Visitors can travel to Macao by land, sea and air. 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 Macao. Many visitors travel to Macao 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). Land crossings from Mainland China are made through the Border Gate on Macao Peninsula and the Lotus Bridge in Cotai. Visitors can also travel to Macao from Hong Kong or Zhuhai through the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.
Macau International Airport
Macau International Airport operates 24 hours a day, with many visitors entering the territory via numerous major cities around the region. For detailed information on flight schedules, please visit www.macau-airport.com or dial +853 2886 1111.
To read the Regulations on Liquids Carried in Passenger Hand Baggage, please visit www.aacm.gov.mo.
Transportation Service to and from Macau International Airport
All major hotels provide a pick-up service which can be booked in advance or arranged upon arrival.
Taxis are conveniently available from the taxi rank outside the airport. A surcharge of MOP5.00 is applicable, with each item of luggage carried in the boot charged at MOP3.00.
A number of buses serving the airport – marked AP1, AP1X, MT1, MT2, MT4, N2, 26, 36 & 51A - criss-cross the city and stop at major hotels.
Macau International Airport is strategically located in Taipa near various ports and convenient transportation routes. Depending on traffic flow, it takes about 15 minutes to travel by car from the airport to Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal on Macao Peninsula, 5 minutes to the nearby Taipa Ferry Terminal, 20 minutes to the Border Gate, 10 minutes to the Lotus Bridge COTAI Frontier Post, 20 minutes to the central district on Macao Peninsula, and 10 minutes to Taipa Village. The airport is well served by air-conditioned taxis, public buses and hotel shuttle buses.
Helicopter Service to and from Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal
The helicopter service from Hong Kong and Shenzhen provides a convenient, upscale option for visitors wishing to quickly reach Macao.
- Hong Kong → Macao
Sky Shuttle Helicopters Limited (Sky Shuttle) operates helicopters between the rooftop helipads of Shun Tak Centre (Sheung Wan, Hong Kong) and Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal (Macao Peninsula). Each flight takes approximately 15 minutes.
- Shenzhen → Macao
A helicopter service between Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, PRC and the rooftop helipad of Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal (Macao Peninsula) is also available. The journey takes about 15 minutes during the day and approximately 25 minutes at night.
Booking and Enquiries Hotline:
or visit the website: www.skyshuttlehk.com
Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong International Airport → Macao
An airport ferry service is available for passengers travelling to Macao via Hong Kong International Airport. Passengers can arrive in or depart from Macao 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 Macao takes approximately 70 minutes.
For enquiries, please call:
- Hong Kong +852 2859 3333
- Macao +853 2855 5025
- International toll free Tel +800 3628 3628 (available in Mainland China and Taiwan)
- Cotai Water Jet
For schedule and booking enquiries, please call:
Hong Kong International Airport → Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal (Shun Tak Centre, Hong Kong) → Macao
The following public transportation options from Hong Kong International Airport to Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal (Shun Tak Centre, Hong Kong) are available:
- Airport Express (train)
First, take the Airport Express to Hong Kong Station in Central (Operating Hours: 05:54 - 00:48 daily) then take a taxi to Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal (Shun Tak Centre, Hong Kong). Journey time: 25 minutes.
- Public bus
- Route A11: Travellers should get off at the "Macau Ferry, Connaught Road Central" bus stop (Operating Hours: 05:35 - 00:30). Journey time: 45 minutes.
- Route E11: Travellers should get off at the "Macau Ferry, Connaught Road Central" bus stop (Operating Hours: 05:20 - 24:00). Journey time: 70 minutes.
- Route N11: Travellers should get off at the "Central (Macau Ferry)" bus stop (Operating Hours: 00:50 - 04:50). Journey time: 75 minutes.
Taxis from Hong Kong International Airport take about 30 minutes to reach Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal (Shun Tak Centre, Hong Kong), subject to the prevailing traffic situation.
Operating Hours Journey Time Remarks Airport Express 05:54 – 00:48 25 minutes Hire a taxi upon arrival; not far. Public bus route A11 05:35 – 00:30 45 minutes Direct Public bus route E11 05:20 – 24:00 70 minutes Direct Public bus route N11 00:50 – 04:50 75 minutes Direct Taxi 24-hours 30 minutes Direct
- Airport Express (train)