To and From the Airport

Macau 澳門 Intl (MFM):

Location: On the Eastern shore of Taipa Island, 5 km/3 Miles SSE of Macao city Centre.
Airport Overview: A small single terminal with arrivals on the lower level and departures on the upper. Bus stops are on the lower street.
By Helicopter: See Macau Heliport Below.


By Taxi:
Location: Taxis wait on the lower level.
Taxi Meters: Taxis in Macau generally use meters. There is a MOP 5 surcharge for airport trips and MOP 3 for luggage in the trunk of the taxi. MOP 1 is charged for each 50 seconds waiting time. For journeys between Taipa and Coloane Islands, a surcharge of MOP 2 is payable. For journeys between Macau and Coloane Islands, a surcharge of MOP 2 is payable. Fares are calculated at MOP 13 for the first 1600m, then MOP 1.50 for each extra 230m. Taxis generally accept Hong Kong dollars on a 1:1 basis for macau Patacas.
Typical Taxi Costs: To the City centre or ferry terminal MOP 40-50/10-15 mins. The following prices are approximate fares for early morning trips with 2 suitcases in the trunk: To Westin Resort Hotel, Coloane MOP 51, Grand Waldo Hotel, Taipa MOP 37, Greek Mythology Casino/Regency Hotel, Taipa MOP 37, Lisboa Hotel/Wynn Macau/Macau StarWorld Hotel MOP 61, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Galaxy Waldo casino/Sands Casino, Macau MOP 62, China Border gate MOP 73 & Macau Ferry terminal MOP 57.
Taxi Companies: Black Taxis Tel 3988800 or 939939. Yellow Taxis 519519.



By Local Bus:
General: Bus stops are on the lower/arrivals level.
TCM Bus AP1 to the city centre & China Border: Route: Runs a circular route from the Border Gate to Macau Intl Airport via the city centre. Stops include: Airport, Jockey Club, Macau Tower, Ocean Garden, Hotel Lisboa, Hotel Wynn, Hotel President, Fortuna Hotel, Holiday Inn, Grandeur Hotel, Emperor Hotel, Landmark, Sands Casino, Ferry Terminal & Macau/China Border Gate. Route Details: Airport - M.U.S.T Hospital - Rotunda Istmo/M.U.S.T - Est Gov Nobre Carvalho - Largo Ouvidor Arriaga/Chun IUT - Est Alm M Correia - Ferry Terminal - Av Amizade Viaduto - Reservatorio - R Nova A Preta/Nam Wa - Av Nordeste/Polytrx - Av Norte do Hipodromo/China Border - Portas do Cerco - R Tribuna/China Bank - Iao Hon Market - Av 1 de Mayo - Kwong Wa - Ferry Terminal - Av de Amizade/Viaduto - Estrada Pac On - Airport.
Timings: Buses run from the airport every 10-13 mins 0656-0020. Buses run from the city every 10-13 mins 0630-0005.
Cost: MOP 3.30 (adults). Items of luggage larger than 50x40x23 cm, MOP 3 is charged. Exact fare needed. No change available. Pay the driver.
Contact: TCM Hotline 2885 0060.
TCM Bus 21 to Coloane: Route: Runs from A-Ma Temple to Coloane via the airport. Route Details: P. Ponte Horta - A-Ma Temple - Macau Tower - Ocean Garden - Jockey Club - Airport - Coloane - Karting Track - Seak Pai Van Park (Statue of A-Ma) - Coloane Village.
Timings: Runs every hour or so 0630-2310.
Cost: MOP 4 one way (Children MOP 2). Exact fare needed. No change available. Pay the driver.
Contact: TCM Hotline 2885 0060.
Transmac Bus 26 to Fai Chi Kei & Coloane: Route: Coloane Village - Est do Campo - Alto Coloane - Karting Track - Airport - Flower City - Av Olimpica - Taipa Health Centre - Plaza Oceano - Av Concordia Terminal.
Timings: Runs every 28 mins.
Contact: Transmac Hotline 2827 1122.
Express Link Bus Service to Ferry Terminal: There is a bus that runs directly from the boarding jettys at Macau ferry terminal to Macau airport. After arriving by ferry at the ferry terminal, there is no need to pass through immigration to Macau at all. Follow signs for the Express Link Bus to the airport. The bus can only be used by passengers departing by air from Macau in the next few hours. Timings: Buses leave the ferry terminal daily at 1100, 1515, 1700 & 1830. Buses leave Macau Airport daily at 1200, 1300, 1500, 1730, 1800 & 2000.
Golden Crown China Hotel Shuttle Bus: A shuttle bus runs from the Golden Crown China Hotel, opposite the terminal to the macau Ferry Terminal. Timings: Buses leave the hotel daily every 30 mins 0915-2315. Buses leave the ferry terminal daily every 30 mins 0940-2340.
By Bus to Mainland China: Buses to China run regularly 0900-2100. Destinations include Gongbei, Zhuhai, Guangzhou, Zhongshan & Dongguan.

