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Book your return flights from Auckland to Guangzhou and discover one of China's oldest and biggest cities. Guangzhou is a Chinese city known for its ability to seamlessly blend the old and new worlds. Wander around its streets, and you'll find ancient temples juxtaposed against a bustling metropolis. With a direct flight time of 12 hours 15 minutes’ from Auckland, Guangzhou is an ideal holiday destination for history buffs or Kiwi families looking to explore a different culture.
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The best time to visit Guangzhou
The best time to visit Guangzhou is during the autumn months. From October to December, temperatures are comfortable and humidity is low. If you want to find cheap flights from Auckland to Guangzhou, you’ll need to book in advance. If you can handle the cold temperatures, plan your trip to Guangzhou in winter. From December to February, the official flower, Kapok, also blooms, turning the city into a sea of flowers. Guangzhou's rainy season lasts from February to September. Temperatures gradually increase to 25°C 36°C and typhoons and thunderstorms are common. Despite the weather, it's a popular time for watersports in the city.
Departing From Auckland
Auckland Airport (AKL) is the largest airport in New Zealand. It operates flights to 26 domestic and 48 international destinations. China Southern Airlines operates one direct flight every day from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN). You can also catch a connecting flight via Hong Kong, Manila or Sydney with Air New Zealand, Jetstar or Singapore Airlines.
Getting to Auckland Airport
The best way to get to Auckland International Airport is with the SkyBus. It operates 24 hours a day, and a one-way trip only costs $18 NZD per person. For budget travellers, you can take the 380 Airporter bus for only $11 NZD. Another affordable option is local bus route 31. It leaves the CBD every 15 minutes from 7am to 7pm, seven days a week. If you have too many bags for public transportation, you can book a taxi or an Uber to take you to the airport. A single trip will cost up to $75 NZD depending on traffic.
Parking at Auckland Airport
Whether you're travelling on a tight budget or you want first-class convenience, there is a parking option to suit your needs at Auckland Airport.
Where to Park at Auckland Airport
- Park your car in the economy lot if you want convenience at the lowest price possible. Day rates start at $40 NZD, and you'll be within a short walking distance of the terminal building.
- The standard parking lot offers covered and uncovered options. A weekend trip away will cost up to $100 NZD.
- Avoid wasting any time at the airport by leaving your car in the executive lot. You'll have access to grooming services, a valet and extra wide parking bays. Prices start at $57 NZD per day.
Arriving in Guangzhou
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) is the major airport of Guangzhou. It's the third busiest airport in China and the 13th in the world. It operates 126 flights to local and international destinations.
How to Get from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to Your Guangzhou Hotel or Accommodation
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport located 28 kilometres from the city centre. The fastest way to get to your hotel from the airport is with the subway. It takes about 30 minutes to reach downtown Guangzhou. The Airport South Station serves the airport on Line 3. You'll find the station below the arrivals terminal building. If you don't want to waste time figuring out the public transportation system, you can take a taxi to your hotel. A 40-minute trip to downtown Guangzhou shouldn't cost more than ¥120 ($26 NZD). You'll find the taxi counters in the arrivals lobby or outside gates A5 and B6. The cheapest way to get into the city is with the Airport Express Bus, but trips can take up to one hour. Buy your tickets at the CAAC information desks and ask the staff which route to take as the bus drivers may not speak English.
Things to do in Guangzhou
Visit Sacred Heart Cathedral
Sacred Heart Cathedral is one of the only cathedrals in the world made entirely from granite. It's a popular attraction for travellers who love architecture or want to attend one of the morning masses.
Grab a coffee at Canton Tower
Canton Tower was once the tallest tower in the world. It rises to 600 metres above the city and is full of coffee shops, restaurants and adrenaline-inducing rides.
Explore the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King
The Mausoleum is one of Guangzhou's top attractions. The tomb is more than 2,000 years old and is full of ancient artefacts discovered in 1983.