Sleeping in Airports

Taiyuan Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Taiyuan 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.

TYN Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

taiyuan airport guideTaiyuan Airport (code: TYN) has a large, recently renovated terminal that serves both domestic and international destinations. Eateries and shops are available, but we have no further details. WiFi is available inside the airport lounges, some of which economy class passengers may be able to access. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Where to 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 nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations 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 Taiyuan Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Dachang International Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Grand Metro Park Wanshi Hotel Shanxi – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Jin Merchant International Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Taiyuan 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 by purchasing a lounge pass. 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!

Terminal 1

First Class Lounge (Terminal 1) – Location: Terminal 1, Airside, Domestic Departures, 2nd Floor, opposite Gate 105. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Golden Century VIP Lounge – Location: Terminal 1, Landside, Arrival Hall, near the escalators.

HNA Club – Location: Terminal 1, Airside, Domestic Departures Hall, 2nd Floor, near Gate 101. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Terminal 2

First Class Lounge (Terminal 2, Domestic) – Location: Terminal 2, Airside, Domestic Departures, after Security Checks, across from Gate 9. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

First Class Lounge (Terminal 2, International) – Location: Terminal 2, Airside, International Departures, 2nd Floor, next to Duty Free Shops. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Taiyuan Airport inside the lounges. At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update the guide.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Terminal 2, 2nd Floor, East Area (China Merchants Bank) • Terminal 2, 2nd Floor, West Area (Agricultural Bank of China and Bank of Communications).

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there is a baby care room for breastfeeding and diaper-changing. Location: Terminal 2, between Gates 13 and 14. Hours: unknown.

Drinking Water – Thirsty? Drinking water fountains are available free of charge. Locations: throughout the airport.

Duty Free & Shopping – Information not available.

Food & Drinks – Information not available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Information not available.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, a medical clinic is available. Location: unknown.

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 – Information not available.

airport hoursAirport Hours

A reader tells us that the airport is closed from 11:00PM to 5:00AM. (May 2019)


Taiyuan airport is served by the following airlines: Air China • Air Macau • Beijing Capital Airlines • Chengdu Airlines • China Eastern • China Express Airlines • China Southern Airlines • Deer Air • EVA Air • Far Eastern Transport • Fuzhou Airlines • GX Airlines • Hainan Airlines • Jiangxi Airlines • Joy Air • Juneyao Airlines • Kunming Airlines • Lanmei Airlines • Loong Air • Lucky Air • Northeast Airlines • Okay Airways • Ruili Airlines • Shandong Airlines • Shenzhen Airlines • Shanghai Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • Spring Airlines • Thai Lion Air • Tibet Airlines • Vietnam Airlines • West Air • XiamenAir.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus 201 connects the airport to the city’s Railway Station. The city bus operates between the hours of 6:00AM – 8:00PM, departing from the airport every 30 minutes. The bus fare is CNY 2.

Shuttle Bus

The airport offers shuttle buses between the airport and the following locations: Downtown Railway Station • the Xishan Building • South Railway Station • East Bus Station. Most shuttles operate from 9:30AM – 9:30PM and depart from the airport every 20 – 40 minutes. Fares for the shuttles range from CNY 13 – 35, depending on the distance of the location from the station.


Taxis are readily available outside the arrivals hall of the airport.

Last updated: 2019-12-13

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.