Travelling between Shenzhen and Macau is possible by Flight, ferry and train. Ferry guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you CNY 4,213 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere CNY 187.
It can take you anywhere between 1 and 29 hours to travel between Shenzhen and Macau depending on the means of transport you choose.
Ferry is the fastest way to travel between Shenzhen and Macau. Ferry will bring you to your destination in 1h. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 4h 15m to reach Macau.
Travelling between Shenzhen and Macau can be as cheap as CNY 187 if you opt for a China Railway (中国铁路) train and as expensive as CNY 4,213 if you buy a Cathay Pacific flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Shenzhen to Macau.
Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Shenzhen to Macau, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as CNY 1,597.
Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.
Air China, Cathay Pacific, China Southern Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Loong Air, United Eagle Airlines
Ferry may be a tiring experience especially if you are prone to seasickness and often is not the cheapest option available but it almost always makes for a very picturesque journey.
Things to remember: Ferry rides may be cancelled due to rough seas.
Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.
Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route