Hong Kong Airport
Hong Kong Airport is one of the busiest and best airports in the world, located in the Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Hong Kong Airport is the biggest cargo airport in the world and the main base of Cathay Pacific, HK Express and Hong Kong Airlines. The airport was built on an artificial island (Chek Lap Kok) and opened in 1998 for passenger flights.
Where is Hong Kong Airport situated?
Hong Kong Airport is situated west of the city on the island of Chek Lap Kok. Route 8 connects the airport with Lantau Island, Tsing Yi Island, Stonecutters Island and West Kowloon.
How many terminals does Hong Kong Airport have?
The airport has two terminals, namely Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 is the largest and consists of the main building with gates and a large pier (Y shape) with many more gates. Terminal 2 is only used for departing passengers, here you will find check-in desks and SkyPlaza.
Does Hong Kong Airport have an Automated People Mover (APM)?
Yes, an underground Automated People Mover takes travellers every 5 minutes between 06:30 hours and 01:00 hours from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1.
The distance from Hong Kong Airport to the centre of Hong Kong is 38 kilometres. By car, it takes 50 minutes to get to the centre of Hong Kong.
From HKG Airport to Hong Kong City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Hong Kong Airport by public transport. Visit the Hong Kong Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Hong Kong Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Hong Kong is about RMB 400.-. Book your taxi at Hong Kong Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From HKG Airport to Hong Kong City centre by Taxi
At Hong Kong Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Hong Kong Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Hong Kong Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Cathay Pacific
- HK Express
- Hong Kong Airlines
- China Eastern Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Hong Kong
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Hong Kong Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Kowloon: 2.5-Hour Bus Tour with Delicious Dim Sum
Feast on Michelin rated dim sum as you see the sights of Hong Kong aboard an elaborately furnished double decker bus. Marvel at famous landmarks and listen to the pre-recorded audio guide as you savor authentic spring rolls, dumplings, dessert and more.
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