Guangzhou Airport

Guangzhou Airport, known officially as Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, is the main international airport of China’s Guangzhou region, and is located about 32km by road north of the city centre of Guangzhou. The current airport opened in 2004, and is comprised of one main terminal building, split into three sections - Main Terminal, Area A and Area B. All check-in counters and most stores, restaurants and passenger services are located in the Main Terminal area.

Guangzhou Airport Information

Guangzhou Airport offers a wide range of services and facilities for passengers, including two bank branches and a number of smoking areas. There is also a luxury hotel located at the airport, the Pullman Baiyun Airport Guangzhou.

For those who need to exchange currency, there is a Foreign Currency Exchange desk at the International Arrival Hall which is open between 8am and 9pm daily. If you need medical assistance, you can report to the Medical Centre, located near Gate No.25 on the first floor of the terminal building.

Free Wi-Fi is provided to all passengers throughout the terminal. Shopping and dining options are also plentiful, and are located throughout the terminal building. The majority of dining establishments can be found in the Jinlong Food Street area, located near Gates 17 and 18 of the Departure Hall.

Travel Information

Guangzhou Airport is well connected to the city centre and surrounding areas by a number of ground transport options, which include subway, shuttle buses, public buses and taxis. Subway tickets can be purchased from the self-serve ticket machines located at the airport subway station. If you’ll be staying in Guangzhou for some time, it’s recommended that you purchase a Guangzhou Transportation Smart Card, which offers a 5% discount on travel compared with buying single tickets.

Shuttle buses also run between Guangzhou Airport and various hotels in the city centre. Bus line 2A for example, departs every 45 minutes, and travels from the airport to the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza City Centre. The journey takes around 50 minutes. There are also various other buses departing from the airport to other neighbouring provinces.

If you prefer to take a taxi, you can do so from the taxi rank located outside the terminal building. Ensure the driver uses the meter. A trip to the city centre should take around 50 minutes, and cost about 120 yuan (approx. $23 AUD).

Car hire from Guangzhou Airport is also available from a number of reputable providers, as are airport transfers.

The above information is correct as of August 2016. Please check all travel details and costs closer to your dates of travel.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport can be reached by travelling from the city centre through the Jiefang Road all the way to the Airport Road and into the facility. The main route to take from the city to the airport is the S41 partial toll road.

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Guangzhou Metro Line 3 has a station at the airport, the Airport South Station.

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The airport is served by intracity and intercity buses.

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Taxi stops at the airport are located at Arrival Area A outside Gate A5, and at Arrival Area B outside Gate B6.

 Who flies to Guangzhou

 Airport Contact Details

Guangzhou Airport

Airport Integrated Office Building,
South Area,
Guangzhou 510470,

Tel:+86 (0)20 86124518

 Location Details

Longitude:113° 17' 55'' E
Latitude:23° 23' 32'' N

 Airport Location

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