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All the information you need to plan the best LON to HKG flight in 2021: compare London to Hong Kong flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Hong Kong.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Hong Kong?

To save up to 23% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 49 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from London to Hong Kong from £460 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £559 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Hong Kong?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Hong Kong from London. Prices for May average £447 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £329. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 51% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from London to Hong Kong in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LON to Hong Kong flights in July, August
15 Aug - 17 Sep
£345pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Aug - 31 Aug
£346pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Aug - 16 Dec
£349pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Hong Kong 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Hong Kong from London found for this year
9 Oct - 31 Oct
£337pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Oct - 24 Oct
£338pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Oct - 9 Nov
£339pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Hong Kong from London

Save time with London to Hong Kong direct flight deals
30 Oct - 6 Nov
£354pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Jan - 31 Jan
£361pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Jan - 24 Jan
£362pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Hong Kong

Late deals on return flights to Hong Kong from London, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 11 Aug
£360pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Aug - 8 Aug
£361pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Aug - 12 Aug
£367pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
HKG
Hong Kong Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Hong Kong from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Hong Kong
18:30 - 13:20
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
11h 50m
LHR - HKG
Virgin Atlantic
£288
Kiwi.com
14:20 - 02:15
SWISS
1 stop
28h 55m
LCY - HKG
SWISS
£310
World Air Fares
13:10 - 13:05
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 55m
LGW - HKG
Turkish Airlines
£312
Voliamo

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From London to Hong Kong

Hong Kong sprawls out along the coast of Southeast China. Around 13 million tourists visit every year, adding even more oomph to the high-energy night markets, inspired restaurants and luxury malls. Peek between the skyscrapers, though, and you’ll also find elaborate temples and Zen parks. The mountainous Island District is a must-see, too. Flights from London to Hong Kong often start from less than £500. And they’re usually direct, so you can forget about juggling a stopover.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Hong Kong to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London to Hong Kong are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from London to Hong Kong have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to Hong Kong that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Cathay Pacific, British Airways, and Virgin Atlantic. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Hong Kong due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Hong Kong for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Hong Kong for under £361 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Hong Kong for under £361. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £328, but on average you can expect to pay £348.

Are there direct flights from London to Hong Kong for under £361 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Hong Kong under £361. A good price for a direct flight from London to Hong Kong is less than £381.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Hong Kong for under £361?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Hong Kong within the next 7 days for less than £361.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Hong Kong?

Before booking your flight from London to Hong Kong, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jet Airways, Air France or Finnair.

What are the most popular routes from London to Hong Kong?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - Hong Kong Intl, London City - Hong Kong Intl or London Gatwick - Hong Kong Intl when deciding on the best route from London to Hong Kong.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Hong Kong?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London to Hong Kong? While on average our users pay £1,287, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £277. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Hong Kong Intl), is priced around £337.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Hong Kong?

Consider Virgin Atlantic (94%), Cathay Pacific (73%) or British Airways (72%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from London to Hong Kong.

How long is the flight from London to Hong Kong?

London to Hong Kong flights can last anything from 11 hours 35 minutes direct to over 46 hours with a stopover or two.

Which airlines fly directly from London to Hong Kong?

There are three airlines that offer direct London to Hong Kong flights. These are British Airways, Cathay Pacific, and Virgin Atlantic. The average flight time for direct travellers is 12h. Note that all three of these airlines have a presence at Heathrow, but only Cathay Pacific offers service from London Gatwick Airport.

What are the stopover options on flights from London to Hong Kong?

Stopover options vary considerably depending on the airline chosen, when the flight is booked, and other factors. Travellers on Emirates will stop in Dubai, and Swiss Air stops in Zurich. Lufthansa stops in Frankfurt and Munich, while Finnair stops in Helsinki.

How frequent are flights between London and Hong Kong?

Flights from London to Hong Kong depart daily.

What airports serve London to Hong Kong flights?

Travellers will find two airports in the immediate area of London offering service to Hong Kong. London Gatwick Airport is the second largest and busiest passenger airport in the UK, and passengers booking London to Honk Kong flights will board in the South Terminal. London Heathrow Airport is the largest and busiest of the UK’s airports, and travellers will board in Terminal 3. Arriving in Hong Kong is simpler – there is only a single international airport, Hong Kong International. It is located on the island of Chek Lap Kok in Kowloon Bay not far from the city proper.

Which direct flight route between London and Hong Kong is cheapest?

The cheapest flights from London to Hong Kong usually fly direct from Heathrow. British Airways and Cathay Pacific Airways often offer the best deals.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from London to Hong Kong?

Yes, you will need a valid passport to enter Hong Kong, and it must be valid for another six months. However, UK nationals do not need a visa to enter. UK citizens can remain in Hong Kong for up to six months without applying for a visa. However, for those who wish to become permanent residents or start a business venture, a visa must be purchased prior to arrival. Costs can be up to £160 depending on the type and the number of entries. A cheap flight from London to Hong Kong will introduce you to a real contradiction of a place. Futuristic skyscrapers sit side-by-side with Buddhist and Sikh temples. Night markets peddle everything from traditional Chinese herbs to faux-Prada sunnies. Then there’s Lantau Island, where a sacred mountain range and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort share space. Most UK travellers winter in Hong Kong, when it’s considerably hotter, sunnier and drier than England. This part of Asia also gets more sunshine – up to 4 hours extra a day between October and January. May to September is the wet season, when spectacular showers drench Hong Kong.

How long does is the flight from London to Hong Kong?

For as low as £361, British Airways can have you in Hong Kong from London in 11h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Hong Kong return?

KLM, at £338, was found to be the cheapest airline from London to Hong Kong.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include SWISS and Finnair.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Hong Kong one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Virgin Atlantic, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £264. However, be on the lookout for offers from British Airways and Turkish Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from London to Hong Kong for a low price.

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Top 10 airlines flying from London to Hong Kong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Hong Kong choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
£403 £492 No cancel fee 69%

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Royal Jordanian
£394 £520 No cancel fee 61%

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China Eastern
£430 £521 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Philippine Airlines
£457 £534 No cancel fee 60%
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Air France
£445 £603 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
£448 £629 No cancel fee 79%
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Vietnam Airlines
£587 £642 No cancel fee 81%
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Jet Airways
£547 £656 No cancel fee 74%

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KLM
£440 £710 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£543 £732 No cancel fee 77%
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