The Hengqin New Area has excellent transportation facilities. With the completion of the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao Expressway, the Guangzhou-Zhuhai Railway, the Taiyuan-Macao Expressway and the Jinhai Bridge, the island will be connected to all parts of the country. It will take only half an hour to drive from Hengqin to the airports of Macao, Zhuhai, and Hong Kong, while it will take only two hours to reach the airports of Guangzhou and Shenzhen. The island also has direct flights to Southeast Asia.
The following are Hengqin's neighboring airports, ports and transportation routes:
- Five international and domestic airports: Hong Kong International Airport, Macau International Airport, Guangzhou International Airport, Shenzhen International Airport, Zhuhai Airport.
- Four deepwater ports: Hong Kong Victoria Harbor, Zhuhai Gaolan Port, Guangzhou Nansha Port, Shenzhen Yantian Port.
- Eight expressways: The Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway, Taiyuan-Macao Expressway, Coastal Expressway, and other major national-level expressways converge in Zhuhai.
- Two rail lines: Guangzhou-Zhuhai Intercity Rail and Macao LRT are connected to Hengqin.
The Hengqin New Area also has advantages in logistics and warehousing. Gaolan Port – a state-level economic and technological development zone – lies to its west, while the Zhuhai bonded area, the only bonded area in the Pearl River Delta, lies to its north.
Both offer strong support for the development of Hengqin's commodity handling, distribution and warehousing and logistics industries.
The Hengqin New Area has already attracted 226.3 billion yuan (roughly US$ 36.5 billion) in investment capital for 56 key projects in commerce, finance, tourism, culture, entertainment, traditional Chinese medicine health care, scientific research, education and technology.
A 13.5-billion-yuan municipal infrastructure project in the area is also drawing to a close. The project has set up a 33.4-km-long and 3.4-meter-high "multiuse pipeline" that centralizes water supply, sewage disposal, waste disposal, communications cables, heating, and gas. It is the first project of its kind in China and is rarely seen even in developed countries.