Zhuhai is an important harbor city along the southern coast of China. With such excellent condition of many islands and ports, it is called 'City of a Hundred Islands' and enjoys developed water carriage, facilitating the transportation of both cargoes and passengers. The following is information on the three main passenger ports:
Focusing on enormous passenger transport, Jiuzhou Port is a sea transport hub of south China and even the Asia-Pacific Region. It has direct sea routes every day to Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and many other ports within or without Guangdong Province. Now, ships have become the fastest and most convenient vehicle for traveling between Zhuhai and Hong Kong or Shenzhen. It takes just an hour or so from Zhuhai to these two cities.
Ships from Hong Kong to Jiuzhou Port depart every one hour between 07:30 and 21:30. It takes about one hour and ten minutes and costs HKD165 (about CNY161) per person for the tourist class, HKD175 (about CNY171) per person for the first-class cabin, and HKD205 (about CNY201) per person for the VIP cabin. The return ships from Jiuzhou Port to Hong Kong operate between 08:00 and 21:30 at an interval of about one hour. The charge is CNY150 per person for the tourist class, CNY160 per person for the first-class cabin, and CNY190 per person for the VIP cabin. Any change of schedule is subject to the port’s notice. Passenger ships between Jiuzhou Port of Zhuhai and Shekou Port of Shenzhen depart every half an hour during the operating time every day. The ships operate from 07:30 to 18:00 in Shenzhen Shekou Port while from 08:00 to 18:00 in Zhuhai Jiuzhou Port. The operating time extends to 18:30 between April 1 and August 31 however shortens to 17:30 from October 16 to January 15 the next year. The whole journey takes about one hour and costs CNY70 per person. Any change of schedule is subject to the port’s notice.
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Address: No.599, South Qinglu Road, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai
Bus Routes: 3, 4, 12, 23, 25, 26, 99, Sightseeing Bus 02
Jiuzhou Port Tel:0756-3333359 3332113
On-line ticket booking is available at http://www.zhjzg.com
This is another important passenger port of Zhuhai, operating a sea route to Hong Kong. A passenger ship from Hong Kong to Doumen departs every day at 8:35 and makes the return voyage to Hong Kong at 16:30. The whole journey takes less than two hours and costs HKD160 (about CNY156) per person from Hong Kong to Zhuhai while CNY138 per person from Zhuhai to Hong Kong.
Address: Baijiao Town, Doumen District, Zhuhai
Bus Route: 304
Doumen Port Tel: 0756-5511060
Wanzai Port provides a sea route to the adjacent Macao. Ships between Wanzai Port and the No.16 Yuetong Port of Macao depart from both sides about eight times between 08:30 and 16:30. The journey takes only ten minutes and costs HKD12 (about CNY11.7) per person from Macao to Zhuhai while CNY15 per person from Zhuhai to Macao.
Address: South Nanwan Road, Wanzai, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai
Bus Routes: 5, 14, 30, 60
Wanzai Port Tel: 0756-8822088 8823460