Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
Located on the east coast of the Pearl River Estuary and 32 kilometers to the west of downtown Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport is a mega international airport integrating marine, land, air and railway transport.
First opened in October 1991, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport has witnessed rapid growth in both passenger and cargo volume. The annual passenger volume of the airport exceeded 10 million for the first time in 2003, making it one of the top 100 busiest airports in the world. The number continued to grow in the following years, surpassing 20 million in 2007, 30 million in 2013, 40 million in 2016 and topped 50 million to hit 52.93 million in 2019. The global rank of the airport has jumped to 26th while its passenger volume growth rate ranks 2nd among all its peers worldwide.
Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport boasts first-class facilities. Its flight zones, terminals and cargo warehouses cover an area of 7.7 million square meters, 451,000 square meters and 1.66 million square meters respectively. The new airport terminal, an energy-saving aesthetic success with strong practicality, was put into operation in November 2013. Comprising a main hall, a cross-shaped departure hall and a satellite departure hall, the new terminal rests on 195,000 square meters of land with a total floor area of 451,000 square meters, spanning 1,128 meters from north to south and 640 meters from west to east, and provides 62 contact stands and 14 remote stands with a maximum passenger handling capacity of 45 million. The airport currently has two runways. The second runway, which is 3,800 meters long and 60 meters wide, became operational in 2011. As a 4F airport, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport can accommodate large-scale airplanes including the A380, the world’s largest airliner.
(1) Private Cars
There are three public parking lots outside the ground transportation center (GTC) of Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport. Passengers can follow direction signs in the GTC to access these parking lots by way of the eastern, western and southern platforms on the second floor of the GTC. Parking Lot P1 can be accessed by way of Door 13 or Door 14 located on the east side of the GTC, Parking Lot P2 can be accessed by way of Door 16 located on the west side of the GTC, and Parking Lot P3 can be accessed by way of Door 15 located on the south side of the GTC.
Pick-up areas (outside the GTC)
(2) Airport bus No. 330
The pick-up area of airport bus No.330 is located on the western platform on the second floor of the GTC. Passengers can buy tickets at the ticket counter near Door 17 and board the bus at the pick-up area.
Taxi stands can be found on the eastern platform on the second floor of the GTC. Passengers can access them by way of Door 13.
Pick-up areas (inside the GTC)
(4) Public buses and ride-hailing cars
A public bus stop and the pick-up area of ride-hailing cars can be found to the south of the GTC. Passengers can access them by way of Door 15 and then take the escalator or elevator to the corresponding level.
Shuttle bus M416, which travels between the airport and Gushu station of Metro Line 1, is available at the public bus stop. Passengers wishing to take the Metro can catch this bus at the bus stop.
(5) Night-time public buses, coaches and inter-city buses
The bus stop for night-time public buses, coaches and inter-city buses is located on the western platform on the second floor of the GTC. Passengers can access the bus stop by way of GTC Door 16.
The entrance of Metro Line 11 is located in the GTC concourse and can be accessed via four elevators and two escalators.
(7) Airport ferry terminal shuttle buses
Airport ferry terminal shuttle buses operate between the airport and the airport ferry terminal and are free of charge. Passengers can access the bus stop by way of Door 16.
(8) Coaches and inter-city buses
The pick-up area of coaches and inter-city buses is located on the first floor of the GTC. Passengers can take an escalator or elevator to the first floor for the ticket counter, the waiting area and the pick-up area.
(9) Buses to Hong Kong
The pick-up area of buses to Hong Kong is located on the western platform on the second floor of the GTC. Passengers can buy tickets at the ticket counter on the second floor and access the pick-up area by way of Door 16 or Door 17.
