Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)

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Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)
AddressGuangzhou, China
Telephone(020) 3606 69993
Number of terminals1
Time zoneGMT China Standard Time: GMT/UTC +8
LocationGuangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located 28 km (17 miles) north of Guangzhou city center. It straddles the border of the northern Renhe Town in the district of Baiyun and Xinhua Town in the district of Huadu.
Airport codeCAN
Airport newsA planned third runway is expected to be completed by 2014, and a new terminal by 2018. A new subway line connecting the city and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is under construction. There are also plans for a second terminal and new 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 signed.
Car rentalSelf-drive cars are available, although most visitors to China opt to rent 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 (travel time: 60 minutes; fare ¥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 travel time to central Guangzhou is 30–60 minutes and fares average about ¥120.
Car parkingThere are two parking lots at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport—an outdoor parking area and a large, covered parking structure. Both short- and long-term parking are available. In addition, there are several smaller VIP parking lots.
Information and help desksThere are several information desks (tel: (020) 8613 7273) on the first and the third floors of the terminal building. English is spoken by information officers.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: ATMs, a bank, and a foreign currency exchange service are all located in the terminal building.
Communications: There are two post offices in the terminal building. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal.
Food: There are several cafés and restaurants at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, offering both Chinese and Western options. These eateries can be found in both the arrivals and departures areas.
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, jewelry, 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. A lost and found office is located in the departure hall on the third floor. For luggage inquiries, call (020) 3606 6763 or 6790.
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 centers 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;
Disabled facilitiesThere are toilets for disabled people, as well as elevators in the terminal building.
Airport hotelsThere are two hotels at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport—one of luxury standard very close to the terminal and the other a more modest 3-star property about 5 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, China
Tel: (020) 3606 8866.

New Airport Hotel
This 120-room property is primarily aimed at the Chinese business traveler, 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, China
Tel: (020) 3606 7393.
Full airport nameGuangzhou Baiyun International Airport
State or provinceChina
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