The Cheapest Ways to Travel Macau from Hong Kong by Bus Guide
This is a walkthrough travel guide of going to Macau from Hong Kong via the HZM bridge.
HZMB Bus (Golden Bus) method (Cheapest method)
This is one of the common ways used by the locals. One of its advantages is the cost is relatively cheaper than taking ferry from Sheung Wan. It operates 24 hours a day.
1. Go to the Hong Kong Port by Airport Bus. It should take around 45-60 minutes, depending on the route and traffic conditions.
The routes are:
B5 (from Sunny Bay),
A11 (from North Point via Wan Chai, Central),
A21 (from Hung Hom Staion, via Tsim Sha Tsui),
A22 (from Lam Tin Station, via Kowloon Bay, Kowloon City, Kwun Tong), A29 (from Po Lam, via Kowloon Bay, Kwun Tong)
A41 (from Sha Tin),
A31 (from Tsuen Wan),
A33X (from Tsuen Mun),
A36 (from Yuen Long),
B4, B6 (from Tung Chung),
A35 (from Mui Wo),
Minibus 901 (from Tung Chung)
Hong Kong Port (Photo Source: HZM Bridge)
2. Pass the immigration and Customs of Hong Kong. Make sure your ID card or passport is ready (and travel Visa to Macau if necessary). It should take 5-10 minutes.
3. Buy the HZMB Bus tickets (It is called the "Gum Ba" in Cantonese, means "Golden Bus", by the locals because of its colour), adult ticket price HKD$65, concession ticket price HKD$33.
Automatic vending machines accept Octopus card, WeChat and Alipay.
**Make sure your octopus card has enough credits(and also enough for the way back). Or you can purchase the tickets from counter by cash . It should take 5-10 minutes.
Pick the destination, number of tickets, and pay.
There is convenient store in the department hall
4. Hop on the bus. Buses depart every 5 minutes or less during peak hour.