Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. From check-in details to airport facilities and onward travel information, don't stress - we've got it all covered.

Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, has an essential place in the history of China. Being the catalyst for many reforms and revolutions, the city has outlined modern China. With one part of the city still embracing the ancient era and other boasting of modernity, Guangzhou is certainly going to amaze you with its contrasting characteristics.

For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Guangzhou destination guide.

  • The airport is located 28 km north of the city centre in Baiyun and Handu District.

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It is mandatory for all passengers to check-in online 48 hours to 60 min before flight departure. Please check the applicable rules of the arrival city and state before travelling.

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Terminal Information for Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Guangzhou. The new airport opened on August 5, 2004, replaced the old one that was 72 years old with an identical name. It has three runways measuring 12,500 ft, 12,500 ft, and 11,800 ft. At present, the airport can handle 45 million passengers per year.

Terminal 1

The terminal comprises three sections Main Terminal, Area A and Area B. All the check-in counters and most of the retail stores are concentrated in the Main Terminal. East Pier 1 & 2 [MOU1] are dedicated only for international flights, leaving the rest for domestic flights.

Terminal 2

Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are connected through the inter-terminal shuttle (Airport Express).


Airport Facilities at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has the following facilities for your hassle-free travel:

Information desk
Free Wi-Fi
Lost & Found counter
Business Centres
Post offices
Business Class Lounges
Medical Centres
Mother’s rooms
Baggage storage

Things to Do at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

While you wait at the Guangzhou International Airport, spend your time:

  • Relaxing during layovers at the airport’s business class lounges.
  • Shopping for some cool apparels, accessories, perfumes and cosmetics, toys, souvenirs, electronics, and jewellery.
  • Trying out a variety of delectable snacks.
  • Reading magazines and using free internet.

Visa and Immigration

If you’re an Indian passport holder travelling to Guangzhou, then you are required to apply for China tourist visa, under the single-entry scheme that allows for a maximum stay of 30 days. To apply for the visa, you need to submit the visa application form along with a passport size photograph, passport with minimum six months validity from the date of travel, confirmed flight tickets, travel plan with stay details and proof of sufficient fund.


Hotels near Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport


Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Airport No.1 Konggang Jiudian Road, Guangzhou 510470, China


Southern Airline Pearl Hotel Kong Gang Fifth Road, New Baiyun Airport, Baiyun District, Baiyun District, Guangzhou 510470, China


Aerotel Guangzhou 4F Behind International Departure Hall, T2 Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Huadu 510470, China


Logistics Business Hotel No.16 Heng Road, New Baiyun Airport North Area, Guangzhou 510890, China

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