Guangzhou Airport Informational Guide to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) - Non Official

Guangzhou Airport Taxi

The ride from Guangzhou Airport to the city centre with taxi usually takes 25 minutes.

Since Guangzhou has no problems regarding traffic such as Beijing or Hong Kong, riding Guangzhou Airport Taxi to the city centre can be a wise idea in case you are not familiarized with buses nor metro.

Don’t get upset if you see taxis of more than one colour, they belong to different taxicab companies. You can find taxis in blue, yellow and crimson, while in downtown, green, golden and yellow are also available, belonging to small local taxi companies.


Find taxis 24 hours a day outside the Main Terminal of Terminal 1, in taxi lines.

On the other hand, in Terminal 2, the taxis are located at the boarding point: Door 50 (domestic) and Door 52 (international).

Taxi companies

The following taxi companies offer service in Guangzhou Airport Terminals:

- Baiyun Taxi Group (tel. 86-20-8769-3477)
- Guangjun Taxi Group (tel. 8360-0000)

Service hours: 24 hours.


Taxis in Guangzhou are cheaper than other Chinese cities.

The average cost to transfer from Guangzhou Airport to the city centre is RMB 120 Yuan. 

Taxi fares in Guangzhou are 10 Yuan for the first 2.5 km, 2.6 Yuan per kilometre between 2.5 and 35 km and 3.5 Yuan per kilometre after 35 km.

Take into account that an additional 50% fee may be charged for empty return.

Also, if you are planning to take a long-distance trip by taxi, you can bargain fares with the driver as you can get a reasonable price.

Fares to other popular destinations:

- Guangzhou Railway Station: RMB 100
- South Railway Station: RMB 180
- East Railway Station: RMB 110
- North Railway Station: RMB 60
- Jiaokou Bus Station: RMB 100
- Tianhe Bus Station: RMB 102
- Haizhu Bus Station: RMB 140

*prices may change. 


DiDi Chuxing is an application that may be useful if you want a rideshare. Please, download the application on your smartphone first. 


If you wish to transfer from and to Guangzhou Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

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