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Shantou Airport Guide

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

a guy with a sign written in english came by and let me know the airport was closing and i had to leave. - a traveller

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 Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A midsize international airport with separate terminals for domestic and international flights.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

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

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

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Shantou 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

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Shantou Airport. Connect to the "AIRPORT FREE WIFI" and follow instructions.

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Airport Hotels

There is a list of hotels near Shantou 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

  • ATM/Cash Machines - Yes, Bank of China has a 24-hour ATM. Location: Left side, Domestic Departure Hall, 3rd Floor.
  • Baggage Trolleys - Yes.
  • Currency Exchange - Yes available at the Bank of China, see ATM info.
  • Food & Drinks - There are 4 restaurants at the airport available both landside and airside. It is not known if any are open 24 hours but probably not.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Hourly and daily storage are available on the third floor of the terminal. Cost: unknown.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Luggage wrapping is available on the third floor of the terminal. The cost is 10 yuan per piece.
  • Medical Services - Yes, the first-aid station is open 24 hours a day. Location: first floor of the terminal, to the left of the arrival hall 4.
  • Mobile Charging - Yes, on the third floor of domestic and international departure lounges, airside.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Shopping - Duty Free is available at the airport.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

Based on information provide in a review, the airport does not permit sleeping in the airport overnight.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Express Bus

This service connects the airport to Shantou Railway Station, Golden Golf Hotel, and Oversea Chinese Hotel.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. The meters rarely work, so be prepared to negotiate a fare with the driver before starting your journey.

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Last Updated: 10 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 .