Multiple daily departures to Hong Kong from all over the UK. Book cheap flight tickets early, receive additional benefits with EuroBonus, enjoy child discounts of up to 90% and much more, when you fly with SAS.
MULTIPLE DAILY FLIGHTS TO HONG KONG EACH DAY OF THE WEEK
SAS has many daily departures to Hong Kong, so you can meet your business or leisure needs. Choose the departure that best suits your schedule.
It takes around 10 hours and 20 minutes to fly to Hong Kong in China. We arrive and depart from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) that is situated approximately 34 km. east of the city center.
Public transportation makes it easy to get to and from the airport – easy access by car too.
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BOOK YOUR CHEAP FLIGHT TICKETS EARLY AND SAVE A BUNDLE
We have many cheap tickets on our flights to Hong Kong. They are easy to get your hands on. Simply use our low price calendar to get a complete overview of the cheapest flight tickets on all our departures.
Our 24-hour money back guarantee lets you book first and ask that loved one or good friend afterwards.
Prices and availability are updated each time you perform a search. This also means that prices may vary, when you proceed to booking.
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FLY LONDON – HONG KONG ON UP TO 3 DAILY DEPARTURES
You can fly to Hong Kong from London on multiple daily departures. This makes it easy to match your flight with your schedule. SAS has a new terminal in London, that makes travel even easier for you.
There are many benefits, when you fly with SAS. If you have a SAS Plus or Business ticket, you can relax in our Star Alliance Lounges in both London and Hong Kong before your flight.
FLIGHTS TO HONG KONG FROM ALL OVER THE UNITED KINGDOM
You can fly to Hong Kong from many airports all over the UK. This makes it even easier for you to plan your travel to the Chinese city.
Fly to Hong Kong (HKG) from:
• Aberdeen (ABZ)
• Birmingham (BHX)
• Edinburgh (EDI)
• London – Heathrow (LHR)
• Manchester (MAN)
• Newcastle (NCL)
Plan your travel from the many airports in the United Kingdom for maximum comfort and effectiveness. Be aware that some flights may include transfers.
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MAKE TRAVELLING EVEN EASIER WITH SAS GO AND SAS BUSINESS
It is now even easier to travel to Hong Kong with SAS. We want to make it easier for you to meet new people, see new places, work abroad and much more.
This is why we have created different tickets, so you can choose the perfect one for you. SAS Go offers many benefits before, during and after your flight and SAS Plus offers even more benefits.
SAS Business is perfect for that priority and advanced business flight experience.
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MULTIPLE BENEFITS INCLUDED IN YOUR FLIGHT TICKET - ALWAYS
We have added multiple benefits in your flight ticket, so your flight becomes as comfortable and relaxing as possible before, during and after the journey.
Included in your flight ticket:
• 23 kg. of baggage
• Free seat selection
• A wide range of entertainment
• Free meals and drinks
• Newspapers in our app
• 24-hour money back guarantee
• Child discount up to 90%
Download our app and find your flight directly on your smartphone. You can of course still find the best price and departure on flysas.com.
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FLY CHILD DISCOUNTS UP TO 90%
We offer generous discounts to children on all our flights to Hong Kong and you are more than welcome to take advantage of the discounts.
Children under 2 (0-23 months) can enjoy a discount of up to 90% - if they travel on their parent’s lap. They enjoy a discount of up to 25%, if they have their own seat.
Children under 12 receives a generous discount of up to 25% on their flight ticket.
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EUROBONUS LETS YOU HAVE EVEN MORE BENEFITS
Accumulate points on your flights, hotel stays, car rentals and everyday purchases. Redeem your points at either SAS or our many partners to get new flight tickets, upgrades, hotel stays and much more.
It gets even better. You can join our premier loyalty and frequent flyer program completely free of charge. All you get from us are more benefits the more you fly in order to make your travelling even more comfortable and smooth.
