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Travelling to Macao

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.

For detailed information on immigration and customs formalities, visit www.fsm.gov.mo and www.customs.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.

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

  • Yuet Tung Shipping Co. Ltd.
    The Yuet Tung Shipping Co. Ltd. offers a ferry service between Macao (Inner Harbour Ferry Terminal) and Wanzai, Zhuhai (Wanzai Pier).
    For enquiries, please call: +853 2885 0272
    Website: www.yuettung.com

The inauguration of Hong Kong- Zhuhai-Macao Bridge allows tourists to enter Macao by vehicles. Tourists can take shuttle buses or cross-boundary coaches to enter Macao.

  • Shuttle Bus
    The shuttle bus provides 24-hour service connecting Hong Kong and Macao ports with an average interval of 5 minutes during peak periods, 10-15 minutes during non-peak periods and 15-30 minutes during overnight periods. For details, please contact:

    Tourists may continue their journey by taxi or bus - routes 101X or 102X once arriving the Macao port. In addition to public transportation, shuttle bus service is also available between the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and two maritime terminals, Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal and Taipa Ferry Terminal. For details, please visit the website “Transport Information of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge”: www.dsat.gov.mo/hzmb

  • Cross-boundary Coach
    Cross-boundary coaches provide services between urban areas of Hong Kong and Macao with fixed pick up/drop-off points and fixed schedules. For details, please contact:

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 Macao. The buses arrive at Gongbei Port in Zhuhai, from where you may go through the checkpoints at GongbeiPort and Border Gate to Macao. For enquiries, please call:

In addition, coach companies offer direct bus services from Macau International Airport to major cities in Guangdong Province.
Enquiry hotline: +853 2888 1228
Website: www.macau-airport.com/en/transportation/transport-connection/cross-border-coach

Gateways available from Mainland China to Macao by land:

  • The Border Gate
    Opening hours: 6:00am to 10:00pm
  • COTAI Frontier Post
    Opening hours: 24 hours
  • The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Frontier Post at Macao Port
    8:00am to 10:00pm: Tourists from Zhuhai can travel to Macao via the Frontier Post on foot.
    10:00pm to 8:00am of the next day: Tourists from Zhuhai are allowed to enter Macao by taking vehicles with valid licenses and permits only.