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International flights from Australia

Explore our most up to date passenger flight schedule for flights between Australia and our hub, Hong Kong. Make unlimited changes for free till 31 December 2022 when booking online with Cathay Pacific.

Explore our latest passenger flights from Australia 

We are pleased to introduce more flights into our schedule to/from Australia for our customers. Our latest confirmed schedule from Australia to Hong KongOpen a new windowis detailed below. 

Our Fly (Worry) FreeOpen a new window policy allows you to make as many free ticket changes as you want (or need) until 31 December 2022. We also take pride in our enhanced wellbeing measuresOpen a new window at every stage of your journey so you can book and fly with confidence.

We look forward to welcoming you on board. 

To view the most up-to-date information regarding our global network, visit Where We're Flying.

August 2022 International flight schedule

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Sydney to Hong Kong CX100 14:15 21:30 2 flights per week Thu, Sat
& 8 August
  CX138 21:35 04:50+1 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Melbourne to Hong Kong CX104 14:25 21:45 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
  CX178 23:50 06:55+1 1 flight per week Sun
& 3, 10 August
Perth to Hong Kong CX170 23:55 07:30+1 2 flights a month 7, 21 August
Brisbane to Hong Kong CX156 00:55 07:30 3 flights a month 4, 11, 18 August
Adelaide to Hong Kong - - - - Not operating in August

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Hong Kong to Sydney CX101 23:55 10:50+1 2 flights per week Wed, Fri
& 7 August
  CX139 09:00 20:05 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Hong Kong to Melbourne CX105 00:20 11:15 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
  CX163 11:15 22:20 1 flight per week Sun
& 3, 10 August
Hong Kong to Perth CX171 16:00 23:40 2 flights a month 6, 20 August
Hong Kong to Brisbane CX157 13:10 23:35 4 flights a month 2, 9, 16, 30 August
Hong Kong to Adelaide - - - - Not operating in August

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Sydney to Hong Kong CX100 14:15 21:30 2 flights per week Thu, Sat
& 8 August
  CX138 21:35 04:50+1 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Melbourne to Hong Kong CX104 14:25 21:45 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
  CX178 23:50 06:55+1 1 flight per week Sun
& 3, 10 August
Perth to Hong Kong CX170 23:55 07:30+1 2 flights a month 7, 21 August
Brisbane to Hong Kong CX156 00:55 07:30 3 flights a month 4, 11, 18 August
Adelaide to Hong Kong - - - - Not operating in August

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Hong Kong to Sydney CX101 23:55 10:50+1 2 flights per week Wed, Fri
& 7 August
  CX139 09:00 20:05 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Hong Kong to Melbourne CX105 00:20 11:15 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
  CX163 11:15 22:20 1 flight per week Sun
& 3, 10 August
Hong Kong to Perth CX171 16:00 23:40 2 flights a month 6, 20 August
Hong Kong to Brisbane CX157 13:10 23:35 4 flights a month 2, 9, 16, 30 August
Hong Kong to Adelaide - - - - Not operating in August

September 2022 International flight schedule

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Sydney to Hong Kong CX100 14:15 21:30 2 flights per week Thu, Sat
  CX138 21:35 04:50+1 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Melbourne to Hong Kong CX104 14:25 21:45 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
  CX178 23:50 06:55+1 1 flight per week Sun
Perth to Hong Kong CX170 23:55 07:30+1 2 flights a month 4, 18 September
Brisbane to Hong Kong CX156 00:55 07:30 1 flight per week Thu
Adelaide to Hong Kong - - - - Not operating in September

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Hong Kong to Sydney CX101 23:55 10:50+1 2 flights per week Wed, Fri
  CX139 09:00 20:05 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Hong Kong to Melbourne CX105 00:20 11:15 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
  CX163 11:15 22:20 1 flight per week Sun
Hong Kong to Perth CX171 16:00 23:40 2 flights a month 3, 17 September
Hong Kong to Brisbane CX157 13:10 23:35 1 flight per week Tue
Hong Kong to Adelaide - - - - Not operating in September

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Sydney to Hong Kong CX100 14:15 21:30 2 flights per week Thu, Sat
  CX138 21:35 04:50+1 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Melbourne to Hong Kong CX104 14:25 21:45 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
  CX178 23:50 06:55+1 1 flight per week Sun
Perth to Hong Kong CX170 23:55 07:30+1 2 flights a month 4, 18 September
Brisbane to Hong Kong CX156 00:55 07:30 1 flight per week Thu
Adelaide to Hong Kong - - - - Not operating in September

