Airport To/From City

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is located 34km from Hong Kong Island, it is easy, convenient and relatively inexpensive to get to and from via Airport Express train, public bus and taxi.

Airport Express Train

Fastest option taking around 25 minutes to Hong Kong Station (central)
Frequent services: 10 minutes intervals from 05:54 to 00:00 and 12-minute intervals from 00:00 to 00:48 daily
Free shuttle bus from Kowloon and Hong Kong stations to major hotels
Group ticket promotion up to 40% available
Recommended to purchase Octopus card
Fare from Airport to Hong Kong Island: HK$100

Public Bus

Cheapest option available, suitable for budget traveler
To and from most parts of Hong Kong, widely accessible
Takes a much longer time compared to Airport Express Train
“A” route is the fastest service to the city
“N” route is the night service after midnight
Hong Kong Island and Kowloon are served by double deck “Cityflyer” buses and “external” buses operated by Citybus
Free wi-fi internet access is available on all buses on “Cityflyer” routes
The New Territories are served by double deck “Airbus” buses operated by Long Win Bus Company
Fare can be paid using Octopus Card or in cash (no change given, use exact if possible)
Fare from Airport to Hong Kong Island: HK$21 – HK$48
Buses useful for travellers include A21 (HK$33) to Hung Hom (for Kowloon), A11 (HK$40) for North Point (for Central and Causeway Bay) and A43 (HK$28) to Fanling (for Sheung Shui if travelling to Lo Wu). Journey time to Tsim Sha Tsui on the A21 is around one hour.


Hassle free, yet the most expensive option
Time depends on traffic
Fares are metered, no haggling
Taxis in Hong Kong are colour-coded according to their operating areas; Separate rows are designated for different types of taxi
Red Taxis serve all destinations throughout Hong Kong including the airport except Tung Chung Road and roads in south Lantau
Green Taxis serve only the New Territories and specific roads in Lantau
Blue Taxis serve all destinations in Lantau and the airport
Fare from Airport to Hong Kong Island: Approximately HK$300 – HK$350

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