The Oneworld airline Cathay Pacific is currently offering cheap one-way flights in premium economy from Warsaw, Prague, and many other European cities to Hong Kong, starting at €468. You’ll usually have a layover in London or Zurich. Cathay Pacific’s cheapest premium economy fare includes the choice of seat, hand luggage, of course, and two pieces of checked luggage.
Entry into Hong Kong is again possible without a residence permit and without quarantine. However, there are still restrictions, including the obligation to provide evidence of a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) or a negative rapid test (not older than 24 hours).
To book the flights, you can simply use our search form. With one click, you will be forwarded directly to Expedia for booking. We have marked available dates in green:
You can fly from the following cities:
- Warsaw: €468 (~PLN 2,191)
- Prague: €475 (~CZK 11,217)
- Lisbon: €479
- Budapest: €481 (~HUF 184,716)
- Belgrade: €540 (~RSD 63,343)
- and more…
Depending on the connection, the flight time is just over 17 hours in the best case. The first flight will be with British Airways to London Heathrow in normal economy class in an Airbus A320 family aircraft. From London, Cathay usually uses Boeing 777s, which come with a 2-4-2 configuration and around 96 cm seat pitch in Premium Economy. If you’re flying via Zurich, the first flight will be operated by SWISS, and then you’ll fly in a Cathay Airbus A350 – also with 2-4-2 seating in premium economy.
Search & Book
The fare rules do not mention any restrictions. You can consult Google Flights (instructions) to search for each dates’ exact prices – or you use our own calendar above. You can then book the flights on Expedia.
Cathay Pacific’s Premium Economy
Cathay’s premium economy comes off well in the reviews. The arrangement in the Boeing 777 and also in the Airbus A350 is 2-4-2, and there is about 96 cm seat pitch. However, the catering seems to be strongly based on economy class.
While the booking class of the British Airways feeder varies (e.g. K or M), the long-haul flight is issued in booking class E. To give you an example, from Warsaw you would get:
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You can use our miles calculator to find out how many miles other routings will get you:
Hotel prices in Hong Kong usually start at roughly €20-45, depending on the hotel category and the specific dates. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:
Information & Tips for Hong Kong
Hong Kong is an Asian city-state and a vital trading metropolis in the Pearl River Delta not far from the Chinese coast. The city has long been a center for trade and business. Hong Kong is one of the largest air traffic hubs in Asia and therefore offers excellent connections to the rest of the world, hence the good deals that various airlines often provide. Flights in economy class usually are between 400€ and 500€ sometimes for even less than 400€.
Best Time to Visit
Winters are mild and dry, whereas summers are hot with rainfall and high humidity. The best time to travel is from October to early December when the weather is sunny, cool and therefore very pleasant.
Entry & Visa
Entry is possible for most EU citizens without a visa, and only a passport is required. A permit for 90 days is issued upon entry. For further information, please visit the website of your countries Ministry of foreign affairs.
The local currency is the Hong Kong Dollar ($, HKD, HK$). One Euro is approximately HK$9. Many credit cards may charge a foreign currency fee (up to 2% for payment) in Hong Kong Dollars.
Getting from the airport to the city centre
The fastest and most convenient way into the city is by Airport Express. This train will take you to the city centre within 24 minutes and will cost you around €12 per trip. Alternatively, you can also get into a taxi and pay approximately €35.
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