Connect to the Greater Bay Area with premium, high-speed ferry services
Enjoy seamless, high-speed ferry transfers from Hong Kong International Airport's SkyPier to the Greater Bay Area, via our codeshare partnership with CKS and Cotai Water Jet.
Note: While COVID-19 has put this service on hold for now, we look forward to resuming our codeshare ferry transfers soon.
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What is the Greater Bay Area?
Located at the mouth of the Pearl River in Southern China, the Greater Bay Area (also referred to as the Pearl River Delta) is made up of nine cities in Guangdong Province along with the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau.
Bay Areas of the world
Throughout history, very few things have been as important to the growth of major cities than a strategically signifcant body of water.
From Asia to the Americas, here are a couple of well known metropolitan areas that are easily accessed by boat (among other things).
A quick guide to the Greater Bay Area
Whether you’re travelling to the Greater Bay Area for business or leisure, an air-plus-ferry fare means you’ll enjoy a convenient, timely transfer with the benefit of through-checked luggage. View more details about our seven high-speed ferry ports – with journey times and port codes – below.
A high-tech economic powerhouse across the border from Hong Kong, Shenzhen boasts green spaces, entertainment districts, and two convenient ferry ports.
Ferry port: Shekou, Shenzhen (ZYK)
Voyage time from SkyPier: 30 minutes
Ferry port: Shenzhen Airport, Fuyong (FYG) Voyage time from SkyPier: 50 minutes
*Between Hong Kong SkyPier and Macau: Ferry with CX 4-digit flight number operated by Cotai Water Jet (8C)
For more information and boarding requirements, please visit the Cotai Water Jet website. Terms and Conditions for Cotai Water Jet
*Between Hong Kong SkyPier and the Greater Bay Area (Except Macau): Ferry with CX 4-digit flight number operated by CKS (3A)
For more information on ferry schedules and boarding requirements, please visit the CKS website. Terms and Conditions for CKS
Travelling to the GBA
When travelling by ferry between Hong Kong International Airport and the Pearl River Delta, you will enjoy easy, seamless connections via the airport's SkyPier. Ferry destinations from the SkyPier include Macao (the Maritime Ferry terminal or Taipa terminal), Shenzhen (Shekou or Fuyong), Dongguan Humen, Guangzhou (Lianhuashan or Nansha), Zhongshan, and Zhuhai Jiuzhou.
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