Flights from London to Hong Kong International

London to Hong Kong International

  • £295 was the cheapest return price from London to Hong Kong International last month
  • London to Hong Kong International is 5,969 miles
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Hong Kong International last month was Cathay Pacific
  • The average flight time from London to Hong Kong International is 11h 20min
  • 3 airlines fly direct from London to Hong Kong International
  • There are 64 flights a week from London to Hong Kong International

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This information is correct as of January 2016

Airlines that fly from London to Hong Kong

British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Virgin Atlantic all fly to Hong Kong from London-Heathrow. Cathay Pacific fly to Hong Kong from London-Gatwick.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

From London-Gatwick: Cathay Pacific flights depart from the South Terminal, where the airport's train station is located. The South Terminal has a fantastic range of shops and restaurants to choose from. Most of the shops are on the ground floor and eateries are on the mezzanine. The gates are quite far from the central hub of the departure lounge so give yourself plenty of time to reach your gate.

From London-Heathrow: Cathay Pacific and Virgin Atlantic both fly from Terminal 3 while British Airways depart from Terminal 5. Double-check your boarding pass before heading to the airport, as Heathrow has three stops on the tube and train (Terminals 1, 2 & 3 share a station while 4 and 5 have their own dedicated stations). Both terminals offer a wide array of luxury designer brands and high-end restaurants. In Terminal 5 you can dine at Gordon Ramsay's Plane Food, and in Terminal 2 you can sample a beer that's been brewed especially for the airport.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Flights from London land in Terminal 1. The arrivals area has a great range of refreshment options. Big plasma screens show arriving passengers in the buffer zone so that friends, families and chauffeurs are prepared to greet them. The airport is well connected to the city centre. The Airport Express offers the fastest route into town. Tickets cost $100* (about £9) for a single/same-day return. There's a taxi rank outside the airport. Expect to pay $250-350 (£22-£32) if you're going to the city centre.

Practical Information

We recommend arriving at the airport around two hours before your flight's scheduled departure time. British citizens can visit Hong Kong for up to six months without a visa. If you're going to work or study in Hong Kong, or plan to stay for longer, you will need to contact your nearest Chinese mission for a visa. Your passport needs to be valid for the duration of your stay.

What to expect in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is eight hours ahead of London. The local currency is the Hong Kong Dollar. Hong Kong is a lot hotter than London. During summer you can expect temperatures of 29°C and in winter the temperature is a very pleasant 16°C. Hong Kong is cheaper than London. You'll be paying about half-price for a dinner for two.

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