Cheap flights to Macau

Wed, 09 Aug 2017. Last updated Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:06

Book a cheap flight to Macau to explore the Las Vegas of the East. You will find there the luxurious resorts, ancient Chinese and Portuguese architectures and cultural treasures.

Macau is one of two provincial-level special administrative areas of the People's Republic of China. It borders Guangdong to the north, the Pearl River Delta to the west, and the South China Sea to the east and the south. Its economy heavily depends on the casinos and tourism, to a smaller extent on the manufactures. Macau has small territory with an area of approximately 21 km² and an estimated population of more than 600 thousand people. The coastline is about 41km long. Macau consists of Macau Peninsula, Taipa Island and Coloane Island. Macau is located about 60km far from Hong Kong and 145km away from Guangzhou. Macau Peninsula was originally a small island, but land reclamation in the 17th century transformed Macau into a peninsula with generally flat terrain. Due to a relatively small area but fast urbanization density, Macau has almost no farmland, pastures or forest.

The urban view

Macau has the sub-tropical climate with the relatively high humidity from 75% to 90%.   Therefore, Macau climate is influenced by monsoon, and the difference in humidity and temperature between winter and summer is noticeable. The average temperature is about 23°C. July is the hottest month in summer with the average temperature of about 29°C. The coolest month is January with the average temperature of 15 °C. Macau has an ample rainfall. However, due to the influence of the vast Siberian High, winter in Macau is dry and cold. Autumn lasts from October to November with sunny and pleasantly weather and lower humidity. The prolonged winter starts from December to early March, the winter weather is usually quite mild and the temperature is above 13°C, although sometimes the temperature can drop below 8°C. The humidity starts to increase from last March. Summer weather is quite hot and often up to 30 °C and often appears the heavy rains, storms and occasional tropical storms. Therefore, tourists should pay attention to the weather before booking flights to Macau.

Tourist attractions in Macau


Macau Tower is the highest building in Macau as well as the member of the World Federation of Great Towers. The tower has 338m high. The 58th floor with the height of 223m is an ideal place to contemplate the view of the city and Zhu Jiang (Pearl River Delta) from the above. Particularly, there is 360 Café in the tower serving buffet lunch and dinner, as well as rich cuisines of India, Portugal, and Macau. It also has thrilling activities for those who like adventures. Sky jumping or walking are worth to be experienced. From the restaurant tourists can enjoy the delicious meals while watching beautiful cityscape.

The St Paul’s Ruins is a famous attraction in Macau. It was built in the 17th century with the unique styles taken from many architectural schools. Its facade was completed by Japanese parishioners and local artisans under the supervision of Italian architect, Carlo Spinola. The church was built of marble according to the Pale architecture of ancient Greece. The front consists of 5 floors, the walls on each floor are statues, the right and left sides are the pillars.

St Paul Cathedral

Other tourist attractions should not to be missed such as Playboy Nightclub located on the top of Sand, luxury hotel and casino famous, Senado Square located in the central area of Macau peninsula and magnificent Ama Temple - the oldest temple in Macau with unique ancient architecture of Chinese culture, Lisboa casino - a superlative big casino in Macau.

Popular airports in Macau

Macau International Airport, Macau (MFM) - MacauSpringfield-Branson National Airport, Springfield (SGF) - Macau
Columbia Regional Airport, Columbia (COU) - Macau

Currently, Macau International Airport is the only airfield in Macau serving directly daily flights to/ from this land. Tourists can easy book flights from Macau online, also cheap flights to North East Asia, South East Asia, and other continents.

Flights from Macau to Vietnam have stops at two major airports in Vietnam including Da Nang International Airport (Da Nang City) and Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi). Airlines exploiting cheap flights Hanoi - Macau include Vietnam Airlines, Thai Airways, China Southern Airlines… And, such carriers offering cheap flights Da Nang - Macau are Vietnam Airlines, Philippine Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Tigerair Taiwan, Korean Air, Air Macau. Among them, Air Macau is the only airline operating direct flights to Macau. Other airlines have been also operating cheap flights to South East Asia from Macau.

Popular cities in Macau


Popular airlines in Macau and to Macau

Korean Air <-> 560 USDKlm Royal Dutch Airlines <-> 1,402 USDHahn Air -> 197 USDTiger Air -> 195 USD
China Airlines <-> 372 USDAll Nippon Airways -> 840 USDHainan Airlines -> 214 USDTurkish Airlines -> 1,002 USD
Philippine Airlines -> 215 USDEva Airways -> 266 USDShenzhen Airlines -> 213 USDJC International Airlines -> 115 USD
British Airways -> 1,387 USDSichuan Airlines -> 187 USDChina Eastern Airlines -> 179 USDUni Airways Corporation -> 266 USD
Jeju Air -> 145 USDAir France <-> 1,512 USDChina Southern Airlines -> 233 USDDragon Airlines -> 440 USD

Airport Macau

Air Macau and Jet Asia are two main airlines of Macau. Among them, Air Macau is huge carrier at Macau International Airport and currently operates international flights to important countries in Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia. The airlines presently have no direct cheap flights to America, Europe and Africa. Main and low-cost airlines flying to Macau are  Philippine Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, AirAsia, Cebu Pacific, Jin Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile, Tigerair Taiwan, TransAsia Airways, Xiamen Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Spring Airlines, Mega Maldives, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, AirAsia Zest, Air Busan, Air China, and other airlines. 

Popular flights to Macau

Thailand -> Macau 89 USDBangkok, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Khon Kaen, Narathiwat, Trat
Vietnam -> Macau 72 USDNha Trang, Hanoi, Haiphong, Hue, Phu Quoc, Ho Chi Minh City, Tuy Hoa, Thanh Hoa, Can Tho, Vinh
China -> Macau 211 USDDalian
Cambodia -> Macau 167 USDSihanoukville
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. -> Macau 180 USDLuang Prabang, Vientiane

Tourists can book tickets to Macau from destinations of countries in South East Asia and North East Asia as below: 




Da Nang, Hanoi


Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Penang

South Korea

Busan, Seoul-Incheon


Wuhan, Beijing, Shanghai-Pudong, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Xiamen, Chengdu, Guilin, Kaohsiung, Nanjing, Nanning


Clark, Manila


Kaohsiung, Taipei - Taoyuan


Bangkok-Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi,




Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita


Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta

Other useful information


- When shopping or dining in Macau, tourists should ask a price before purchasing. Macau holds claim to housing the glitziest stores in the world. But what is the most important that due to its free port status, brands can be bought at considerably lower prices.

- Many shops accept credit cards (Visa or Master Card). When paying for goods or anything with a credit card, tourists should check carefully receipts, retain the receipt or ask for an invoice and check right away to see the name, address and phone number of a store/restaurant/hotel on the bills.

- Major currencies used in Macau are Hong Kong dollar, Yuan (China), and Macanese Pataca (MOP), they all are equally accepted. Tourists should change their currencies to one of three mentioned currencies when traveling to Macau.

- Macau is considered one of the world’s casino centers, so local people can speak several languages, in particular Chinese, English, and Portuguese.

- Trishaw - a form of cyclo in Macau is an interesting means of transportatin to get around the city. 

- To avoid unwanted incidents when traveling by taxis in Macau, tourists should pay attention to record the driver's name and car number on the license usually located right next to the meter. 

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