There's a subway connection between the airport and Guangzhou. Subway line 3 runs from the airport via Renhe, Longgui, Jiahe, Yongtai, Tonghe, Nanfa Hospital, Mehua Garden and Yantang to Guangzhou's center.
Car and bus
The airport is situated 28 kilometers north of Guangzhou and is easily accessible by rental car. A six-lane freeway connects the airport with Guangzhou and the way, both to Guangzhou and the airport, is clearly signposted, also in English.
A bus, the Guangzhou Airport Express (Tel. +86(0)20 8612 2102), leaves every 30 minutes for Guangzhou's main train station. For more information about transport possibilities you call Passenger Services (Tel. +86(0)20 8612 3727).
Car rental Guangzhou Airport
In the Arrivals Hall you can find counters of Chinese car rental companies as well as the international rental companies Avis and Hertz.
Taxis can be found outside the Arrivals Hall. It's important to know that set rates apply for a number of popular destinations in Guangzhou. These are listed on a sign. You therefore don't have to negotiate with the taxi driver about the fare.
Guangzhou Airport has a large open-air parking lot and a large parking garage. There are parking places for short and long-term parking both in the open-air and covered parking lots. For open-air parking you pay 8 yuan for the first hour and then 5 yuan per hour.