Train – Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to City Center

There is no direct connection by railway between Guangzhou Airport and Guangzhou Railway Station, since it is located 32 kilometres from the Airport.

To get there, you have the following means of transport:

Airport Express

By taking the Route 1 you’ll be able to reach directly Guangzhou Railway Station by bus.

Just ride it from the Airport, make sure to take the route no. 1, and take off at Guangzhou Railway Station (Aviation Ticket Office), and then walk 5 minutes till you reach to Guangzhou Railway Station, as it is 160 m away from the Aviation Ticket Office.

Stops: Baiyun Airport, North Gate of the old Guangzhou Airport, Guangzhou General Station of Exit and Entry Frontier Inspection, Central Hotel, CAAC Ticket Office (near to Guangzhou Railway Station).

The ride will take you about 45 minutes.

Opening hours: From 7:00 am to the schedule of the last flight, every 20 minutes.


Find Airport Express buses at the Bus Station at Arrivals Hall B area.


Estimated fare is RMB 20 Yuan.

You can buy your ticket at Air-ticket Office Station, located at the Bus Station at Arrivals Hall B.


Taxi may be the easiest way to get to Guangzhou Railway Station if you’re not familiarized with buses.

The trip is about 45 minutes.


Ride a taxi outside the Terminal Building at the taxi lines.


Approximate fares are RMB 80 Yuan.


On the other hand, you can take the subway.

Since Guangzhou Airport has a Subway Station on its basement, Airport South Station, it comes to be one of the best ways to reach Guangzhou Railway Station. 

To get there, first you need to take line no.3 to Tianhe Coach Terminal, which has the following stops:

Panyu Square, Shiqiao, Hanxi Changlong, Dashi, Xiajiao, Lijiao, Datang, Kecun, Canton Tower, Zhujiang New Town and Tiyu West Road.

Opening hours: 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, every 7 minutes.

The trip is about 33 minutes.

Then, you need to take off at Tiyu West Road and board line no.2 to Guangzhou Railway Station at Jiahewanggang.

Line no.2 has the following stops:

Jiahewanggang, Huangbian, Jiangxia, Xiaogang, Baiyun Culture Square, Baiyun Park, Feixiang Park, Sanyuanli and Railway Station.
Finally, take off at Railway Station and now you’ll be at Guangzhou Railway Station.

Opening hours: 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, every 7 minutes.

The trip is about 20 minutes.

Total trip time is 1h 7 min.


Take the metro at the basement level of Guangzhou International Airport, at Airport South Station.


Fares will be according to the distance. Generally, prices are between RMB 2 to RMB 7.

You can buy your ticket at the booths in Airport South Station