I am planning a trip to Macau, then to somewhere in Mainland China. I saw that flights from Zhuhai to Mainland China are cheaper that flights from Macau or Hong Kong to the same places. I have the necessary documents to enter both Mainland China and Hong Kong/Macau. The problem is with getting to Zhuhai Airport from Macau.
I saw, in my research, that there are two border crossings between Macau and Zhuhai: Gongbei Port (拱北口岸) and Hengqin Port (横琴口岸). Gongbei port looks to be really busy during the day, so that seems out of the question, as I am in a rush (only half a day in Macau). After further consultation of the sources, I stumbled upon this from this source:
Hengqin Port - Connecting southern Zhuhai with Cotai, this port is a little out of the way from onward transportation on the mainland. However, it provides an extremely quick crossing and easy access to, or from, the Macau airport. Open 24 hours a day.
My questions are:
- Do any connections exist between Hengqin Port and Zhuhai Airport? Do I have to take a taxi, or does public transportation exist? Maybe there's a subway in Zhuhai? (My sources say no, but I'm having trouble finding up-to-date information on this topic)
- Is the HKMZ bridge a feasible option (feasible meaning doable within the span of 3-5 hours)?
- How long of a wait is it to pass customs and immigration at the ports?
English is not my first language, so please excuse me if any spelling or grammar mistakes were made.