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Hong Kong Guide
Hong Kong is an autonomous territory of China. It is located on China's south coast and is enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China sea. Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), is also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport. It is the main and the biggest airport in Hong Kong. Interesting fact about it is that it is built on top of the largely man-made island of Chek Lap Kok.
The city of Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. It is also a city with the most skyscrapers in the world. So, if you are interested in beautiful urban city landscapes, Hong Kong is the perfect place to take stunning photos.
There are many options when choosing Sydney (SYD) to Hong Kong (HKG) flights. You can use Webjet airfare finder to find the quickest and most affordable flights.
Things to do in Hong Kong
The Peak Tower
One of the most fascinating things about Hong Kong is the skyline. Packed with skyscrapers it makes for a great panoramic view. The best way to enjoy the view is to visit The Peak Tower. Rising 396 meters above sea level it is one of the most beautiful architectural wonders of Hong Kong. Inside The Peak Tower you can find many restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. And on top off it you can visit The Sky Terrace, which offers a 360° view of Hong Kong.
Victoria Harbour & Symphony of Lights
Victoria Harbor lies in the centre of the city’s urban core and is home to the Symphony of Lights. The world’s largest permanent sound and light show. Over 40 buildings light up in the rhythm of the music on both sides of Victoria Harbor. The show starts every night and 8pm, which you can see on your first day if you take an early SYD to HKG flight.
Ocean park is one of the major attractions of Hong Kong. And if you traveling to Hong Kong for a vacation you must not miss it. It has over 40 attractions, enough to fill a couple of days of visits. It is among the most popular and most visited amusement parks in the world. Just one of the many reasons why Sydney to Hong Kong airfares are worth the trip.
Best time to visit Hong Kong
When is the best time to book Sydney (SYD) to Hong Kong (HKG) flights?
While there is no distinct tourist season in Hong Kong there are some months that are busier than others. Summer is generally considered the busiest time of the year, even though the weather can be a bit hot and humid. In order to find cheap flights to Hong Kong (HKG) from Sydney (SYD) you should consider traveling in October and December.
This period has comfortable temperatures and prices in the city are a bit cheaper. After New Year’s, the city gets more crowded with tourists with each passing day.
You should avoid Chinese national holidays and large conventions as both Sydney and Hong Kong airfares, and hotels in the city, are more expensive.
Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Hong Kong (HKG)
Hong Kong is a highly visited place throughout the year. With no distinct tourist season there are many SYD to HKG flights every day. People visit Hong Kong during their vacation, for work, for conventions and for numerous other reasons. It is a truly astonishing city with many things to offer. That’s why you can find so many cheap flights on Webjet’s online booking service for these destinations.
There are more than 100 flights each day. Out of those 100, you can usually expect around 7 direct Sydney to Hong Kong flights on work days.
Direct flights are the fastest naturally. The fastest flight takes around 9 hours and 20 minutes and is offered by Cathay Pacific. Other non-stop cheap flights to Hong Kong (HKG) from Sydney (SYD) are offered by Qantas Airways and take only 5 minutes longer.
Now that you know how long these flights take, you are ready to begin your adventure. Here is some more information about the airports you will be using.
Departing from Sydney Airport (SYD)
Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) is located just 8km from the Sydney Central Business District. This airport serves as the primary airport for Sydney. Qantas uses this airport as its primary hub, but Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways also use it as their secondary hub. Being the busiest airport in Australia, Sydney airport provides transportation for about 40 million passengers annually.
Getting to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Driving to the airport takes around 25 minutes in light traffic. If you decide to take a taxi, the ride should be around 20 minutes long and costs between AUD 45 and AUD 55 for a one-way trip.
If you want to save money and don’t own a car there is a train that will take your right to the airport. Airport Link is a fast and a convenient way to get to the Sydney Airport (SYD). The ride takes just 13 minutes and there are trains leaving every 10 minutes. So, you won’t miss your SYD to HKG flight if you plan ahead and use one of these options.
Parking Options at Sydney Airport (SYD)
You have two great parking options when traveling from Sydney (SYD) to Hong Kong (HKG). Both parking spaces are located near the T1 terminal, the one used for international flights.
P7 parking has easy access to both Departures and Arrivals and is located just a 5-minute walk from the international T1 terminal. It is the best place to park your car when you travel from Sydney (SYD) to Hong Kong (HKG). It is a multi-storey parking with lots of space.
Guaranteed space parking is the closest and most convenient self-parking option on the airport. It is located a mere 3-minute walk to the T1 terminal. You need to pre-book it online and it has a minimum stay of 1 day. So, take that into account when considering Sydney (SYD) to Hong Kong (HKG) flights.
Which International Terminal will your Sydney to Hong Kong flights depart from?
All direct flights by companies like Cathay Pacific Airways, Virgin and Qantas from Sydney (SYD) to Hong Kong (HKG) depart from the T1 international terminal.
Arriving at Hong Kong International Airport
In Hong Kong the airport is known as Chek Lap Kok Airport to distinguish it from the now-closed Kai Tak Airport. But you will probably know it simply as Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). The airport itself is located on Chek Lap Kok island which is in most part a man-made island.
Getting from Hong Kong International Airport to Your Hotel
Your flight from Sydney (SYD) to Hong Kong (HKG) is over. You passed the customs and picked up your luggage. Now you probably want to head straight to your hotel. It was a long flight all the way from Sydney to Hong Kong and you probably want to leave your stuff, rest for a bit and start exploring the city.
There are many available options for leaving the airport and getting to your hotel.
One of the best ways to get to the city centre from the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is by taking Airport Express. Trains depart every 10 to 12 minutes and ride takes around 24 minutes. A train ticket from the airport to Hong Kong station costs around 115 HKD which s about AUD 20. Once there you can get on one of many free bus shuttles that will take you to most major hotels or transport interchanges.
Another popular option for departing from Hong Kong international Airport (HKG) is by getting a taxi. You can get a ride at a taxi station just outside the Arrivals Hall. Taxis are colour coded, and each colour represents an operating area. Urban taxis, marked red, operate in most areas of Hong Kong. Cars marked with a green colour are ‘New Territories’ taxis and mainly operate in the north-eastern and north-western parts of the New Territories. Blue colour taxis only operate on Lantau Island and Chek Lap Kok. Taxi fares are a bit more expensive than the train and can cost anywhere from 200 HKD to around 500 HKD or AUD 35-87. But the price ultimately depends on the destination.