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Guangzhou Transportation

Air

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, Guangzhou Transportation, Guangzhou Travel GuideBaiyun airport is situated 12km from the center of town. There is an airport shuttle bus that travels between the CAAC office next to the train station and the airport and costs RMB15. A taxi from the airport to Guangzhou costs between RMB30 and RMB40. There are regular domestic flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, and Hong Kong. There are weekly or bi-weekly flights to Singapore, Malaysia, Osaka and Sydney.

Train

There are two major train stations in Guangzhou: the old one in the center of town and a newer one east of the city. Trains leave from both stations for Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Kunming, Chengdu and Xian. Tickets can be bought inside the station.

Boat

There are regular ferry services to Hong Kong from Guangzhou. The port at Panyu is approximately a forty-minute taxi ride from the center of town. Most boats take about 2 hours to reach Hong Kong and tickets can be bought at the pier. The trip costs HK$189 economy class and HK$284 first class. The boats leave at 9.30 am and 4.00 pm.

Taxi

Taxis are plentiful and the fares start at RMB8.

Subway - Guangzhou Subway Map

The subway system in Guangzhou is very convenient.