Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

 Notice: Currently, the T2 and International Terminal are closed for interior renovation and when they start to use is not decided. All international and domestic flights arrive and departure from T3 now.  

Code: WUH

 Location: Wuhan Tianhe International Airport is about 1km (0.6 mi) southeast of Tianhe Street, Huangpi District, and is about 25km (16 mi) to the city center.
Wuhan Airport Transfer

 Brief Intro: It has three terminal buildings, T1, T2 and T3: T2 is located at the southwest side of the terminal area, whereas T1 is at southeast side. Besides, the T3 serve the public on Aug.31st, 2017. At present, there are more than 35 airlines in the airport. They operate about 170 air routes, including 53 international ones. The airport serves flights to 72 domestic cities and 47 international cities and areas. The domestic destinations are Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Chengdu, Chongqing and some others, and the international ones include Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Tokyo, Bangkok, Maldives, Dubai, Rome, Moscow, Kuala Lumpur, Paris, etc

 Passengers from 53 countries, such as USA, Russia, United Kingdom, France, Japan, South Korea and Singapore, can enjoy up to 144 hours free transit when they take an international transfer at the Tianhe International Airport.
Read details about 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit in Wuhan.

 Wuhan Flights (brief introduction & flight search)

Terminal Buildings

 T1 (International Terminal): Covering a building area of about 5,130 ㎡ (1.3 acres), this terminal is only a transitional terminal building before the completion of T3. It is now only open to tourist charter flight and individual flight. One feature of the new terminal is that both departure hall and arrival hall are in the same floor. Thus, it is very convenient for passenger to finish the procedure of departure or arrival.

 T2 (Terminal 2): Terminal 2 was opened to public in 2008. It is a three-storey building with an area of about 23,000㎡(57 acres). The equipment room and parking lot are on the underground floor, while the arrival hall is on the first above ground floor and the departure hall is on the second floor. There are 72 check-in counters, 23 inspection channels and 17 waiting zones in T2. Wifi broad band service is provided in this terminal building so that passengers can access to net when waiting for the flights.

 T3 (Terminal 3): 1F: Passenger Distributing Center
2F: Domestic & International Arrival Hall, Baggage Collection
3F: Domestic Departure Hall
4F: International Departure Hall
B1 Floor: Baggage Sorting, Transportation Dispatch Center

Airline Companies

AirAsia, AirAsia X, Air China, Air France, All Nippon Airways, Beijing Capital Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Chengdu Airlines, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Chongqing Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Joy Air, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Kunming Airlines, Lion Air, Lucky Air, Malaysia Airlines, Maldivian Airlines, Malindo Air, Mandarin Airlines, New Gen Airways, Shandong Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, SilkAir, Spring Airlines, Spring Airlines Japan, Thai AirAsia, Tianjin Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, West Air, Xiamen Airline

 Note: Passengers travelling with all airlines are suggested to arrive in airport 2 hours in advance for check-in. The check-in counters of all international and domestic flights will be closed 40 minutes before departure.

Check-in Area Chart in T3

 International & HK, Macau, Taiwan Flight
H11-H15: China Southern Airlines
H16-H18: China Eastern Airlines
H19-H20: Air China
H01-H10: Other Airlines

 Domestic Flight
J01-J10: China Southern Airlines
J11-J20: China Eastern Airlines
K01-K08: Air China & Shenzhen Airlines
K09-K20: Other Airlines



Tianhe Airport Railway Station is right under the Airport Transportation Center. Passengers can easily transfer between flight and train. The journey to Hankou Railway Station only takes 14 minutes, and it costs CNY7 for a second class seat and CNY8 for a first class seat. The train to Xiaogan Railway Station takes around half an hour, costing CNY13 for a second class seat and CNY16 for a first class seat.


Take metro line 2, and arrive at T3 of Tianhe Airport, Exit B.

