Guangzhou Baiyun Airport(CAN) Guides

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport(IATA: CAN) is located 28km north of Guangzhou downtown. It is China's third-busiest and world's 11th-busiest airport which handled 73,530,600 passengers in 2019. This airport serves as a hub for China Southern Airlines.

Opened in 1932 and located Baiyun district, the old Baiyun Airport could not expand to meet passengers needs as the expansion of Guangzhou. So on August 5, 2004, the old airport was closed and the new Baiyun Airport opened.

The new airport has two 3,800 metres runways and one 3,600 metres runway. There are two Terminals in Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. Terminal 1 was opened on Aug 05 2004. And New Terminal 2 was used on April 26 2018 which is one of the world's largestĀ airport terminalĀ facilities.

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport can be reached by Metro line 3, taxi, and airport bus.

Guangzhou Baiyun international Airport, CAN Airport

Guangzhou Baiyun international Airport, CAN Airport

[Important]Travel restrictions of COVID-19

All overseas arrivals are required to take a nucleic acid test and being quarantined in designated facilities for 14 days. Travelers are expected to cover the costs of the quarantine.

And China suspended the entry into China by foreign nationals holding valid visas or residence permits since Mar 28 2020. And 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT also is unavailable.

But entry with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas are not affected. And if you got a new Chinese Visa after Mar 28 2020, you also can enter China.

Effective from 28th September 2020 (12AM), foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and reunion are allowed to enter China with no need to apply for new visas. If the above three categories of residence permits held by foreign nationals are expired after 12 a.m of 28 March 2020, the holders may apply for relevant visas by presenting the expired residence permits and relevant materials to the Chinese embassies or consulates on the condition that the purpose of the holders' visit to China remains unchanged.

Location and Map

Address: No. 888 East, Airport Road, Huadu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport(CAN) is located 28km north of the downtown of Guangzhou, 43km north of Pazhou Complex, 50km north of Guangzhou South Railway Station.

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport map, map of CAN Airport

FAQs of Guangzhou Baiyun Airport

1. How far is Guangzhou Baiyun Airport from downtown of Guangzhou?

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport is located 28km north of downtown of Guangzhou

2. How far is Guangzhou Baiyun Airport from Guangzhou South Railway Station?

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport is located 50km north of Guangzhou South Railway Station.

3. How to get to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport by metro, bus or taxi?

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport can be reached by metro line 3, taxi, and airport bus. Metro is mostly recommended.

4. How many terminals are there at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport?

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport has two terminals: T1, T2. But Terminal 2 is located 3km north of Terminal 1.

5. When do I need to arrive at the airport before the departure?

Allow yourself plenty of time, at least 2 hours to queue up for security checks and boarding.

6. Are there any foods at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport?

There are many options foods and restaurants, including Chinese foods, Western foods, Cantonese cuisine, Halal food, noodles, KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks. Get details

7. Are there any hourly lounges or hotels at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport?

There are one time-charging hotel and some First class lounges in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Get details

8. What is and how to get 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport?

144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT is a policy that allows citizens from 53 countries who hold valid international travel documents, and a passenger ticket for connecting travel to a third country (region) with confirmed seats and a departure time within 144 hours, to travel in Guangdong Province without a visa for six days. Get details

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