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HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (HKG)
SAS arrive and depart from the main airport in Hong Kong – Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). The airport is located on the island of Chek Lap Kok, which also gives it its colloquially name, Chek Lap Kok Airport.
More than 68 million passengers travel to and from the airport each year, which makes it the 8th busiest airport in the world. The airport also has one of the world’s largest passenger terminal buildings to cope with the many passengers.
Hong Kong International Airport is located approximately 34 km. from Hong Kong city centre. It is easy to get to and from the airport with public transportation such as buses and taxis.
TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
There are two different modes of public transportation, when you need to get to and from the airport and the city centre.
If you are going to Hong Kong’s central business district, you can use the Airport Express. This links the big business district in Hong Kong to the airport with a minimum of stops along the way. The high-speed train terminates at Hong Kong Station, where you can transfer to other means of public transportation to get to your final destination.
Most of the city can be reached by one of the many buses that connects the airport to the city. There are taxis and coaches, which gives you even more options to and from the airport. If you want to arrive in style, you can also hire a limousine to take you directly to your destination.
Use the hotel coaches, if you have already booked a room in one of the major hotels in Hong Kong. The coach takes passengers from the airport to the biggest hotels in the city – book at home or at the airport.
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CAR RENTAL AT HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Hong Kong is a major city and a car can be very useful. Both when you are going to and from the airport and when you are going from A-B during your stay. If you are travelling outside the Greater Hong Kong area a car is almost essential.
SAS cooperates with many of the biggest rental car suppliers in the world, so you can book a rental car for your trip to Hong Kong in a quick and easy way. Search for a rental car directly on our website and get a complete and easy overview of available cars and prices across all suppliers.
If you are a member of our EuroBonus program, you earn points when booking from certain suppliers.
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Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong
Telephone number: +852 2181 8888
TRANSPORTATION IN HONG KONG
When moving round in Hong Kong, there are many different means of transportation you can choose from. You can use taxi, ferry, rail, bus or tram.
The city has one of the world’s safest, most efficient and frequent public transport systems. It is easy to use the different modes of transportation with an Octopus Card.
SUBWAY, TRAINS AND TAXIS IN HONG KONG
The Mass Transit Railway (MTR) in Hong Kong covers all of the city’s major districts.
MTR consists of ten rail lines and the Airport Express. It covers most of Hong Kong, so you can get round quick and easy. The MTR covers both Hong Kong Island, Kowlon, Lantau Island and New Territories.
You can find a taxi in all areas of the city – except for the most remote parts. You can either call a taxi or hail them directly on the street (except in restricted areas) – the latter is often the quickest. There are three types of taxis: red, green and blue. They operate (mostly) in different areas of the city and they have different prices on their fares.
BUSES AND FERRIES IN HONG KONG
Bus lines in Hong Kong cover most of the city and final destinations are written in both English and Chinese on the front of each bus. The fare is based on distance travelled and you need to have exact change, if you pay by cash. Therefore, you should use an Octopus Card, when travelling with public transportation in Hong Kong.
You can also travel by ferry while in Hong Kong. There are ferry routes connecting Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the Outlying Islands. There are a number of different ferry operators that operates from the city’s piers.
OCTOPUS CARD – A CONVENIENT PAYMENT METHOD
The Octopus Card is a great buy, if you are going to use public transportation in Hong Kong. It is a reusable contactless smart card much like the Oyster Card in London. You can also use it in retail shops and supermarkets.
There are different types of Octopus Cards available, but you should go for the Tourist Octopus Card during your trip to the city. With this in hand, you get unlimited access to all public transportation in Hong Kong.
HONG KONG – THE GATEWAY TO CHINA
The city of Hong Kong is a great fusion of eastern and western cultures. The big metropolitan city is located on the southeast coast of China. There is approximately 3.5 hours to Beijing and 2.5 hours to Shanghai by plane.
Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of China, which means it has a high degree of autonomy compared to other cities in the country.
