Guangzhou has an efficient public transportation system. Find out more about how to get to or around the city through these webpages.
Guangzhou Urban Transport - Taxi
For foreign people who are strangers to Guangzhou, taking a taxi is recommended to getting around the city.
Taxi charges CNY 7.00 for the first 2.3 km (1.4 mi) and CNY 2.60 per succeeding kilometer. All passengers are required to pay a fuel surcharge of CNY 1.00 per ride.
Service Hotline for Appointment: 96900
Service Hotline for asking directions within Guangdong Province: 960166
Passengers are advised to ask for the receipt from the taxi driver before getting off. The receipt will offer the taxi number and customer service number to trace the taxi in case you leave something behind.
For convenience, you' d better prepare changes before taking a taxi.
Guangzhou Urban Transport - Metro
Now Guangzhou Metro has 8 lines in operation, including a Guangfo Line heading to Foshan city. For business people heading to Pazhou Complex for fairs, taking Metro Line 8 is a fast and convenient choice especially during the peak hours.
Ticket prices range from CNY2.00 to CNY 16.00 depending on the distance. Passengers can use Yangchengtong IC Card (only usable in Guangzhou) or buy ticket through TVM (Ticket Vending Machine) by using coins. There are also Service Counters at each station.
The original Line 2 has been split into the present Line 2 and Line 8. Now Line 2 does not stop at Pazhou Complex Station. Please take Line 8 to Pazhou Complex.
Service Hotline: 40088-12830, 0086-20-83289999, service time: 7:30-21:30
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport - Downtown Express Coach
Express Coach Service to/from Guangzhou Airport (Line 1-Line 5)
There are many kinds of transportation to Guangzhou downtown or Panyu from the Baiyun International Airport. Taking the Airport Express Coach is a comfortable, convenient and cheap choice. In total there are 11 express lines (some have branch lines) serving customers, each line with different intervals ranging from 10 to 45 minutes. You can see the parking coaches when you walk out of the Arrival Hall.
Airport Express Coaches stop over major hotels, residential areas, business centers, and coach stations, where you can change other transportation vehicles to get around Guangzhou or to other cities.
Airport Express Line 1 (Airport - Guangzhou Railway Station)
Airport Express Line 2A (Airport - Guangdong International Hotel)
Airport Express Line 2B (Airport - Yutong Hotel)
Airport Express Line 3 (Airport - Fangcun Coach Terminal)
Airport Express Line 4 (Airport - Pearl Garden Hotel)
Airport Express Line 5 (Airport - Globelink Hotel)