Tsim Sha Tsui district is a major tourist hub in southern Kowloon which is filled with high-end hotels, shopping malls and restaurants. You have 3 transfer options when travelling from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui: Taxi, Train and Bus. The fastest, but most expensive option is by taxi. The taxi from Hong Kong airport costs around 30€ (270 HK$) and takes approximately 35 minutes. Taking the train is cheaper, but less convenient since a change is needed. The train journey costs 11.50€ (105 HK$) and takes around 45 minutes. An even less expensive, but slower alternative is the bus. The price of a regular bus ticket is only 3.60€ (33 HK$) and the average travel time is 1 hour and 10 minutes.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Hong Kong at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
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Getting from Hong Kong Airport to Tsim Sha Tsui District
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How to get from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district by taxi
Taxis provide the most convenient, secure and fast way to travel from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district. Just pick a licensed urban-red Hong Kong airport taxi out of those that are lined up outside of the airport and if the roads are not congested, you will reach your destination in 35 minutes.
Please note that the New Territories (green) and Lantau (blue) taxis do not travel to the metropolitan areas of Hong Kong.
Taxi fare from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district
Hong Kong urban taxis do not offer an official flat rate for the route from the airport to Tsim Sha Tsui. A taximeter will calculate the price of the journey, depending on distance. However, the average price is 30€ (270 HK$). Extra charges such as tolls and surcharges may be applied.
*It is always better to pre-book your Hong Kong airport transfer in order get quality service and save time and money.
Urban taxis at Hong Kong International airport
*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.
Value for Money
You can always find a taxi at Hong Kong airport.
Where do I get it from?
The taxi station of Hong Kong airport can be reached by the left-hand ramp outside the arrivals hall.
Taking a taxi from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui is the most comfortable and reliable option. It might be costly, but you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.
If you want to avoid the overcrowded public means of transportation and start your vacation as soon possible, then it is ideal to hire a taxi for your transfer.
How to get from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district by train
The network of the Airport Express trains is directly connected with Kowloon station. Moreover, there are up to 6 trains per hour that travel between the two hubs and the average travel time is only 21 minutes. Once you arrive at Kowloon station, you can use the free shuttle buses, offered by MTR, in order to get to Tsim Sha Tsui district. The bus journey takes approximately 25 minutes.
How much is the train from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district?
Airport Express one-way train tickets to Kowloon station cost 11.50€ (105 HK$).
Train tickets can be purchased either from the automated ticket machines or the Airport Express Customer Service Centres on the arrivals hall, using cash or cards.
Airport Express at Hong Kong International airport
Total waiting time for the train and bus is around 25 minutes.
Value for Money
The Airport Express trains run from 05:54 a.m to 00:48 a.m. The free shuttle buses from Kowloon station run from 06:15 a.m to 11:00 p.m.
Where do I get it from?
The Airport Express station is located in the terminal building and only 50 metres away from the arrivals hall.
Once you arrive at Kowloon station, look for the K line shuttle buses.
The fact that you must change transit modes in addition to the waiting time for the train and bus, makes the journey slower and less convenient.
There are 5 K line buses that travel from Kowloon station to hotels and major points around Kowloon. However, the ones that head towards Tsim Sha Tsui district are the K2, K3 and K4 buses. Please check the link of the bus stops listed above.
How to get from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district by bus
The A21 citybuses of Cityflyer operate the route from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district. Those luxurious vehicles depart every 20 minutes from the airport and they do multiple stops throughout the city. The average travel time of the bus journey is 1 hour and 10 minutes, but that may change, depending on the traffic conditions and according to your destination. A popular stop is at Cameron and Nathan road which is right in the centre of the district.
How much is the bus from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district?
Regular tickets for the A21 bus cost 3.60€ (33 HK$) and can be purchased either from the Airport Ground Transportation Centre or straight from the driver.
Cityflyer A21 bus at Hong Kong International airport
Waiting time for the bus is around 20 minutes.
Value for Money
The A21 buses run from 06:00 a.m to 00:00 a.m. The night buses N21 run from 00:20 a.m to 05:00 a.m.
Where do I get it from?
The public buses depart from the Airport Ground Transportation Centre which is located just outside of the arrivals hall, on the right side.
The buses of Cityflyer are luxurious vehicles and, moreover, they run 24/7. If you land at the airport after midnight, you can take the night bus N21 which departs from the airport every 20 minutes from 00:20 a.m to 05:00 a.m. Tickets for the N21 bus cost only 2.50€ (23 HK$) per person.
Please be aware that during rush hours your bus trip to Tsim Sha Tsui district might take way longer than it is supposed to.
Welcome Pickups transfer
Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line
If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Hong kong. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.
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Frequently asked questions
How much is a taxi from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district?
The average price of a taxi ride from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district is 270 HK$ (30€). Without traffic, the journey will take approximately 35 minutes.
How much is a bus ticket from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district?
One-way standard tickets for the A21 bus line cost 33 HK$ (3.60€) and can be purchased either from the Airport Ground Transportation Centre or straight from the driver.
How far is it from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui district?
The district of Tsim Sha Tsui is around 34 km away from the airport. You can get to Tsim Sha Tsui district either by taxi, train or bus.
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