The most straightforward route to the Canton Fair 2024, no matter where you’re coming from, involves taking a flight to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, which boasts connections to major cities across the globe. Once you land in Guangzhou, you have three hassle-free options to reach the Canton Fair Complex from the airport: by metro, taxi, or shuttle bus.By metro
Opting for the metro in Guangzhou is a smart choice, thanks to the city's efficient subway system, with stations conveniently located near the Canton Fair Complex.
Here's the route from the airport:
- Take Line 3 (North extended line) from Jichang Nan Station to Tiyu Xi Station.
- Transfer back to Line 3 from Tiyu Xi Station to Kecun Station.
- Finally, switch to Line 8 from Kecun Station to Xingang Dong Station (for Area A) or Pazhou Station (for Areas B & C).
The total travel time for this metro journey is approximately 43 minutes.By taxi
Finding a taxi in Guangzhou is an easy task. Just inform the driver by saying "Pa Zhou" or "Canton Fair". To ensure a fair fare, make sure the driver uses the meter to avoid any potential overcharging. The standard taxi rate is 2.6 RMB per kilometer, with an additional 50% charge for distances exceeding 35 kilometers.By shuttle bus
The Guangzhou Airport Express provides a direct shuttle bus service connecting the Canton Fair Complex and Guangzhou Baiyun Airport throughout all three phases of the Canton Fair 2024. Operating from 13:00 to 18:00, the buses depart approximately every 30 minutes, completing the journey in around 50 minutes.
Additionally, shuttle buses are in service between the Canton Fair Complex and key hotels in Guangzhou.
Considering the significant foot traffic during the Canton Fair, it's recommended to plan extra time for your journeys to and from the fair to accommodate potential delays.