By Minibus:
General: Minibuses on the lower/arrivals level. They do not stop along their route unless flagged down,a nd have a maximum capacity of about 16. Once full they cannot pick up further passengers. To get off, call 'Yow Lok' and the driver will stop.
TCM Minibus MT1 to Taipa: Route: Runs on a circular route around Taipa, via the airport. Route Details: P. Ponte - Horta - A-Ma Temple - Macau Tower - Ocean Garden - Jockey Club - Airport - M.U.S.T Hospital - Rotunda Istmo/MUST - Set B N S Esperanca/Istmo - Pai Kok - Olympic Swimming pool - Avenida do Estadio - Jockey Club 1 - Jockey Club 2 - Rotunda P J Silva Loueiro - Beira Mar Building - Plaza Oceano - Praia Grande/P J Lobo - Hotel Lisboa - New Century - Av Dr Sun Yat Sen/R Lagos - Chun Luen Bldg - Sam Ka - Avenida Olimpica - Macau Stadium - Olympic Swimming Pool - Sst Baia N S Esperanca - Airport.
Timings: Runs 0700-1000 and again 1600-2000.
Cost: MOP 3.30 one way. Exact fare needed. No change available. Pay the driver.
Contact: Transmac Hotline 2827 1122.
TCM Minibus MT2 to Praia Grande: Route: Airport - Airport Roundabout - Istmo Roundabout/MUST - Est Baia N S Esperanca/Istmo - Pai Kok - Olimpic Swimming Pool - Av de Estadio - Av Olimpica - Flower City - Largo Ouvidor Arriaga - Av Sun Yat Sen/Rua Tai Lin - CTM - New Century Hotel - Esparteiro/Lou Limleok - Rotunda Leonel Sousa - Praia Grande/R DR P J Lobo.
Timings: Runs every 12-15 mins 0700-1000, and again 1600-2000.
Cost: MOP 3.30 one way. Exact fare needed. No change available. Pay the driver.
Contact: Transmac Hotline 2827 1122.

By Ferry: The Macau Ferry Terminal is about a 10-min drive from the Airport. See ferry section for Macau Heliport Below.
Rental Cars: AVIS 336789 or 701786. Happy Mokes 439393 or 726868.
Car Parking: There are 2 large car parks either end of the passenger terminal, called the North and South car parks. Both are free of charge.
Notes: ATMs/Cash machines and a hotel booking desk are available on the arrivals level.
Baggage Storage: Left luggage facilities are available on the upper level. Cost: MOP 20 per item per 24 hrs.
Airport Tax: From December 2004, MOP 90 is included in the ticket cost for all passengers over 2 years old.
Airport Hotels: The Golden Crown China Hotel, Tel +853 2885 1166, is opposite the terminal and runs a shuttle bus to the ferry terminal (see bus section above).
Airport Tel No: +853 2886 1111.
Updated Jul07. Last Visit May07


Macau Heliport:

Location: On the 2nd floor of the ferry terminal in Macau, 0.5 Miles/0.8 km E of the city centre.


By Helicopter:
General: Regular helicopter services run between Macau Heliport and the Shun Tak Centre (Hong Kong Island) and Shenzhen airport. Flights are operated by HeliExpress. Contact: Tel Hong Kong +852 2108 9898, Macau +853 2872 7288 & Shenzhen +86 755 2777 8333.
To Hong Kong: Timings: The service runs every 30-60 mins 0930-2259. Transfer time to Hong Kong ~16 mins.
Cost: One way HKD/MOP 1900.
To Shenzhen: Timings: 5 flights per day. Transfer to Shenzhen in 15 mins.
Cost: HKD/MOP 1990 (day flights), HKD/MOP 2200 (night flight).

