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Guangzhou-Baiyun International Airport


The terminal is divided into 2 parts: A district and B district

A district is for international flights and domestic flights except Southern Airline.

B district is for Southern Airline and its subsidiary including Xiamen Airline and Chongqing Airline.

Location: Renhe Town, Guangzhou City, Guangzhou Province


Distance to city center: 28 km


Transportation to city center:


Airport bus

There are nine airport buses from airport to downtown, departing every 15 – 30 minutes. The price ranges from 15 to 30 Yuan according to the distance.

From Foshan Lanshi Terminal to Baiyun Airport: 5:00 – 21:00

It departs every 30 minutes and takes about 70 minutes to arrive. The price is 30 Yuan


From Shunde Daliang Terminal to Baiyun Airport: 6:00 – 18:30

It departs every hour and takes about 80 minutes to arrive. The price is 55 Yuan. This bus will have a stop at Beijiao Terminal.



It takes about 45 minutes from city center to airport and costs about 150 Yuan.



Take Line 3 from the Guangzhou Airport (Airport South Station) to the Guangzhou downtown area. The train leaves every 7 minutes from 6:10 to 23:00 and the ride takes about 45 minutes.


Railway Station


Beijing – Guangzhou railway is the backbone of China North and South Railway Traffic. Besides, there are Guangmao railway line from Guanzhou to Guangmao and GuangMeiShan railway line from Guangzhou to Shantou. The two railways connected the East and West transportation of Guangzhou.


Guangzhou Railway Station


Guangzhou Railway Station is the main railway station in Guanzhoug which has various trains in different cities.

Location: West Road, Yuexiu District, next to the bus station, opposite to the Liuhua Hotel


By subway: Line 2 or Line 5


Guangzhou East Railway Station


Guangzhou East Railway Station mainly operates trains from Shenzhen and Shantou.

Location: Linhe West Road, Tianhe District


By subway: line 1 or line 3


Guangzhou South Railway Station (high-speed rail)


Location: Shibi Village, Zhongcun Town, Fanyu District


Distance to city center: 20 km

By subway: line 2


Bus Station


There are more than 10 bus stations, there coaches go to different cities and countries every day. The coach leaves every 10 – 15 minutes. Some countries have through train, such as: Nanhai, Fanyu, Shunde, Zengcheng


Direct bus between Guanzhou and Hong Kong


They are: Gangzhonglv, Chinalink, Shenggangtong, Huandaotong, Suigang, Yuegangtong, and Hong Kong International Travel.


Suigang Bus


The bus is navy blue. It does not stop halfway and takes about 3.5 hours.

Location: Get on: Dashatou Cruise Terminal (406, Yanjiang East Road,)

Get off: Austin Intersate Bus Terminus (next to Victoria Harbor)

Ticket price: One-way ticket is 85 Yuan and round-trip tickets are 150 Yuan.

Ticket office: Dashatou Cruise Terminal


From Guangzhou to Hong Kong: 6:30、7:00、7:30、8:00、9:00、14:00、16:00、18:00

From Hong Kong to Guangzhou: 7:30、8:00、8:30、9:00、14:30、18:00、19:00、21:00


Zhonggangtong Bus


There are many stations between Guangzhou and Hong Kong. The price of each station is different. It takes about 3.5 hours.

Ticket office: Guangzhou Agency (751, Dongfeng Road, Yuexiu District)

           Zhonggangtong Travel Agency (11, Jotun North Street, Kowloon)

Hong Kong Kowloon Station: Exit C


Guangzhou Province bus passenger station


It covers Pearl River Delta, eastern、western and northern of Guangdong and other 10 cities in Guangzhou, as well as Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Hubei, Fujian, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shanxi and other provinces outside Guangzhou.

Location: 145-149, Huanshi West Road, Yuexiu District


Distance to city center: 20 km

By bus: take bus 5, 523, or 524


Yuexiu South Bus Station


There are coaches arriving at cities in Guanzhou, Guangxi, Nanchang, Shaoxing, and Xi’an and so on.

Location: 2, Yuexiu Southern Park, Yuexiu District


By bus: line 10, 17, or 19


Guangzhou East Railway Station


The bus route covers Foshan, Dongguan, Shenzhen and other 24 districts.

Location: 43, Yudong West Road, Tianhe District.


By subway: line 1 or line 3




MTR provides intercity passenger service between Hong Kong and mainland. There are 3 direct buses including Beijing Line, Shanghai Line and Guangdong Line.




The passenger transport in Guangzhou Pearl River has developed quickly. An increasing number of docks are being used.


Dashatou ferry terminal


It was called “Baiyun Airport above the water”, because it played an important role in Guangzhou waterway. There are steamships going to Dongguan, Taiping, Longmen, Huizhou and other cities.

Location: 406, Yanjiang East Road


By bus: take bus 12, 1 or 281 and get off at Dashatou ferry


Sai passenger station


The steamship is mainly down to Wuzhou, Guanyao, Rongqi and Pingzhou.

Location: 1, Yanjiang East Road


By bus: take bus 1,209,217,219,236 or 281 and get off at Nanfang building.


Chou Tau Tsui pier


It will become the passenger transport hub of South China coast, Hong Kong and Macau.

Location: 88, Houde Road, Haizhu District


By bus: take bus 131B and get off at Binjiang West Road (Chou Tau Street).

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