3. Departure guide
(1). Domestic flights
Check-in Area A - China Southern Airlines
Check-in Area B- Counters 1-12: China Southern Airlines; Counters 13-24: Spring Airlines, Chongqing Airlines and 9 Air
Check-in Area C - Hainan Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, West Air, Loongair Airlines, Chengdu Airlines, Lucky Air, China Express, Tianjin Airlines, GX Airlines and Urumqi Air
Check-in Area F - China Eastern Airlines, Donghai Airlines, Shandong Airlines, China United Airlines, Okair, Shanghai Airlines, Tibet Airlines, Hebei Airlines, Suparna Airlines, Jiangxi Air, Qingdao Airlines and Fuzhou Airlines
Check-in Area G - Shenzhen Airlines
Check-in Area H - Shenzhen Airlines, Air China, Dalian Airlines and Kunming Airlines
(2). International flights and flights to Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan
Check-in Area D - China Southern Airlines, China Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Spring Airlines, Hainan Airlines, JC Airlines, Lion Air, Thai Lion Air, Cebu Pacific, Air Busan, Cambodia Airways, Himalaya Airlines, Batik Air, China Eastern Airlines, Donghai Airlines and I-Fly Airlines
Check-in Area E - Shenzhen Airlines, Air China, AirAsia, Silk Air, UNI Air, Scoot, Xiamen Airlines, Lion Air, Mahan Air, Lanmei Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Royal Air Philippines and ANA
4. City Terminals
5. Airport Bus
Airport Line 1 (Line 330) round-trip schedule
Shenzhen Airport - Luohu Railway Station (Qiaoshe City Terminal)
Shenzhen Airport South Road – Guangzhou-Shenzhen Expressway – Shennan Avenue – Shenzhen Airlines Building, Investment Building, Hualian Building – Shangbu Road – Binhe Avenue – Heping Road, Luohu Railway Station (Qiaoshe City Terminal)
Interchange guide for Airport Line 1 (Line 330) and Metro Station
Window of the World, OCT, East OCT, Zhuzilin, Che Kung Temple, Honey Lake, Shopping Park, Convention and Exhibition Center, Civic Center, Children’s Palace, Gangxia, Fumin, Huanggang, Huaqiang Road Station, Science Museum Station, Grand Theatre, Old Street, International Trade, Luohu Station
Take Airport Line 1 (Line 330) to the West Square of the Railway Station and transfer to the long-distance coach to travel to other cities in Guangdong Province.
Kaiping, Jiangmen, Zhongshan, Zhuhai, Bao’an International Airport, Guangzhou, Qingyuan Dongguan, Heyuan, Huizhou, Luohu Railway Station (West Square)
Airport Line 2 (Line 330B) Round-trip Schedule Hotline: 0755-89893330
Shenzhen Airport - RMB 30, integrated ticketing, Longgang City Terminal (podium of Jixianglai Garden)
Shenzhen Airport, South Airport Road, Jihe Expressway, Dayun Metro Station, Longgang Avenue, Ailian Metro Station, Longgang City Terminal (Jixianglai Garden)
Schedule of Airport Line 3 (Line 330C) for night flights Hotline: 15338855330 (North Station)
The only air-rail intermodal airport express (connecting to the high-speed railway station and the Longhua Metro Line)
Shenzhen Airport, South Airport Road, Jihe Expressway, Bulong Road, Longsheng Metro Station, Meilonglu, Jindi Meilong Town, Baomin Road, North Shenzhen Railway Station
Airport Line 4 (Line 330D) round-trip schedule Hotline: 0755-89936899
Shenzhen Airport, Nanping Express, Pingshan Avenue, Hengping Highway, Pingshan City Terminal (Integrity Technology Building), Jihe Expressway, He’ao Metro Station
6. Airport – Metro Connections
I. Metro Line 11 (Airport Express)
Airport Station, North Airport Station, Fuyong Station, Qiaotou Station, Tangwei Station, Ma’anshan Station, Shajing Station, Houting Station, Songgang Station, Bitou Station
Airport Station, Bihai Bay Station, Bao’an Station, Qianhaiwan Station, Nanshan Station, Houhai Station, South Hongshuwan Station, Chegongmiao Station, Futian Station
(2). Service hours:
(3). Fares: One-way ticket fares for ordinary carriages range from RMB 2 to 10, and for business carriages from RMB 6 to 30.
II. Metro Line 1 (Shuttle Bus M416 connects Terminal 3 and Metro Line 1)
The service hours for M416 buses traveling from Hourui Metro Station to Terminal 3 are 6:30-23:30. The service hours for buses traveling from Terminal 3 to Hourui Metro Station are 6:30-22:40. The departure intervals are between 10-20 minutes. The trip duration is about 10 minutes, with a fare of RMB 2.00.
Note: The above information is for reference only and is subject to the Metro operator’s daily schedule.