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Pearl River Delta Ships

Shenzhen has eight ports, including Yantian Port, Shekou Port, Fuyong Port and Chiwan Port. Among them, Shekou Port (蛇口港) and Fuyong Port (福永码头) are the most popular terminals for passenger transport ferries. Passengers can take ferries from Shenzhen to Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport, Kowloon, Macau and Zhuhai.

Shekou Port 蛇口客运码头

Shekou Port is located at 1 Shekou Gangwan First Road, Nanshan District (南山区蛇口港湾一路1号), and is the most convenient port in Shenzhen. It has four regular lines to and from Zhuhai, Macau and Hong Kong, and nonscheduled lines between Shenzhen and the islands around the city. Passengers can take buses 113, K113, 226, 204, K204, 331, 31, 332, 329, 328, 105, K105, 70 or 355, or Shenzhen Baoan Airport Shuttle Bus 10 to get to Shekou Port.

Shekou Port Services and Facilities

Ticketing and Waiting: There are two ticket halls on the first floor of the Shekou Ferry Terminal Building: the one on the west side is for tickets to Zhuhai and the other is on the east side and is for tickets to Hong Kong and Macau. After buying tickets, passengers can go to one of two waiting halls, which are on the second level for Hong Kong and Macau ferries. There are two small duty free shops on the first and second floors of the terminal building, and a Western-style restaurant is located between the waiting halls.

5-day visas for Shenzhen are obtainable at Shekou Ferry Terminal (before 6pm).

Four Main Lines

Shenzhen to Zhuhai

The ferry from Shenzhen to Zhuhai (Jiuzhou Port, 九州港) takes about one hour, and a ticket costs 95 yuan for an adult and 48 yuan for a child and for a senior above 65 years of age. The ferry from Shenzhen to Zhuhai is available from 07:30 to 21:30, and it departs every half hour (07:30–17:00) and one hour (17:45–21:30). The ferry from Zhuhai to Shenzhen is available from 08:00 to 21:30, and it also departs every half hour (08:00–18:30) and one hour (19:30–21:30).
Note: The ferry departing at 21:30 is only available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Shenzhen to Macau

Shekou Port to New Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal in Macau (新港澳码头)

  • The voyage takes about 60 minutes.
  • The ferry from Shekou Port departs at 08:45, 10:30, 13:30, 14:45, 16:45 and 19:30.
  • The ferry from Macau departs at 10:15, 12:00, 15:00, 16:15, 18:00 and 20:45.
  • Ticket prices: 171 yuan for an adult and 75 yuan for a child for a common seat, 271 yuan for an adult and 100 yuan for a child for a first-class seat.

Shekou Port to Macau Interior Harbor (粤通码头)

  • The voyage takes about 80 minutes.
  • The ferry from Shekou Port departs at: 08:15, 09:45, 11:45, 15:45 and 18:30 (ticket fare is 150 yuan for an adult and 75 yuan for a child).
  • The ferry from Macau departs at: 10:00, 14:00, 16:30, 18:15 and 20:15 (ticket fare is 150 yuan for an adult and 85 yuan for a child)

Shenzhen to Hong Kong

Shekou Port to Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal, Hong Kong (香港港澳码头)

  • The voyage takes about 60 minutes and the ticket fare is 110 yuan for an economy-class seat and 145 yuan for a super-class seat, and50 yuan and 85 yuan, respectively, for a senior over 65 years of age or a child younger than 6 years of age.
  • The ferry departing from Shekou Port at 07:45, 10:12, 11:45, 14:00, 16:30 and 19:15
  • The ferry departing from Hong Kong at 07:45, 09:00, 11:30, 13:00 (to HKIA first), 15:15, 18:00 and 20:30

Concessionary Ticket Fare

  • The price of a round-trip ticket is 140 yuan for an economy-class seat and 220 yuan for a super-class seat.
  • The price of a round-trip ticket for two people (boarding together) is 90 yuan for an economy-class seat, available from Friday to Sunday and on Mainland China and Hong Kong public holidays.
  • The price of a family round-trip ticket for three or more people is 80 yuan for an economy-class seat and 160 yuan for a super-class seat, available from Friday to Sunday and on Mainland China and Hong Kong public holidays.
  • A single ticket for three people together is 50 yuan per person, available from Friday to Sunday and on Mainland China and Hong Kong public holidays.

