Hong Kong to Macau Ferry Information
Several fleets of high-speed Macau ferry vessels serve the 40-mile route between Hong Kong to Macau: jetfoils, turbo-cats, jumbo-cats and CotaiJet. There are more than 100 sailings throughout the day and evening, with all-night services.
Hong Kong to Macau Ferry Tips
- It is recommended that passengers buy return tickets before departure for sailings on weekends and public holidays.
- Passengers are advised to be at the terminal at least 30 minutes before departure in order to complete immigration formalities. Those arriving early can join stand-by lines for earlier sailings. Children over the age of 12 months pay full fare on all vessels.
- There are no group rates on any vessel, however agents can make group bookings and special arrangements directly with the operators:
- Baggage Service at the Maritime Terminal. Luggage is limited basically to hand-carried items not exceeding 60x20x35 cm and 10 kgs in weight. Baggage exceeding this size will be handled as check-in luggage costing $30 for 10 - 20 kgs per piece and $40 for 20-40 kgs per piece.
- The check-in luggage can only be transported on the jetfoil on which the passenger is travelling and MUST be handed in 20 to 30 minutes prior to the departure time. The check-in counters are open 6:54 a.m. to 10:45 p.m. and are located on the 1st fl. of the Macau Maritime Terminal, and at the passenger bridge of Shun Tak Centre in Hong Kong.
- The service starts from the counter to the taxi stand at either Macau or Hong Kong.
MACAU FERRY COMPANIES - BOOKINGS AND INFORMATION
Tickets to Macau can be bought in Hong Kong up to 28 days in advance, to Hong Kong from Macau up to seven days. In Hong Kong they can be purchased at the terminals and from MTR travel service centres in various Mass Transit Railway stations.
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- You can make online reservations at http://www.turbojetbooking.com; you can reserve tickets anytime, anywhere using credit card and collect tickets at TurboJET ticketing offices or Self-Service Ticketing Kiosk located at ferry terminal. Give time allowance for boarding.
- Phone or WAP Booking : http://www.tj2b.com
- There is an International toll free tel : +800 3628 3628 available in China, Macau and Taiwan
- International toll free fax : +800 1628 1628 available in China, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia
- E-mail : email@example.com
- General Enquiries: Hong Kong: (852) 2859 3333 / Macau: (853) 8790 7039 / Shenzhen: (86-755) 2777 6818
- Read more about TurboJet
The CotaiJet Ferry serves the two terminals in Hong Kong - Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal, Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal and the Hong Kong International Airport and connects them with either the Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal or Macau's Taipa Ferry Terminal.
- You can book your tickets online at http://cotaijet.com.mo/
- In Hong Kong there are several outlets. Please check their website for the latest information: Tel. Nos.: Customer Services: Hong Kong (852) 23599990, Macau (853) 28850595; Business Sales Inquiries: Hong Kong (852) 28591482.
- In Macau you can also buy your tickets at the Ferry Terminals, the Venetian and Sands Hotels. Taipa Ferry Terminal: Tel: (853) 2885 0092; Operation hours: open 24hours; Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal: Tel: (853) 2872 8817
- Read more about the CotaiJet.
Photo from Macao Dragon @ the Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal
Macao Dragon Company Limited
This ferry company runs services between Hong Kong (Hong Kong - Macau Ferry Terminal) and Macau (Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal). As of Oct 2011 Macau Dragon Company has declared bankrupcy.
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. Website:http://www.nwff.com.hk
FERRY TERMINALS IN HONG KONG
There are two ferry terminals in HongKong. The main sea terminal and heliport are located in Shun Tak Centre, on the waterfront West of Central District on Hong Kong Island. It stands over the Sheung Wan station of the MTR (Mass Transit Railway) and adjoins a terminal for public buses and minibuses from many parts of Hong Kong, including the A2 Airbus from the airport.
Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal
Shun Tak terminal has passenger wharves and helipad, ticketing offices for current and advance sailings and flights, reservation offices of Macau Hotels and travel agents, the Macau Government Tourist Office representative office and information counter.
China Ferry Terminal
The other terminal is the China Ferry Terminal. This terminal offers ferry services from the Kowloon side, is located on the Tshimshatsui waterfront alongside Harbour City, and is used for Jumbocats, and Hover-ferry sailing to and from Macau. It contains ticketing offices for current and advance sailings.
In Macau, the Maritime Terminal and heliport is situated in the Outer Harbour. It contains ticketing offices for travel to Hong Kong, Macau Hotel reservation of offices, car hire offices, travel agencies selling tours in Macau and to China, duty-free shops and restaurants, as well as luggage lockers, automatic teller machines a computerized information guide, money exchange and post office facilities.
- More Hong Kong to Macau Ferry and Other Transporation Options
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- TurboJET Ferry Services
- Macau Ferry Terminals
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