Source: Macau Government Tourist Office
1) To and From Hong Kong
Hong Kong has two main terminals for Macau-bound travelers: Shun Tak Centre located at Hong Kong Island and China Ferry Terminal located on the Tsimshatsui, Kowloon. Tourists can discover quite a number of <>jetfoils, Catamarans and ferries available, run by TurboJET, the Cotai Strip CotaiJet (TMark) and First Ferry.
a) To and from Hong-kong Island
The primary sea final and heliport are located in Shun Tak Centre, on the waterfront West of Central District on Hong-kong Island. It truly is above Sheung Wan MTR station (Mass Transit Railway) and near a terminus for buses and minibuses from several areas of Hong-kong, including the A11 Airbus in the airport. The terminal has passenger wharves and helipad, reserving a Macau Government Tourist Office Advice Counter, reservation offices of travel agents and Macau hotels, offices for current and advance sailings and flights, and a division of China Travel Service.
Journeys will need one-hour from Hong-kong to Macau and vice versa functioning almost 24-hours. Snacks and drinks are available on board. Trips are made between the Hong-kong – Macau Ferry Terminal (located within the Shun Tak Centre at Sheung Wan) and the Macau Ferry Terminal (located within the Outer Harbour). For questions call Macau (853) 8790 7039 or Hong-kong (852) 2859 3333. For telephone bookings, call Hong-kong (852) 2921 6688. You too can go to the website: http://www.turbojet.com.hk
The Cotai Strip CotaiJet(TMark)
The business runs ferry service between Hong Kong (Hong Kong – Macau Ferry Terminal) and Macau (Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal). Vacation time is about 1 hour. Questions for schedule and booking please call HK (852) 2359 9990, Macau (853) 2885 0595, or visit the web site: http://www.cotaijet.com.mo
Macao Dragon Company Limited
The company runs ferry service between Hong Kong (Hong Kong – Macau Ferry Terminal) and Macau (Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal). Enquiries for schedule and booking please call Macau (853) 8296 8296, HK (852) 3972 3622; facsimile to HK (852) 2877 6645, or see the site: http://www.macaodragon.com
b) To and from Kowloon
The China Ferry Terminal is located on the Tsimshatsui waterfront alongside Harbour City, on the Kowloon side of the harbour. It is used for Catamaran sailings to and from Macau, and is convenient for visitors staying in Tsimshatsui hotels. There are booking offices for current and advance sailings.
Catamarans from the First Ferry offer roundtrip sailings to and from Macau and Kowloon, arriving at the China Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui. The journey takes about 60-75 minutes. For details, please call Hong Kong (852) 2131 8181 or Macau (853) 2872 7676. You can also visit the website: http://www.nwff.com.hk
The Cotai Strip CotaiJet™
The company runs ferry service between the China Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon and Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal in Macau. Travel time is approximately 1 hour. Enquiries for schedule and booking please call HK (852) 2359 9990, Macau (853) 2885 0595, or visit the website: http://www.cotaijet.com.mo
Notes for travelers:
- Travellers are advised to get in the terminal at least half an hour before the scheduled departure time, in order to complete immigration formalities.
- Standby – In Macau Ferry Terminal and the Shun Tak Centre, there are specific lines for standby passengers who want to leave sooner than their ticketed sailings. With the exception of holidays and weekends, there is a wonderful opportunity of having a seat.
- Seat allocation – In Macau and Hong-kong, seats are allocated after immigration and check – in.
The Yuet Tung Shipping Co. offers a ferry service between Macau (Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal) and She Kou (Shenzhen). The trip takes about one hour and twenty minutes. Please call (853) 2885 0595 for detail.
TurboJET‘s service also extends to carrying passengers to and from Shenzhen. The company offers trips between Macau, Shenzhen Airport Fu Yong Ferry Terminal and She Kou. The journeys are about 1 hour. For more information, please visit http://www.turbojet.com.hk.
3) To and From Wanchai / JiangMen
The Yuet Tung Shipping Co. also provides ferry transportation routes from Macau to Wanchai – Zhuhai and JiangMen. Please call (853) 2885 0595 for detail. Website: http://www.ytmacau.com
There are two gateways available, the Barrier Gate and the COTAI Frontier Post. The Barrier Gate operates from 7:00 AM to midnight. The COTAI Frontier Post at the Taipa-Coloane Reclaimed Area operates from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
To and from major cities in Grangdong Province, mainland China
The Kee Kwan Motor Road Co. offers an air-conditioned bus service between Macau and major cities in Guangdong Province during 7:15 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Buses depart from the bus stop near the Master Hotel (at the end of Av. Almeida Ribeiro and Rua das Lorchas). Tel: (853) 2893 3888.
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