Hong Kong Airport Express

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Hong Kong Airport Express

Arriving into Hong Kong Airport the obvious route into the city centre was to use the Airport Express rail service. Operated as part of the MTR railway network, it is a limited stop service terminating at the geographically ambiguously-named Hong Kong station, in the central area.

Getting onto the Airport Express

After a long flight I was very tired and obviously wasn’t tuned into the Hong Kong transport system: the first difficulty I faced was buying a ticket: all the publicity advises visitors to load up an Octopus Card which can be used as a Pay-As-You-Go system; however, you cannot buy one of these cards with a credit card – it is cash only.