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How do I get from Lantau Island to Hong Kong?

By: Etienne WanUpdated: January 22, 2021

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From Kowloon
Take care to go to Kowloon MTR Station and not Kowloon East MTR station. From Kowloon MTR station the Tung Chung line will take you onto Lantau and there let you use either the Ngong Ping cable car, or the bus #23, to get to the Po Lin Monastery.

Moreover, where is Lantau Island HK Fedex?

Find FedEx Hong Kong Locations
Location Address Hours of Operation
New Territories Room 208, Asia Airfreight Terminal, Hong Kong International Airport, 10 Chun Ping Road, Lantau Island 08:30 - 19:00 (Mon - Sat & Public Holiday) Close on Sunday

Also to know, is Hong Kong island part of Hong Kong?

Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, can be geographically divided into three territories: Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, and the New Territories. 60 islands are dispersed around Hong Kong, the largest of which by area is Lantau Island, located Southwest of the main peninsula.

How many islands are there in Hong Kong?

250 islands

How much is the cable car to Big Buddha?

A round trip on the cable car costs HK$235 and HK$110 for children up to 11. A package deal, the "360 Fun Pass," which includes entrance to the attractions at the Ngong Ping Village costs HK$290 and HK$180 respectively. Entrance to the Tian Tan Buddha is free.

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How do I get to Big Buddha from Tsim Sha Tsui?

There is no direct connection from Tsim Sha Tsui to Tian Tan Buddha. However, you can take the subway to Tung Chung Station, take the walk to Tung Chung, take the cable car to Ngong Ping Cable Car Terminal, then take the walk to Tian Tan Buddha.

How far is Lantau Island from Hong Kong?

However, there are services departing from Airport and arriving at Tung Chung Station via Tsing Yi Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min. How far is it from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Lantau Island? The distance between Hong Kong Airport (HKG) and Lantau Island is 6 km.

Can you drive to Lantau Island?

Under the “Driving on Lantau Island” Scheme, you may apply to drive a private car on the closed roads on Lantau Island to visit places like Ngong Ping, Tai O, Cheung Sha and Mui Wo from Monday to Friday (except public holidays) from 8 am to 7 pm for leisure and recreational purposes.

How do I get to Big Buddha by MTR?

Bus from Tung Chung Station
As with the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, you'll have to first head to Tung Chung MTR station. After that, exit through Exit B and then take the New Lantao Bus 23 which will take 45 minutes. You'll have to walk the rest of the way to the Big Buddha, which will take approximately eight minutes.

Where is the ferry to Lantau Island?

The ferry to Lantau (Mui Wo) operates from Central Pier 6, next to Star Ferry Pier (Central Pier 7) on HK Island. There is no ferry from Kowloon. There is also a ferry service from Central Pier 3 to Discovery Bay on Lantau but not really suitable for the places you intend visiting.

How do I get to Big Buddha without cable car?

Set on Lantau Island, the easiest way to the statue is to take a ferry to Mui Wo from Central then Bus No 2 from the Mui Wo Ferry Pier. Alternatively, the most enjoyable way to reach the Big Buddha is via the Ngong Ping Cable Car from Tung Chung MTR station.

How do I get to Tian Tian Buddha?

MTR Tung Chung Station Exit B, then take Ngong Ping Cable Car, which takes around 25 minutes. Then walk for around 10 minutes to the monastery; or, MTR Tung Chung Station Exit B, then take New Lantao Bus 23 from Tung Chung Town Centre, which takes around 45 minutes.

How do you get to Buddha statue in Hong Kong?

How to Get There. Set on Lantau Island, the easiest way to the statue is to take a ferry to Mui Wo from Central then Bus No 2 from the Mui Wo Ferry Pier. Alternatively, the most enjoyable way to reach the Big Buddha is via the Ngong Ping Cable Car from Tung Chung MTR station.

How do you get around Lantau Island?

Get around
  1. By bus. On Lantau seemingly short distances on a map (e.g. Tung Chung to Ngong Ping, less than 6 km by cable car) can take a while by road, due to the twisty mountain roads and their circuitous routes.
  2. By taxi. Blue taxis are allowed to take you anywhere on Lantau Island.
  3. By bicycle.
  4. By foot.
  5. By cable car.

How do you get to Big Buddha from Kowloon?

There is no direct connection from Kowloon to Tian Tan Buddha. However, you can take the subway to Tung Chung Station, take the walk to Tung Chung, take the cable car to Ngong Ping Cable Car Terminal, then take the walk to Tian Tan Buddha.