• Free and up-to-date :)

    We are happy to help you plan your trip through our free and up-to-date airport transportation guides. Do you want to rent a car in the autumn/winter of 2022? Be aware, there is a rental car shortage at airports, check our partner's website for the best deals!

Hong Kong Airport

General information

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.

Airport Map



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
38 km
50 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Hong Kong Airport by public transport. Visit the Hong Kong Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

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 HK$ 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
38 km
45 min
HK$ 400.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

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.

Airport parking

Hong Kong Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Hong Kong Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Hong Kong Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Hong Kong Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

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
  • XiamenAir


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Hong Kong Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong

Directly connected to Hong Kong International Airport and only a 2-minute walk from the arrival hall A of Terminal 1, Regal Airport Hotel offers a large outdoor pool with ample lounge areas, and an indoor heated swimming pool.

Hotels in Hong Kong

Looking for the best hotels in Hong Kong? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Superbly located in the heart of Central-The Landmark Mandarin Oriental-Hong Kong sets new standards in Asia for deluxe contemporary accommodation and state-of-the-art in-room facilities-This exclusive-ultra-chic luxury hotel offers...


Burlington Hotel, Hong Kong

Burlington Hotel is a 4-star business hotel strategically located at the heart of Wanchai, a 2-minute walk from Wanchai MTR Station. It is just steps from Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and adjacent to Pacific Place shopping mall complex.

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!


HKG Hong Kong International Airport: Premium Lounge Entry

Refresh and recharge in the Plaza Premium Lounge before boarding your connecting flight from Hong Kong. Take a hot shower, use the WiFi, and enjoy delicious food and beverages. Choose from several options depending on the time you need to relax.


Hong Kong: Tai Mo Shan Waterfall Hike

Escape from the busy streets of Hong Kong for a half-day of hiking on Tai Mo Shan Mountain. Your trail will culminate with the stunning Ng Tung Chai waterfalls, where if the weather permits, you can take a refreshing dip.

Tour & transport

Welcome to Hong Kong: Private Tour with a Local

Get a welcome to Hong Kong from a friendly and passionate local and discover the city like a resident. Learn the secrets about where to buy groceries, how to get around and much more.


Have you visited Hong Kong Airport lately? Be the first to write an airport review about Hong Kong Airport. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

AirMundo.com offers free airport information through its own websites and partners. The use of this data is only permitted for non-commercial purposes, provided that the source is mentioned. Use for commercial purposes requires permission from AirMundo.com, see the disclaimer.