Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Guide (CAN)

Airport info
Code: CAN
Address:
Guangzhou, China
Location:

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located 28km (17 miles) north of Guangzhou city centre. It straddles the border of the northern Renhe Town in the district of Baiyun and Xinhua Town in the district of Huadu.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +86
Telephone:
+86 20 3606 6999
Timezone: GMT ++08:00

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is the main airport of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, in the southeast of China. Our guide to the airport includes essential information about the airport, including details of terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.

Airport news

A new terminal is scheduled to open within the airport by 2018; a new subway line connecting the city and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, plus an inter-city railway station, are also under construction. There are also plans for new car parking facilities.

Information

There are several information desks (tel: +86 20 3606 6999), both on the first and the third floors of the terminal building. English is spoken by information officers.

Website
www.gbiac.net
Transfer between terminals

Terminals A and B are situated on opposite sides of the same complex, and can be reached on foot.

Driving directions

A new six-lane expressway connects the airport directly with the city. From Guangzhou city centre, take the S41 northbound, which leads directly to the terminal. The total drive time from Guangzhou to the airport is approximately 35 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus:Several frequent Airport Express bus routes link Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport with numerous destinations in central Guangzhou and other destinations in the Pearl River Delta region. Bus services depart from immediately outside the arrivals areas.

Taxi:Fixed-fare taxis are available outside the arrivals areas. The journey time to central Guangzhou is 30-60 minutes.

Terminal facilities

Money

ATMs, a bank, and a foreign currency exchange service are all located in the terminal building.

Communication

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, along with several stationary internet kiosks. Charging points for electronic equipment are also available throughout the terminal. There are also two post offices in the terminal building.

Food

There are numerous cafés and restaurants at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, offering both Chinese and Western options. These eateries can be found in both the arrivals and the departures areas of the airport.

Shopping

There is a good range of shops at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. In addition to the duty-free shops, there are retailers selling electrical appliances, clothes, books, jewellery, cosmetics, leather items, local craft items and wine and cigarettes. There is also a convenience store in the terminal building.

Luggage

There are left luggage facilities on the first and third levels in the terminal building (tel: +86 20 3606 6859). A lost and found office is located in the departure hall on the third floor (tel: +86 20 3606 6763 [domestic]; or +86 20 8613 0102 [international]).

Other

There are several children's playrooms in the departure hall and a baby changing room in the arrivals hall. The terminal first aid station (tel: +86 20 8613 3851) is located in the arrivals hall on the first floor.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are business centres with fax machines, printers, computers and copy machines on the first and third levels of the terminal building. Meeting and conference facilities are offered at the nearby Pullman Hotel (tel: +86 20 3606 8866; www.pullmanhotels.com).

Disabled facilities

The airport is fully accessible for wheelchair users. There are adapted toilets for disabled passengers, as well as lifts connecting all floors of the terminal building. Specified parking spaces are also available for disabled travellers, located close to the terminal.

Car parking

There are two car parks at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, an outdoor parking area and a large, covered car park. Both short-term and long-term parking is available. In addition, there are several smaller VIP car parks.

Car rental

Self-drive cars are available, although most visitors to China opt to hire a car with a driver (often from their hotel).

Hotels

There is one hotel located on-site at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport; a luxury offering a short walk from the terminal complex. Other, more budget, options are available in the surrounding area, but most have Chinese-only websites.


Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Airport

+86 20 3606 8866

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport’s official hotel, the 460-room Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Airport is located about five minutes' walk from the terminal. It offers all the amenities one would expect of a large international hotel, plus a golf course and other sporting facilities.

1 Konggang Road, 510470, Guangdong, China

Grand Peak Hotel

+86 20 8689 1888

10 minutes' drive from the airport, the Grand Peak is a large mid-range hotel. It offers three restaurants, conference facilities, a gymnasium, an outdoor pool and a nightclub.

2 Jinghu Avenue, Huadu, 510800, Guangzhou, China

Southern Airlines Pearl Hotel

+86 20 8613 8868

Situated 2km (3 miles) south of the airport complex, this hotel offers a complimentary airport shuttle service. On-site amenities include a choice of restaurants, an outdoor pool and meeting facilities.

Konggang Road, Huadu Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
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