Local Transporation

Public Transportation

  • Taxis ā€“ Taxi fares are reasonable, and you can use the following link to gauge your fees: (Taxi fare calculator) http://www.taxiautofare.com/hk/Default.aspx
    For details, please consult the official Hong Kong government taxi information: http://www.td.gov.hk/en/transport_in_hong_kong/public_transport/taxi/tax...
    Some taxi drivers can speak a limited amount of English, however, it is advised to have the destination address written in Chinese. If you think you are over-charged by taxi driver, you may record the taxiā€™s details (such as name of driver and car licence number) and seek advice from your hotel reception.
  • MTR: (Subway / underground railway system) http://www.mtr.com.hk/eng/homepage/cust_index.html
  • Bus: (Kowloon Motor Bus Co) http://www.kmb.hk/en/
  • Tram: (Hong Kong Tramways Limited) www.hktramways.com
  • Ferry: (Multiple operators) http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/plan-your-trip/practicalities/transp...
  • Minibus: (information in Chinese only) http://www.minibus.hk/
  • Payment: The Octopus card is the most convenient way to pay fare in public transportation. You may use Octopus card to pay fares on MTR, buses, trams, ferries, minibuses and some taxis. The card is also widely accepted by supermarkets and chain stores like Seven-elevens and Circle-K.
    You can purchase an Octopus card from Airport Express Customer Service Center in the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport or the Customer Service Centers at any MTR station. You can easily reload the Octopus card at most MTR Customer Service Centers or authorized Add Value Service Providers (most major retail chains). If you still have money left in the card before leaving Hong Kong, you can easily get a refund at most MTR Customer Service Centers (including airport).

Travel to/from Airport

There are many transportation options when traveling to and from the Hong Kong International Airport.

1) Airport Express:

The Airport Express depart between 10 minute intervals from 5:54 to 23:28 and 12 minute intervals from 23:28 to 00:48 daily. The train takes passengers to Central in 24 minutes. This is a quick and easy option if you want to travel to the Hong Kong Island area.

2) Public Buses:

There are many public bus routes to and from the airport to most parts of Hong Kong. It is a comfortable and convenient option.

Bus Routes Recommendation - ā€œAā€ Routes - Airbus Services:

To Airport from Shatin:
  • Route: A41
  • Origin: Sha Tin (Yu Chui Court)
  • Operating Hours: 0:50 - 23:30
  • Fare: 22.3 HKD
  • Service Provider: Long Win
From Airport to Shatin:
  • Route: A41
  • Origin: Shatin (Yu Chui Court)
  • Operating Hours: 6:00 - 24:00
  • Fare: 22.3 HKD
  • Service Provider: Long Win

For further details about route A41: http://www.kmb.hk/en/services/search.html?busno=A41

3) Taxis:

Taxis are fast and flexible ways to commute in Hong Kong. There is a Taxi Station which is by the left hand ramp outside the Arrivals Hall in the Airport.

Taxis are color coded according to the areas in which they operate:

  1. Red: Urban Taxis serve all destinations throughout Hong Kong including Airport, excluding Tung Chung Road and roads in south Lantau
  2. Green: New Territories Taxis serve only in New Territories
  3. Blue: Lantau Taxis serve all destinations in Lantau and in airport

*The Shatin Area and Hong Kong Science Park are in the New Territories so consider taking the Green Taxi

To and From Sha Tin Town Centre: cost around $260 HKD for Urban Taxis http://www.hongkongairport.com/eng/transport/to-from-airport/taxi.html

4) Hotel Coaches:

Hotel coaches take passengers to and from major hotels in Hong Kong. To use this service, go to Coach station of Terminal 2.
Airport Hotelink
  • Reservation Hotline: +852 3193 9333
  • Enquiry: +852 2261 2188
  • Email: reservation@hotelink.com.hk
  • Location: Counter C15, Coach Station, Terminal 2
  • Boarding Point: Coach Station, Terminal 2