Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

Airport Code: HGH

 Location: Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport is about 17 miles (27 kilometers) away from Wulin Square, the center of the downtown. This airport is about 1.5 hours' driving distance to Suzhou and 2.5 hours' driving distance to Shanghai.
Xiaoshan Airport Transfer

 Brief Intro: Hangzhou Airport is considered a Garden Airport due to its verdant setting and floral gardens and is one of the most important territorial airports in China. Currently, this airport is home to 55 airlines. It operates flights to 86 domestic cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xi'an and Guangzhou. In addition, it offers flights to 35 international cities/areas like Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam, Bangkok and Singapore.

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Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

From Jan. 30, 2016, 144-Hour Visa-Free Policy is available to facilitate passport holders of 53 countries and regions when making an international transfer via Xiaoshan Airport. Passengers can enter and exit from this airport, Nanjing Lukou Aiport or any port in Shanghai.
Read details about 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit in Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang.

Terminal Buildings

Nowadays, there are three terminals in this airport: T1, T2 and T3. T3 was newly-built and was put into service on 30th, Dec., 2012. With an area of 203,300 square yards (170,000 square meters), it greatly reduces the pressure of the other two terminal buildings. Besides, all international flights depart from T2 (Terminal A) and domestic flights depart from T1 & T3 (Terminal B).

Airline Companies

Terminal A: Eva Air (BR), Mandarin Airlines (AE), Asiana Airlines (OZ), Dragon Air (KA), Air Macau (NX), Air Hong Kong (HX), HK Express (HO), Transasia Airways (GE), Uni Air (B7), All Nippon Airways (NH), AirAsia (D7), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Jetstar Airways, Korean Air (KE), Philippine Airlines (PAL)

Terminal B: Air China (CA), Spring Airlines (9C), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Shandong Airlines (SC), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Okay Airways (BK), Chengdu Airlines (EU), Tibetan Airlines (TV), Hebei Airlines (NS), China Express Airlines (G5), JoyAir (JR), Kunming Airline (KY), Dalian Airline (CA), Juneyao Airlines (HO), Qingdao Airlines (QW), Loong Air (GL), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Shanghai Airlines (FM), China United Airlines (KN), Hainan Airlines (HU), Capital Airlines (JD), Lucky Air (8L), Tianjin Airlines (GS), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Xiamen Airlines (MF)

 Boarding Tips
1. In order to complete the boarding procedures in time, passengers should arrive at the airport 2 hours before the departure time. All the check-in counters will be closed 40 minutes before the departure time, except that to catch the flight to Amsterdam because its check-in counters are closed 60 minutes before departure.
2. If passengers do not have luggage, please check in through no-luggage counters. If one gets an e-ticket, it is ok to check in via the automatic check-in machine.
 For passengers to and from this airport, both shuttle buses and taxis are available. At present, there are shuttle buses to over 20 directions, including downtown Hangzhou, Xiaoshan District, Shaoxing (Keqiao), Yiwu, Jinhua, Suzhou, Qingtian, Zhuji, Hengdian, Huzhou, Xinchang, Shengzhou, Jiaxing, Haining, Yongkang, Jiaojiang, Luqiao, Wuzhen, Anji, Shangyu, Linping, Quzhou and Linhai.

Pick up luggage, Hangzhou Airport
Pick up Luggage, Hangzhou Airport
Baggage Claim, Baggage Carts, Baggage Packing, Storage and Lost & Found, Currency Exchange, etc.

 Transit Guide (I=International Flight  D=Domestic Flight)

 I to I Transit
As international flights are all operated out of the Terminal A now, passengers with on-going boarding passes just need to affirm their boarding gate information on the display screen or by asking the staff, and then walk to the Departure Level and wait for your flight at the correspondent waiting area. If you don't have your next boarding pass, you need to claim your luggage and go to International Departure Level to finish the boarding procedure. All international flights are in Terminal A.