The city calls itself “Asia’s World City” because of its unique mix of cultures and it truly is a gateway to the rest of China.
You will find plenty of things to do and see in the big city. The best time to visit Hong Kong is from October to December, when the weather is sunny but not too warm - as it can be during the summer.
HISTORY OF HONG KONG
The history of Hong Kong is a history of a small fishing village becoming one of the biggest and most important cities in the world in just a few hundred years.
People have been present in the area of Hong Kong for more than 35.000 years. It was a small river-valley settlement for a long time before it started to grow rapidly and became the city we know today.
IMPERIAL CHINA AND THE MONGOLS
Back in 214 B.C. the first emperor of a centralized China, Qin Shi Huang, conquered the area of Hong Kong and added it to Imperial China.
The Qin dynasty did not last long and Hong Kong became a part of the Kingdom of Nanye in 204 B.C. During the following many hundreds of years, Hong Kong was part of many different rulers and dynasties.
Hong Kong was ruled by the Mongols for almost 100 years after the Northern Song Dynasty was defeated at the Battle of Yamen in 1279.
A BRITISH CROWN COLONY
Hong Kong was a British colony for nearly 100 years from 1842-1941. The city was formally ceded to the British in 1842 after The Qing lost the First Opium War.
When the British took control of the city, it had a population of 7.500 and it consisted mostly of fishermen – in settlements scattered across the area. In 1937 Hong Kong was declared a neutral zone by its British governor.
The city of Hong Kong was officially transferred from the United Kingdom to China in 1997. At the same time Hong Kong became the first Special Administrative Region in China.
MODERN DAY HONG KONG
Today Hong Kong is a major 21st century metropolis with an impressive number of skyscrapers and there is no better place to experience eastern and western cultures.
Many people say that Hong Kong’s breathtaking skyline can match some of the other great skylines in world such as New York’s iconic skyline. The tallest skyscraper is the International Commerce Centre with an astounding 468.8 metres.
It is the world’s most popular tourist destination and it is especially known for its shopping experiences and international cuisine.
Hong Kong is ranked as the 4th most densely populated sovereign state or territory and it is one of the most important financial centres in the world too.
SIGHTS AND ATTRACTIONS IN HONG KONG
Because of its long history and influences from many different cultures, Hong Kong has many interesting sights and attractions to offer.
You can enjoy both historical sites, modern world-class museums and renowned theme parks. There are many things to do and see in the city. It is a perfect place for families with many kid-friendly parks and attractions such as Disney Land.
VICTORIA PEAK – THE HIGHEST POINT IN HONG KONG
One of the most popular attractions in Hong Kong is Victoria Peak. It is the highest point on Hong Kong Island and it offers a truly spectacular view over Victoria Harbour and the famous city skyline.
Even the tallest of the city’s skyscrapers cannot reach the height of Victoria Peak that reaches 552 metres up in the air.
If you prefer not to walk the entire way up to the peak, you can ride in the old tram. It will take you all the way to the top as well as all the way back down, when you have soaked up the unique view.
GAZE AT THE BREATHTAKING SKYLINE FROM THE WATER
You can enjoy the amazing view of the city’s skyline from the water too. Hop on the Star Ferry and let it take you on a mini-tour of Hong Kong.
Victoria Harbour offers a truly spectacular view of the Hong Kong skyline. If you want a one-of-a-kind sight, you must board one of the ferries and watch the light show from 8 p.m. The Avenue of Stars and the Symphony of Lights is best seen from the harbour.
The Symphony of Lights is a special mix of sound and lights. The buildings are lit up above the harbour in accordance to the music playing from speakers. The laser and light show is the only one in the world with colours reflecting of the clouds and water.
EXPERIENCE LOCAL LIFE
If you want a true local Hong Kong experience, you ought to visit the Temple Street Night Market. It has a local atmosphere like no other and you can find many different things, such as local food, clothes, jade and antiques.
