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 (student fare by Student 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 8214.

HKU Shuttle Bus App Now Available

HKU Shuttle Bus App Banner

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 Second Semester
(January 17, 2022– May 31, 2022)

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

Route 4 - Night Service


University Bus Service – Suspension of Night Service

With the temporary closure of the sports facilities due to the latest pandemic situation, the Night Bus Service operated by a hired 55-seater coach to/from Stanley Ho Sports Centre (scheduled for the Second Semester effective January 17) will be suspended until further notice. 

We apologise for any inconvenience that may cause. For enquiry, please contact us at 3917 8214.

Customer Services Unit
Estates Office
January 12, 2022

University Bus Service for Second Semester (January 17 – May 31, 2022)

Bus time-tables for the Second Semester will be effective from January 17, 2022.  Please note the bus terminal at Sassoon Road Campus is the roundabout outside Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research (BIR) at 5 Sassoon Road.  The bus terminal at Main Campus is G/F of Library Extension (behind Main Building).  Bus timetables with departure time of each stop will be publicized at bus stops, Estates Office website and shuttle bus Apps.

1)      Route 3   

Two trips at 08:00 and 09:00 will be operated by a hired 28-seater bus.

2)      Night Service

It will be operated with two round trips to and from Main Campus and Stanley Ho Sports Centre (SHSC).

  • 19:40 and 22:30 from Main Campus to SHSC
  • 20:30 and 22:55 from SHSC to Main Campus (stops at University Hall on request)
  • Service is not available in the following periods:
    - Feb 1-7:  Class Suspension Period for the Lunar New Year
    - Mar 7-12:  Reading / Field Trip Week
    - May 3-31:  Revision and Assessment Period and Term Break

These four additional trips will be operated by a hired 55-seater coach. The bus fare is $7 per person per trip.

3)      University bus service operates from Monday to Friday excluding Public and University

  • University Holiday Jan 31 P.M.:  Bus service is not available from 13:00.


For enquiry, please contact us at 3917 8214.

Customer Services Unit
Estates Office
December 30, 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 to view the bus time-tables.

For enquiry, please contact us at 3917 8214.

Customer Services Unit
April 30, 2021