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

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.


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. 

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.


 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

Library Lounge by Aerotel Guangzhou: Terminal 2. Services: snacks, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, Internet Terminals, TV, among others. 

Purchase your pass from 37$ per passenger. 

Premium Lounge: Multiple locations in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Available services: Showers, snacks, drinks, among others. 

China Southern Domestic Pearl VIP Lounge: Terminal 2. Services: premium food, showers, TV, snacks, drinks, among others. 

Easy Boarding Lounge: Terminal 2. Services: snacks, Wi-fi, TV, drinks, newspapers and magazines, among others. 

Hainan Airlines First Class Lounge: Location: Third level (Departures), gates A124-A133.Services: premium food, showers, TV, snacks, drinks, among others. 

Airport Pass Member Domestic Reception Area: Terminal 2. Services: snacks, smoking area, among others. 

China Southern International Pearl VIP Lounge: Terminal 2. Services: premium food, snacks, showers, Wi-Fi, among others.  

Easy-boarding Lounge
: Location: Domestic Departures. Services: premium food, showers, TV, snacks, drinks, among others.