Here you find all information you need for your arrival and stay during Guangzhou.
Travel to Guangzhou
By trains, coaches and planes, Guangzhou is easily accessible from within China and overseas.
Via Hong Kong:
Visitors can access Guangzhou by taking the cross-border train from Hung Hom MTR Station (Kowloon, Hong Kong). The journey takes 2 hours to reach Guangzhou East Railway Station. Click here to view the schedule and fee.
Guangzhou has three railway stations handling passenger transport.
- Guangzhou Railway Station at Huanshi Road is the largest and the most important one, operating trains between Guangzhou and Beijing, Wuhan, Nanjing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xian, Lhasa and many other China cities.
- Guangzhou East Railway Station (Tianhe Railway Station) mainly operates trains between Guangzhou and Hong Kong and frequent bullet trains between Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
- Guangzhou South Railway Station in Panyu District is a mega station mainly operates bullet trains between Guangzhou and Wuhan, and other northern cities.
In just 3.5 hours, visitors can arrive in Guangzhou by taking the cross-border coach from the Hong Kong International Airport (mainland coach station at Terminal 2). The coach service runs daily from 07:00 to 23:00. Click here to view the schedule.
Getting to the fairground
China Import and Export Fair Complex
380 Yuejiang Zhong Road
Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China
The China Import and Export Fair Complex is located in Haizhu District of Guangzhou with easy access to local major transportation network.
From Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
- By taxi: RMB 150; travel time 50 minutes
- By subway (exit at Xingangdong Station): RMB 9; travel time 60 mins
From train station
From Guangzhou East Railway Station
- By taxi: RMB 50; travel time 20 mins (by taxi)
- By subway (exit at Xingangdong Station): RMB 4; travel time 15 mins
By Guangzhou Metro:
- Fares of Guangzhou Metro range from RMB 2 to RMB 12.
- To visit Area A of the venue (Hall 1 – 8), visitors should get off at Xingangdong Station (Exit A)
- To visit area B (Hall 9 – 13), visitor should go to Pazhou Station (Exit A)
Please click here for the Guangzhou metro map.
Taxi is the quickest and most convenient way to get to the fairground.
According to the Administrative Law of the People’s Republic of China on Entry and Exit of Foreigners, foreigners entering China should apply for a visa to the Chinese diplomatic representative or consular offices, or other institutions authorised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of People’s Republic of China.
Passport holders of most foreign countries can obtain their invitation letter for applying visa through the travel agent. Alternatively, you could contact the organiser for assistance with the following basic information for invitation letter processing.
- Name as in passport
- Date of birth
- Passport number
- Date of expiry
- Company name
- Job title