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Guilin Liangjiang Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Guilin Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

So finally, there were no people anymore, lights were turned totally off, and we heard security closing the doors from the airport! We were totally on our own! - erikgon

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Guilin Liangjiang International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A large, modern and busy single-terminal international airport with a wide variety of shopping and dining options.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter one of the airport’s first class lounges. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Guilin Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Guilin Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

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Airport WiFi / Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Guilin Airport does not appeal to you, it is best to head back towards the city center, as there are no hotels near the airport. Here are some hotel suggestions based on Tripadvisor reviews:

  • Grand Bravo Hotel Guilin - (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. Not to be confused with Guilin Bravo Hotel/Guilin Bravo Hotel Grand Wing (see below).
  • Lakeside Inn - (35 minutes from the airport) (35 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers cost 120 CNY each way (good for up to 4 people).
  • Hotel Universal Guilin - (35 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged through the hotel ($).
  • Guilin Bravo Hotel - (35 minutes from the airport) Also has a newer “Grand Wing”. Not to be confused with Grand Bravo Hotel (see above). No airport shuttle.

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Guilin Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Bank of China may provide ATM services. Hours: 9:00AM - 5:00PM. Location: Left side of Domestic Arrival Hall, 1F.
  • Baggage Trolleys - Available free of charge.
  • Business Center - Offering printing, faxing, internet access and more. Location: between the exits of domestic arrivals and international arrivals.
  • Currency Exchange - United Money Company. Location: Exit of Arrivals, 1F. Hours: 9:00AM - 9:30PM.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - There are shops available both landside and airside, hours and further details are not known.
  • Food & Drinks - Food & Drinks - Food concessions are available throughout the airport both landside and airside. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options.
  • Information Desk - available.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Medical Services - A medical center can be found on the west side of the departure hall (2nd Floor) of the terminal building.Hours: Not known.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Pharmacy - Available. Airside, exact location is not known.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Water Fountains - Available airside.

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Designated “airport buses” offer express service between the airport and city center at an affordable price. Buses usually won’t depart until full, so this is a good option if you’re not in a hurry.

Car Rentals

China Auto Rental Company is open 24 hours. Location: Room L05, Office Area, 2F.

Hotel Shuttles

Some hotels offer airport transfers for free or for a fee. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. To ensure that you pay a fair price for your trip into the city center, stop at the taxi rank and insist on a taxi with a working meter.

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Last Updated: 02 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .