How to Get from Hong Kong Airport to West Kowloon Station

By Airport Express

From Hong Kong Airport (HIKA) to the West Kowloon Station, you can take the Airport Express (MTR) from Airport to Kowloon Station, which is about 10 minutes walk from West Kowloon Station. This is the fastest and most convenient option, but also the most expensive. The train runs every 15 minutes and takes 23 minutes to reach Kowloon Station. The ticket costs HK$95 –  HK$120.

Where to Buy Tickets for Airport Express

1. Book online with QR Code Direct Entry

You can buy a ticket online through the official website of MTR or through Klook, which is a travel booking platform. You can choose to receive a QR code ticket or a physical ticket by mail or self-collection. The QR entrance code for the airport express is a convenient way to enter the gate directly without having to buy or collect a physical ticket.Buying online may offer you some discounts or promotions.

2. Book at Airport

You can also buy a single journey ticket, a same day return ticket, or a round trip ticket from any Airport Express Customer Service Centre or Ticket Issuing Machines at the Airport or the city stations. The ticket prices vary depending on your destination and ticket type.

west kowloon station near austin station and kowloon station

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station is located in Jordan of West Kowloon, between the Kowloon Station and Austin Station. You can travel from Hong Kong Airport to West Kowlon Train Station or West Kowloon Train Station to Hong Kong Airport by Airport Express train.

Useful Journey Planner Tools

High Speed Train Service at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

You can read some insider trip info on the rail travel guides below.

Short-haul destinations from HK to
Shenzhen Futian Shenzhen North Humen (Dongguan) Guangzhou South
Long-haul destinations from HK to
Beijing Shanghai Shijiazhuang Kunming
Hangzhou Zhengzhou Guiyang Nanchang
Wuhan Guilin Changsha Fuzhou
Xiamen Shantou Chengdu Chongqing

How to Take a Train from HK West Kowloon

Photos courtesy of Keith Wong, a Singaporean working in HK & ChinaTrain12306 visitor.

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