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How to Get to the City Center from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport

Transfer from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Downtown

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport is located in Guangzhou's Baiyun District and Huadu District. It is 28 kilometres north of downtown Guangzhou.

How to Get to the City Center from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport? There are many options for you to choose from to get to the downtown from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport.


Option 1 By Airport Shuttle Bus

How to Get to the City Center from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport by shuttle bus? There are 10 Airport Shuttle Bus routes. It will take you to the different sites around the city center. So, before you go, you should have clear idea about your destination and get on the right bus. You can inquire the information with the staff in the airport. It takes about 1 hours to take you to the city center area. 

Shuttle Bus No Depart Arrival Operating Time Boarding interval
1 Line Baiyun Airport Aviation Ticket Office  (Railway Station) 05:20 am till the last flight T1:gate A4, gate B10 20 mins
2A Line Baiyun Airport Crowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre 7:00 am till the last flight T1:gate A4, gate B10 30~45 mins

3 Line

Baiyun Airport Fangcun Coach Station 07:00 am - 1:00 am(+1) T1:gate A4, gate B10 30~45mins
4 Line Baiyun Airport Pearl Garden Hotel 07:45 am - 1:00am(+1) T1:gate A4, gate B10 45 mins
9 Line Baiyun Airport Huadu Coach Station 6:45am - 21:45pm T1:gate A4, gate B10 60~90 mins


Option 2 By Subway

Baiyun International Airport is served by the Airport South Station on Line 3 of the Guangzhou Metro (Airport South Station is a metro station on Line 3 of the Guangzhou Metro. The station is located directly below the terminal building of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. Unlike other metro stations in Guangzhou, it does not have dedicated entrances or exits at ground level).

Guangzhou Metro Line 3 starts from Tiyu Xi Road in Tianhe District, passes by LinheXi, Guangzhou East Railway Station and so on, finally arrives GBIA. By Line 3, passengers can get to central city - Tianhe District, or transfer Line 2 to Guangzhou South Railway Station for Wuhan - Guangzhou high speed railway or Guangzhou - Zhuhai and other intra city railway. It should take about 30 minutes to take you to the downtown.

Route: Airport South~Tiyuxi
Time: 6:10~23:00

Interval: 7 minutes and 30 seconds

Boarding: GTC transportation center, south of the first floor of the main building of metro (north of the airport)

Option 3 By Taxi

How to Get to the City Center from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport by taxi? You can also hop on a taxi and ask the driver to take you the destination. It is more expensive than taking the bus or the subway. It takes about 40 minutes from the airport to the downtown area. There are taxi pick-up points on both A and B arrival areas, the taxi pack-up point of A arrival is set outside the gate of A8, the taxi pack-up point of B arrival is set outside the gate of B6, and passengers should go to the taxi pick-up point of corresponding arrival area and queue for taxi. The taxi pick-up points of B arrival will be adjusted and increase to two, they are Gate B3 and Gate B8 pick-up points, passengers can choose the nearest one then.

Option 4 By Transfer Service

If there are more than 4 persons or you travel with a lot of luggage, it is recommended to rent a car with a driver and an English-speaking tour guide through a local travel agency. They will meet you in the airport and take you to the destination. TopChinaTravel can offer this kind of private transfer service. If you need, just send the details to sales@topchinatravel.com.


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