Travelling to Macau
Visitors can travel to Macau 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 Macau. Many visitors travel to Macau by sea via Shun Tak Centre (Sheung Wan, Hong Kong), Hong Kong International Airport, China (HK) Ferry Terminal (Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong), Shekou (Shenzhen), and Fu Yong Ferry Terminal (ShenzhenAirport). Land crossings from Mainland China are made through the Border Gate on Macau Peninsula and the Lotus Bridge in Cotai.

• By Air
1) 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 or dial +853 2886 1111.

2) 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 Macau.

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• By Sea
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• By Land
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Local Transportation
Bus and taxi services serve as the primary means of public transportation in Macau. As a traveller, you will find it convenient and inexpensive to ride a bus around the territory, with local buses both modern and air-conditioned. Taxis are also regarded a convenient option in this relatively small city. If you want to try something a little different, hire a tricycle, bicycle or car to see the sights.


A frequent bus service runs between the Macau Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane. Route information in Chinese and Portuguese is posted at every bus stop detailing destinations, itineraries and stops.
The bus fare is MOP6.00 and passengers should prepare adequate coins for the fare as no change is given on the buses, all of which are air-conditioned. Routes go to and from different spots in the Macau Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane including Macau International Airport. Some buses even traverse narrow streets and alleys in Macau.

Buses reaching to Macau University of Science and Technology includs No. 26, 36, 51A, AP1, AP1X, MT1, N2, N5, N6 and 50.


The taxi in Macau is in black with a cream roof. The flag-fall charge is MOP19.00 for the first 1600 metres, with MOP2.00 added for every 240 metres thereafter. MOP2.00 is charged for waiting per minute at the passenger’s request. There is a MOP3.00 surcharge for each item of luggage carried in the boot. For radio taxi service, please call +853 8500 0000 / 2828 3283.

For other kind of local transportation, kindly try to visit Car Hire and Pedicabs