Transiting through Hong Kong

If you are travelling to Hong Kong as a transit point, you may find out more about the transfer in the following briefings.

Two connecting flights with Greater Bay Airlines under a single ticket

If you are holding two connecting flights with Greater Bay Airlines under a single ticket, you may obtain the boarding passes for both flights at the beginning of your journey.  Upon arrival at Hong Kong International airport, please follow the signs to the nearest transfer point at the Arrival Hall on Level 5 and proceed to Level 6 for departures.  Additionally, any check-in baggage will be through checked from the origin to the destination.  The minimum connecting time between two flights at Hong Kong International Airport is one (1) hour but 55 minutes will be required and valid only from 01Feb to 30Mar. Please note any excess baggage charges must be paid during check in for the first flight at the origin which is on per flight sector basis.      

Two connecting flights with Greater Bay Airlines but issued under two separate tickets

If you are holding two connecting flights with Greater Bay Airlines but issued under two separate tickets, the boarding pass can only be provided for the first flight at the beginning of your journey. Boarding pass of the 2nd flight will be provided at the arrival gate upon arriving at Hong Kong International Airport or please contact our ground staff at transfer desk located at ‘E1’ at Level 5 for assistance. Your baggage will be checked from origin to the destination. The minimum connecting time between the two flights at Hong Kong International Airport is at least one (1) hour.  Additionally, any excess baggage charges must be paid during check in for the first flight at the origin which is on per flight sector basis.  

Two separate tickets with one flight sector on our service and another flight sector on other airline

If you are holding two separate tickets with one flight sector on our service and another flight sector on other airline, please ensure you are in possession of required travel document or Transit Visa to Hong Kong as your baggage will be checked up to Hong Kong only.  You are required to go through immigration and customs after collected your checked baggage at the arrival baggage claims belt and then go to the respective check-in counters at the departure hall to obtain the boarding pass of your connecting flight.  The minimum connecting time between the two flights at Hong Kong international Airport is at least three (3) hours.

Multi-Modal Transfer Facility – Hong Kong International Airport - Skypier Terminal

By booking Greater Bay Airlines AirTicket + Ferry ticket, you can easily enjoy one-stop service to and from designated ferry ports and other  Greater Bay Area via Hong Kong. In addition, you don't have to worry about checked baggage, unforeseen circumstances that prevent you from connecting to your flight.

Sea to Air

Passengers travelling with Greater Bay Airlines with a same day confirmed ticket and valid ferry ticket, valid travel document and applicable visa for the intended destination, can enjoy check-in services and obtain our boarding pass at following ports, whereas passengers who connect to flights departing before 10:15 a.m. they may take the last ferry on day before. Baggage will be through tagged to destination from these ports.

  • Shenzhen Shekou Ferry Terminal
  • Zhongshan Ferry Terminal
  • Dongguan Humen Ferry Terminal 
  • Guangzhou Pazhou Ferry Terminal
  • Shenzhen Fuyong Ferry Terminal
  • Macao Taipa Ferry Terminal (The ferry service is temporarily unavailable)
  • Macao Maritime Ferry Terminal

Passengers who arrive at Hong Kong International Airport by cross-boundary ferry service for onward departure by Greater Bay Airlines are exempted from the Air Passenger Departure Tax (APDT). A refund coupon will be issued to passengers with APDT paid with their air ticket during check-in at SkyPier Terminal or the Mainland China and Macao ports. You can collect your refund in cash by presenting the refund coupon to the “Departure tax refund desk” at SkyPier Terminal after completing security screening within the same day.  Details can be referred https://www.hongkongairport.com/en/transport/mainland-connection/ferry-transfer.page#5 

Minimum connecting Time (MCT): Arriving at Skypier Terminal at 80 mins before your scheduled flight departure time if boarding pass has been obtained at ferry port, whilst 110 mins if boarding pass required to obtain upon arriving at Skypier Terminal.

 

Air to Sea

Passengers travelling with Greater Bay Airlines with a same day confirmed ticket and valid ferry ticket, valid travel document and applicable visa for the intended destination, Greater Bay Airlines may provide baggage tagged through service from the airports at origin to the designated ports in Pearl River Delta (PRD) and Macau.  Upon arrival at Hong Kong International Airport, passengers are not required to go through customs, immigration, or baggage claims.  For passengers who will purchase ferry ticket at the ‘Ferry Transfer desk’ located at “E2” counter of Level 5, their baggage will be tagged to Hong Kong only, and re-tag by Ferry operators to ferry ports.

Minimum Connecting Time (MCT) : Arriving at the ferry transfer desk located at E2 counter, at 30 mins for passengers without checked baggage and 60 mins for passengers with checked baggage, before the scheduled ferry departure time.

 

Coach services to/from Hong Kong Skypier Terminal via Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB)

Bridge to Air

Passengers travelling with Greater Bay Airlines with a same day confirmed ticket, valid bonded bus ticket, valid travel document and applicable visa for the intended destination, can enjoy check-in services and obtain our boarding pass at below ports, whereas passengers who connect to flights departing before 10:15 a.m. they may take the last bonded bus on day before. Baggage will be through tagged to destination from these ports.

  • Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge - Macao Port
  • Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge - Zhuhai Port

Like “Sea to Air” journey,  Air Passenger Departure Tax can be refunded and please approach to ‘departure tax refund desk’ to claim the refund upon arriving at Skypier Terminal.

Minimum connecting Time (MCT): Arriving at the Skypier Terminal at 80 mins if boarding pass has been obtained at Macao/Zhuhai port, whilst 110 mins if boarding pass required to obtain upon arriving at Skypier Terminal.

Air to Bridge

Passengers travelling with Greater Bay Airlines with a same day confirmed ticket and valid transfer bonded bus ticket, valid travel document and applicable visa for the intended destination, Greater Bay Airlines may provide baggage tagged through service from the airports at origin to the Macao port / Zhuhai port.  Upon arrival at Hong Kong International Airport, passengers are not required to go through customs, immigrations, or baggage claims.  They can approach the ‘Bonded Bus Transfer desk’ located at E2 counter of Level 5, for transfer procedures or purchase the bonded bus ticket.

Baggage will be reclaimed for customs clearance and baggage transfer procedures after bus ticket is bought.

Minimum Connecting Time (MCT):  Passengers are required to arrive at the Bonded Bus Transfer desk located at E2 counter at 90 mins before the bonded bus departure, with or without any checked baggage.