Airport Shuttle Bus: 

Bus Line Main Stops Operating Hours Frequency Duration Ticket  Fare
Line 1 Fujiapo Long-distance Bus Station → Hongji Bus Station → Civil Aviation Community → T3 of the Airport 06:00 – 20:00 30 minutes (07:00 - 20:00) 90 minutes CNY32
T3 of the Airport → Qintai → Fujiapo Long-distance Bus Station 08:30 – the arrival of the last flight 30 minutes 90 minutes CNY22 for Qintai;
CNY32 for Fujiapo Long-distance Bus Station
Line 2 Hongji Bus Station → Civil Aviation Community →T3 of the Airport 06:10 – 20:15 60 minutes (08:15 - 20:15)
Note: No bus is arranged between 07:00 and 08:00.

90 minutes

Line 3 Xinhua Road (Meilian Holiday Hotel) → Jinjiadun Long-distance Bus Station → Civil Aviation Community → T3 of the Airport 06:20 – 20:20 30 minutes (06:35 - 20:05) 60 minutes CNY17
T3 of the Airport → Civil Aviation Community → Jinjiadun Long-distance Bus Station → Xinhua Road/Hangkou Road (Meilian Holiday Hotel) 08:30 – the arrival of the last flight 30 minutes 60 minutes CNY17
Line 4 Jinjiadun Long-distance Bus Station (Hankou Railway Station) → Civil Aviation Community → T3 of the Airport 06:05 – 20:40 30 minutes (06:05 - 20:05) 40 minutes CNY17
T3 of the Airport → Civil  Aviation Community → Jinjiadun Long-distance Bus Station (Hankou Railway Station) 08:30 – the arrival of the last flight 30 minutes 40 minutes CNY17
Line 5 Wuhan Railway Station → T3 of the Airport 09:00 – 20:00 30 minutes 70 minutes CNY37
T3 of the Airport → Xudong → Wuhan Railway Station 09:30 – 21:00 30 minutes 70 minutes CNY32 for Xudong;
CNY37 for Wuhan Railway Station
Line 6 Hanyang Bus Station (Hanyang Railway Station) → T3 of the Airport 07:30, 08:40, 10:00, 11:20, 12:40, 14:00, 15:20, 16:40, 18:00 -- 60 minutes CNY22
T3 of the Airport → Hanyang Wangjiawan → Hanyang Bus Station (Hanyang Railway Station) 09:05, 10:25, 11:45, 12:05, 13:25, 14:45, 15:05, 16:25, 17:45 -- 60 minutes CNY22
Line 7 Xinrongcun Bus Station (Xinrongcun Parking Lot) → T3 of the Airport 09:00 – 17:30 30 minutes 50 minutes CNY35
T3 of the Airport → Xinrongcun Bus Station 10:30 – 19:00 30 minutes 50 minutes CNY35

Long-distance buses running from Tianhe Airport to nearby cities:

Destinations Departure Time Return Schedule Duration Ticket Fare
Xiangyang 10:00, 11:00, 11:50, 13:00, 14:00, 14:50, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 19:50 -- 4 hours CNY136
Suizhou 12:00, 14:00, 16:30, 19:00 08:30, 10:30, 13:00, 15:30 2 hours CNY100
Huangshi 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 17:30, 19:00, 21:00 -- 2 hours CNY70
Ezhou 10:00, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30, 16:00, 19:00, 20:30 05:30, 07:00, 09:30, 11:30, 13:30, 16:00, 17:30 2 hours CNY60
Jingmen 14:10, 17:10, 19:30 08:30, 09:50, 12:10, 13:30 3 hours CNY120
Guangshui 12:30, 15:50, 19:50 09:00, 16:00 1 hour and 40 minutes CNY100
Taoxian 10:30, 12:30, 14:30, 17:00, 19:00, 21:30 -- 1.5 hours CNY100


 Duty-free Shops: International Departures Hall, 027-85818577

International Arrivals Hall (Level 1): fast food, drinks, snacks
Opening Hours: 24 hrs
Tel: 027-85818451