 I to D Transit
Passengers with on-going boarding passes need to pass Quarantine, Customs and Security Screening before going to Terminal B Domestic Waiting Level for your next flight. If you don't have your next boarding pass, you need to do the International Arrival procedure and claim your luggage, and then go to Terminal B and finish the Domestic Departure procedure.
 D to I Transit

Hangzhou Airport Intercity Bus
Hangzhou Airport Intercity Bus
Passengers who transfer from a domestic flight to an international one need more than 1.5 hours for transit. If you have your next flight's boarding pass, you just need to affirm your boarding gate information and then walk to the International Waiting Hall in Terminal A and wait for your flight. If you don't have a boarding pass, you need to claim your luggage and finish the International Departure procedure and wait for your flight at the correspondent waiting area in Terminal A.
 D to D Transit
When transferring from one domestic flight to another, passengers with on-going boarding passes just need to disembark and walk to the corresponding waiting hall to wait for your next flight. Passengers without boarding passes need to claim their luggage and find the check-in counter and finish the procedure for Domestic Departures.

1. Passengers can ask the ground service staff for help when need to transit flights.
2. For passengers that need to wait overnight for a transit, you can wait in the hotels around the airport. Most of the hotels have free shuttle service to and from the airport.

- Last modified on Sep. 05, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport
Asked by Zuba from UNITED KINGDOM | Oct. 14, 2019 08:43Reply
I will be traveling to Hangzhou airport from Amsterdam on my way to Zhengzhou airport
by KLM airlines. My transit time at Hangzhou airport is 2hrs to catch my flight to Zhengzhou by Xiamen airlines. Is 2hrs enough to complete the immigration+custom and to go to terminal B to catch the Xiamen flight?
Answers (1)
Answered by Charlotte from USA | Oct. 15, 2019 00:52

I am afraid that the time is tight. Generally speaking, you need to prepare 2.5 to 3 hours to finish those transfer procedures.
Asked by Dinh Tran from USA | Sep. 28, 2019 01:38Reply
What is the best way to get Hangzhou airport? Flight out time is 9:30am.
What is the location and the bus number that take me to the Hangzhou hgh airport? Subway train start around 6:30am. Should I take taxi to East Train station before 5:30 am and catch the bus first to the airport? It will take an hour to get there? .
Thank you for any help.
Answers (1)
Answered by Molly from CANADA | Sep. 29, 2019 20:08

The point is where do you start off to the airport? If you want to take shuttle bus from Hangzhou East railway station, then the first bus departs at 5:30 and takes around 1 hour on the way.
Asked by Sampson from CAMEROON | Sep. 04, 2019 23:58Reply
How can I reach Zhejiang University of Science and Technology from Hangzhou East Railway station?
Your prompt reply would be highly appreciated, thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Charlie from CANADA | Sep. 05, 2019 19:17

You can take metro line 1 to Wulin Square Station, Exit E. Then take bus no. B7 Branch Line to the destination.
Asked by ArtTan from PHILIPPINES | Jul. 15, 2019 10:45Reply
Three Persons travelling together to Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport from Xiasha
Please let me know how we can travel together (3) three of us from Xiasha district to HGH. Are there taxis who could take three people with four luggage? (We are husband and wife and a son.)
Answers (1)
Answered by kathy from USA | Jul. 15, 2019 19:46

I'm not clear about the size of your luggage. The taxi might fit it or not, but the cab fare is around CNY200-220.

The public transport: You can take bus No.436 from Xinqiao Station to West Coach Station, then transfer to shuttle bus near here (Line West Coach Station) to the airport. It takes around 3 hours with CNY25.
Asked by Jeff from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 06, 2019 21:52Reply
Need to go to the Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport in the Sunday morning.
from the East Train station. When is the first airport bus to airport? How long the bus duration from east train station to the air port? Thanks.
Answers (1)
Answered by Jayden from USA | Jul. 08, 2019 17:54

The first bus departs at 5:30 and takes around 1 hour on the way.
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