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London to Hong Kong flights

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Departure Thu, 29 Oct Return Tue, 03 Nov
LON London
HKG Hong Kong
return from £360
Departure Wed, 11 Nov Return Thu, 19 Nov
LON London
HKG Hong Kong
return from £357
Flight route information
With 40% of its land reserved for national parks, visiting Hong Kong is a great way to escape the city life.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 10.03 HKD
British Pound Sterling Hong Kong Dollar
1 HKD = 0.1 GBP
Last checked on 22 October 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
60%

Trains in Hong Kong are 60% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Hong Kong
£1
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
60%

A meal in Hong Kong is 60% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Hong Kong
£5.99
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
20%

A taxi fare in Hong Kong is 20% cheaper than in London.

London
£3
Hong Kong
£2.4
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
22%

Coffee is 22% more expensive in Hong Kong than in London.

London
£3.01
Hong Kong
£3.67
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Hong Kong airports
  • ( Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
K Distance: 5973 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.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Hong Kong

Is it safe to travel from London to Hong Kong during the Covid-19 situation?
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 much are flights from London to Hong Kong?
The average price to go from London to Hong Kong is of 223.36 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 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 357£. 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 2.40 GBP, 20% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 64% less in Hong Kong: 1.00 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.99 GBP in Hong Kong, 60% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 22% more expensive in Hong Kong, with an average of 3.67 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 3.01 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.
What is the cheapest price for a flight 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 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. British Airways.

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

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