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KMB expands e-payment system involving 60 bus routes and 10 payment methods

In view of the growing popularity of electronic payment (“e-payment”) methods, KMB will expand the number of bus routes supporting its e-payment system to 60 on 8 August (Sunday), involving about 1,000 buses, and it is expected that the entire bus fleet will all be equipped with e-payment system within this year. KMB’s e-payment system will also accept JCB Contactless Card on the same day. The number of e-payment methods will be increased to ten so that passengers can enjoy a cashless travelling experience.

This expansion involves 60 bus routes, comprising 21 newly added routes, which mainly pass through Shing Mun Tunnel, and 39 routes installed in e-payment system early this year. It covers routes from Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing Districts to Sha Tin, Tai Po, and North District, routes via Star Ferry, Tsim Sha Tsui, and Tsing Sha Highway Bus Interchange, and some recreational routes as well. KMB will gradually show the e-payment system logo on the route display panel and at the front of the involved buses, allowing passengers to choose their payment method and prepare their payment device in advance.

Newly accepts JCB contactless card

The system accepts ten e-payment methods, including contactless cards, mobile payment devices, and QR code scanning. It becomes accepting the most electronic payment methods among public transport operators in Hong Kong. Besides using credit cards as payment method, passengers may also use e-wallet on mobile devices and smartwatches, providing more choices for bus fare payment methods.

KMB e-payment system accepts the following ten payment methods

Contactless payment

Mastercard/ UnionPay / VISA/ JCBNew

Mobile payment

Apple Pay/ Google Pay (Android)/ Samsung Pay

QR code payment

AlipayHK EasyGo/ Alipay Transit QR code*/ UnionPay TransitQR code *

*Passengers need to switch the app to the location of Hong Kong.

For more details, please refer to the Appendix.

KMB’s e-payment system accepts ten electronic payment methods, including JCB credit cards.

Passengers may also call the KMB Customer Service Hotline on 2745-4466 or LiveChat with us on APP1933 or the KMB website.