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KMB Launches Route 296D Special Departures to Detour to West Kowloon Cultural District

To tie in with the Standard Chartered Arts in the Park on 6 and 7 November and the opening of M+ Museum on 12 November, KMB will arrange special departures for Route 296D (Sheung Tak ⇌ Kowloon Station). Within designated periods, the special departures which detour to two bus stops at the West Cultural District, “Museum Drive” and “Art Park”, after the bus stop at Nga Cheung Road. Then the bus will head to Kowloon Station Bus Terminus. Details are as follows:

Route 296D (Special Departure) service hours and interchange arrangements



Service Hours

6 November (Saturday)

Sheung Tak → Kowloon Station

09:00 - 17:40

Kowloon Station → Sheung Tak

10:20 - 19:40

7 November (Sunday)

Sheung Tak → Kowloon Station

09:10 – 17:30

Kowloon Station → Sheung Tak

10:30 – 19:30

12 November (Friday)

Sheung Tak → Kowloon Station

09:05 - 17:55

Kowloon Station → Sheung Tak

10:20 - 21:55

Fare: The full fare of Route 296D (special departure) will be HK$10. Passengers getting on the bus from the Kowloon Union Church en-route bus stop or latter are required to pay $6.8 (the sectional fare of Route 296D) only.


Passengers can also take other KMB routes to Tseung Kwan O Tunnel Interchange or Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC) to interchange to Route 296D for M+ Museum.

1st Leg

Bus Stop for Interchange

2nd Leg

98D [Hang Hau (North) (Tseung Kwan O Hospital) → Tsim Sha Tsui East]

Tseung Kwan O Tunnel Interchange (Platform G1)


297 [Hang Hau (North) (Tseung Kwan O Hospital) → Hung Hom (Hung Luen Road)]

11X [On Tai (North) → Hung Hom Station]

KITEC (Platform L1)

14X [Yau Tong (Shung Tak Wai) ─ Tsim Sha Tsui] (Circular)

213X [On Tai (South) (Hang Tai House) ─ Tsim Sha Tsui] (Circular)

215X [Lam Tin (Kwong Tin Estate) → Kowloon Station]

219X (Laguna City ─ Tsim Sha Tsui) (Circular)


Travel from other districts to West Cultural District



Suggested alighting bus stop

Central, Sheung Wan, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay

934 [Wan Chai (Fleming Road) → Tsuen Wan (Bayview Garden)]

Western Harbour Crossing

936 [Causeway Bay (Cotton Path) → Shek Wai Kok]

960 [Wan Chai North → Tuen Mun (Kin Sang Estate)]

961 [Wan Chai (HKCEC) → Tuen Mun (Shan King Estate)]

968 [Causeway Bay (Tin Hau) → Yuen Long (West)]

978 [Wan Chai North → Fanling (Wah Ming)]

P960 [Wan Chai North → Siu Hong Station (North)]

P968 [Causeway Bay (Tin Hau) → Yuen Long (West)]

Tuen Mun, Yuen Long, Tsuen Wan, Northern District

934 [Tsuen Wan (Bayview Garden) → Wan Chai (Fleming Road)]

936 [Tsuen Wan (Shek Wai Kok) →Causeway Bay (Cotton Path)]

960 [Tuen Mun (Kin Sang Estate) → Wan Chai North]

961 [Tuen Mun (Shan King Estate) → Wan Chai (HKCEC)]

968 [Yuen Long (West) → Causeway Bay (Tin Hau)]

978 [Fanling (Wah Ming) → Wan Chai North]

P960 [Siu Hong Station (North) → Wan Chai North]

P968 [Yuen Long (West) → Causeway Bay (Tin Hau)]

Kowloon City, Wong Tai Sin

11 (Diamond Hill Station → Kowloon Station)

Nga Cheung Road (Western Harbour Crossing)

203E (Choi Hung → Kowloon Station)

Kwun Tong, Lam Tin

215X [Lam Tin (Kwong Tin Estate) → Kowloon Station]

Austin Road West

Yau Ma Tei, Ho Man Tin

8 (Star Ferry → Kowloon Station)

Nga Cheung Road (Western Harbour Crossing)

Mong Kok, Shatin

281A (Kwong Yuen → Kowloon Station)

Austin Road West


Please refer to the appendix for more information.

Passengers may call the KMB Customer Service Hotline on 2745-4466 or LiveChat with us on App1933 or the KMB website for more details.