Flights to Hong Kong
Shimmering shorelines and staggering skyscrapers in this unique island city
Nothing can prepare you for the sheer vibrancy of Hong Kong. Skyscrapers soar above the city’s shoreline, brightly lit streets burst with unique sounds and smells, and you’re surrounded by hustle and bustle on all sides.
So if you've got a sense of adventure, a decent pair of sunglasses and energy in abundance, throw yourself into sensory overload and book your flights to Hong Kong. And don’t worry if your energy starts to wane. Just hop over to one of Hong Kong’s outlying islands to enjoy a refreshing change of pace.
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See Hong Kong for free
Although Hong Kong is considered one of the world’s most expensive places to live, there’s a surprising amount of things to do for free. Take a Tai Chi class in the park, visit museums for free on Wednesdays, or head to the China Bank Building for mind-blowing views of the city. See our blog for more tips.
One of a kind
With its mix of Chinese and British cultures, Hong Kong is a fusion city like no other. Be sure to check out the Tian Tan Buddha, as that's the world’s tallest outdoor seated Buddha. And don’t miss The Peak, which gives incredible views of Victoria Harbour. We’ve got loads more Hong Kong recommendations on our blog.
Foodies will fall in love with Hong Kong thanks to its yum cha (dim sum), where various edible treats are enjoyed with tea. And there are plenty of great cocktail spots for you to visit once the sun’s gone down. Head to our blog for the full lowdown.
From kitschy souvenirs to cut-price electronics, fabrics to home furnishings, Hong Kong is a shopper’s heaven with something for everyone. We’ve got the insider's guide to shopping in Hong Kongso you know where to go once you’ve stepped off the plane.
Hong Kong on a high
If you’ve got a head for heights, head to Lantau island for the Ngong Ping 360 gondola. It connects Tung Chung on the island's north coast to the Ngong Ping area, home of the giant bronze Tian Tan Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery.
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Before you set off, take a look at our Hong Kong International Airport guide.
The flight time to Hong Kong from London Heathrow is around 12 hours and 20 minutes.
The currency in Hong Kong is the Hong Kong Dollar (HKD).
For local transport information including taxis, buses, ferries, trams and the subway, visit the Hong Kong Tourism website.
The voltage in Hong Kong is 220 volts. Most hotels use the British 3 pronged plug.