Mong Kok East Station

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For the other MTR station in Mong Kok, see Mong Kok Station.
"Yaumati Station" redirects here. For the other MTR station, see Yau Ma Tei Station.
Mong Kok East
MTR rapid transit station
Station exterior (from Yim Po Fong Street)
Location Luen Wan Street/Argyle Street, Mong Kok
Yau Tsim Mong District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°19′20″N 114°10′22″E / 22.3222°N 114.1728°E / 22.3222; 114.1728Coordinates: 22°19′20″N 114°10′22″E / 22.3222°N 114.1728°E / 22.3222; 114.1728
Owned by Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation
Operated by MTR Corporation
Platforms 3 (1 side platform and 1 island platform)
Connections Bus, public light bus
Structure type On embankment
Platform levels 1
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code MKK
  • 1 October 1910 (1910-10)
Rebuilt 4 May 1982
Electrified 1983
Previous names Mong Kok, Yaumati
Preceding station   MTR   Following station
East Rail Line
towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Mong Kok East
Location within the MTR system
Mong Kok East Station
Traditional Chinese 旺角東
Simplified Chinese 旺角东
Literal meaning Flourishing Corner East

Mong Kok East Station (Chinese: 旺角東站), formerly Yaumati Station (Chinese: 油蔴地車站) and Mong Kok Station (Chinese: 旺角車站), is a station on Hong Kong's East Rail Line. Only out-of-system interchange is available with Kwun Tong Line and Tsuen Wan Line at Mong Kok Station via a footbridge.

The station, initially named Yaumati Station, was constructed on 1 October 1910 to cope with the opening of the British Section of Kowloon-Canton Railway.[1] The station was later renamed as Mong Kok Station. In 1983, the station was rebuilt. A temporary station was in use just to the south (towards Hung Hom) during reconstruction. After the takeover of KCR operations by the MTR Corporation on 2 December 2007, the station was renamed to Mong Kok East Station because the MTR-KCR merger caused a name conflict with Mong Kok Station on the Tsuen Wan and Kwun Tong lines.

Although the station is in the same region and quite close to Mong Kok Station, the fares are quite different from each other.

It is connected to Grand Century Place, a large shopping mall.


Line Destination First train Last train
East Rail Line Lo Wu 05:33 23:10
Lok Ma Chau 05:28 21:28
Sheung Shui 00:28
Hung Hom 05:47 01:07
Source: MTR[2]

Station layout[edit]

Platform 1 is very narrow and it is the terminus platform for some southbound trains during peak hours. The platforms are curved and the platform gap is relatively large compared to other MTR stations.

- Overlaying properties Grand Century Place
Mezzanine Staff only area, MTRShop (MX Fastfood)
Concourse Exits, a transport interchange
Customer Service Centres, toilets
shops, vending machines, ATMs
Platform 1      East Rail Line towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau (Kowloon Tong)
     East Rail Line termination platform (some rush-hour trips) →
Island platform, doors will open on the left or right
Platform 2      East Rail Line towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau (Kowloon Tong)
Platform 3      East Rail Line towards Hung Hom (Terminus)
Side platform, doors will open on the left



Mong Kok East Station, Exit D

Nearby landmarks[edit]


  1. ^ Hong Kong transport timeline
  2. ^ "Mong Kok East Station timetable" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Mong Kok East Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Mong Kok East Station street map" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 15 February 2015.