Hong Kong International Airport
HKIA Tower, 1 Sky Plaza Road, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong
Telefon: 2181 8888



The airport is located 34km (21 miles) northwest of Hong Kong Island.


How to get there

From Hong Kong Island, follow road signs to Western Harbour Tunnel. Once out of the tunnel, drive along the West Kowloon Expressway; follow airport road signs and cross the Tsing Ma Bridge to the airport island. Then continue along North Lantau Highway to reach the airport.

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Access by public transport

The MTR Corportation Airport Express Line (tel: 2881 8888; operates trains that leave the airport for downtown Hong Kong (journey time - 23 minutes) stopping at Hong Kong and Kowloon stations, where check-in and free porter services are available. The station is located in the Ground Transportation Centre.

Public buses also leave from the Ground Transportation Centre and from near car parks 1 and 2. Buses are operated by Citybus (tel: 2873 0818;, Long Win (tel: 2261 2791; and New Lantao (tel: 2984 9848; There are 11 Airbus routes to various parts of Hong Kong, including North Point Ferry Pier, Hung Hom station and Lam Tin station. Frequent external bus services are also available. Night buses take over after 2400. There are also six airport shuttle routes and a 24-hour Discovery Bay Airbus service, operated by DB Transit (tel: 2987 0208).

Cross-border coaches run by five operators offer regular services between the airport and major Guangdong cities in mainland China. A valid travel document for entry to mainland China is required.

Taxis are readily available from the Ground Transportation Centre next to the passenger terminal. There are separate queues for various services; urban taxis are red and serve almost all destinations in the city, New Territories taxis are green, and Lantau taxis are blue.

Water: The SkyPier (tel: 2215 3232) provides high-speed ferry services between the airport and six points in the Pearl River Delta (DongGuan Humen, Macau, Zhuhai Jiuzhou, Zhongshan, Shenzhen Fuyong and Shenzhen Shekou). Tickets are available from the ferry transfer desk in the arrivals hall before travel. A bus service runs from the the airport to the piers. An Automated People Mover now connects arrival hall with Skypier ferry terminal.


Information desk

The Customer Service Centres can be found in the Departures check in hall and in the arrivals hall, open daily 05:30-24:00. Multi-media booths are located in the East, West and Arrivals halls, with interactive information and a touch-screen map. There are dozens of 24-hour help phones located throughout the terminal. Information in English is available (tel: 2181 0000).


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