By Taxi:
Location: Taxis wait outside the fery terminal.
Taxi Meters: Taxis in Macau generally use meters. There is a MOP 5 surcharge for airport trips and MOP 3 for luggage in the trunk of the taxi. MOP 1 is charged for each 50 seconds waiting time. For journeys between Taipa and Coloane Islands, a surcharge of MOP 2 is payable. For journeys between Macau and Coloane Islands, a surcharge of MOP 2 is payable. Taxis generally accept Hong Kong dollars on a 1:1 basis for macau Patacas.
Typical Taxi Costs: To the City centre or ferry terminal MOP 20/5 mins. The following prices are approximate fares for early morning trips with 2 suitcases in the trunk: Macau Intl Airport MOP 57.
Taxi Companies: Black Taxis Tel 3988800 or 939939. Yellow Taxis 519519.

By Local Bus:
General: Many buses stop at the bus station outside the ferry terminal:
TCM Bus AP1 to the city centre & China Border: Route: Runs a circular route from the Border Gate to Macau Intl Airport via the city centre. Stops include: Airport, Jockey Club, Macau Tower, Ocean Garden, Hotel Lisboa, Hotel Wynn, Hotel President, Fortuna Hotel, Holiday Inn, Grandeur Hotel, Emperor Hotel, Landmark, Sands Casino, Ferry Terminal & Macau/China Border Gate. Route Details: Airport - M.U.S.T Hospital - Rotunda Istmo/M.U.S.T - Est Gov Nobre Carvalho - Largo Ouvidor Arriaga/Chun IUT - Est Alm M Correia - Ferry Terminal - Av Amizade Viaduto - Reservatorio - R Nova A Preta/Nam Wa - Av Nordeste/Polytrx - Av Norte do Hipodromo/China Border - Portas do Cerco - R Tribuna/China Bank - Iao Hon Market - Av 1 de Mayo - Kwong Wa - Ferry Terminal - Av de Amizade/Viaduto - Estrada Pac On - Airport.
Timings: Buses run from the airport every 10-13 mins 0656-0020. Buses run from the Heliport every 10-13 mins 0630-0005.
Cost: MOP 3.30 (adults). Items of luggage larger than 50x40x23 cm, MOP 3 is charged. Exact fare needed. No change available. Pay the driver.
Contact: TCM Hotline 2885 0060.
TCM Bus 28A to the city centre & Jockey Club: Route: Ferry Terminal/Heliport - Sands Casino - Golden Dragon - Waldo - Holiday Inn - Landmark - Hotel Lisboa - New Century Hotel - Taipa Village - Macau Stadium - Four faced Buddha - Jockey Club.
Golden Crown China Hotel Shuttle Bus: A shuttle bus runs from the Golden Crown China Hotel, opposite the terminal to the macau Ferry Terminal. Timings: Buses leave the hotel daily every 30 mins 0915-2315. Buses leave the ferry terminal daily every 30 mins 0940-2340.
Express Link Bus Service to Ferry Terminal: There is a bus that runs directly from the boarding jettys at Macau ferry terminal to Macau airport. After arriving by ferry at the ferry terminal, there is no need to pass through immigration to Macau at all. Follow signs for the Express Link Bus to the airport. The bus can only be used by passengers departing by air from Macau in the next few hours. Timings: Buses leave the ferry terminal daily at 1100, 1515, 1700 & 1830. Buses leave Macau Airport daily at 1200, 1300, 1500, 1730, 1800 & 2000.

By Bus:
General: The Macau Ferry Terminal is part of the heliport. There are 150 departures to Hong Kong every day on a variety of high-speed vessels. The journey takes about 55 mins. Tickets can be bought at the Airport or at the ferry terminal. Reservations for tickets are advisable during weekends and public holidays.
Cost: To Hong Kong MOP/HKD 138-176 one way. To Shenzhen Airport (Fu Yong Ferry Terminal) MOP/HKD 171 one way.
Ferry Operators: Turbojet Tel 7907039 & New World First Ferry Tel 2872 6301.

Updated Dec09 ADV. Last Visit May07




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