The taxi in Macao is black with a cream roof. The flag-fall charge is MOP17.00 for the first 1600 metres, with MOP2.00 added for every 260 metres thereafter. MOP2.00 is charged for waiting per minute at the passenger’s request. There is a MOP3.00 surcharge for each item of luggage carried in the boot.
There is a MOP5.00 surcharge for boarding a taxi at Macau International Airport or journeys from Macao to Coloane. From Taipa to Coloane, a MOP2.00 surcharge applies, while there is no surcharge from Macao to Taipa or from the islands to Macao.
There is also a radio taxi service for passengers, in which the taxi will drive the passenger from his or her location at no extra charge.
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Visiting the city by bus. Most of the attractions in Macao can be reached by bus and just a few steps away from the bus stations. Bus fare in Macau costs 3.2 patacas, so it’s better to collect some coins.