Macau's Transmac and TCM bus companies provide full coverage of Macau Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane from 6:00am to 12:00pm daily. The AP1 airport service costs MOP$6. Inside the Macau peninsula there is only one ticket price (MOP$2.50), regardless of distance and destination. Travel to Taipa the ticket costs MOP$3.30 and if the destination is Coloane or Ha Sa Beach, it costs MOP$5.00. Transmac Bus Tel: (853) 2827 1122, TCM Tel: (853) 2885 0060
There are two kinds of taxis in Macau: the black with cream roof ones and the yellow ones. The charge is MOP$13.00 for the first 1600 meters and MOP$1.50 will be added for every 230 additional meters. Waiting on passengers' request will be charged for MOP$1.50 for each minute. No surcharge between Macau and Taipa Island. Between Taipa and Coloane a MOP$2.00 surcharge applies, and between Macau and Coloane, there is a MOP$5.00 surcharge. For radio taxi service, please call : (853) 2893 9939 & (853) 2851 9519
Colourful, open-top mini-jeeps known as mokes, are a fun way to get around and to explore the island of Taipa and Coloane. It is cheap and easy to hire. Visitors can book them from the counter on the ground floor of the ferry terminal. Drivers must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid International Driving License. Telephone: (853)2833 6789 & (853)2843 9393
Pedicab is slow but this is the most romantic way of experiencing the long sweep of the Praia Grande Bay, and the old and traditional streets downtown. Main locations for catching a pedicab are outside the Macau Ferry Terminal and opposite the main door of the Lisboa Hotel. Fares are negotiable and be sure to agree on a price first.