Airports in Guangzhou
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located 17 miles (28km) from central Guangzhou in the south-eastern part of China. One of the country's busiest airports, Guangzhou processes nearly 41 million passengers each year. Flights to this airport are available from more than 100 destinations worldwide, including Tokyo, Paris, Amsterdam, Melbourne, Bangkok, Cairo, Dubai, Antananarivo, Doha and Istanbul, in addition to many cities across China.
The facility is new and fairly modern, but many western travellers are disconcerted by the level of chaos inside: food prices fluctuate according to vendor preference, poorly-ventilated smoking areas are located next to child-care rooms, and long queues are hard to escape. Luckily the airport is in the middle of an expansion and reconstruction that should improve efficiency as it increases the airport's capacity to 75 million passengers per year.
The airport is situated 17 miles (28km) from Guangzhou city centre.
Getting to the city
There is an Airport Express bus and local taxis that transport passengers to and from Guangzhou city.
+86 (020) 3606 6315.
Guangzhou Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
Become our Guangzhou Travel Expert
We are looking for contributors for our Guangzhou travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Guangzhou or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.
We use our thorough knowledge of the travel opportunities in China to offer you imaginative and interesting all-inclusive packages.
Bamboo sailing through karst mountains. Trek Tiger Leaping Gorge and stay at home with the Tibetans. Build your own China adventure.
iExplore designs made-to-order, privately-guided adventure tours to China and over 200 other world wonders. Come Back Different!
Intrepid Travel, one of the world's leading suppliers of small group adventures focused on getting off the beaten track, interacting with the locals and having real life experiences throughout China.