There are 10 ways to get from Shanghai to Macau by plane, subway, ferry, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Zhuhai (ZUH) SHA - ZUH

$84 - $275

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai South to Hangzhou
  2. Take the bus from Zhejiang Hangzhou to Guangzhou Fangcun
  3. Take the bus from Guangzhou Fangcun to Zhuhai Gongbei

$80

8 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Macau (MFM) SHA - MFM

$92 - $312

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Zhuhai  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Zhuhai (ZUH) PVG - ZUH

$87 - $353

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Macau  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Macau (MFM) PVG - MFM

$85 - $310

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen, ferry  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX) SHA - SZX
  2. Take the ferry from Shenzhen Bao'an Port to Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal

$101 - $311

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong, ferry  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Hong Kong (HKG) SHA - HKG
  2. Take the ferry from Hong Kong Airport Skypier to Macau

$119 - $354

Train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Guangzhou South Shanghai-Guangzhou
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai G545 / ...

$112 - $146

Train, ferry  •  21 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Hung Hom Station
  2. Take the ferry from Kowloon TST to Macau

$134 - $164

Drive  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Macau 966.6 miles

$130 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Macau is to bus which costs ¥521 and takes 19 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Macau is to fly which takes 5 h 20 min and costs ¥550 - ¥2100.

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The distance between Shanghai and Macau is 1273 km. The road distance is 1546 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Shanghai to Macau, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shanghai to Macau. However, there are services departing from Shanghai South and arriving at Zhuhai Gongbei via Zhejiang Hangzhou and Guangzhou Fangcun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Macau?

Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and four other airlines fly from Shanghai to Macau every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Macau via Shanghai Hongqiao and Guangzhou South in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai via Shantou
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Macau
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai via Shantou
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Macau
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Macau
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Yangtze River Express
Website
yzr.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Macau via Taipei
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $130
1st Class Seat
$180 - $210
Business Class Seat
$330 - $400
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Bus operators
PiaoJia CN
Website
piaojia.cn
Bus from Shanghai South to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
piaojia.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhejiang Hangzhou to Guangzhou Fangcun
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Fangcun to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Hong Kong TurboJET
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Shenzhen Bao'an Port to Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Hong Kong Airport Skypier to Macau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Kowloon TST to Macau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk

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