As the capital of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing is the political, economic and cultural center and one of the most populous cities in the world. With a large number of company headquarters based there, Beijing attracts many travelers for business purposes, but the city is also a draw for tourists. With a vibrant history stretching back 3,000 years, there is a wealth of historical sites to see. Sitting side by side with its modern architecture, Beijing is a city that is looking to the future while rightfully proud of its heritage.
Flying to Beijing
1. Which Airports serve Hong Kong to Beijing?
Hong Kong is served by the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), a terminal with plenty of amenities to keep you occupied while you wait for your flight. The main airport serving Beijing is Beijing International Airport (PEK) which has bus and rail links that enable you to continue your journey into the city. Alternatively, Beijing Nanyuan (NAY) is a quieter airport that handles some of the city’s domestic flights.
2. Which Airlines operate flights from Beijing to Hong Kong?
With plenty of daily flights to Beijing from Hong Kong, you will have a choice of flight times and airlines. Direct flights are offered by Cathay Dragon, Hong Kong Airlines, Air China, Cathay Pacific and China Southern.
3. How long is the flight?
A flight to Beijing from Hong Kong takes about 3 hours and 25 minutes. As they are in the same time zone, there will be no adjustments required on arrival.
4. Climate changes between Beijing and Hong Kong
The summer months in Beijing and Hong Kong have similar hot temperatures with some rain. Winters in Beijing tend to be cooler than those in Hong Kong.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The official name of the Chinese currency is the Renminbi, though it is frequently known as the Yuan, which is the name of a unit of the currency. Exchange rates are the same everywhere in China, so change your money where it is easiest, such as hotels, banks, and airports.
Most nationalities require a visa to visit China. Apply at a Chinese embassy, about a month before departure, for a visa lasting three months.
As a former British colony, Hong Kong has a Western feel that blends with its Asian heritage, while Beijing is steeped in Chinese history and culture. Beijing is also far more crowded than Hong Kong. What really sets Beijing apart is the array of sites telling the history of the city. These include the Forbidden City, the beautiful summer palace and the temple of Heaven Park. Modern wonders also await, such as the intriguingly designed CCTV Headquarters and the National Stadium built for the 2008 Olympics, nicknamed the Bird’s Nest. Beijing is also a base for visiting the most famous Chinese monument of them all – the Great Wall of China – with some sections in easy reach of the city.
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The average price for connecting flights from Hong Kong to Beijing is $4,397.
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