Information at routes to Hong Kong Port, Drop Off Area outside Passenger Clearance Building (PCB), Domestic Car Parks and Vehicle Clearance Plaza (VCP) via HZMB to Zhuhai or Macao is provided below for drivers’ reference.
Motorists travelling to Hong Kong Port are recommended to travel via North Lantau Highway and Tuen Mun - Chek Lap Kok Link (Southern Connection), i.e. Shun Long Road.
For drop off only
Drivers can park their cars at the domestic car parks (with on-line pre-booking service), complete the clearance procedures at the PCB and travel to Zhuhai/Macao Port by shuttle buses.
Drivers with relevant and permits can drive to VCP for clearance before driving to Zhuhai / Macao.
Motorists are advised to plan their trips well in advance and check the latest traffic conditions and availability of car parking spaces in Hong Kong Port Domestic Car Parks by different channels (e.g. radio announcements and the Transport Department’s all-in-one mobile application "HKeMobility") prior to their trips.
The Domestic Car Parks at Hong Kong Port (Car Park 1 to 5) provides 673 private car parking spaces (including 12 disabled parking spaces), 25 motorcycle parking spaces, 14 light goods vehicles parking spaces and 21 pre-booked taxi parking spaces. Car Park 1 is an hourly car park. For other car parks, parking spaces can be booked from 24 hours to 7 days in advance. Motorists, after parking their vehicles, can go to the Passenger Clearance Building for departure clearance and then take the shuttle bus to the Zhuhai Port or Macao Port.
Please visit https://www.hzmbparking.com.hk for details and relevant reservation procedures for parking spaces at the Hong Kong Port Domestic Car Parks.
The HZMB Main Bridge is located within Mainland waters and the toll plaza is also situated in the Mainland. According to the territoriality principle and the Inter-Governmental Agreement, the HZMB Authority, which is responsible for the operation of the Main Bridge, will collect tolls from vehicles using the HZMB Main Bridge in accordance with the laws of the Mainland. The toll levels of the HZMB Main Bridge (per vehicle per trip) have been confirmed as follows:
|Light passenger vehicles (private cars, hire cars):||RMB150|
|Heavy passenger vehicles (cross-boundary coaches):||RMB200|
The toll plaza of the HZMB Main Bridge consists of manual and free-flow electronic toll lanes. For the manual toll lanes, motorists could pay tolls of the HZMB Main Bridge in cash (only RMB is accepted), bank / credit card (including Union Pay, Master and Visa Card), Alipay and Wechat Pay etc. for electronic payment, which could be used on the day of commissioning of the bridge. As for the free-flow electronic toll lanes, motorists could use smartcards (including Hong Kong Autotoll or Electronic toll tags issued by the mainland) for non-stop payment.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Link Road (including Scenic Hill Tunnel) is a right-driving expressway. Motorists should keep to the right most lane unless traffic signs or road markings indicate they may do otherwise, or when motorists intend to overtake or turn left or when motorists pass stationary vehicles on the road if necessary. Overtaking other vehicles should be on the left only.
As the HZMB Main Bridge is located within Mainland waters, the right-driving arrangement will be adopted which is different from the prevailing left-driving arrangement in Hong Kong. For the sake of road safety, the right driving arrangement will be adopted at the Hong Kong Link Road which is connecting to the Main Bridge. The left-driving arrangement is merged smoothly with the right-driving arrangement via the two viaducts at the north of the vehicle clearance plaza.
Taking outbound vehicles as an example, goods vehicles and private cars are required to use designated lanes to enter the vehicle clearance plaza.Goods vehicles should use the designated (left-side) lane to exit the clearance plaza, and, through a viaduct, enter the right-most lane (commonly known as “slow lane”) of the right-side carriageway. Private cars should use the designated (right-side) lane to exit the clearance plaza, and, through another viaduct, enter the left-most lane (commonly known as “fast lane”) of the right-side carriageway. Both types of vehicles will pass through separate 1-km-long viaducts before merging again. At the time of merging, the vehicles will have already switched to the right-driving arrangement on the right-side carriageway, and will be driving on the appropriate lane. For details, please refer to below figure.
The TD has erected clear traffic signs at Hong Kong Port and Hong Kong Link Road and will arrange radio break-in announcements in the Scenic Hill Tunnel so that motorists will clearly know that they are driving on a right-driving road. The distance from Hong Kong Port to Zhuhai Port and Macao Port of the HZMB is approximately 42 kilometres. No turnaround facility, fuel / liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) filling station or washroom is provided along the expressway. If drivers have to refill the fuel / LPG before leaving Hong Kong, drivers can goto the fuel / LPG filling stations in Hong Kong International Airport or Tung Chung. The travelling time from Hong Kong Port to these filling stations is 7 to 15 minutes.
