Hong Kong airport

Hong Kong International Airport is built on a large artificial island about 40km from Hong Kong’s city centre. The airport links 150 destinations around the world including 40 cities in mainland China. In 2019 there were more than 71 million passengers.

Airport Express

The Airport Express takes passengers from the airport to Hong Kong Station at Central in 24 minutes. It runs daily between 05.50 in the morning till 01.15 at night with a frequency of every 12 minutes. There are no other trains to the airport. Fare of a single journey is HKD100, a return is HKD180.
The Airport Express Travel Pass is only for tourists. The pass cost HK. It can be purchased at the airport on arrival.

Public bus to/from the city

Public buses are an inexpensive and convenient transport option. The A21 for example connect the airport with Hung Hom Station in Kow Loon. Operating hours 06.00 – 24.00. Fare is HKD33. The night bus N21 (operating hours 00.20-04.40) goes to Tsim Sha Tsui (Star Ferry). Fare HKD23.

Hotel bus

Hotel coaches are available to take passengers to and from 45 major hotels in Hong Kong. Boarder point is in the Coach Station at Terminal 2. Fare for a single trip is HKD130 (Kowloon) and HKD150 (HK Island).


The taxi rank at the airport is just outside the arrivals hall. A taxi from the airport to Hung Hom Station or Tsim Sha Tsui is HKD245. A taxi to Central, Admiralty, Wanchai or Causeway Bay is HKD295.A taxi to Stanley/Repulse Bay is HKD325/350.

Bus to Guangzhou

The airport also has extensive land and sea connections to cities in mainland China. A trip to Guangzhou with one of the bus coaches takes between 2.30-3.30 hours. The bus makes a stop at Jinan University, Haizhu, Liuhuajinhan Exhibition Center Station, Dongfang Hotel and the coach station in Guangzhou.

Ferry boat to China

SkyPier at Hong Kong airport provides fast ferry services to mainland China for transit passengers only. Destinations are: Dongguan Humen, Guangzhou Nansha, Macao (Maritime Ferry Terminal), Macao (Taipa), Shenzhen Fuyong, Shenzhen Shekou, Zhongshan and Zhuhai Jiuzhou.