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Hong Kong Airport Express

Hong Kong Airport Express, one of the world's leading Airport railway systems, offers the most direct connection between the airport and downtown Hong Kong. It runs every 12 minutes form 05:50 to 01:15 daily. Journeys between the Airport and downtown take approximately 24 minutes, while travel time between AsiaWorld-Expo and the city center is about 28 minutes. It provides the fastest and most convenient route to AsiaWorld-Expo, which is just a one-minute ride from the Airport Station. All five Airport Express Stations, AsiaWorld-Expo, Airport, Hong Kong, Kowloon and Tsing Yi, have been designed to world-class standards. Passengers can also enjoy some special services of Airport Express for free at each station, such as free shuttle bus service, free in-town check-in service, free porter service. The train aims to provide passengers with a pleasant and seamless travel experience.

 Service Hours: 05:50 to 01:15 a.m.
 Last train: 00:48 (from the airport and Hong Kong Station)
 Journey Time: about 24 minutes
 Frequency: every 12 minutes


From To First Train Last Train
AsiaWorld-Expo Airport / City 06:00 00:45
Airport City 05:54 00:48
Airport AsiaWorld-Expo 06:15 01:13
Hong Kong Airport 05:50 00:48
Kowloon Airport 05:53 00:52
Tsing Yi Airport 06:00 00:59

 Journey Time
Station Journey Time (min.)
Hong Kong - Airport 24
Kowloon - Airport 21
Tsing Yi - Airport 13
Hong Kong - AsiaWorld-Expo 28
Kowloon - AsiaWorld-Expo 25
Tsing Yi - AsiaWorld-Expo 17
Airport - AsiaWorld-Expo 1

 Tickets and Fares
Ticket Type Description Place of Purchase
Single Journey Ticket 1 single journey between Airport and the station specified. Valid on the day of issue only. Any Airport Express Customer Service Centre or Ticket Issuing Machines.
Same Day Return Ticket 1 Return journey between Airport and the station specified. Valid on the day of issue. Any Airport Express Customer Service Center or Ticket Issuing Machine.
Round Trip Ticket It is station-specific and can be used for 1 return journey between Airport and the station specified. Valid for 30 days from date of issue. Any Airport Express Customer Service Centre (excludes AsiaWorld-Expo Station).
Octopus Card An electronic stored value smart card which automatically deducts fares for most major local transportation modes from its stored value. Any Airport Express or Mtr Customer Service Centre.
Airport Express Travel Pass Specially designed smart card offering passengers convenient pre-programmed Airport Express journey(s) and 3 days of unlimited ride on Mtr (except Airport Express, Light Rail, Bus, East Rail Line First Class, Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau). Any Airport Express or designated Mtr Customer Service Centre.

 Airport Express charging Scheme (HK$)
From Airport to Adult (including those aged 65 or above) Child (aged 3 to 11) Round Trip
Hong Kong Station 100 50 180
Kowloon Station 90 45 160
Tsing Yi Station 60 30 110
AsiaWorld-Expo Station 5 2.5 ---

 Special Same Day Return Fares for Octopus Card Users (HK$)

If you use the same Octopus Card to to/from AsiaWorld-Expo in the same day and stay in AsiaWorld-Expo for at least 1.5 hours between exiting and re-entering the AsiaWorld-Expo Station's ticket gate, you can enjoy the following discounted fares.

The normal one-way trip fare will be deducted from your Octopus Card when you get on the Airport Express. Fare rebate will be automatically credited to your card at the end of your return journey.

From / To Adult Child
Hong Kong - AsiaWorld-Expo 72 36
Kowloon - AsiaWorld-Expo 64 32
Tsing Yi - AsiaWorld-Expo 42 21

1. The one-way ticket, the round-trip ticket and the Airport Express Travel Pass can also be booked online through the official website of HKG MTR.
2. Free ride for children under three.
3. Passengers holding Personalized Octopus Card with 'Student Status' must pay the adult fare.
4. If using the Octopus Card to take the Airport Express, you can enjoy free subway connection of MTR (Mass Transit Railway Corporation) Island Line, Tsuen Wan Line, Kwun Tong Line, Tseung Kwan O Line, Tung Chung Line and Disneyland Resort Lines to/from the downtown area. But the precondition is that your Octopus Card still has usable value and you have to transfer from/to the Airport Express to/from the metro within one hour.