Inter-zone route 473 is operated by City Scape Bus and Sunshine Express, travelling between Moon Island West and Leafy Bay, Via YiYan Estate, YiYan, Zone 7 Interchange, Southern Central, Central and Northern Interchange.

This route is the second route running between Zone 4 and Zone 7. It now mainly serves Zone 7 West and Zone 4 Central.

History

  • On 14 April 2018, 473 started its service.
  • On 24 May 2019, The new roundabout at Moon Island West is built. The route and stop location is slightly modified.
  • On 9 December 2019, changes in bus stops within Central District:
    • For Leafy Bay direction journeys, the bus stop at Southern Two is relocated.
    • For Moon Island west direction journeys, additional bus stop at Southern Market while the Southern Two bus stop is removed.
  • On 25 July 2020, some changes in bus stops were made within Leafy Bay:
    • the route now travels via Leafy Estate and Sindy Garden instead of stopping at Sindy Road stop for both directions.
    • YiYan Ferry Pier, Church Hill and YiYan City stops cancelled.
    • Waste Transfer Station stop renamed to CSB Depot.(Since CSB Depot moved to former Waste Transfer Station.)
    • CSB Depot stop renamed to Diamond Trading Tower.(Since CSB Depot moved to former Waste Transfer Station.)
    • Rainbow stop renamed to Rainbow Plaza.

Timetable

To Leafy Bay
Service Hours Interval (mins)
0000 - 0700 15
0700 - 1700 10
1700 - 2200 6-10
2200 - 0000 10-15
To Moon Island
Service Hours Interval (mins)
0000 - 0700 15
0700 - 1900 6-10
1900 - 2200 10
2200 - 0000 10-15

Fare

Full fare : $12.8
Sectional Fare:


Northern Interchange BBI Discount Details

Northbound (to Northern Island / Moon Island / Zone 1)
From Route Interchange to Route BBI Discount
41A,42,46,49A All other routes Pay the fare difference
140,142,171P 141,148,246X Pay $0.8
141,148,246X 140,141,142,148,171P,246X Free
473 41A,42,46,49A 42,46 : Free
41A,49A : Pay $2.1
No BBI discount provided for interchanging from 140,141,142,148,171P,246X to all zone 4 routes or
interchanging from 473 to 140,141,142,148,171P,246X
Southbound (To Central / Zone 7)
From Route Interchange to Route BBI Discount
41A,42,46,49A All other routes Pay the fare difference
140,141,142,148,171P Both directions : 42,46,49A
140,141,142,148
171P
Free
Free
Pay the fare difference
No BBI discount provided for interchanging from 140,141,142,148 to 473 or
interchanging from 473 to all other routes
160R,170R,171R are not included in the Northern Interchange BBI Discount scheme. Interchanging from 160R,170R,171R to all other routes or from other routes to 160R,170R,171R cannot enjoy any BBI discount.


 

Zone 7 Interchange BBI Discount Details

Eastbound (to Zone 7)
From Route Interchange to Route BBI Discount
360, 370, 473, 475
670 (Towards Senpai)
360 (Towards Horizon Depot)
370, 473, 475
670 (Both directions)
Free
Westbound (to Zone 1 / Zone 4)
From Route Interchange to Route BBI Discount
360, 370 360, 370, 473, 475
670 (Both directions)
Free
462, 473, 475 360, 370, 462, 473, 475
670 (Both directions)
360, 370 : Pay $6.6
462, 473, 475, 670 : Free
670 (Towards Horizon Depot) 360, 370, 462, 473, 475 360, 370 : Pay $11.9
462, 473, 475 : Pay $6.1
170R,171R is not included in the Zone 7 Interchange BBI Discount scheme. Interchaging from 170R,171R to all other routes or from other routes to 170R,171R cannot enjoy any BBI discount.
 
462 does not stop at the eastbound stop when going to Horizon Depot.


 


Stops

To Leafy bay
No Stop Name (English) Stop Name (Chinese) Note
Zone 4 (Moon Island)
1 Moon Island West 月光島西
2 West Moon Road 月光島西道
3 Northern Interchange (Southbound) 北環轉車站 (南行)
4 Bird Bridge 雀鳥橋
5 The ONE The ONE
6 Johnson Market 強生街市
7 Southern Two 南環花園二期
8 Southern Central Terminal 中環南總站
9 Southern One 南環花園一期
Via Leafy - Central Tunnel
Zone 7 (Leafy Island)
10 Zone 7 Interchange (Eastbound) 第七區轉車站 (東行)
11 Hill Road 山道
12 YiYan Park 葉欣公園
13 Diamond Trading Tower 鑽石交易塔
14 CSB Depot 城際巴士車廠
15 YiYan Estate Block 4 葉欣邨第四座
16 YiYan Estate Block 1 葉欣邨第一座
17 Sindy Park 新地公園
18 Sindy Garden 新地花園
19 Leafy Bay 葉角灣
To Moon Island
No Stop Name (English) Stop Name (Chinese) Note
Zone 7 (Leafy Island)
1 Leafy Bay 葉角灣
2 Sindy Garden 新地花園
3 Sindy Park 新地公園
4 YiYan Estate Block 1 葉欣邨第一座
5 YiYan Estate Block 4 葉欣邨第四座
6 CSB Depot 城際巴士車廠
7 Praya YiYan Road 葉欣海旁道
8 Southern Building 南洋大廈
9 Rainbow Plaza 彩虹廣場
10 Hill Road 山道
11 Zone 7 Interchange (Westbound) 第七區轉車站 (西行)
Via Leafy - Central Tunnel
Zone 4 (Moon Island)
12 Southern One 南環花園一期
13 Southern Central Terminal 中環南總站
14 Southern Market 南環街市
15 Johnson Market 強生街市
16 Police Headquarters 警察總部
17 Ping Center
18 High Court 高等法院
19 Brown Street 班尼街
20 Mint Tower 薄荷大廈
21 Northern Interchange (Northbound) 北環轉車站 (北行)
22 West Moon Road 月亮西道
23 Moon Island West 月亮島西

Usage Status

This route covers many areas of high demand, in particular Central, and is the only route that travels beyond Zone 7 to cover Leafy Bay. In addition, this route serves both the Zone 7 and Northern Interchanges, allowing passengers to go to other destinations via this route. As a result, patronage on this route is very high.

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