Airport Express

Hong Kong Airport Express offers the most direct and convenient connection between the Hong Kong International Airport and the downtown area. Trains depart at 10-minute intervals from 05:50 AM to 01:15 AM daily, with the last train leaving the Airport Station at 12:48 AM.

From the airport, the journey on Airport Express will take 14 minutes to Tsing Yi, 22 minutes to Kowloon Station, and 24 minutes to Hong Kong Station at Central.

 

Tickets and Fares

Single Fare ticket

  • From Airport Station to Tsing Yi – 70 HKD
  • From Airport Station to Kowloon Station – 105 HKD
  • From Airport Station to Hong Kong Station – 115 HKD

Note: You can get a small discount by using an “Octopus Card” which will roughly save you 5 HKD on the above fares.

If you are going to be in Hong Kong for several days then you will find it convenient to use an Octopus Card which you preload with money and simply swipe to enter MTR stations rather than fumbling for change and buying a ticket at the automated ticket machines. The Octopus card can be used on the MTR, buses, shops and more. You purchase the “Octopus” card for 50 HKD deposit and preload with 100 HKD. The deposit and remaining balance are refundable when you return the card minus a 9 HKD fee. You will see “Octopus Sold” card for sale at convenience stores for 39 HKD which you then preload, the 39 HKD is not refundable.

Where to buy an Octopus card at the Hong Kong Airport? Only at MTR/Airport Express Customer Service Centres which are located at Level 5, Arrival Platform, MTR Airport Station and Level 5, Arrival Hall A and B, Terminal 1.

Airport Express Travel Pass

  • For 250 HKD – one journey on the Airport Express and 3 consecutive days of unlimited travel on the MTR, Light Rail, and MTR Bus.
  • For 350 HKD – two journeys on the Airport Express and 3 consecutive days of unlimited travel on the MTR, Light Rail, and MTR Bus.

Same day return

If you are returning to the airport on the same day the return journey is free.

Group Ticket

If traveling in a group you can get substantial discounts

Group Travel Group of 2 Group of 3 Group of 4
Airport to Hong Kong Station $170
$85 per person
$230
$76.7 per person
$280
$70 per person
Airport to Kowloon Station $150
$75 per person
$210
$70 per person
$250
$62.5 per person
Airport to Tsing Yi Station $100
$50 per person
$140
$46.7 per person
$170
$42.5 per person

Taxi Discount

Until end June 2019 – arrive by taxi with a fare cost of 40 HKD or more and you can buy an Airport Express ticket with 50% discount. (Only Tsing Yi and Kowloon Stations) See offer details

 

Airport Express Stations and MTR Connection

The Airport Express has five stations: Asia-World Export Station, Airport Station, Tsing-Yi Station, Kowloon Station and Hong Kong Station (Central). Click image for full MTR network map

 

Airport Express links to the MTR (aka subway) making it very convenient to reach many destinations in the city. You can transfer to the MTR at Tsing Yi Station, Kowloon Station, or Hong Kong Station.

More about using the MTR

 

Free Wi-Fi

You can use onboard Wi-Fi – simply choose “MTR Free Wi-Fi”

Power Charging for mobile/laptop etc

Head to the first or last carriage of Airport Express and you’ll find free to use USB power outlets to charge your mobile etc.

Free Porter Service

At the destination stations, there are porters available to assist with luggage

Free In-town Check-in Services

At Hong Kong and Kowloon stations, you can check-in, get your boarding pass and leave your check-in luggage which is all taken care of from there and put onto your plane for a stress-free ride to the airport. Contact your airline for check-in times.

Free Shuttle Service

With an Airport Express ticket (or the Octopus Card you used to buy the ticket), you can take a free shuttle bus from Kowloon or Hong Kong Stations to major hotels and train stations.

From/To Hong Kong Station

H1 (To Wan Chai & Admiralty)
  • Service hours 06:12 – 23:12 (every 20 minutes)
  • Stop 1: HK Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Stop 2: Renaissance Harbour View Hotel
  • Stop 3: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
  • Stop 4: Novotel Century Hong Kong
  • Stop 5: Pacific Place
  • Stop 6: JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
  • Stop 7: The Wharney Guang Dong Hotel Hong Kong
  • Stop 8: Empire Hotel Hong Kong · Wan Chai
H2 (To Western District)
  • Service hours 06:12 – 23:12 (every 20 minutes)
  • Stop 1: Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Soho
  • Stop 2: iclub Sheung Wan Hotel
  • Stop 3: ibis Hong Kong Central And Sheung Wan
  • Stop 4: BEST WESTERN Hotel Harbour View
  • Stop 5: Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong/BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Hong Kong
  • Stop 6: Island Pacific Hotel
H3 (To Causeway Bay)
  • Service hours 06:12 – 23:12(every 20 minutes)
  • Stop 1: Empire Hotel Hong Kong · Causeway Bay
  • Stop 2: Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay Hong Kong
  • Stop 3: Regal Hongkong Hotel
  • Stop 4: Rosedale Hotel Hong Kong
  • Stop 5: The Park Lane Hong Kong a Pullman Hotel
  • Stop 6: The Excelsior, Hong Kong
H4 (To Fortress Hill & Island East)
  • Service hours 06:12 – 23:12(every 20 minutes)
  • Stop 1: Iclub Fortress Hill Hotel
  • Stop 2: Harbour Grand Hong Kong
  • Stop 3: City Garden Hotel
  • Stop 4: Ibis North Point Hotel
  • Stop 5: Harbor Plaza North Point