The loading and height limits of vehicles in Mainland, Hong Kong and Macao are different. Based on the territoriality principle and depending on the routeing, cross-boundary goods vehicles and cross-boundary coaches are required to comply with the requirements stipulated in the relevant standards, as detailed below:
Mainland: The maximum loading for goods vehicles in Mainland is 49 tonnes. For specific details, please refer to GB1589-2016《道路車輛外廊、軸荷及質量限值》和《超限運輸車輛行駛公路管理規定》(中華人民共和國交通運輸部令2016年第62號).
Hong Kong: The maximum loading for goods vehicles in Hong Kong is 44 tonnes. For specific details, please refer to “Road Traffic (Construction and Maintenance of Vehicles) Regulations” (Cap. 374A).
Macao: The maximum loading for goods vehicles in Macao is 38 tonnes. For specific details, please refer to “Regulamento do Trânsito Rodoviário”.
Motorists are reminded that vehicles carrying dangerous goods in Categories 1, 2 or 5 are prohibited from accessing Scenic Hill Tunnel. Motorists using the HZMB are also reminded to check and follow regulations on transporting dangerous goods through the Main Bridge. For details, please visit:
Vehicles travelling between Guangdong and Hong Kong via the HZMB are required to purchase motor insurance policy in the Mainland and Hong Kong. As the HZMB Main Bridge is located within the Mainland waters, the owners of vehicles travelling between Hong Kong and Macao are required to purchase motor insurance policy in Hong Kong, Macao and the Mainland, having regard to the territoriality principle. For details, please refer to the HZMB webpage on the website of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (HKFI)(https://www.hkfi.org.hk/hzmb/index.html).
Vehicles entering or leaving Hong Kong via the HZMB must go through customs clearance at the vehicular kiosks on Hong Kong Port. Physical inspection of the drivers, goods and vehicles, if necessary, may be conducted. For more information on passager and cargo clearance, please visit:
https://www.customs.gov.hk/en/passenger_clearance (Passenger Clearance)
https://www.customs.gov.hk/en/cargo_clearance (Cargo Clearance)
Special traffic arrangement or bridge closure will be implemented in case of accidents or inclement weather. Passengers are advised to be alert to the latest traffic news on radio and television.
For high wind conditions, the following traffic arrangements will be implemented on Hong Kong Link Road:
|Stage||Wind Speed||Traffic Management Measures*|
|1||30 kph||Activation of warning signs|
|2||40 kph||Lowering of vehicle speed limit to 50 kph|
|3||55 kph||Closure of middle lanes in both directions
Vehicle speed limit should maintain at 50 kph
|4||65 kph||Activation of Hong Kong Link Road closure procedure|
|* The wind speed pattern and other factors will be duly considered before the traffic management measures are implemented.|
In case of incidents or assistance needed at the following locations, passengers can call relevant emergency hotlines:
|Main Bridge or Zhuhai Port:||110 (Mainland hotline)|
|Macao Port:||999 (Macao hotline)|
|Hong Kong Port or Hong Kong Link Road:||999 (Hong Kong hotline) or 112 that will be connected to the 999 (Hong Kong hotline) from any local mobile phone network with coverage at the location|
If a vehicle breaks down on the Hong Kong Link Road at a location which poses imminent dangers to the drivers and other road users, the Police will arrange a contractor's towing truck to move it to the nearest safe place. The driver is then required to arrange private towing to leave the scene (Drivers can also arrange for cross-boundary towing if necessary).
Scenic Hill Tunnel, which is a section of the Hong Kong Link Road, is managed by the tunnel operator of the Transport Department. If a vehicle breaks down within the tunnel area, or has an accident, the tunnel operator will arrange recovery vehicle to move the broken down vehicle to the nearest safe location before the driver arranges private towing service to tow away from the tunnel area.
If a vehicle break down on the Main Bridge, the HZMB Authority will arrange tow trucks to move it to the Eastern Artificial Island (about 300 metres from the HKSAR boundary), and the driver is then required to arrange private towing to leave the scene (Drivers can also arrange for cross-boundary towing if necessary).
Drivers are reminded to obtain the contact of companies providing cross-boundary towing services before departure.