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The Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is one of the three busiest air transportation hubs in China. There are total of 123 scheduled flights in the airport, and 86 of them are domestic flights between†the Guangzhou and major Chinese cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Xian. Major cities worldwide can be reached in 15 hours from Guangzhou.†The airport’s flight†network also covers South and Southeast Asian countries including Vietnam, Laos, Burma, India, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. In addition, there are regular flights to Los Angeles, Paris, Amsterdam, Melbourne, Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul and Lagos.

Baiyun Airport boasts very convenient ground transportation system. This system consists of taxis, six airport express bus lines, nine airport shuttle bus lines, and frequent airport intercity bus between the city and other cities in Guangdong Province. Since 2013, passport holders of 45 countries and regions are granted a visa-free stay of up to 72 hours when taking an international transfer via Guangzhou Baiyun Airport.

Guangzhou has three railway stations handling passenger transport. The Railway Station at Huanshi Road is the largest and the most important one, operating trains between the city and Beijing, Wuhan, Nanjing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xian, Lhasa and many other China cities. The East Railway Station (Tianhe Railway Station) mainly provides through trains from the city to Hong Kong and frequent bullet trains between†to Shenzhen.†The North Railway Station in Huadu District is a small station that mainly operates bullet trains between the city and Wuhan.

Guangzhou has a convenient expressway system radiating from the downtown area to cities countrywide especially cities†in and around Guangdong Province. Now there are nearly 20 big long-distance bus stations, among which the Provincial Bus Station, Guangzhou Passenger Station, Fangcun Bus Station, Tianhe Bus Station and Yuexiu South Bus Station are the major ones.

Guangzhou is one of the ten most famous port cities in China.†Guangzhou Port is made up of several ports. The ship routes lead to more than 100 domestic ports and over 300 foreign†ports. Some ports†there provide passenger transport service. Panyu Lianhuashan Port provides high speed passenger liners to reach Hong Kong daily. Huangpu Port offers ships to Xiuying Port, Haikou.

Getting Around

There are eight subway lines used in the city at present. The subway utilizes a stage fare system. The longer the journey the more you pay. At present, the subway has connected most important parts of†the city, including Baiyun Airport, the Railway Station, East Railway Station, South Railway and Foshan City. For more information, visit Guangzhou Metro.

Taxis are easy to get and offer a convenient way to get around the city.

Water Bus
Guangzhou water transport is mainly made up of Suigang Port, Zhoutouzui Port, Zengcheng Xintang Port, Panyu Lianhuashan Port and Nansha Port. There are six water buses running along the Pearl River, supplying residents and tourists with a more convenient transport service with four piers along the line – Zhongda Ferry Pier, Tianzi Ferry Pier, Xidi Ferry Pier†and Fangcun Ferry Pier. The whole journey takes 40 minutes.

Travel Services

Guangdong Youth Travel Service
Add: 1-2/F, Tianxing Building, 23 Zhongshan 1st Rd., Guangzhou
Tel: 0086-20-38803998

Guangdong China Travel Service
Add: 8 Qiaoguang Rd., Guangzhou
Tel: 0086-20-83336888

GZL International Travel Service
Add: 1 Lejia Rd., Jichang W. Rd., Guangzhou
Tel: 0086-20-86338888

Guangzhou Comfort International Travel Service
Add: Kangfulai Building, 313 Yanjiang M. Rd., Guangzhou
Tel: 0086-20-8333000