How to Travel between Beijing and Hong Kong

The distance between Beijing and Hong Kong is nearly 2,200 kilometers (1,370 miles). Direct flights are the best and fastest way to travel between them, spending 3.5 to 4 hours and costing CNY 1,500 to 3,000. High speed trains between Beijing West Railway Station and Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station take about 9 hours on the way with the lowest fare of CNY 1,077 for Second Class Seat. In addition, the normal speed overnight trains are also available between Beijing and Hong Kong, taking nearly 24 hours. Nowadays, there is no long-distance bus operating between them.
 

How to Travel from Beijing to Hong Kong
 

How to Travel from Beijing to Hong Kong

 

1. Fastest Way: Beijing to Hong Kong Flight: 3.5-4 hours, CNY 1,500 to 3,000

The flying distance between Beijing and Hong Kong is about 2,289 kilometers (1,422 miles). There are about 30 pairs of direct flights every day operating between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). Taking direct flights is the prior choice for travelers who have tight schedule. In ordinary times, passengers can enjoy 20% - 60% discount by booking tickets online one month in advance. 
 

2. Beijing to Hong Kong High Speed Train: 9 hours, CNY 1,077 for Second Class Seat

There is only one high speed train from Beijing West Railway Station to Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station scheduled at 10:00. With the duration of nearly 9 hours, choosing high speed train is a recommendation for travelers who want to appreciate kinds of scenery. 
 Ticket Price: CNY 1,077 for Second Class Seat; CNY1,727 for First Class Seat; CNY 3,369 for Business Class Seat
 

3. Beijing to Hong Kong Overnight Train: 24 hours, CNY 784 for Soft Sleeper

The overnight trains running between Beijing West Railway Station and Hong Kong Hung Hom Railway Station serve the public every 2 days. The train will arrive at the destination in the next afternoon which can help travelers save one-night hotel cost. 
 Ticket Price: CNY 784 for Soft Sleeper; CNY 1,001 for Deluxe Soft Sleeper; CNY 505 for Hard Seat
 

How to Travel from Hong Kong to Beijing

 

1. Fastest Way: Hong Kong to Beijing Flight: 3.5-4 hours, CNY 1,500 to 3,000

From Hong Kong International Airport to Beijing Capital Airport, there are about 19 direct flights every day, which make the flight become the most convenient way to travel from Hong Kong to Beijing. Generally speaking, the travel time is 3.5 to 4 hours with the tickets fare ranging from CNY 1,500 to 3,000. 
 

2. Hong Kong to Beijing High Speed Train: 9 hours, CNY 1,077 for Second Class Seat

Besides direct flights, passengers can also choose to take high speed train from Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station. It departs at 08:05 with the travel time of about 9 hours.
 Ticket Price: CNY 1,077 for Second Class Seat; CNY1,727 for First Class Seat; CNY 3,369 for Business Class Seat
 

3. Hong Kong to Beijing Overnight Train: 24 hours, CNY 784 for Soft Sleeper

The only one overnight train departs at 15:15 from Hong Kong Hung Hom Railway Station every 2 days and finally arrive at Beijing West Railway Station.
 Ticket Price: CNY 784 for Soft Sleeper; CNY 1,001 for Deluxe Soft Sleeper; CNY 505 for Hard Seat
 

How to Get from Hong Kong International Airport to Beijing Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City?

→ Take direct fight from HKIA to Beijing Capital Airport first.
→ Upon landing, take Airport Express to Dongzhimen Station. Then transfer to metro line 2 to Jianguomen Station and metro line 1 to Tiananmen Square East Station, Exit A.
→ Walk to the destination directly. 


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- Last modified on Jul. 08, 2020 -
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