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Sun, 21 Jul LHR - HKG
Mon, 22 Jul HKG - LHR
£831 £776
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Tue, 03 Sep LGW - HKG
£307 £281
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London Hong Kong
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Mon, 22 Jul LCY - HKG
Wed, 24 Jul HKG - LCY
£777 £726
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London Hong Kong
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Sat, 27 Jul LHR - HKG
Thu, 01 Aug HKG - LHR
£2570 £2519
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London Hong Kong
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Fri, 02 Aug STN - HKG
Mon, 05 Aug HKG - STN
£1011 £998
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Tue, 06 Aug STN - HKG
Sun, 11 Aug HKG - STN
£864 £843
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
60% Trains in Hong Kong are 60% cheaper than in London.
London £2.8
Hong Kong £1.2
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
70% A meal in Hong Kong is 70% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Hong Kong £6.5
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 10.0 HKD
1 HKD = 0.11 GBP
Last checked on 11 July 2024
Distance: 5973 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 miles
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 27 miles
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
Hong Kong airports
Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) How far from city centre: 14 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

The two most popular airports in London are Heathrow and Gatwick. Heathrow Airport, located in the borough of Hillingdon in London, is by far the busiest airport in London, with Gatwick Airport (in West Sussex, a county in the South of England) being the second busiest. Gatwick Airport is also the ninth busiest airport in Europe. Heathrow Airport has five terminals (T1-T5) whereas Gatwick has two terminals: North and South. Ready to jet off to Hong Kong in style? You will get flights to Hong Kong from Heathrow at Terminals 3 and 5, depending on the type of airline you have chosen.

Getting to London airport

If you are taking a flight from Gatwick to Hong Kong, you have several travelling options to get to Gatwick Airport. Gatwick Airport is approximately 45km from the city centre on the south. You can use the Gatwick Express train which is located at London Victoria Station. It comes in intervals of 15 minutes and is the most convenient mode of transport. Alternatively you can take the National Express bus which you get from Victoria Coach Station. If you are pressed for time, the Gatwick Express will be more a more time-efficient choice. When travelling by taxi, be sure to be cautious by using a reputable/authorized mini-cab service.

Arriving to Hong Kong

Hong Kong offers so much diversity that you will probably be overwhelmed by all the choices at hand. You can indulge in a wide range of things when exploring Hong Kong. For the foodies, you can start by eating a hearty breakfast at Lan Fong Yuen. Feel like trying something different? Try Egg Tarts, which are available in bakeries. You can finish off your culinary adventures with a variety of desserts at Chung Kee Dessert. To get the best out of your excursion in Hong Kong, explore Mong Kok for an unforgettable experience. It has a myriad of restaurants and an all-round vibe that will leave you wanting more.

How to get to the city centre

Flights from London to Hong Kong land at Hong Kong International Airport. Located on the island of Chek Lap Kok, it is approximately 35km from the airport to Central Hong Kong. The airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Being the fourth busiest airport in the world, you can be sure that your transport options will not be limited.

You can use the Airport Express train. It is the most efficient transport system that will get you downtown in less than 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can use a bus that you will find at the airport. You can catch one of the colour coded taxis from the Taxi Station.

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Hong Kong

How long does the flight take to go from London to Hong Kong?
The total flight time between London and Hong Kong is of around 17:56 hours on average, considering an average distance of 13,704 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Hong Kong at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Hong Kong is 281£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Hong Kong expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Hong Kong costs an average of 2.70 GBP, 32% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 57% less in Hong Kong: 1.20 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.50 GBP in Hong Kong, 67% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 15% more expensive in Hong Kong, with an average of 4.16 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 3.62 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Hong Kong?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Hong Kong are January, May and April, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Hong Kong?
The best time of the year to go to Hong Kong when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Hong Kong from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, May and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Hong Kong.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Hong Kong?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Hong Kong may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Hong Kong compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Hong Kong's temperatures can go up to 35.3 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 9.13 ºC in Hong Kong, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Hong Kong have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Hong Kong?
The main airport route flying between London and Hong Kong is: Gatwick (LGW) to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Cathay Pacific.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Hong Kong flights between Heathrow (LHR) to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Cathay Pacific.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
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Airlines with indirect flights from London to Hong Kong are:
Emirates, stopping in Dubai for 70 minutes minimum.
  • Etihad Airways, with 105 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
  • Air China, with 75 minutes scale in Beijing.

Hong Kong International Airport - Latest customer reviews

4.0 /5
Reviews: 1
4.0 /5
Joe
Date 2019-06-02 Age Under 30 City London

Reasonable lounge. Very big airport

Flight Duration 17 h and 56 m Flights between London and Hong Kong take, on average, 17 h and 56 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £281 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Hong Kong found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Heathrow The airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Hong Kong
Arriving Airport Hong Kong International Airport Flights departing London with Hong Kong as destination arrive at Hong Kong International Airport

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