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Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)


Location: 

The airport is situated 21 miles (34km) northwest of Hong Kong Island and 14 miles (23km) from Kowloon.

Time: 

GMT +8.

Contacts: 


Transfer Terminals: 

There are people movers to transport passengers from Terminals 1 and 2 to the high-speed ferry service that connects them.


Transfer City: 

The Airport Express Line is a dedicated airport railway providing a fast and reliable service to and from the airport and downtown Hong Kong (HK$100 one way). Trains depart daily, every 12 minutes, between 6am and 1am, and take around 25 minutes into Central. Free scheduled shuttle buses leave Hong Kong and Kowloon stations everyday, taking Airport Express passengers to and from major hotels plus key transport interchanges. There are nine Airbus routes that can take you to and from the a

Car Rental: 

Public transport in Hong Kong is excellent so car rental is not advised.


Airport Taxis: 

Taxis are readily available from the taxi pick-up area in front of the arrivals hall at Hong Kong International Airport and all have different colours, depending on their destination. Red taxis drive to almost every destination in Hong Kong besides Lantau Island, green taxis service the New Territories excluding those serviced by the red taxis, and blue taxis drive to places on Lantau Island. A taxi to the centre of Hong Kong costs about HK$350 to HK$400. Journeys involving passage over

Airport Facilities: 

Airport facilities include banks, ATMs, currency exchange offices, a post office, beauty salon, a children's play area, showers, restaurants, shops (including duty-free), disabled facilities, internet cafes, cinemas, a golf course, conference and business services and tourist information desks.


Car Parking: 

Hong Kong International airport offers 2,500 public parking spaces. The airport has both undercover and open-air car parks. Complimentary parking is given for parking spaces that are occupied for under a time frame of 30-minutes at car parks 1 and 4. Long-term parking is currently located at car park 2. Payment can be made with cash, Octopus cards or VISA cards. Hourly rates range HKD 16-20, and daily rates are HKD 112-140. Monthly rates are also available.


Departure Tax: 

HK$120 (over 12 years of age).
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