Bus - There are different services to the city, with stops at the main hotels and the transportation center and frequencies of 20-30 minutes. They operate from 5:30 am and the trip to downtown Guangzhou takes approximately 60 min. They depart from outside the Arrivals area.
There are also long distance buses every hour that connect the airport with several destinations in Southern China, including Dongguan, Foshan, Zhongshan, Huizhou, Jiangmen, Nanhai, Qingyuan, Shenzhen, Shunde, Taishan, Yunfu, Zhaoqing, Zhuhai, Wuzhou, Zengcheng, Heyuan.
Metro - Line 3 runs to Tianhe District, in the city centre, Guangzhou East Railway Station, LinheXi and Tiyu Xi from 6:10 am to 11:00 pm, with 7-minute intervals. Intermediate stops include Renhe, Longgui, Jiahewanggang, Baiyundadaobei, Yongtai, Tonghe, Meihuayuan and Yantang. Travel time is approximately 50 min. The airport station is found in the Departures Hall of the third floor. The service allows connections with line 2 to Guangzhou South Railway Station.
Taxi - Ranks are located outside gates A8, in the Arrivals area A, and B6, in the Arrivals area B. Journey time to downtown Guangzhou is 30-60 minutes. It is illegal to pay in any foreign currency in China.
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City bus services
1 - Guangzhou Hospital, Sanyuanli Guangzhou University
2 - Garden Hotel, Crowne Plaza City Centre, Huaqiao New Village, Teem Plaza Square, Tianhe Huashiyuehai Hotel
3 - United Star Hotel, Fangcun, Rosedale Hotel, Lin Business Plaza
4 - Huijing New City, Huajindun Hotel, Royal Hotel, Yigang Garden, Pearl Hotel, Guangdong University
5 - Suijing Building, Jinzhou Business Hotel, Hilbin Hotel
6 - Zhongxin Square, Grandview Mall
7 - Vanguard Hotel, White Palace Hotel, Aoyuan Golf Hotel
8 - Country Garden Phoenix City, Sun City Hotel, Landmark Canton Hotel, Crowne Plaza Guangzhou Science City
9 - Gardenpeak Hotel, Southern Airlines Garden, Henry Business Hotel, Huadu Square
10 - Pazhou Conference Hotel, Zhujiang Dijing, New Pearl River International Hotel
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