From/To Kowloon Station

K1 (To Hung Hom & Jordan)
  • Service hours 06:15 – 23:00 (every 15 minutes)
  • Stop 1: MTR Jordan Station (Austin Road)
  • Stop 2: MTR Hung Hom Station
  • Stop 3: Harbour Plaza Metropolis
  • Stop 4: Whampoa Garden (Tak On Street)
  • Stop 5: Harbour Grand Kowloon
  • Stop 6: Kerry Hotel Hong Kong
  • Stop 7: Eaton, Hong Kong
  • Stop 8: MTR Austin Station
K2 (To Tsim Sha Tsui Canton Road)
  • Service hours 06:15 – 23:00 (every 15 minutes)
  • Stop 1: Prince
  • Stop 2: Gateway
  • Stop 3: Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
  • Stop 4: The Kowloon Hotel / The Peninsula Hong Kong
  • Stop 5: The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers / China Ferry Terminal
K3 (To Tsim Sha Tsui Mody Road)
  • Service hours 06:15 – 23:00 (every 15 minutes)
  • Stop 1: Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong
  • Stop 2: Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Stop 3: Regal Kowloon Hotel
  • Stop 4: Hotel ICON
  • Stop 5: New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel
  • Stop 6: InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong
  • Stop 7: Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel
K4 (To Tsim Sha Tsui Kimberley Road)
  • Service hours 06:15 – 23:00 (every 15 minutes)
  • Stop 1: MTR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station/ Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers
  • Stop 2: Park Hotel
  • Stop 3: The Luxe Manor
  • Stop 4: Empire Hotel Kowloon · Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Stop 5: B P International
K5 (To Mong Kok & Tai Kok Tsui)
  • Service hours 06:12 – 23:12(every 20 minutes)
  • Stop 1: MTR Yau Ma Tei Station/ The Cityview
  • Stop 2: Metropark Hotel Kowloon
  • Stop 3: Royal Plaza Hotel
  • Stop 4: Metropark Hotel Mongkok
  • Stop 5: Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong

 

Airport Express Shuttle Bus Destinations

Hotel / Railway Interchange Route Number Stop Number
B P International K4 5
BEST WESTERN Hotel Harbour View H2 4
City Garden Hotel H4 3
Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong/BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Hong Kong H2 5
Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong K5 5
Eaton, Hong Kong K1 7
Empire Hotel Hong Kong · Causeway Bay H3 1
Empire Hotel Hong Kong · Wan Chai H1 8
Empire Hotel Kowloon · Tsim Sha Tsui K4 4
Gateway K2 2
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong H1 3
Harbour Grand Hong Kong H4 2
Harbour Grand Kowloon K1 5
Harbour Plaza Metropolis K1 3
Harbor Plaza North Point H4 5
HK Convention and Exhibition Centre H1 1
Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Soho H2 1
Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong K3 1
Hotel ICON K3 4
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui K3 2
ibis Hong Kong Central And Sheung Wan H2 3
ibis North Point Hotel H4 4
iclub Fortress Hill Hotel H4 1
iclub Sheung Wan Hotel H2 2
InterContinenta Grand Stanford Hong Kong K3 6
Island Pacific Hotel H2 6
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong H1 6
Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong K1 6
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel K3 7
Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel K2 3
Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay Hong Kong H3 2
Metropark Hotel Kowloon K5 2
Metropark Hotel Mongkok K5 4
MTR Austin Station K1 8
MTR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station/ Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers K4 1
MTR Hung Hom Station K1 2
MTR Jordan Station (Austin Road) K1 1
MTR Yau Ma Tei Station/ The Cityview K5 1
New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel K3 5
Novotel Century Hong Kong H1 4
Pacific Place H1 5
Park Hotel K4 2
Prince K2 1
Regal Hongkong Hotel H3 3
Regal Kowloon Hotel K3 3
Renaissance Harbour View Hotel H1 2
Rosedale Hotel Hong Kong H3 4
Royal Plaza Hotel K5 3
The Excelsior, Hong Kong H3 6
The Kowloon Hotel/The Peninsula Hong Kong K2 4
The Luxe Manor K4 3
The Park Lane Hong Kong, a Pullman Hotel H3 5
The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers/China Ferry Terminal K2 6
The Wharney Guang Dong Hotel Hong Kong H1 7
Whampoa Garden(Tak On Street) K1 4

Hotels near Airport Express Shuttle bus stops

Hotel Route Number Nearest Stop
BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel K4 4
Butterfly on Prat – Tsim Sha Tsui K4 2
Butterfly on Victoria Hotel H3 1
Casa Hotel K5 1
Gloucester Luk Kwok Hong Kong H1 7
Guangdong Hotel Hong Kong K4 2
Hotel Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon K1 7
Hotel Panorama by Rhombus K3 2
iclub Wan Chai Hotel H1 4
King’s Hotel Hong Kong H1 4
Lanson Place Hotel H3 3
Largos Hotel K1 7
L’Hotel Causeway Bay Harbour View H3 2
Metropark Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong H1 8
Nathan Hotel K1 7
Newton Hotel Hong Kong H4 2
OZO Wesley Hong Kong H1 8
Prudential Hotel K1 1
Ramada Kowloon K4 2
Rosedale Hotel Kowloon K5 5
Shamrock Hotel K1 1
Silka West Kowloon Hotel K5 5
Stanford Hillview Hotel K4 4
The Anne Black – YWCA K5 2
The Charterhouse Causeway Bay Hotel Hong Kong H1 4
The Harbourview H1 1
The Imperial Hotel K4 1
The Kimberley Hotel K4 3
The Langham Hong Kong K2 3
The Royal Garden K3 3
The Salisbury YMCA of Hong Kong K2 4
Travelodge Kowloon K1 7

 

Note: Information correct as of 09/2018 please confirm details with your carrier and/or MTR Hong Kong.