The world's longest sea-crossing bridge Hong Kong - Zhuhai - Macau Bridge (港珠澳大桥) opend on October 24, 2018 and shuttle buses via this spectacular bridge commenced service the same day. In this article, China Bus Guide.Com would like to provide some essential guide to let worldwide travelers to travel the shuttle buses more easily and efficiently.Main Content List:
Here shuttle buses indicate to those that shuttle back and forth on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge 24 hours a day. It has two lines including Hong Kong-Zhuhai line and Hong Kong-Macau line. Initially, a fleet of 140 buses are put into operation and they are available every 5 to 10 minutes during busy hours or 10 to 15 minutes during less busy hours. Leaving from Zhuhai Port on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, the shuttle buses can take you to its counterpart Hong Kong Port in just 40 minutes. In the past, it took at least 3 hours to travel one way between Hong Kong and Zhuhai by the bus.
The shuttle buses serving on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge have two types: double-decker buses and single-decker buses.
☝ The double-decker bus has a height of 4.2 meters with 79 seats while the single decker has 35 seats.
☝ These made-in-Germany golden buses have blue seawind interiors with USB socket outlet available on every seat. To improve travel expereicence, they also provide luggage racks, wheelchair spaces and even tailor-made seat belts, however, only foldable baby carriages are allowed to take on board the buses.
The Bus Station of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Zhuhai Port, comprised of shuttle bus ground, long distance bus ground and one tourist distribution center, was rated as a national level A-grade bus station on July 14, 2018. It has a goal to turn itself into a national level transport hub in the Guangdong – Hong Kong – Macau Greater Bay Area.
☝ Waiting room for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Zhuhai Port Bus Terminal.
☝ Ticket Booths of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Zhuhai Port Bus Terminal.
☝ Ticket Check Gate for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Zhuhai Port Bus Terminal.
☝ Picking up area of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Zhuhai Port Bus Terminal.
Shuttle buses running on Hong Kong - Zhuhai - Macau Bridge are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The daytime service hours span from 06:00 to 23:59 and the nighttime service hours begin from 00:00 and end at 05:59. Frequency during daytime service hours is from 5 to 15 minutes and frequency during nighttime service hours is from 15 to 30 minutes. Fare for one way ticket on both Hong Kong - Zhuhai Line and Hong Kong - Macau line is CNY 58 Yuan during daytime service hours or CNY 63 Yuan during nighttime service hours.
The shuttle buses also have half tickets to sold to:
Offline: Travelers can purchase tickets directly from ticket counters and automatic ticket vending machines at the passenger ports in Hong Kong, Zhuhai or Macau. Shortcoming is that you may have delayed departure during peak travel periods as the bus you'd like to take might have already been fully booked. Online: The operator of Hong Kong - Zhuhai - Macau Bridge Shuttle Bus sells online tickets through the Wechat Public Account " hzmbus" . Wechat users with Chinese bank cards can just follow the public account mentioned and pay and reserve online tickets there. Online tickets are sold maximum 10 days in advance for all the three passenger ports in Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau. For each order, they will issue you with a QR code so that you can take it to collect tickets from either ticket desk or automatic ticket collection machine. Group travelers can go to the official website of the bus operator on this address http://www.hzmbus.com and find related link to make online reservation.
1. Each passenger is allowed to take on board one piece of luggage (its dimensions shall not exceed 76 cm * 51 cm *32 cm (30" *20" * 13" ) and shall weigh no more than 20 kg (44 pounds)). The shuttle bus company is entitled to refuse any luggage which is over-weighted or over-sized (the limit that the total sum of length, width and height does not exceed 128 cm or 50 inches) or contains any dangerous materials (such as flammable, explosive, highly corrosive goods etc.) for carriage.
☝ Information Board at the Bus Terminal stating conditions of carriage of luggage. China Bus Guide. Com was reported by travelers that the luggage policies have not been really enforced yet as they could see people being admitted with much larger luggage, however, we can't confirm this and we would advise our travelers follow the luggage regulations in case you may be delayed for excess baggage.
2. The passenger should ask for consent from the shuttle bus company before purchasing the ticket if the passenger intends to take on board any irregularly-shaped luggage (such as bicycle or baby carriage); and the passenger must ensure that the bicycle and/or baby carriage is foldable. If the size of the bicycle and/or baby carriage is larger than the size stipulated in Clause 9 hereof, the shuttle bus company shall have full discretion to refuse such bicycle and/or baby carriage to be taken on board of the bus afer considering the actual space available in the bus. Please send email to [email protected] for ticketing and other issue for traveling on Hong Kong - Zhuhai -Macau Bridge.
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