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Getting from TST to HKIA - cheaper alternative

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Getting from TST to HKIA - cheaper alternative

We are thinking of taking the MTR from Kowloon Station to Tung Chung Station and then get a taxi from Tung Chung to HKIA Departure Terminal as it's cheaper than the Airport Express / taxi all the way. Possible to take this cheaper alternative? Or too much hassle? Kindly advise. Thanks

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1. Re: Getting from TST to HKIA - cheaper alternative

A21 Airport bus is direct. See www.nwstbus.com.hk/routes/routeinfo.aspx…

Cost is HK$33 an adult, but depends where you are in TST.

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2. Re: Getting from TST to HKIA - cheaper alternative

Technically, it is indeed the cheaper alternative, assuming you know the way to get to Kowloon station by the free shuttle buses (or just walk if you don't have much luggage). From Kowloon station, you can take the mtr to Tung Chun (HKD15.5). From Tung Chung, I think you can take shuttle bus S1 that will only cost HKD3.5 per trip, per person, and you can get off at Terminal 1. I do not know, however, if they let you take luggage on board of S1. So technically speaking it's feasible a route. With all the hassle though, you are saving about 7 MYR. If you have time to kill and like to explore and with very little luggage, no harm to give it a try.

If you are here for vacation, I would suggest just jump on the A21 and enjoy the journey :)

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3. Re: Getting from TST to HKIA - cheaper alternative

A21 strikes the best balance in terms of time and cost between TST and HKIA, unless your point-of-departure is at Kowloon Station area which is not really TST.

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4. Re: Getting from TST to HKIA - cheaper alternative

Hi June

Personally, I think A21 bus is the most convenient as it gets you to the airport directly. You can also see some sights/scenery during the bus ride to the airport like the Tsing Yi bridge

Best of all it only costs HKD33 :)

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5. Re: Getting from TST to HKIA - cheaper alternative

The cheapest way from TST to Airport is by MTR to Tung Chung, then bus S1 to the airport. You would pay a total of $13.8 + $3.5 = $17.3 if you pay by octopus card.

If I were traveling light, I would take this route to save money. But if you have a lot of luggage and elderlies with you, then better stick to bus A21. No need to make transfers and fight the crowds on the trains.

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