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    Chek Lap Kok Information

    Hong Kong International Airport, (Chek Lap Kok on Lantau Island) is one of the finest airports in the world, and one of the busiest thanks to more than 60 million passengers passing through its doors per year. It is the main entry point to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, as well as a gateway to China and the rest of Asia. Naturally, the Hong Kong International Airport has comprehensive facilities and services in both of its terminals with restaurants, shops, entertainment consoles and internet access available 24 hours a day. There are Premium Lounges within the airport where you can book a room for as little as three hours in which to relax, and there are several airport hotels for longer layovers, including Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel and Novotel Citygate Hong Kong.

    Getting to and from the airport (HKIA) is very easy. There are several ways to travel from anywhere in Hong Kong to the airport. All the information is detailed below:

To/From Hong Kong International Airport

Chek Lap Kok (Hong Kong International Airport) is situated on Lantau Island, well away from the heart of the city. Most hotels offer shuttle bus service to/from the airport or to the closest Airport Express station. Hong Kong Island and Kowloon stations provide in-town check-in, free of charge. You can opt to get to or from the airport by Airport Express train, public bus, or taxi. The Airport Express trains run every 12 minutes, daily from about 06:00 to 01:00. It takes about 25 minutes to/from downtown Hong Kong to/from the airport.

Fares To /
From Airport

Adult (persons aged 65 or above)

Child (aged 3 - 11)

Single Journey /
Same Day Return
Tickets

Round Trip Ticket
(Valid for 1 month)

Single Journey /
Same Day Return
Tickets

Hong Kong Station - Airport

HK$100

HK$180

HK$50

Kowloon Station - Airport

HK$90

HK$160

HK$45

Tsing Yi Station - Airport

HK$60

HK$110

HK$30

 

The Airport Express also provides the most convenient access to AsiaWorld-Expo. It takes about one minute from Airport Station to AsiaWorld-Expo Station. From AsiaWorld-Expo Station to Central on Hong Kong Island takes some 30 minutes.

Fares To / From AsiaWorld-Expo Station

Single Journey Ticket

Same Day Return Ticket

Adult

Child

Adult

Child

Hong Kong Station - AsiaWorld-Expo

HK$100

HK$50

HK$100

HK$50

Kowloon Station - AsiaWorld-Expo

HK$90

HK$45

HK$90

HK$90

Tsing Yi Station - AsiaWorld-Expo

HK$60

HK$30

HK$60

HK$30

Airport Station - AsiaWorld-Expo

HK$5

HK$2.5

N/A

N/A


Bus fare is about half as much as Airport Express fare and a cab ride costs about three times as much.

Airport - Mainland China Coach Service

The HKIA also provides ground transport to Mainland China and cities in the Pearl River Delta. Remember, passengers must present a valid travel document for entering mainland China before boarding. Check with your local Chinese embassy or consulate to find out what documentation you need.

Airport - Mainland China Ferry Service

High-speed ferries offer efficient service to nearby cities in mainland China. Book a ticket prior to boarding from the ticketing desks located on HKIA Arrivals Level 5, before the immigration counters. Then hop aboard a bus that will take you to the Skypier for your connection to places including Macau and Shenzhen. SkyPier provides fast ferry transfer service for transit passengers.

By Bus

There are nine Airbus (“A”) routes that can take you to and from the airport with fewer stops than an ordinary bus. Fares range between HK$14 and HK$45. When you exit the Arrivals Hall, turn right and look for the signage.

By Taxi

Taxis are available from the taxi pick-up area in front of the Arrivals Hall. All taxis can go to and from the airport. Fares are metered and there are details inside each cab.

Hong Kong Ferries

You can take a ferry from Chek Lap Kok's Tung Chung New Development Pier to the town of Tuen Mun in the New Territories. The ferry operates daily, from 06:00 to 23:00.

Parking

HKIA offers over 2,400 public parking spaces, including Car Park 1 (short-term), Car Park 4 (short-term and long-term) and SkyCity Car Park (long-term).

Taxes & Surcharges

Passengers ages 12 and above departing HKIA must pay a HK$120 departure tax (often included in the price of the airline ticket). In addition, passengers departing Hong Kong International Airport must pay a security charge of HK$33.

However, passengers who arrive and depart from Hong Kong on the same day (transit) are exempt from the departure tax.

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