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Hong Kong to Sydney CX101 23:55 10:50+1 2 flights per week Wed, Fri
  CX139 09:00 20:05 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Hong Kong to Melbourne CX105 00:20 11:15 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
  CX163 11:15 22:20 1 flight per week Sun
Hong Kong to Perth CX171 16:00 23:40 2 flights a month 3, 17 September
Hong Kong to Brisbane CX157 13:10 23:35 1 flight per week Tue
Hong Kong to Adelaide - - - - Not operating in September

October 2022 International flight schedule

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Sydney to Hong Kong CX100 15:15 21:30 5 flights per week Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
  CX138 22:00 05:00+1 2 flights per week Tue, Sun
Melbourne to Hong Kong CX104 14:25 21:45 1 flight 1 October (Daylight saving)
  CX104 15:25 21:45 4 flights per week Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
  CX178 00:50 06:55 1 flight per week Wed
Perth to Hong Kong CX170 23:55 07:30+1 2 flights per week Mon, Wed
Brisbane to Hong Kong CX156 00:55 07:30 2 flights per week Mon, Thu
Adelaide to Hong Kong - - - - Not operating in October

 

Note: Schedule correct as of 29 July 2022, and is subject to government restrictions and/or capacity limitations. Please check the latest entry restrictions and quarantine requirementsOpen a new window before you travel. You can also explore our up to date global network here.Open a new window

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Hong Kong to Sydney CX101 23:55 11:50+1 5 flights per week Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  CX139 08:45 20:45 2 flights per week Tue, Sun
Hong Kong to Melbourne CX105 00:20 12:15 4 flights per week Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
  CX163 11:15 23:20 1 flight per week Tue
Hong Kong to Perth CX171 17:15 00:55+1 2 flights per week Tue, Sun
Hong Kong to Brisbane CX157 13:10 23:35 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Hong Kong to Adelaide - - - - Not operating in October

 

Note: Schedule correct as of 29 July 2022, and is subject to government restrictions and/or capacity limitations. Please check the latest entry restrictions and quarantine requirementsOpen a new window before you travel. You can also explore our up to date global network hereOpen a new window

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Sydney to Hong Kong CX100 15:15 21:30 5 flights per week Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
  CX138 22:00 05:00+1 2 flights per week Tue, Sun
Melbourne to Hong Kong CX104 14:25 21:45 1 flight 1 October (Daylight saving)
  CX104 15:25 21:45 4 flights per week Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
  CX178 00:50 06:55 1 flight per week Wed
Perth to Hong Kong CX170 23:55 07:30+1 2 flights per week Mon, Wed
Brisbane to Hong Kong CX156 00:55 07:30 2 flights per week Mon, Thu
Adelaide to Hong Kong - - - - Not operating in October

 

Note: Schedule correct as of 29 July 2022, and is subject to government restrictions and/or capacity limitations. Please check the latest entry restrictions and quarantine requirementsOpen a new window before you travel. You can also explore our up to date global network here.Open a new window

 

From ✈ To Flight number Departure time Arrival time    Frequency     Operating dates
Hong Kong to Sydney CX101 23:55 11:50+1 5 flights per week Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  CX139 08:45 20:45 2 flights per week Tue, Sun
Hong Kong to Melbourne CX105 00:20 12:15 4 flights per week Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
  CX163 11:15 23:20 1 flight per week Tue
Hong Kong to Perth CX171 17:15 00:55+1 2 flights per week Tue, Sun
Hong Kong to Brisbane CX157 13:10 23:35 2 flights per week Tue, Sat
Hong Kong to Adelaide - - - - Not operating in October

 

Note: Schedule correct as of 29 July 2022, and is subject to government restrictions and/or capacity limitations. Please check the latest entry restrictions and quarantine requirementsOpen a new window before you travel. You can also explore our up to date global network hereOpen a new window

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Save time at the airport

Fly Ready with our document pre-verification

Save time and stress by uploading your documents before your flight from the Australia to Hong Kong. We’ll verify them ahead of time and let you know if there's any issues – so you can arrive at the airport ready to fly.

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Submit your documents anytime between 48 hours and 12 hours before your flight departs.

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Sign up to Asia MilesOpen a new window today so you can start earning miles and enjoying a Life Rewarded right away. Your membership and miles balance will be automatically carried over to the refreshed programme later this year.

Book and fly with confidence

We understand your concerns, and have introduced enhanced measures across every stage of the journey – from check-in to the cabin – so you can take off and fly with confidence.

Fly Worry Free

Plans change and we fully understand that, so we're giving you the flexibility to make free and unlimited changes to all new tickets issued between 9 March 2020 and 31 December 2022. 

