Sanya Phoenix International Airport

Sanya Phoenix International Airport (SYX)


The airport is located nine miles (15km) from Sanya city centre.

Getting to the city

Airport buses are available from 10am to 8pm, with a bus departing every hour, charging around CNY 15.


GMT +8

Car rental

There are a number of local car rental companies represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis to downtown are available from the designated taxi pickup area located outside the domestic terminal. A single trip to downtown Sanya costs between CNY40 and CNY 60.

Transfer between terminals

All three terminals are located in the same building and are within walking distance of one another.


Airport facilities include restaurants, shopping, wheelchair facilities, banks, ATMs, currency exchange, a smoking room, baby care room, and first aid. The airport also has a VIP lounge and business lounge.


The domestic parking lot provides parking for 2,567 cars, the international terminal parking lot has 155 parking spaces and the VIP terminal parking lot provides parking for 131 vehicles. Parking is free for the first ten minutes and, depending on vehicle type, starts at CNY 6 for the first hour and CNY 3 for each additional hour up to a daily maximum of CNY 30; with a charge of up to CNY 12 for each additional 12 hours.




Free wifi access is available at Sanya Phoenix International Airport throughout all terminals.

Sanya Phoenix International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.