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Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)

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Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)
AddressGuangzhou, China
Telephone(020) 3606 6999
Number of terminals1
Time zoneGMT +8
LocationThe 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 the eastern Xinhua Town in the district of Huadu.
Airport codeCAN
Country dialling code86
Airport newsA planned third runway is expected to be completed by 2013. A new subway line connecting the city and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is also under construction. There are also plans for a second terminal and new car parking facilities.
Driving directionsA new six-lane expressway connects the airport directly with the city. Driving either way is straightforward as both the city and the airport are well signposted.
Car rentalSelf-drive cars are available, although most visitors choose to hire a car with a driver (often from their hotel).
Public transport and taxisBus: frequent Airport Express bus routes (tel: (020) 8612 2102) link Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport with central Guangzhou (journey time: 60 minutes; fare CNY 25) 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 and fares average around CNY 120.
Car parkingThere 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.
Information and help desksThere are several information desks (tel: (020) 8613 7273), both on the first and the third floors of the terminal building. English is spoken by information officers.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: ATMs, a bank, a foreign currency exchange service and two post offices are all located in the terminal building.
Eating and drinking: there are several cafés and restaurants both in the arrivals and the departures areas.
Shopping: shopping opportunities are plentiful at the airport. In addition to the duty-free shops, there are shops selling electrical appliances, clothes, books, jewellery, cosmetics, leather items, local craft items and wine and cigarettes. There is also an ordinary convenience store in the terminal.
Luggage: there are left luggage facilities (tel: (020) 3606 6854) on the first and third levels in the terminal building. A lost and found office (tel: (020) 3606 6946) is located in the departure hall on the third floor. For luggage inquiries, call (020) 3606 6763 (domestic) or 6790 (international).
Other facilities: there are several children's play rooms in the departure hall and a baby changing room in the arrivals hall. The terminal first aid station (tel: (020) 3606 2664 or 8612 2926, 24 hours) is located in the arrivals hall on the first floor.
Conference and business facilitiesThere 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: (020) 3606 8866; www.pullmanhotels.com).
Disabled facilitiesThere are toilets for disabled people, as well as lifts in the terminal building.
Airport hotelsThere are two hotels at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport; one of luxury standard very close to the terminal, and the other a more modest 3-star property about five minutes away by shuttle bus.

Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Airport
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 golf and other sporting facilities.
Guangzhou, Renhe Road
Guangdong 510470
Tel: (020) 3606 8866.
Web: www.pullmanhotels.com

New Airport Hotel
This 120-room property is primarily aimed at the Chinese business traveller, but offers a more economical option for the international visitor needing accommodation at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. It has some meeting facilities, and a restaurant serving local food.
Kong Gang No. 3 Road
Heng 2 Road
Guangdong 510000
Full airport nameGuangzhou Baiyun International Airport
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