Airport Guide to Baiyun (CAN)

Airport Name
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

Airport Location
17 miles from central Guangzhou


Airport Overview

One of the three largest airports in China, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located 17 miles from central Guangzhou. About 41 million passengers used the airport in 2010 flying from (and to) more than 100 domestic and international destinations.

Terminal Transfer

The terminal building consists of four stories. The underground floor leads to the subway station, the first floor is the arrivals hall, the second floor is the Arrivals Interlayer, and the third floor is the departures hall, each of which can be accessed by foot. A golf-cart service transports passengers between check-in and gates.

Getting into Town

Train: A newly built metro station and railway line links the airport to central Guangzhou and other areas.

Bus: Buses connect the airport to central Guangzhou and other areas within the region. The buses make lots of stops, so it could take a while to get to your destination.

Taxi: A taxi stand is located outside the arrivals hall.

Car Parking

Parking at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport comprises two areas, one of which is under cover.

Information Desks

There is an information desk at Exit 1 in the departures hall on the third floor.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs, currency exchange and post office.

Luggage: There are left luggage counters on the first and third floors of the terminal building, as well as a lost and found on the third floor in the departures hall.

Conference and business: A business centre equipped with telephones, fax machines and photocopiers is located at Gate 3 on the first floor and in departures areas A and B.

Other facilities: There are several water dispensers scattered throughout the terminal building, in addition to medical rooms, child-care rooms and smoking rooms.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal building free of charge.

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