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About Hong Kong Intl Airport

Hong Kong International Airport is located in Hong Kong which is one of the important centers of tourism and industry of Asia. Located in Hong Kong's Chek Lap Kok region, the airport is approximately 34 kilometers away from Hong Kong and 55 kilometers away from Kowloon. The airport, which was opened to flight traffic in 1998, offers service as a civil airport. The airport, which welcomes over 60 million passengers each year, is one of the airports having the highest number of passengers in the world. Famous for its contemporary architecture and high-quality service understanding, the airport offers service for about 100 airlines and performs flights to nearly 200 cities. The airport, which hosted 63.1 million passengers in 2014, also welcomed 68.5 million passengers in 2015.

Getting to the City Center from Hong Kong Intl Airport

Hong Kong International Airport is one of the leading airports in the world with the most air traffic. There are a wide variety of public transportation alternatives you can use to get to and from the city center including the Airport Express, taxis, buses, and rental cars.

Airport Express

The Airport Express train is the fastest and most convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center. The Airport express is fast, quiet, modern, and comfortable; each seat contains speakers so passengers can listen to what is being displayed on the LCD TV, which also displays the train route and current location. The Airport Express train gets to the city center in about 24 minutes. Passengers who take the Airport Express can transfer to hotel shuttles, which many prominent hotels provide, at the Kowloon Station and Hong Kong Station.

Ferry

There is a ferry service that provides transportation to various districts around the city from the airport. The ferry is accessible before immigration in the arrivals hall. Passengers using the ferry are considered transit passengers. You can purchase ferry tickets in Terminal 1.  

Bus

The Cityflyer buses are a service of Citybus and one of the most convenient transportation alternatives to get to the city. The Cityflyer buses depart from the airport and get to the city center in about 40 minutes. Moreover, crossing the Tsing Ma Bridge, the world’s 7th largest bridge, you can enjoy the ride watching the beautiful views of Lantau Island.

Taxi

Taxis are another method of transportation that you can use to get to the city center from the airport. However, there is one important thing to take note of. If you are going to the Hong Kong city center or Kowloon then you have to get on a red taxi. Taxis in other colors go to different locations. Also don’t forget to take the traffic into account.  

Rental Cars

Another way to get to the city is by renting a car from one of the rental car offices located in the airport. However, keep in mind that traffic can be very heavy.  

Airport Information

Hong Kong International Airport is one of the leading airports in the world with the most air traffic. The airport offers a variety of services you can take advantage of while you wait. The duty-free area located in Terminal 1 offers a variety of products from alcohol, to cigarettes, perfume, and chocolates.

There are many stores in the airport where you can buy things like affordable eyewear, watches, and jewelry. If you want something to eat at the airport you can enjoy dining at one of the many restaurants that serve Chinese cuisine or dine at venues like Popeyes and Panapolis. In addition, there are children’s play areas located in Terminal 2 and an IMAX Theater. 

Last Updated: June 10, 2019
Getting to Hong Kong Intl Airport from the City Center

The Airport Express is the most widely used transportation system between the city center and the airport. The Airport Express operates 24 hours a day. The train ride from Hong Kong Station to the airport takes 24 minutes. The first trains depart from the city center at 5:50 am and the last trains depart from the city center at 12:48 am.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city center is by bus. Using this particular option you can enjoy unique views of Hong Kong on the way to the airport.  

Car

You can comfortably get to the airport using your personal car or a rental car. However, we recommend taking local traffic into account. Using the Tsing Ma Bridge from the city center you can easily get to the airport. The airport features a parking lot that has a capacity of 3,000 vehicles. The parking lot offers hourly, daily, monthly, or yearly rates.   

Airport Information

Hong Kong International Airport is one of the leading airports in the world with the most air traffic. The airport offers a variety of services you can take advantage of while you wait. The duty-free area located in Terminal 1 offers a variety of products from alcohol, to cigarettes, perfume, and chocolates.

There are many stores in the airport where you can buy things like affordable eyewear, watches, and jewelry. If you want something to eat at the airport you can enjoy dining at one of the many restaurants that serve Chinese cuisine or dine at venues like Popeyes and Panapolis. In addition, there are children’s play areas located in Terminal 2 and an IMAX Theater.

Last Updated: June 10, 2019
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