[From HK to Korea] Flight Time and Luggage Policies by Airline
An essential step when planning a trip to Korea! Learn about flight times and luggage policies of each airline from Hong Kong!
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When planning a perfect trip, you gotta start from getting the right flights. That's why today we're going to be sharing information on flights from Hong Kong to Korea, from flight times to baggage policies. 



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Nonstop (direct) flights from HKG to ICN (Incheon International Airport)

T'Way Air, Air India, Asiana Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, Cathay Pacific, Jeju Air, Air Seoul, Eastar Jet, Korean Air, Jin Air

Nonstop (direct) flights from HKG to PUS (Busan Gimhae International Airport)

Hong Kong Express, Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon

Nonstop (direct) flights from HKG to CJU (Jeju International Airport)

Hong Kong Exprss, Jeju Air, Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon


Korea Local Time : Hong Kong Local Time + 1 Hour 
[Time Difference 1 Hour]

Hong Kong to Korea Flight Times
[Approx. 3 hrs 30 min]

HKG to Korea Flight Times by Destination Airport

AirlineIncheon International AirportGimhae International AirportJeju International Airport
Hong Kong Express
3 hrs 50 min3 hrs 25 min3 hrs 05 min
Cathay Pacific3 hrs 35 min3 hrs 30 min3 hrs 10 min
Hong Kong Airlines3 hrs 30 min--
Asiana Airlines3 hrs 30 min3 hrs 25 min-
Korean Air3 hrs 40 min--
Jeju Air3 hrs 40 min-2 hrs 45 min
T'Way Air2 hrs 55 min--
Air India3 hrs 25 min--
Air Seoul3 hrs 40 min--
Eastar Jet3 hrs 40 min--
Jin Air3 hrs 45 min--
Air Busan-3 hrs 25 min-



Hong Kong to Korea Baggage Policy by Airline

Luggage Policy by Airline | 1. Hong Kong Express


Hong Kong Express Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
FUN0kg
FUN+25kg
U-BIZ30kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1 carry-on bag and 1 hand-held bag
  • Size: 56 x 36 x 23cm
  • Weight: max 7kg


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Extra fees apply if max weight is exceeded, no matter the number of bags. 
  • Baggage must not exceed 32kg.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 158cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.

🙌Hong Kong Express Carry-on Baggage Policy

🙌Hong Kong Express Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 2. Cathay Pacific / Cathay Dragon


Cathay Pacific Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
Economy30kg
Premium Economy35kg
Business40kg
First Class50kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1 carry on, 1 hand-held small bag
  • Size: 56 x 36 x 23cm(22" x 14" x 9")
  • Weight: Max 7kg for Economy and Premium Economy; Max 10kg for Business; Max 15 kg for First Class


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Up to 3 checked baggage for first class. Up to 2 checked baggage for other seats.
  • Extra fees apply for baggage that exceed the weight limit.
  • One bag must not exceed 32kg.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 203cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.

🙌Cathay Pacific Carry-on Baggage Policy

🙌Cathay Pacific Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 3. Hong Kong Airlines


Hong Kong Airlines Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
Economy20kg
Business30kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1 bag excluding hand-held bags for Economy seats, up to 2 bags  excluding hand-held bags for Business seats
  • Size: 56 x 36 x 23cm
  • Weight: Max 7kg per bag


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • An allowance of up to 2 checked bags.
  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • One bag may not exceed 23 kg.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 158cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.

🙌Hong Kong Airlines Carry-on Baggage Policy

🙌Hong Kong Airlines Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 4. Asiana Airlines


Asiana Airlines Checked Baggage Policy
Seat typeNumber of checked bags allowedWeight limit
Economy123kg per bag
Business232kg per bag
First class332kg per bag


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1 bag for Economy, up to 2 bags for Business
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm
  • Weight: Max 10kg per carry-on


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 158cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.

🙌Asiana Airlines Carry-on Baggage Policy

🙌Asiana Airlines Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 5. Korean Air


Korean Air Checked Baggage Policy
Seat typeNumber of checked bags allowed 
Weight limit
Economy123kg per bag
Prestige232kg per bag
First Class332kg per bag


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1 bag excluding small hand-held bags for Economy seats, up to 2 bags for First Class and Prestige seats
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm
  • Weight: Max 12kg for Economy seats, max 18kg for First Class and Prestige seats


Carry-on Notes

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 158 - 203cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.

🙌Korean Air Carry-on Baggage Policy

🙌Korean Air Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 6. Jeju Air


Jeju Air Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
FLY0kg
FLY Bag15kg
FLY Bag+20kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm
  • Weight: Max 10kg


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 203cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.

🙌Jeju Air Carry-on/Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 7. T'Way Air


T'Way Air Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
Event fare0kg
Smart fare15kg
General fare15kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm
  • Weight: Max 10kg


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 203 cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.

🙌T'Way Carry-on/Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 8. Air India


Air India Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
Executive Class0kg
Economy Class15kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm (22 x 16 x 20 inches)
  • Weight: Max 8kg for Economy seats. Max 10 kg for Business seats (includes duty-free).


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 203 cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.
  • 12 USD/1kg of excess baggage weight.

🙌Air India Carry-on Baggage Policy

🙌Air India Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 9. Air Seoul


Air Seoul Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
Regular / discount fare (adult)15kg
Regular / discount fare (child)10kg (1 additional stroller, cradle, car seat, etc. possible)
Special fare0kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm
  • Weight : Max 10kg


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 203 cm. The weight cannot exceed 15kg (33lbs).
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.

Extra Baggage Fees
WeightFee
1~23KG20,000KRW/bag
20USD/bag
More than 24KGBag cannot be checked in


🙌Air Seoul Carry-on/Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 10. Eastar Jet


Eastar Jet Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
Special fare0kg (50,000 KRW for 15kg if purchased before)
Discounted fare15kg
General fare15kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm (22 x 16 x 20 inches)
  • Weight: Max 7kg for Economy seats


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 203 cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.
  • Excess baggage weight is 40,000 KRW / 5kg if pre-purchased and 13,000 KRW / 1kg if not pre-purchased.

🙌Eastar Jet Carry-on Baggage Policy

🙌Eastar Jet Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 11. Jin Air


Jin Air Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeWeight limit
All fares15kg


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm (22 x 16 x 20 inches)
  • Weight: Max 10kg for Economy seats


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 203 cm.
  • One bag must not exceed 32kg and if it does, you must divide the weight among other bags.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.
  • Excess baggage weight is 14,000 KRW (14 USD) / 1kg.

🙌Jin Air Carry-on/Checked Baggage Policy


Luggage Policy by Airline | 12. Air Busan


 Air Busan Checked Baggage Policy
Ticket typeNumber of bagsWeight limit
Special / event fare00kg
General fare115kg (Child 10kg)


Carry-on Policy

  • Count: 1
  • Size: 55 x 40 x 20cm (22 x 16 x 20 inches)
  • Weight: Max 10kg for Economy seats


Notes on Checked Baggage

  • Depending on your ticket type, extra fees may apply for bags exceeding weight limit.
  • The sum of each bag's 3 sides (L+W+H) must be less than 203 cm.
  • Baggage that exceed this limit will be subject to fees or else must be requested separately as cargo shipment.
  • One bag must not exceed 32kg and if it does, you will be charged 10,000 KRW (10 USD) in addition to the extra weight fees.
  • Extra weight fees can be purchased at a discount if purchased beforehand.

🙌Air Busan Carry-on/Checked Baggage Policy



This has been an overview of Hong Kong - Korea flight information. Please refer to this post when planning your trip to Korea.

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