Cheap flights from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou
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- Sun 5 JanSINCANMon 6 JanCANSINScootIndirectfrom $229
- Tue 24 DecSINCANWed 25 DecCANSINScootIndirectfrom $231
- Tue 10 DecSINCANWed 25 DecCANSINScootIndirectfrom $232
Flight information Singapore Changi to Guangzhou
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Flying from Singapore to Guangzhou
The charming port city of Guangzhou encapsulates an affluent and picturesque town with its architectural diversity and well-preserved natural beauty. From eating like a local, hiking in the mountain to cycling in the park, Guangzhou is a unique place that attracts all kinds of travellers.
Flights to Guangzhou typically arrive at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN). A visa is not required for Singaporeans and 2 other nationalities who are looking to stay for a period of 15 days and less.
Airlines that fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN)
Top airlines that service Singapore to Guangzhou flights directly are China Southern and Singapore Airlines.
There are also connecting flights on Xiamen Air and Malaysia Airlines via Fuzhou and Kuala Lumpur.
Budget airlines that offer the cheapest Singapore to Guangzhou flights are Scoot, West Air and AirAsia.
The popular stopover airports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Fuzhou Changle International Airport (FOC).
Arrival at Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN)
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located about 28km away from the city center. The airport, which currently accommodates 70 million passengers, is equipped with befitting facilities and services. There are two main terminals and facilities such as free Wi-Fi, currency exchange offices, duty-free shops, baby care rooms as well as medical room are available for passengers. There are also plenty of shops as well as places to grab a bite, including Family Mart.
There is a lounge that you can pay to enjoy the food and facilities within. If you haven't arranged any accommodation, the nearest hotel is the Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Airport for CNY 780 (SGD $154) per night.
There are 3 main ways to get from the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to the city center: metro, bus and taxi. The cheapest way is to take the Metro Line 3 at the basement level of the airport, which leaves every 7 minutes. It will cost about CNY 2-7 (SGD $0.40-1.38) and the journey will take about 50 minutes.
Another low cost option is to take Bus Line 1 to Guangzhou Railway Station and Central Hotel. The fare costs CNY 15-18 (SGD $2-4) and it takes about 45 minutes to reach the city.
If you are rushing for time and you want the most convenient option, a taxi ride will cost you approximately CNY 120-150 (SGD $23-30) and it will take you around 50 minutes to get into the city.
Guangzhou is an urbanised port city, which is situated on the north bank of the Pearl River. It is known for its well-preserved green spaces and natural beauty as well as its stunning architecture. Also heralded as the food heaven in China, Guangzhou is home to various attractions for all kinds of travellers.
Situated only a few kilometers north of Central Guangzhou, Baiyun Mountain (White Cloud Mountain) is a timeless attraction for tourists and locals alike. Travellers have the opportunity to enjoy panoramic scenery, ride a cable car, visit temples as well as hiking.
Guangzhou is also known as ‘The Flower City’, so make a visit to South China Botanic Garden, Millions of Sunflowers Garden and Canton Orchid Garden. If you are looking for a water cruise, the Port of Pearl River offers a night cruise tour and is a perfect place to enjoy the brightly-lit Guangzhou. Otherwise, head to the beautiful Liwan Lake Park for some boating activity in the afternoon.
Historical and architecture lovers will appreciate the vast architectural sites in Guangzhou.
From the skyscraping Canton Tower, the colonial town of Shamian Island, Southeast Asia’s oldest church of Sacred Heart Cathedral, the 900-year old Renwei Temple to the futuristic Guangzhou Opera House, this well-planned metropolis is a cultural and historical hotbed.
Some of the must-try foods in Guangzhou include Dim Sum (fried or steamed dumplings with various fillings), Baiyun Trotter (pork trotters with vinegar and ginger slices) and Shahefen (stir-fried local noodles). Travellers can also visit the Beijing Road Pedestrian Street and Huifu Snack Street to sample some mouth-watering street food.
Frequently asked questions about flights from Singapore to Guangzhou
What is the time difference between Singapore and Guangzhou?
There is no time difference between Singapore (GMT +8:00) and Guangzhou (GMT +8:00).
What is the weather like in Guangzhou?
Guangzhou is generally warm and humid and it experiences all four seasons throughout the year. The coldest average month is January with 9°C and the hottest months are between July and September. The best time to visit Guangzhou is during spring (March to May) and fall (late September to December) due to its mild temperatures and minimal rainfall. The hottest month in Guangzhou is April, with an average temperature of 30°C.
What is the exchange rate between Singapore Dollar and Chinese Yuan?
As of 26 November 2018, the local currency is the Chinese Yuan (CNY). The current exchange rate is SGD $1 = CNY 5.05 (USD $1= SGD $1.38)
What is the average cost of a meal in Guangzhou?
In general, the cost of food in Guangzhou is fairly cheaper than Singapore. A simple meal in an inexpensive restaurant in Guangzhou will cost approximately CNY 20 (SGD $4) as opposed to an average of SGD $12 in Singapore. If you are looking at a typical three-course meal in a restaurant for two, this will cost you around CNY 120 (SGD $24) in Guangzhou, but SGD $60 in Singapore.
What is the average cost of a hotel in Guangzhou?
Hotel prices in Guangzhou are significantly lower as compared to Singapore. A night in an average 4-star hotel should cost around CNY 450 (SGD $89) in Guangzhou, which is lower than the average of SGD $130 in Singapore. An average room in a 5-star hotel in Guangzhou (CNY 700 or SGD $138) is lower than the average in Singapore (SGD $250).
Getting from Singapore Changi to Guangzhou Airport
Singapore Changi Airport has four main terminals. T1, T2 and T3 are linked by a complimentary SkyTrain and T4 can be reached by shuttle bus. It is easily accessible from the city via train or taxi. Taking a taxi to the airport from the city center will cost an estimated SGD $20 and should take no more than half an hour.
The highly-acclaimed airport offers free WiFi and a plethora of restaurants, shops, and duty-free retail outlets and is one of the most popular airports to transit at. There are also different lounges spread out across the terminals.
If you’re flying to Guangzhou with Singapore Airlines, you will depart from Terminal 3. For China Southern, Xiamen Air and Scoot, you will depart from Terminal 1. For Malaysia Airlines, you will depart from Terminal 2. For AirAsia and West Air, you will depart from Terminal 4.
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