Guangzhou New Baiyun International Airport (CAN) has been in operation since August 5, 2004. The new airport is located between Renhe Town of Baiyun District to the north and Xinhua Town of Huadu District to the east, 17 kilometers (10.6 miles) away from the old airport and 28 kilometers (17.4 miles) away from Haizhu Square, the center of Guangzhou City. Airport Expresses are available. Fares range from CNY 10 to CNY 30 by distance.
There are direct buses heading for Zhuhai at CNY 80 per person, running approximately every two and a half hours. The last bus leaves at about 20:30.
Flights from Guangzhou New Baiyun International Airport (CAN) connect Guangzhou with more than 70 domestic cities and over 20 international cities. Direct international flights are to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Osaka and Hong Kong.
Since March 22nd, 2007, passengers who pass directly through the territory of China on an international service or stay in Guangzhou less than 24 hours do not need a visa. They must however have a connecting flight and a booked seat.
It is known that starting from July 9th, 2007, a new international service will begin operation to some countries in Southeast Asia. In that case, the passengers can fly to Yangon, Vientiane, Angkor, Phuket without changing plane. Now, the passengers can look up the specific scheduled flights and reserve tickets on the computer sales system. Getting the tickets in advance is also feasible.
Airport Inquiry Number: 36066999 (Mandarin, Cantonese and English languages are available.)
Guangzhou Railway Station located on the Huanshi Xi Lu, northwest of Guangzhou, can be reached easily by public buses. Jing-Guang (Beijing-Guangzhou) Railway Line is the main transportation trunk line between south and north China linking Beijing and Shenyang, Beijing and Chengde, Beijing and Baotou, Shijiazhuang and Taiyuan, Shijiazhuang and Dezhou, Lianyungang and Lanzhou, Hunan and Yunnan, Hunan and Guilin. In addition, railway lines Guangzhou-Maoming and Guangzhou to Shantou connect Guangzhou east and west.
Yuehai Railway has been running since December 5, 2004 offering service in addition to planes and buses. A train departs at 22:26 every day from Guangzhou, arriving 12 hours later at Haihou at 10:26 the next morning; ticket prices vary from CNY 138 (hard seat) to CNY 400 (lower soft sleeper).
Railway construction between Guangzhou and Shenzhen is almost complete. Buses run between these two cities at intervals of fifteen to thirty minutes every day. You can take the train either at Guangzhou East Railway Station or Guangzhou Railway Station. The direct bus charges about CNY 75. It takes 1-1.5 hours for the whole journey.
You can take the direct train to Kowloon of Hong Kong from Guangzhou East Railway Station. The ticket fare is about CNY 200.
Guangzhou Railway Station
Address: No. 159, Huanshi Xi Lu, Guangzhou
Hotline: 020-61357222, 86661789, 86682043
Guangzhou East Railway Station
Address: Linhe Zhong Lu, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Located in Zhongcun Village in Panyu, the Guangzhou New Railway Station under construction now is scheduled to be finished in 2007 and put into operation in 2008. At that time, this station will be one of four railway passenger transport hubs in China.
Expressways have been built linking various cities and in the downtown area of Guangzhou, viaducts, a tunnel under the river, and so on, have been constructed. A long-distance bus station provides buses from Guangzhou to neighboring areas and a direct bus from Guangzhou to Hong Kong.
Guangdong Provincial Long-distance Bus Station
Location: No. 145-149, Huanshi Xi Lu, Guangzhou
Buses here are generally bound for Hunan, Jiangxi, Fujian and Guangxi and cities in Guangdong Province.
Yuexiu South Bus Station
Location: No. 2, Dong Yuan Heng, Yuexiu South, Guangzhou
Buses run to Guilin in Guangxi, Nanchang in Jiangxi, Nanjing in Jiangsu, and Zhengzhou in Henan Province.
Tianhe Bus Station
Location: No. 633, Yanling Lu, Guangzhou
Buses run between Guangzhou and Hunan, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Guizhou and Jiangsu.
The first Tourist Bus Line between Guangzhou and Hong Kong Disneyland has been opened. Now tourists can get to Hong Kong Disneyland from Yitai Square, Jiefang Bei Lu of Guangzhou.