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Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

Learn more about arrivals, departures, and transits through Hong Kong International Airport, as well as connecting to Greater Bay Area.

Transfer services to/from the Greater Bay Area have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the Hong Kong Airport website for the latest information.

Connecting to and from the Greater Bay Area

With Cathay Pacific, all major destinations of the Greater Bay Area are reachable via high-speed ferry, coach, or limousine. We connect you to 40 cities in the Greater Bay Area region, including Macao (serving both the Maritime Ferry terminal and Taipa), Shenzhen Shekou, Shenzhen Fuyong, Dongguan Humen, Guangzhou Pazhou, Guangzhou Nansha, Zhongshan, and Zhuhai Jiuzhou.

Please make sure you have a valid travel document or visa for Chinese Mainland or Macao SAR before booking or boarding the services stated below.

Ferry and SkyPier Connections

When travelling by ferry between Hong Kong International Airport and the Greater Bay Area, you will enjoy easy, seamless connections via the airport's SkyPier. Ferry destinations from the SkyPier include Macao (the Maritime Ferry terminal or Taipa), Shenzhen (Shekou or Fuyong), Dongguan Humen, Guangzhou (Pazhou or Nansha), Zhongshan, and Zhuhai Jiuzhou.

To ensure a smooth travel experience, passengers arriving by ferry should be at the airport:

  • at least 70 minutes before their flight departure time.
  • at least 90 minutes before their flight departure time if coming from Pazhou.
  • at least 110 minutes before their flight departure time if check-in for the onward flight is not completed (for all destinations including those in the US).
Destination Estimated arrival time Operator
Fuyong 40 mins Chu Kong
Humen 65 mins Chu Kong
Jiuzhou 50 mins Chu Kong
Macao 45 mins Chu KongCotaiJet
and TurboJet
Nansha 60 mins Chu Kong
Pazhou 120 mins Chu Kong
Shekou 30 mins Chu Kong
Zhongshan 70 mins Chu Kong

Connecting by coach to Chinese Mainland and Macao SAR

Cross-boundary coach tickets can be purchased for several destinations across the Greater Bay Area Coach service counters are located at Hall A of Arrival Level (L5), Terminal 1.

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Connecting by coach from Chinese Mainland and Macao SAR

Check in for your flight at various locations in Chinese Mainland and Macao SAR. If you have baggage, simply proceed to the bag drop counter at Hong Kong International Airport.

Find out more about the check-in locations

Door-to-door chauffeur service (SkyLimo)

The SkyLimo chaffeur service is ideal for premium passengers wishing to book deluxe door-to-door transportation between Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and Chinese Mainland. Chauffeurs are proficient in English. Find the service counter at Hall A of Arrival Level (L5), Terminal 1.

Find out more about the SkyLimo service