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Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport is located 21 mi/34 km northwest of Hong Kong Island, at Chek Lap Kok. The airport features one expansive terminal with two main sides connected by an internal shuttle train, allowing it to offer service from 87 different airlines. Thanks to its size and its technology, it is one of the major aviation hubs for Southeast Asia.

Transfer Between Terminals: A free automated people mover train runs between the east and west halls of Terminal 1 and from the new Terminal 2 to the gates. Electric vehicles can also transport passengers around the terminal for a fee (tel: 2261 2727).

To and From Airport – Within Hong Kong

Train: The Mass Transit Railway's (MTR) high-speed Airport Express takes approximately 24 minutes to Hong Kong Island and is the fastest transport link to the airport. Airport Express passengers can take a free shuttle bus from Kowloon and Hong Kong stations to major hotels. Both these stations provide free in-town check-in services for major airlines.

Taxis are readily available from the taxi pick-up area in front of the Arrivals Hall. Take a red taxi unless travelling only to Lantau (blue) or the New Territories (green). All taxis can go to and from the airport. Fares are metered and details of fares and extra charges are clearly displayed inside each cab.

There are 11 convenient Airbus “A” routes that can take you to key locations on Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and New Territories including Lantau Island with fewer stops than an ordinary city bus. When you exit the Arrivals Hall, turn right for Airbuses and city buses.

Coach and Limousine Charter:
Arriving passengers who require their own personal limousines, mini-vans, vans and group coaches (buses) can book the transport from service providers located in the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 1 or in the coach station of Terminal 2.

To and From Airport – Mainland China
Hong Kong International Airport also serves as a land and sea transport hub for direct links to Mainland China.

There is a dedicated coach station serving Mainland China in Terminal 2 that offers coach (bus) services to major cities in Guangdong Province.

Transit passengers bound for six ports in the Pearl River Delta by ferry do not need to go through Hong Kong Immigration and Customs at the airport. Tickets are sold at Ferry Transfer Desk next to Customer Services Centre on the Arrivals level. Passengers take a bonded bus directly to the nearby SkyPier to board one of the high-speed ferries.

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