Fly Ready

A convenient way to upload your COVID-19 test results and other required documents before your flight to Hong Kong. We’ll verify them ahead of time – so you can arrive at the airport ready to fly.

Cathay Care

We've introduced enhanced measures across every stage of the journey, from check-in to the cabin, to help you travel with confidence.

Travelling in a COVID-19 world

It is safe to say that travelling in a COVID-19 world is different to what we’re all used to. That is why we have put together the following list of requirements for travelling to our home market Hong Kong, so you can be prepared for your international flight from Australia.

You can also find out the full details of the latest travel restrictions and flexible booking options by visiting our COVID-19 information centreOpen a new window today. 

Travelling to Hong Kong from Australia

Travelling to Hong Kong from Australia

Before travelling into Hong Kong, all travellers are required to submit a health declaration form. After submitting this online form, the system will generate a QR code. Please save this and show it to the border control staff upon entering Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The QR code is valid for 48 hours upon creation for arrivals into HKIA, and for 24 hours when transiting.

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test

The Hong Kong Government requires all passengers, including children and infants, must present a negative PCR test result, collected no earlier than 48 hours* before your scheduled time of departure.

And the report has to include your name which is identical to your travel document. E.g. if your name shows “JOHNSTON MATTHEW” on your passport, the exact name “JOHNSTON MATTHEW” must also be printed on your test report.

Hotel quarantine requirement

Hotel quarantine requirement

Passengers must undertake hotel quarantine measures as per the guidelines set out in the Hong Kong Government COVID-19 website.

Transiting via Hong Kong

Transiting via Hong Kong

In terms of transiting via Hong Kong with your international flight from Australia, for overseas travel, each government has their own entry requirements depending on your final destination. Please check the government website of your final destination, to see the requirements for travelling into that destination and via Hong Kong.

From 1 June 2022, passengers transiting through Hong Kong International Airport are no longer required to obtain a PCR test prior to travelling. You will still need to submit the Hong Kong health declaration form as above, however no other transit requirements have been set by the Hong Kong government. 

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Why fly with Cathay Pacific?

For 20 consecutive years, Cathay Pacific has ranked within Skytrax’s “World’s Top 10 Airlines”. We are also one of only ten 5-star rated airlines in the world, with international flights from Australia, where we have been operating for more than 50 years.

Our warm Asian hospitality, state-of-the-art cabins, amplified on-board entertainment, and delicious menus will make your flight one to remember.

We are also one of a few full service carriers operating out of Australia; with Business, Premium Economy, and Economy Classes to choose from – it’s comfort to suit every traveller.

Our fleet of A350s are an all-new experience that redefines travelling. These aircraft bring together the latest in technology and design for a superior flight experience, including wider cabins and seats designed for maximum comfort. 

Investing in Sustainable Aviation Fuel and carbon offsetting programmes are a few of the initiatives we are working on to ensure a sustainable future. We’re also proud to be one of the first airlines in Asia to commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

From yoga and meditation spaces, to tea rooms and champagne bars, our lounges at Hong Kong International Airport are the ultimate places to unwind. Explore one or all four of our Business Class lounges and arrive relaxed and ready to your destination.

Famous for its towering skyscrapers, vibrant nightlife and abundance of Michelin Star restaurants, Hong Kong is one of the most visited cities in the world. In fact, it has one of the largest Australian communities abroad with approximately 100,000 Aussies living there.

FAQs for flights from Australia

 Explore our list of frequently asked questions below for answers to the most commonly asked questions our customers have for flights from Australia.   

A: The flight times between Australia and Hong Kong depends on where you are departing from. Flights from the Australian eastern seaboard to Hong Kong typically take longer than flights from the western coast to Hong Kong,  which also differ from flight times from the southern coast to Hong Kong. Examples include Sydney to Hong Kong, which typically takes 9h 15m on average, whereas Perth to Hong Kong takes 7h 35m and Adelaide to Hong Kong takes 8h and 50m. These times are subject to various conditions are approxiamate as per our schedule data.   

A: The flight times between Australia and our most popular destinations depends on where you are departing from and which city you plan to arrive in. Popular flights to Europe from Australia for example all transit via our hub, Hong Kong, and will take on average over 20 hours. Examples include flights from Sydney to London, which takes 24h 25m, whereas Melbourne to Paris takes approximately 25h 30m.

 

 

A: Australia’s borders are opened currently for international travel from Australia. For the latest information, please visit the Department of Home Affairs.  

 

A:  The Department of Health have cited key informationOpen a new window on pre-departure COVID-19 testing and additional requirements you need to consider before you travel internationally. 

You can also explore our Flights from Australia travel checklistOpen a new window for more information on what you need to prepare for before your journey.