| Macau has its own airline,
Air Macau (NX),
which operates regional flights. |
Other airlines serving the territory include Silk Air, Air
China, Shangdong Airlines, EVA Airways, China Eastern Airlines,
TransAsia Airways and Xiamen Airlines.
Charter airlines operate from Japan.
Flights from Europe and North America are generally via Hong
Travelling from Hong Kong to London
takes 14 hours.
For information of other flight times, please see the Hong
Kong (SAR) section.
Macau International Airport (MFM)
The airport is located 7 kilometres (5 miles) southeast of the city.
Banks and bureaux de change, car hire, duty free shops
and restaurants are available.
Buses run to the city and Macau-Hong Kong ferry
terminal via major hotels with a journey time of 45 minutes and
costs MOP 4-6.
Taxis into the city centre are also available for
approximately MOP 40 with a travel time of 15 minutes.
An ExpressLink service is available, presenting
fast and trouble-free transfers between the Macau and Hong
Kong airports. Ferries depart approximately every 15 minutes
with a journey time of 55 minutes. On arrival at Macau Ferry
Terminal, passengers travel by a particular shuttle bus
to the enclave’s airport. Travellers should allow roughly
1 hour between ferry arrival time in Macau and departure time from
Macau International Airport.
Departure tax is charged at MOP 80 per person (MOP 50 per child
aged 2 to 12) for destinations in China (PR), and MOP 130 (MOP 80
per child aged 2 to 12) for other destinations. Children under 2
are free, and transfer/transit passengers departing Macau within
24 hours are exempt from the charge. Payments must be given
in local currency, and credit cards are not accepted.
East Asia Airlines and Helicopters
Hong Kong Limited operate daily flights (every 30 minutes between
0930-2259hrs) between Hong Kong and Macau with a travel time of
They cost HK$ 1,600 on weekdays and HK$ 1,700 at weekends and public
holidays one way. Helicopters depart from the Macau Maritime
and Heliport Terminal, located in the Outer Harbour.