|Popular in||April||High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||£514||Average for round-trip flights in July 2022|
|Round-trip from||£357||From London to Hong Kong|
Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Hong Kong
Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Hong Kong.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Hong Kong.
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Hong Kong.
Health Declaration Form - All travelers are required to submit a health declaration form to border control. The submission can be done online or with a paper form. After submitting the online form, the system will generate a QR code. Travelers should save the result and show it to the border control point staff when entering Hong Kong. The QR code is valid for 48 hours.
Health Monitoring Form For Travelers with a travel history in mainland China or Macao - Travelers with a travel history in mainland China, or Macao over the past 14 days, must complete Health Monitoring Checklist and closely monitor their health condition for 14 days upon arrival in Hong Kong.
Accommodation Reservation for Unvaccinated Travelers - Unvaccinated travelers arriving must have confirmation in English or Chinese of room reservation in a designated quarantine hotel (DQH) in Hong Kong.
Returning to United Kingdom from Hong Kong
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Hong Kong are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.
Visitors from Hong Kong are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.
LON - HKG
£455 - £821
5 - 25 °C
43 - 114 mm
Hong Kong is extremely popular in February because of the Chinese New year, so book your flights to Hong Kong as early as possible if you want to experience the magical event. Practically all year is mild or hot, making it an ideal destination for escaping the cold Winters of the UK. You’ll struggle to find cheap flights to Hong Kong between October and February as this is the peak season, however with a bit of forward planning deals can be found on flight tickets.
The south-eastern city gets much hotter during the summer months, so tourists don’t flock in such high numbers on flights to Hong Kong between February and September. That said, Hong Kong is the kind of place that can accurately be described as a year-round destination, so there is always a good deal on flight tickets, although February to September is when you’ll find the cheapest flights to Hong Kong.
You’ll find the cheapest flights to Hong Kong during the off season, although the cost of flight tickets will drastically increase if you wish to attend the Chinese New Year in February. Make sure you book two, three or even four months in advance if you can, or earlier. Flights to Hong Kong are readily available though, and even during the peak months you can find good deals on your flight tickets. Flexibility is your best friend when trying to find the cheapest flights to Hong Kong, and because the weather is nice all year round you can go pretty much anytime and have a great time.
Flights from London to Hong Kong: 11 hours 42 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Hong Kong: 11 hours 42 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Hong Kong: 11 hours 45 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Hong Kong: 11 hours 39 minutes
British Airways, China Eastern, Virgin Atlantic, KLM and Cathay Pacific are amongst the major airlines that operate flights to Hong Kong throughout the year, so compare a few together and weigh up which is best for you. Virgin offer high comfort and great infight entertainment, but British Airways provide complimentary snacks and drinks throughout the flight.
Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is around 37km from the city centre, but after your long flights to Hong Kong you don’t have a lot of hassle waiting after you arrive. The Airport Express is the quickest and easiest way to get from the airport to the city, it runs as frequently as every 10 minutes and takes 25 minutes or so. You can also opt for a taxi service, although these can be very expensive and you have to pay extra for each piece of luggage you wish to take with you.
There has been a 128% increase in demand for Hong Kong flights over the last year.