How to Reach Macau
How to get in and get around Macau
Flying into Macau is now cheap option, and tourist frequently opt to fly there before moving on to Hong Kong by ferry. The Macau Ferry Terminal is the primary link between Macau and Hong Kong. A lesser known, new ferry terminal at the Macau City Centre services boats to Shenzhen, Jiangmen and Wanzai across the Inner Harbour in Zhuhai. Numerous ferries link Macau to the mainland. The Portas do Cerco and the Lotus bridge are Macau's road connects to Zhuhai. Buses ply between Macau and Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Dongguan.
Within the city, it’s best to foot it around; there really is no other substitute to appreciating the place. Three different bus companies cater to the public, but these speak little or no English. Bus stop signs too are devoid of any English. However, some online route research clarifies things up to a good degree. The fare is determined by location, not length of journey. Always carry exact fare in change; the conductors wont give you any. Scooters are the preferable option to buses, and if you’ve the time, use the shuttle buses that ply between casinos. Taxi drivers will usually carry a list of destinations, so just put your finger on your desired destination if you can’t get the message across otherwise. Car rental is not practical within the compact city area.
Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Macau. The most preferred mode of transport in Macau is Walking.
Average distance: 2.38 km Average time: 14.25 min
Walking 75%Walking 12.5 min Driving 1.17 min Overall average time for 1.5 kms 13.67 min
Car 25%Driving 16 min Overall average time for 5 kms 16 min