Guangzhou Airport Guide to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)

Guangzhou Airport Terminal 2

Opened in 2018, Guangzhou Airport Terminal 2 grants to Guangzhou Airport the capacity to handle over 80 million passengers annually.

Terminal 2 opened to serve China Southern carrier and its partners, since Guangzhou Airport is it main hub.

As well as Guangzhou Airport Terminal 1, Terminal 2 serves both international and domestic flights.


Transfer between terminals

Guangzhou Airport Terminal 2 is connected to Terminal 1 by the inter-terminal shuttle (Airport Express).

Departures are done at Door 10 (Terminal 1) and Door 42 (Terminal 2).

Service hours: The shuttle buses are available 24 hours 7 days a week. During peak hours (From 06:00 am – 08:00 am to 03:00 pm – 06:00 pm) every 5 minutes, and during off-peak hours (From 08:00 am – 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm – 11:00 pm) every 10 minutes. The service is also available at late-night (From 11:00 pm to 06:00 am) every 15 minutes.

By Metro it is also possible to transfer between terminals.


- Terminal 1: Airport South Station
- Terminal 2: Airport North Station.

Please note that the trip by metro between terminals is for free.



Guangzhou Airport Terminal 2 consists of four different levels:

- Basement level: Subway Station.
- First level: Baggage claim area.
- Second level: This level is dedicated to both international arrivals and domestic arrivals and departures.
- Third level: Domestic and international check-in halls.
- Fourth level: International departures. Please note that the North Concourse is located here.


Flight status

See the flight status in Guangzhou Airport



 Take a look at the services at Guangzhou Airport Terminal 2:

- Wireless hotspots
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Business center
- Post office
- Drinking water
- Food, drink and retail concessions
- Information desk
- Luggage storage
- Lockers
- Medical services
- Pharmacy
- Mobile charging
- ATMs
- Currency exchange

See more Services here.


Airport lounges

See the lounges at Guangzhou Airport Terminal 2:

- Easy-boarding Lounge:Location: Domestic Departures.

- Premium Lounge:Multiple locations in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

Available services: Showers.