The Temple Street Night Market is made up of a 600-metre-long street and you can find many locals doing their shopping at the market. It is the perfect place to experience Hong Kong local life and have a good time at the same time.
You can find a wide variety of food being served at the market – some might seem untraditional for first time visitors. The many palm- and tarot card readers just add to the cosy experience.
SHOPPING IN HONG KONG
The city of Hong Kong is often described as being a shopper’s paradise with it unique mix of eastern and western cultures as well as its many shops and markets.
It offers one of the widest range of products and you can find almost anything from local goods to the big international brands. Another reason for Hong Kong being popular amongst shoppers is that most of the items are tax-free.
Hong Kong also offers a world-class service in many of the shops with shopping assistants being well-trained and personifying the expression – Putting The Customers First.
SHOPPING AREAS IN HONG KONG
You can shop almost everywhere in Hong Kong but some areas are often recommended by both locals and visitors.
The five best shopping areas in Hong Kong:
• Central Hong Kong Island – the business and economic centre of Hong Kong offers many top shops as well as large shopping malls.
• Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island – high-end malls as well as shops, department stores and markets where you can make a good deal.
• Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowlon – known as a luxury shopping and recreational area with high-end shops and restaurants.
• Mong Kok, Kowloon – a typical Hong Kong shopping area with many markets, small shops and food stalls.
• Sham Shui Po, Kowloon – the place to visit if you like markets, gadgets and computer products at very reasonable prices.
STREET AND SPECIALIST MARKETS IN HONG KONG
The special Hong Kong feeling can be found at the city’s many markets scattered throughout the city.
You can explore the big street markets with a variety of shops or you can visit the more specialised markets, if you are looking for something specific.
• Tai Yuen Street, Hong Kong Island – if you are looking for toys, you should stop by this specialist market. You can find inexpensive toys for all ages here.
• Ladies’ Market, Kowloon – the place to shop if you are looking for a great deal on e.g. shoes, clothes and cosmetics.
• Jade Market – an important part of Chinese culture is jade sculptures. This market is a great place to buy an iconic jade sculpture or just soak up the atmosphere and special feeling.
• Temple Street Night Market, Kowloon – an ideal place to both do some shopping and sample some of the delicious local cuisine. You will find everything from Chinese artwork to electronics here.
ART AND CULTURE IN HONG KONG
Like rest of China, Hong Kong has an amazingly unique culture with its own special symbols and language. Its long and colourful history can still be seen in the big metropolis of Hong Kong today.
Hong Kong has many traditional festivals, that are celebrated each year. The festivals are a big part of Hong Kong’s culture. Some of the big festivals are:
• Chinese New Year International Performance Night 2016 – February
• Hong Kong Art Festival – February to March
• Hong Kong International Film Festival - March
• The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival – June
• Hong Kong Winter Festival – December
DINING AND NIGHTLIFE IN HONG KONG
Hong Kong has a vibrant nightlife and there are three districts, which are famous for its entertainment. Central, and the areas of Lan Kwai Fong, are visited by trendy locals and Wan Chai has many bars and discos, that are open all night long. The third area is Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon with bars appealing to both locals and tourists.
Most of the city’s bars and pubs are located in east Tsim Sha Tsui, Lan Kwai Fong and Wan Chai. The district of Lan Kwai Fong is one of the trendiest nightlife areas of Hong Kong.
The city is a gastronomical mecca with approximately 60 Michelin starred restaurants. You can also find regular, and more affordable, restaurants all over the city. You must try a restaurant that serves some of the local seafood – you will not regret this. There are also many international restaurants in the city, if you want a more familiar meal.
About HONG KONG
Population: 7.2 million
Religion: 64% Atheists – main religions are Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism
Currency: Hong Kong Dollar
Time difference: +7
Country code: +852
Languages: Chinese, English (and Cantonese)
Embassy: 49-51 Portland Place, Marylebone, W1B 1QL, London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom’s embassy: 1 Supreme Ct Rd, Admiralty, Hong Kong