Beijing to Hong Kong – 3 ways inc Bullet Train/Overnight Train/Flights

Here are the three latest ways to travel between Beijing and Hong Kong including the new bullet train service, the classic overnight “through train”, and flights.


High Speed Trains aka Bullet Trains

There is one daily high speed train that runs from Beijing West Station to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. The journey takes 8h 58m.

Fares for the Beijing Hong Kong Express Rail

Ticket Type Fare
2nd Class 1,077 RMB
1st Class 1,724 RMB
Business Class 3,369 RMB


Overnight Train:  Beijing – Hong Kong Through Train

This train departs every second day from Beijing West Railway Station and terminates at Hung Hom Railway Station in Hong Kong.

Ticket Price

Ticket Type Deluxe Soft Sleeper Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper
Peak season
Adult 1,016 797 513
Child 672 515 335
Low season
Adult 915 718 462
Child 605 464 302

Peak season from February 10 to 15, February 21 to March 2, July 15 to August 31, 2018)
Low season from January 1 to February 9, February 16 to 20, March 3 to July 14, September 1 to December 31, 2018)


Flights from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

There are 20 flights per day that depart from Beijing to Hong Kong with the flight time being 3h 40m in duration. Flight prices vary a lot and you can visit the airline websites listed below to view current promotions.

Standard non-promotion economy fares normally range from 840 RMB to 1,300 RMB.


Airlines servicing the Beijing <> Hong Kong route with direct flights

Cathay Dragon (Cathay Pacific)

Hong Kong Airlines

Air China

China Southern