Travelling to Macau

By Air

Macau International Airport operates 24 hours a day, you may take a direct or connecting flight to Macau International Airport or transfer to other city routes; in addition, a helicopter service flies directly from Hong Kong and Shenzhen to Macau.

An airport ferry service is available for passengers travelling to Macau via Hong Kong International Airport. You can arrive in or depart from Macau via Hong Kong International Airport as a transit stop without having to pass through Hong Kong Customs and Immigration formalities and also without the inconvenience of carrying their luggage to the Ferry Terminal. The ferry trip from Hong Kong International Airport to Macau takes approximately 70 minutes.

By Sea

You can travel to Macau by sea via Shun Tak Centre (Sheung Wan, Hong Kong), Hong Kong International Airport, China Ferry Terminal (Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong), Tuen Mun Ferry Terminal (New Territories, Hong Kong), Shekou (Shenzhen), and Fu Yong Ferry Terminal (Shenzhen Airport). 

By Land

Land crossings from Mainland China are made through the Border Gate on Macau Peninsula and the Lotus Bridge in Cotai. The Kee Kwan Motor Road Co. and China Travel Service (Macao) Ltd. operate a roundtrip air-conditioned bus service from major cities in Guangdong Province to Macau. The buses arrive at Gongbei Port in Zhuhai, from where you may go through the checkpoints at Gongbei Port and Border Gate to Macau.

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is a bridge-tunnel system that connects Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau. It is planned to open to vehicular traffic on July 1, 2018, and there will be direct bonded road link between Hong Kong International Airport and the Bridge for visitors transiting to Macau.

Transportation around Macau

Bus and taxi services are the main public transportation in Macau. To ride a bus around the city is convenient and inexpensive. Local buses are modern and air-conditioned. Taxis are another convenient alternative. If you want to try something a little different, you can hire a tricycle, bicycle or car to see the sights.


Public buses run frequently throughout Macau Peninsula, Taipa, and Coloane including Macau International Airport. Buses have onboard stop notifications in Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese and English. You can also bring a map to better locate your destination. 


Taxis in Macau are in black with a cream roof. They are metered, relatively cheap, air-conditioned and clean. Taxis are usually easily hailed along the street, and you can also queue at a hotel.