Which terminal?

All Virgin Atlantic flights depart from and arrive at Terminal 1.

Do I need a visa?

Check out our Visa information pages for every country that we fly to.

Visa information

When does my flight depart/arrive?

Unsure of your timings? It's best to be safe than sorry. Check your departure and arrival time with our handy Flight status tool.

Flight status

Online check in

The best way to check in is online. You can pick your seat and print your boarding card. If you’re travelling with carry on baggage only, you can print off your own boarding pass and we’ll see you at the gate.

Check in online now

What time should I arrive at the airport?

Leave those last-minute airport dashes to the big screen! We recommend that you arrive at least two hours before your flight is due to leave.

Counter check in and bag drop

You’ll find our desks in Aisle E of Terminal 1. Check in starts from three and a half hours before departure and closes one hour before departure.

Baggage allowance

Check in before you get to the airport

Get there by train and check in 'in town'

If you're taking the Airport Express train to the airport, you can check in at the Hong Kong or Kowloon stations on your day of departure up until 90 minutes before take off. They are open from 06:00 – 22.25 daily.

Find out more about Airport Express

Take the ferry and check in 'upstream'

Ferry services will get you directly to the airport departure area from any of the 9 ports in Greater Bay Area, China.

Simply complete your flight check in and drop your bags at the ferry terminal, then hop on the speedy ferry ride that will take you straight to the SkyPier at Hong Kong airport.

Your luggage will be taken care of all the way to your final destination, so all you need to do is relax and enjoy the journey. 

Find out more about SkyLink ferry transfers

Hong Kong Airport's facilities

Hong Kong Airport has a wide range of bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from.
Places to eat
Grab that last-minute souvenir from one of Hong Kong Airport's selection of shops.
Our team are always on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.
Assistance at the airport
Find out about Hong Kong Airport's accessible facilities.
Accessibility services