road Campus every 25th, 05th and 45th minute from 10:25 to 18:25

3) For Route 1a and Route 3 - no change

4) Night Service is not available

Bus timetables with departure time of each stop will be publicized at bus stops, Estates Office website and shuttle bus Apps.

For enquiry, please contact us at 3917 8214.

Customer Services Unit
Estates Office
May 20, 2021

Shuttle Bus Service - Pine Court Stop

The improvement work at the roundabout of Pine Court to address the potential safety issues of the current bus stop has been completed. With effect on May 3, 2021, our shuttles buses will stop inside Pine Court for boarding and alighting. The current stop along Sha Wan Drive will then be cancelled.

Please go to Estates Office homepage https://www.estates.hku.hk/shuttle to view the bus time-tables.

For enquiry, please contact us at 3917 8214.

Customer Services Unit
April 30, 2021