About Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN)

Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport serves Xiamen, a bustling port city on China’s southeast coast in Fujian Province. This Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport guide contains important information including airport contact details and transportation options.


Airport news:

There is a new airport under construction on Dadeng Island which is scheduled to be completed by 2025.



There is an information desk opposite Gate 14 on level 2 in Terminal 4.



Driving directions:

From Xiamen city centre, head east on Xianyue Road, then north on Chenggong Avenue and follow the airport sign. The journey takes about 20 minutes when there is no traffic.


Transfer between terminals:

There is a free shuttle service connecting Gate 7 in Terminal 3 and Gate 5 in Terminal 4.


Airport Info

Huli, Xiangyun 1st Road, Xiamen,

Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport is located 12km (7 miles) from the city centre.


No. of terminals:

+86 592 96363

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Coach: There are several buses connect the airport to various places in Xiamen. For example, Route 27 takes you to the main ferry terminal, while Route 37 serves the railway station. Bus stops are located in Yuanlin Square opposite of Terminal 3, and about 100-metre outside the arrivals hall in Terminal 4.

Konggang Kueixian (tel: +86 592 570 8275), the same company that manages the free transfer shuttle between terminals, runs several express services to surrounding areas including the main ferry terminal and Wutong Wharf, among others. Wait for the service outside Gate 7 (Terminal 3) and Gate 5 (Terminal 4).

BRT is another express service that connects the airport to several hotels.

Taxi: Taxis (tel: +86 592 561 5610) are abundant; they are outside Gate 7 in Terminal 3 and outside Gate 3 in Terminal 4.


Terminal facilities


There are two currency exchange counters and several ATMs in each terminal respectively. Bank of China also has a branch in Terminal 3.



There are a couple of restaurants and cafes in each terminal. McDonald’s, KFC and three cafes are in Terminal 3. There is also a small selection of eateries in Yuanlin, the car park opposite Terminal 3.



A variety of shops, from international fashion chains to Chinese teashops, operate in both terminals. Duty-free shops are in Terminal 3.



Left-luggage facilities are available in the arrivals hall in each terminal.



There is a post office in Terminal 3, a nursing room in Terminal 4, and a medical centre in each terminal respectively.


Airport facilities

Disabled facilities:

Apart from free wheelchair service, there are disabled toilets, customised public phones, barrier-free access available for passengers with reduced mobility. For other requirements, it is recommended to inform your airline about your requirements in advance.


Car parking:

There are two car parks near to Terminal 3 – one is known as Yuanlin while the other T3 East. There is also a car park outside Terminal 4. The first 30 minutes is free, subsequently you pay anything from RMB 6 to 15 depending on the size of your vehicle and also which car park you use. Yuanlin car park has a lower fee than the other two.


Car rental:

Car hire companies include Europcar and Avis.