Fly to Edinburgh from Hong Kong with Qatar Airways and land in the Scottish capital refreshed and ready to experience everything that this vibrant centre for the arts and culture has to offer. We will take care of every requirement with our luxurious service, and our attentive cabin crew are always on hand to help.
Edinburgh’s granite façade may be military in nature, but underneath that stone beats the cultural heart of Scotland. Home to the world-renowned Edinburgh Festival and countless events throughout the year, Edinburgh plays host to millions of visitors from around the world with a mixture of pageantry, vibrant festivals and a typically warm Scottish welcome.
Hong Kong International Airport is also known as Chek Lap Kok, the name of the small island that is home to this iconic air hub.
This incredibly busy airport has been named the “World's Best Airport" by Skytrax no less than 8 times. Efficient, friendly and helpful, the airport staff ensures that your time in Hong Kong is pleasant and your trip gets off to a great start.
Transportation and parking
The Airport Express bus service links the airport directly to the central business district. A fleet of buses takes travellers from most parts of the city to the airport, and the service is incredibly efficient, regular and quick.
Taxis and coaches are available outside the main terminal entrances, and a limousine service is also available. Car parking is available in three separate areas, although spaces fill up very quickly and availability in the long-term parking areas is limited.
Arriving at Hong Kong International Airport
Flights from Hong Kong with Qatar Airways check in at Terminal 1, Aisle E.
Unless you are a Hong Kong resident, you must return a departure card at immigration control when leaving Hong Kong. The two terminals are linked by a central access way and covered walkways at either end. If you are boarding your flight at gates 501-510, you can take a free shuttle bus from Terminal 1 to the North Satellite Concourse.
Facilities and amenities
Hong Kong International Airport has excellent facilities, ranging from a vast array of retail outlets to some excellent dining opportunities.
The airport even has its own 9-hole golf course – the Sky City Nine Eagles. A wide selection of dining options are available, serving Chinese and Asian food, as well as on-the-go snacks, coffee and more European-style cuisine.
Flights to Edinburgh with Qatar Airways take you to Scotland’s capital so that you can experience its history, pageantry and cultural diversity for yourself. Home to the world-renowned Edinburgh Arts Festival as well as its imposing castle, Edinburgh is a historically significant city.
The Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline, but beneath its granite walls you’ll find museums, exhibitions and little alleyways to explore.
The Abbey and Palace of Holyroodhouse displays a beautiful collection of art, while the Royal Botanic Garden is a tranquil place to spend an afternoon. Fly to Edinburgh with Qatar Airways and discover the best of Scotland.
Edinburgh Castle should definitely be at the top of your list of places to visit – listen out for the daily noonday gun that sounds off.
Don’t miss the Grassmarket area of the Old Town, which has numerous quaint little cafés, restaurants and shops.
You can get an unusual panoramic view of the city from the Camera Obscura on Castle Hill in the Old Town. This focuses light into a dark room and gives a 360-degree view of the city outside.
Edinburgh has some great concert and theatre venues as well. The Edinburgh Playhouse and Festival Theatre are two of the best to visit, while the Bedlam Theatre specialises in small, atmospheric productions.
Try and pack in a visit to Arthur’s Seat too, an extinct volcano just east of the city.
Flights to Edinburgh with Qatar Airways land at Edinburgh International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Edinburgh please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
Voltage: 220 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type G
Language: Cantonese / English
International dialing code: +852
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