BEST AIR­PORT TRANS­PORT

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Escape - - TRAVEL WISDOM -

HONG KONG

It takes 24 min­utes to reach cen­tral Hong Kong on the Air­port Ex­press train. A free shut­tle bus takes pas­sen­gers from the sta­tion to most ma­jor ho­tels. When it is time to fly home, check-in opens at the sta­tion from 90 min­utes to 24 hours be­fore the flight.

BRIS­BANE AIR­PORT AUS­TRALIA

Step off your flight and onto the Air­train which takes 20 min­utes to the CBD. From there, catch con­nect­ing train ser­vices to other Queens­land des­ti­na­tions, such as the Gold Coast or Cairns. Kids un­der 15 are free with a pay­ing adult.

HEATHROW AIR­PORT UNITED KING­DOM

With a jour­ney time of 15 min­utes be­tween the air­port and Padding­ton sta­tion, the Heathrow Ex­press will have you check­ing out Lon­don’s fa­mous sights in no time. Buy­ing tick­ets on­line can bring the fare to just £5.50 one way.

SAN FRAN­CISCO UNITED STATES

It’s just 30 min­utes to down­town San Fran­cisco on the BART train. Trains run ev­ery 15 min­utes for less than $US10 one way.

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