Guangzhou Transportation -- By Air
New Baiyun International Airport (CAN) has been in operation since August 5, 2004. The new airport is located between Renhe Town of Baiyun District to the north and Xinhua Town of Huadu District to the east, 17 kilometers (10.6 miles) away from the old one and 28 kilometers (17.4 miles) away from Haizhu Square, the city center.
Flights from New Baiyun International Airport (CAN) connect the city with more than 150 domestic cities and over 70 international cities. The domestic flights go to Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Kunming, Chongqing, Haikou, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Guiyang, Ningbo and Lianyungang, etc. The direct international flights are to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Osaka, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Tokyo, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Sydney, Amsterdam, Frankfort, Paris and New York, etc. Flying in around 16 hours, the flight to New York departs at 18:05 every Thurs. at present.
Airport Inquiry Hotline: (+86) 020-96158 (Mandarin, Cantonese and English languages are available.)
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Guangzhou Airport Transfer
Passport holders from 53 countries and regions can be granted a 144-hour visa-free transit while in transit via Baiyun Airport. Visa is not required either for passengers by international flights who pass directly through CAN with a stopover less than 24 hours. They must however have a connecting flight and a booked seat.
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the Express Bus Station
There are 15 shuttle bus lines supplying convenient transportation for passengers between Baiyun Airport and the downtown area, including the special lines to Zengcheng and Guangzhou South Railway Station. The boarding spots are located at Gate B10-B13 of Zone B, T1; and the Bus Station west to the transportation center of T2.
Airport Intercity Bus
The airport intercity buses are operationg between Guangzhou and Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Shunde, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, Yangjiang, Foshan, Zhaoqing, Qingyuan, Shaoguan, Huizhou or Heyuan.
A taxi charges CNY12 for the first 3 kilometers (1.9 miles), and CNY2.6 for succeeding per kilometer. The waiting time charge is priced at CNY44 per hour. If the distance exceeds 15 kilometers (9.3 miles), additional 20% will be charged per next kolimeter; if it's over 25 kilometers (15.5 miles), additional 50% for every succeeding kolimeter. It's very convenient to shuttle between the downtown and the Baiyun Airport; However, it may cost much money. For example, it costs you about CNY100 from the airport to the City Railway Station.
From the underground floor of the terminal building, one can take the metro line 3, which runs to downtown Guangzhou, passing East Railway Station, South China Normal University, and Canton Tower.
Hours: 6:00 to 00:08
Frequency: 2-3 minutes in rush hours; not more than 7 minutes in off-peak hours
Transportation from Airport to Railway Station
There are four railway stations in the city, including the Railway Station, East Railway Station, South Railway Station and North Railway Station. All the railway stations are very important transportation hubs. Especially, the South/East Station is the transfer station to Hong Kong. If you have already arrived at Baiyun Airport and wants to go to the railway station, you may adopt the following itineraries:
To Guangzhou Railway Station
Suggestion: You can take the Airport Express Bus Line 1 outside of Gate B10-B13, B Zone, Arrival Hall of the Terminal 1, or at the west bus station of Transportation Center, Terminal 2. This line reaches CAAC Ticket Office, which is very near to the Railway Station.
You can also take the metro Line 3 and transfer to Line 2 at Jiahewanggang, to exit at Guangzhou Railway Station.
To East Railway Station
Suggestion: The metro line 3 could take you to reach East Railway Station directly.
To South Railway Station
Suggestion: The Airport Shuttle Bus South Railway Station Line run between Baiyun Airport and Guangzhou South Railway Station.
You may also take the metro Line 3 to Jiahewanggang, where to transfer to metro Line 2, which ends at South Railway Station.
To North Railway Station
Suggestion: Taking the metro Line 3 to Gaozeng, you can transfer to the metro line 9 to North Railway Station.
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