International Departures Hall (Level 2): western food
Opening Hours: upon international flight schedules
Tel: 027-85818451

Restricted Area (Level 2): bar, fast food
Opening Hours: 24 hrs
Tel: 027-85818469

Domestic Departures Hall (Level 2): tea, drinks, fast food, Chinese cuisine
Tel: 027-85818469, 027-85818468

 Smoking Room: Level 2

 Commercial Center: Well located in the terminal, the Commercial Center provides faxing, copying, internet surfing, mobile recharging, IC cards sales and mail services.
Tel: 027-85819133, 027-85818465

 Car Parks: Right in front of the terminal, the car parks cover a total area of 432,000 sq m (107 acres) and offer 570 parking spaces.
Tel: 027-85818279, 027-85818280
Parking Charges:

Daily Car Park (per hour) Overnight Car Park (24 hours)
Small cars or mini vans CNY 5 CNY 35
Large vans CNY 10 CNY 35


 Hotlines: 027-85818494, 027-85818413

 Bank: A branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China is available for money withdrawal and deposit, foreign currency exchanging as well as Visa and MasterCard services.
Tel: 027-85818538, 027-85818348

 Easy Boarding Club: 027-85818111, 027-85818222

 Medical Service: Clinics are equipped in the terminal for free medical consultation, blood pressure measuring and temporary care of invalids. The Emergency Center, which is located about 300m (328 yards) to the terminal, is open 24 hours for medical treatment and ambulance services.
Tel: 027-85818310 (clinics), 027-85818617, 85818687 (Emergency Center)

Airport Enquiry: 0086-027-8581 8888
Southern Airlines Enquiry: 0086-027-8530 0000
Eastern Airlines Enquiry: 0086-027-6362 3820

- Last updated on Aug. 14, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Wuhan Tianhe Airport
Asked by Azlan from MALAYSIA | Aug. 14, 2023 03:18Reply
Prayer room facilities
Hi, do you have prayer room facilities in the airport?
Answers (1)
Answered by Emily | Aug. 14, 2023 22:51

As I know, there is no prayer room in the airport.
Asked by Lyn from UGANDA | Nov. 10, 2020 16:40Reply
Baggage information details
Hello , I have a flight from China to uganda with a layover at Wuhan transferring to Seoul using T’way Airlines and. I was wondering about the baggage allowance .. please get back to me. Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Ella | Nov. 12, 2020 17:41

Oh, for the exact information, you are suggested to consult to the staff of airlines directly. As I know, some discounted tickets have different baggage allowance.
Asked by Hung nguyen from USA | Dec. 12, 2019 10:49Reply
Do i need to get luggage on a transfer flight then recheck for the next flight at Wuhan Airport?
Answers (1)
Answered by Rita from AUSTRALIA | Dec. 15, 2019 21:38

If it is an international-international transfer, I think you don't need to claim your luggage.
Asked by Edwin from SINGAPORE | Dec. 02, 2019 16:52Reply
Hotels at or near airport
My flyscoot flight arrive Wuhan on 20 December 2019 at midnight.
So I wish to stay one night in a budget hotel and on the next day take a taxi to my destination.

Which hotel should I stay. Thanks
Answers (1)
Answered by Mason from UNITED KINGDOM | Dec. 04, 2019 22:29

You are suggested to go to Xinlidu Hotel, which is located at the opposite to Gate No.8, Terminal 2.
Asked by TIMKONG | Nov. 29, 2019 20:09Reply
Will there be any public transportation serving Wuhan airport to city center after midnight?
If there is, where is the location? Thanks
Answers (1)
Answered by Kimmy from USA | Dec. 03, 2019 16:56

Yes, you can take shuttle bus line 2/3 to the downtown after midnight. Upon your landing, it is easy to follow the Engligh signs to find the Bus Ticket Counter and take shuttle bus.
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