Sleeping in Airports

Guiyang Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Guiyang Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

KWE Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Guiyang Airport.

What to Expect

guiyang airport guideGuiyang Airport (Code: KWE) consists of two connected, modern terminals, each one serving domestic and international flights respectively. Currently, a third terminal is being constructed as part of Guiyang’s expansion project. Economy class travellers looking for additional comfort have the option to use one of the airport lounges. See our Airport lounges section for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are located within a 10-minute walk from the airport, however, they do not provide shuttles. See locations in the Airport Hotels section below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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 hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in Guiyang Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Guiyang Airport Hotel – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle, but the hotel can be reached on foot in 10 minutes if you are travelling light. » Check Rates
  • 7Days Inn Guiyang International Airport – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

airport loungeAirport Lounges

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

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • VIP Lounge – Location: Terminal 2, Airside, 2nd Level. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Airline Lounges

If you are a First or Business Class traveller you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s website.

  • China Southern Sky Pearl Club –  Location: Terminal 2, Airside.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Guiyang Airport inside the VIP Lounge.  See Airport Lounges above.

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

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, we did not have any information regarding the availability of any 24 hour restaurants. Most appear to be open around 6:00AM and close around 10:00PM. Options here include: Burger King, KFC, Dio Coffee, Starbucks, Yapin Hong Kong Style Restaurant, and more.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit the airport information desk for assistance. Location: Terminal 2, 2nd Floor. Hours: unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Available. Location: Landside, Terminal 2, 2nd Floor. Rates start at 3 Yuan/small bag, 6 Yuan/big bag and 10 Yuan/oversized bag.

Luggage Wrapping – Available. Location: Landside, Terminal 2, 2nd Floor. Rates start at 10 Yuan per piece.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

airport hoursAirport 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 click here to update this airport guide and we will update this airport guide.


Guiyang airport is served by the following airlines: 9 Air • Air China • Capital Airlines • Chengdu Airlines • China Express • China Eastern • China Southern • Colorful Guizhou Airlines • Fuzhou Airlines • Hainan Airlines • Hebei Airlines • Jiangxi Air • Juneyao Airlines • Loong Airlines • Lucky Air • Hong Kong Airlines • New Gen Airways • Qingdao • Shandong Airlines • Shanghai Airlines • Shenzhen Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • Spring Airlines • Tianjin Airlines • Tibet Airlines • West Air • Xiamen Airlines.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The airport is well connected with designated “airport buses” offer express service between the airport, city center and train stations at an affordable price. A ride between the airport and city center takes about 15 – 20 minutes. The Long-distance Bus Station (for travels to Zuyi, Ashun and more) of Guiyang Airport is located in T2 on B1 Floor, Domestic Arrivals Hall. You can buy the tickets at the service counter near Gate No. 11 of the Arrival Hall.


Fixed-rate taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.


Longdongbao Railway Station is an underground high-speed station within walking distance of the airport. After arriving, walk to Gate No. 11 of the Domestic Arrivals Hall in T2, take the escalator on the right downstairs, and then turn left after 45 meters to find the railway station. Going to the North Railway Station by train takes around 20 minute and at the time of this update, costs CNY10.5 for a first-class seat and CNY8.5 for a second-class seat.

Last updated: 2020-06-17

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   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/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.