Travelling between Macau & Hong Kong
Posted on September 26, 2017
Just an hour ferry ride away, Macau and Hong Kong have a lot of interesting differences. Macau’s main draw for tourists are the big casinos and hotels but it also has interesting historical sights.
Hong Kong Terminals
China Ferry Terminal is in Tsim Sha Tsui. Price: 132 to 172 HKD (single trip, economy class). It is about a kilometer north of the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry. You could walk to it through Harbour City Mall, or just take a taxi to 33 Canton Road.
Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal is near the IFC Towers in the Shun Tak Center on Hong Kong Island. Price: 132 to 172 HKD (single trip, economy class). It is near the Star Ferry, the IFC Mall, and the Shueng Wan MTR station.
Macau Maritime Ferry Terminal is the main northern terminal closest to San Ma Lo, architectural attractions, and about 23 mainly smaller casinos. You can take Bus 3 from San Ma Lo to the Macau Ferry Terminal in about 10 minutes for 2.5 HKD.
Cotai Terminal is to the south, closest to the Cotai Strip area with the biggest casinos such as the Venetian, the City of Dreams across the street, and the Macau International Airport. To go to Cotai Terminal, take the Cotai Jet from any of the three Hong Kong terminals. There are late night returns (after 12 midnight) from the Cotai Terminal to the Hong Kong Macau Terminal.
Reminder: With about 245 seats, it takes about one hour by TurboJET to Macau. Its’ speed at 35-50 knots, If you are easy to get seasick, please take some medicine or use seasick band.