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.
There are people movers to transport passengers from Terminals 1
and 2 to the high-speed ferry service that connects them.
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
Public transport in Hong Kong is excellent so car rental is not
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 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.
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
Departure Tax: HK$120 (over 12 years of age).