Go Back  Fodor's Travel Talk Forums > Destinations > Asia
Reload this Page >

6 hours halt at Hong Kong Airport.. What to do?????

6 hours halt at Hong Kong Airport.. What to do?????

Jun 15th, 2013, 08:20 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1
6 hours halt at Hong Kong Airport.. What to do?????

Hi All,

I will be travelling from Tokyo to Mumbai on 23 June. I will reach Hong Kong at 2:30 PMand have connecting flight at 8:00 PM. Can I get around in Hong Kong and visit some places???
Is it possible to get Transit Visa... I am Indian national.. Please suggest what will be the best option in this short time..
chetan_bhangale is offline  
Jun 16th, 2013, 01:57 AM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 23,074
Indians can visit HK visa-free for 14 days. With 5.5 hrs between flight, you can get a same-day return Airport Express train ticket, ride to the city for a quick look, ride the Star Ferry across the harbour, grab a snack, and then return to airport.
rkkwan is offline  
Jun 16th, 2013, 06:31 AM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 28,943
personally I don't think there is enough time to do much
rhkkmk is offline  
Jun 20th, 2013, 04:28 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 202
Hi -

Take the MTR to Tung Chung - it takes less than 10 minutes. From there you can ride the Ngong Ping 360 cable car to see the Big Buddha and the monastery. If you have time leftover, there's also discount premium shopping connected to the Tung Chung station. This is the first post on my Hong Kong blog, so if you want more information, there's a link in my profile.
Esme_Travels is offline  
Jun 20th, 2013, 05:27 PM
  #5  
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 23,074
You take the S1 bus or a blue taxi to Tung Chung. Not MTR from airport.
rkkwan is offline  
Jun 21st, 2013, 12:11 AM
  #6  
VCM
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 15
totally agree with the Buddha idea. Was just there last week and did the same trip. Easy to do with the time between flights. Enjoy!
VCM is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
ozgirl
Asia
2
Jun 14th, 2010 08:33 PM
Lindafrompotch
Asia
5
May 14th, 2010 04:14 AM
indiancouple
Asia
5
Jan 6th, 2009 06:33 PM
Gpanda
Asia
5
Apr 10th, 2005 11:27 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -

FODOR'S VIDEO

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:42 AM.