Shekou Port to Hong Kong Tuen Mun Ferry Pier, Hong Kong (香港屯门码头)

The voyage takes about 30 minutes, and the price is 38 yuan per person. The ferry from Shekou Port departs at 15:35 and the ferry from Hong Kong departs at 16:30, every day.

Shekou Port to Pier of Hong Kong International Airport (香港国际机场码头)

  • The voyage takes about 30 minutes.
  • The ferry departs from Shekou Port at 08:15, 08:45, 10:30, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:45, 18:30 and 19:30, and the ticket fare is 260 yuan for an economy-class seat (140 yuan for a child) and 290 yuan for a super-class seat (150 yuan for a child).
  • The ferry departs from Hong Kong at 09:00, 10:15, 11:00, 12:30, 13:15, 13:45, 14:30 and 15:30, and the price is HK$220 for an economy-class seat (HK$120 for a child) and 290 yuan for a super-class seat (150 yuan for a child).

Fuyong Port 福永码头

Fuyong Port is about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from Shenzhen Baoan International Airport. Passengers at the airport can take free shuttle buses from the terminal building directly to Fuyong Port. The buses are available at Gate 3, Arrival Hall, Terminal A and Gate 6, Arrival Hall, Terminal B. Check the ferry timetable. Ferries from Fuyong Port arrive at Hong Kong and Macau.

Fuyong Port to SkyPier, Hong Kong

Fuyong Port, 福永码头, is at Shenzhen International Airport. Passengers at the airport can get to the port by taking free shuttle buses from the terminal buildings. The buses are available at Gate 3, Arrival Hall, Terminal A and Gate 6, Arrival Hall, Terminal B. Passengers can take a ferry directly from the airport to Hong Kong or Macau. The voyage takes 40 minutes and passengers can buy tickets at the ticket counter at Fuyong Port or at SkrPier (海天客运码头) (a port being attached to Hong Kong International Airport). The ticket fare includes a HK$50 service charge, a HK$20 departure tax and fee and a HK$15 fuel oil surcharge.

  • The ferry from Shenzhen departs at: 10:15, 11:30, 13:30, 15:00, 16:45, 19:15 and 20:00
  • The ferry from Hong Kong departs at: 08:30, 10:00, 11:30, 13:00, 15:00, 18:00 and 18:30

Ticket Fare for Haitian Port →Shenzhen Fuyong Port (HK$)

Seat

Luxury Seat

Common Seat

Adult

395

295

Children (aged from 2 years to 12 years old)

300

225

Children (aged under 2 years old)

205

155

Ticket Fare for Shenzhen Fuyong Port→Hong Kong  Haitian Port (yuan)

Adult

398

348

Children (aged from 2 years to 12 years old)

245

225

Children (aged under 2 years old)

170

155

Ship Transportation for the Airport ?Macau

Passengers also can take a ship at Fuyong Port at Shenzhen International Airport to Macau, which arrives at Taipa Port (氹仔码头) or Waigang Port (外港码头) in Macau. Tickets can be bought 30 days in advance, and children over one year of age must have a paid ticket. The ticket fare is 196 for an adult, which includes a departure fee.

  • The ship from Macau Waigang Port to Shenzhen Airport departs at: 11:30, 12:45, 15:30, 16:15 and 19:30
  • The ships from Shenzhen Airport to Macau Waigang Port departs at: 09:30, 11:00, 13:30, 14:30 and 17:30
  • The ship from Shenzhen Airport to Taipa Port departs at16:00, and returns at 17:30.