How Much it Cost to Travel to Hong Kong: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Jan 2024

One of the world’s great cities by any measure, Hong Kong is an amazing combination of things in one compact space. Things are changing in Hong Kong, however, and it’s best to keep an eye on the news. Since the 1997 independence from Britain, the city had been run as an independent part of China until it wasn’t so independent starting in 2018 or so.

Is Hong Kong Expensive or Cheap?

Hong Kong was once thought of as a cheap destination, but that is not really the case anymore. Compared to most other large cities in Asia it’s fairly expensive, though there are definitely a fair amount of cheap options for those on backpacker budgets.

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Travel Costs to Hong Kong

Population 7,000,000
Area 7,000,000
Timezone UTC+8
Currency Hong Kong dollar
Airports Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$71.88
1 USD = 7.8100 HKD
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong Hotel Seasons

Hong Kong Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar14.08 - 57.62
starstarstarstarstar33.29 - 94.88
starstarstarstarstar66.33 - 147.50
starstarstarstarstar103.71 - 190.27
starstarstarstarstar188.73 - 566.84

Hong Kong Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed18.57 - 33.29

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Hong Kong?

Best tours in Hong Kong

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Hong Kong DisneylandOpen since 2005, this Disneyland is very popular in spite of its somewhat remote location.
adults
ages 3-11
ages 65+
79.26
58.64
12.80
Victoria Peak tram (return)This famous tram takes you to an entertainment complex on top of Hong Kong Island for great views. The observation deck adds a bit to the price.
adults
ages 3-11
ages 65+
12.68
6.02
6.02
Sightseeing bus tourThe standard 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tours are popular here, and a good way of seeing a lot in a short time.
adults
child
family
54.80
48.91
196.41

What’s the average price of food and drink in Hong Kong?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastEating local favorites like noodle or rice dishes can be cheap for breakfast.3.84 - 6.40
Budget lunchThere are plenty of street stalls and casual dining options available all day and night.5.38 - 8.96
Budget dinnerProper sit-down restaurants can be found in all price ranges, so these are typical of only the cheaper ones.8.96 - 15.36
Beer (pint)A proper pint in a expat pub won't be cheap. Local bottled beer in restaurants is a better deal.4.35 - 7.68
Cocktails (glass)Mixed drinks in most bars can get pricey, of course.4.48 - 7.68
Beer (.5L can) retailBeers in the ubiquitous convenience stores are cheap and you can drink them as you walk around.0.77 - 1.15

What are the costs of transportation in Hong Kong?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center32.01 - 44.81
Airport Express train to city center8.96 - 15.36
Bus to city center1.28 - 6.15
3km taxi ride in Hong Kong3.46 - 4.99
Star Ferry from Kowloon to HK Island0.26 - 0.38
Tram ride in Hong Kong0.26

Getting to Hong Kong

Getting around Hong Kong

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When to visit Hong Kong

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January66571.0
February66582.1
March71622.8
April77697.4
May837513.0
June877915.3
July888014.7
August888017.5
September867811.3
October82746.0
November75671.4
December69601.4

Hong Kong Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:27am6:35pm
21 Jun5:40am7:10pm
21 Sep6:12am6:21pm
21 Dec6:58am5:44pm

Where to go before and after