The Baiyun International airport of Guangzhou is China's second busiest with over 40 million passengers a year. The airport serves the city of Guangzhou and the province Guangdong, formerly known as Canton, and is a major hub to other destinations in China.
This airport replaces the old and by now closed Baiyin airport and therefore it is sometimes called New Baiyun Airport. It is constructed recently and opened in 2004.
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Which airlines fly to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport?
- China Southern Airlines
- China Eastern Airlines
- Shenzhen Airlines
- Air China
- Hainan Airlines
- Shanghai Airlines
- Sichuan Airlines
- Shandong Airlines
There are more airlines flying to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. See here for a complete list of airlines flying to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport or look for flights to Guangzhou.
Where is Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport located?
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located in Huadu District, 25 kilometers north of Guangzhou center.
How to get from the airport to Guangzhou city centre by public transport?
If you do not have a lot of luggage then it is easiest to take Metro Line 3 at the lower level of the terminal, a one way ticket is about RMB 12. Otherwise better to take a taxi or the Airport Express bus. The Airport Express bus is also available outside the Arrival hall. There are several lines to different parts of Guangzhou. Ticket prices are about RMB 16 but can reach RMB 60 to outer destinations. There is no direct bus from the airport to Macau or Hong Kong. If you want to go there, you would need to take a bus or metro to the bus station or East Railway Station first.
How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Guangzhou city centre?
Taxi's are available outside the Arrival Hall, a ride into town would cost about RMB 130, including the toll fee. Be aware, there may be a long line at the taxi stand.
All prices quoted here were found in May 2016
What are popular destinations from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport?
Most flights from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport are to Shanghai and to Beijing but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by China Southern Airlines. Every day there are flights to 85 destinations from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. Here are the most popular destinations:
- 1. Shanghai: Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)
- 2. Beijing: Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
- 3. Chongqing: Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG)
- 4. Hangzhou: Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH)
- 5. Bangkok: Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
- 6. Xi an: Xi'an Xianyang International Airport (XIY)