Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. (Photo by Southcn.com)
The one-way toll to cross the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge ((HZMB) was announced yesterday (March 23rd). For small vehicles (mini buses, private cars and taxis) the one-way fare is 150 RMB, for coaches 200 RMB, for shuttle buses 300 RMB, for trucks 60 RMB and for container trucks 115 RMB.
Shuttle buses will be the main transport for Zhuhai-Hong Kong or Hong Kong-Macao travel, and the one-way ticket is HK $80 (US$12.70 or 64 yuan) per person. There are 140 buses for the two routes every day. There will be departures every 10 minutes, shortened to around 5 during peak times.
The company running he route, a consortium of Zhuhai Yuegong Xinhai Transportation, HZMB Shuttle Bus Services, and HZM Land Transportation (Macao), opened its bus logistics base on March 28th.
According to Yu Lie, Deputy Director General of the HZMB Authority, in addition to ETC and Auto toll (Hong Kong) , cash (RMB) , bank cards, Alipay and WeChat will be accepted.
The traffic rules on the bridge are in accordance with those on the mainland. Hong Kong and Macao vehicles with license plates entering the mainland and mainland vehicles with license plate entering Hong Kong or Macao are allowed to cross the bridge.
Reported by Nan & Eric
Edited by Wing & Simon