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Shenzhen Baoan Airport

INTRODUCTION

Shenzhen Baoan Airport

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (IATA Airport Code: SZX), aka Shenzhen Bao'an, is located in the Bao'an District of the city of Shenzhen, about 30 kilometers from the heart of the city. One of the four largest airports in China,  Shenzhen Bao'an is the hub of Shenzhen Airlines and the focus city of China Southern Airlines. More than simply an airport, Shenzhen Bao'an combines air, land and sea transportation facilities, making it the only airport in China that seamlessly combines all three of these transportation media; Shenzhen Bao'an connects air flights to and from the city of Shenzhen with local ferries as well as with express buses between Shenzhen and Hong Kong and between Shenzhen and Macau.

As of 2011, Shenzhen Bao'an serves over 150 air routes, reaching over 100 domestic and international destinations (as the reader can readily imagine, many of China's larger cities may be an interim destination along a number of different flight itineraries). Shenzhen Bao'an is ranked among the Top 100 Airports of the World, and, not surprisingly, is one of the world's busiest airports measured in terms of passengers traffic.

TERMINAL BUILDINGS

The main terminal buildings at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport are Terminal A, Terminal B and Terminal D (or terminals 1, 2 & 4, if you will, with terminal 3 lacking). A new Terminal 3, aka T3, which will lie apart from the other three terminals, all contiguous, is currently under construction (nearing completion, in fact) on reclaimed land lying between the original airport and former Pearl River Delta marshland, now built up. T3 will lie between the original runway and a new runway lying parallel to (of course), and just SW of the original runway.

Terminal A is the main terminal for domestic flights while Terminal D is the main terminal for international flights, with Terminal B representing a mix of both domestic and international flights. The new T3 terminal, once completed, will serve as the primary venue for international flights. It is a prestige project whose bidding was won by the Italian architectural firm, Fuksas, headed by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas.

Seen in its skeletal construction, T3 looks almost more "bird's-nest-like" than the Bird's Nest (the 2008 Olympic Stadium in Beijing) itself, making extensive use of a tubular, geometrical (or modified geodesic-like) pattern whose design is aimed at maximum structural integrity combined with maximum light penetration (the tubular, geometrical pattern will be covered in glass). T3, which is planned to come into service during the course of 2012, will be the "docking station" for all Airbus A380s landing at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport. The Airbus A380 is of course the world's largest passenger airliner.

In addition to these four primary terminals, Shenzhen Bao'an also makes use of numerous smaller terminals in other airports, some large, some small, in the immediate region and farther beyond, including in the Yangtze River Delta area.

SHENZHEN BAO'AN AIR-SEA EXPRESS ROUTE TO HONG KONG AND MACAU

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport offers a seamless air-sea suite ticket which, besides the flight ticket to Shenzhen, includes a hydrofoil ticket on a so-called TurboJET, either from Shenzhen (via Fuyong Port, which lies about 3.5 kilometers from the Shenzhen Bao'an terminal area) to Hong Kong or from Shenzhen to Macau, and vice versa: passage on a TurboJET from either Hong Kong or Macau to Shenzhen and a flight ticket onward to other domestic Chinese cities.

This is a unique feature of Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport and essentially makes Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport an auxiliary airport of both Hong Kong and Macau, as well as the primary airport of the increasingly important business hub city of Shenzhen, where most of Hong Kong's foreign embassies are situated. Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport's air-sea suite ticket is not only highly convenient, it is generally considerably cheaper than traditional direct flights between the regional cities of mainland China and Hong Kong or Macau. All luggage transfers with the air-sea suite ticket are handled seamlessly and internally by Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, without the additional hassle of baggage check-in and check-out on the part of the passenger.

Chinese Name: 深圳宝安机场
Airport Code: SZX
Website: www.szairport.com
Address: Baoan District, Shenzhen City
Chinese Address: 深圳市宝安区
Telephone: 86-95000666

Transportation To/From the Airport


THE AIRPORT SHUTTLE BUS

There are airport shuttle buses connecting Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport with the rest of the city of Shenzhen, and from Shenzhen on to other mainland Chinese destinations.

The Timetable of Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport Shuttle Buses

Bus No./ Line

Departure

Arrival (Pinyin)

Main Stops (Pinyin)

Operating Time (24
Hr Clock)

Ticket Price (RMB)

330

Shenzhen Bao'an Intn'l Airport

Hualian Bldg in Futian District (Futian Hualian Dasha)

Shenzhen Airlines Building (Shenhang Dasha), Shenzhen Shanghai Hotel (Shanghai Binguan)

From 5:30 to the last flight's arrival

20

Line 3

Water Bank New City residential area in Xinsheng Village, Longgong District (Longgang Xinshengcun Shui'an Xindu)

Longgang Long-distance Bus Station (Longgang Qichezhan)

8:00-
22:00

35

Line 4

China South City aka China International Industrial Material City in Pinghu Town, Longgang District (Longgang Pinghu HuananCheng)

Pinghu Long-distance Bus Station, Longhua Long-distance Bus Station

8:00-
22:00

30

Line 5

Gongming Long-distance Bus Station

Songgang Long-distance Bus Station, Shajin Long-distance Bus Station

7:50-
22:00

6

Line 6

East Overseas Chinese Town in Damenshi, Yantian District (Damenisha Dongbu Huaqiaocheng)

Bao'an Long-distance Bus Station, Futian Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Luohu Gymnasium

8:00-
22:00

30

Line 7

Dafen Oil Painting Village in Buji Town, Longgang District, Shenzhen (Buji Dafen Youhuacun)

Kangda'er Long-distance Bus Station (Kangda'er Qichezhan), the Headquarters of Huawei Technologies Company In Bantian Street, Longgang District (Huawei Jidi)

8:00-
22:00

22

Line 8

Hong Kong – Shenzhen Western Corridor, Shenzhen Part at Dongjiaotou, Shekou Street, Nanshan District

Shenzhen High-Tech Industrial Park (Shenzhen Kejiyuan)

8:00-
22:00

15

Line9

Huanggang Port Control Point

The Office of Shenzhen Special Zone Daily (Tequ Baoshe), Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center (Huizhan Zhongxin)

8:00-
22:00

20

Line 10

Shekou Passenger Transportation Port

Xijiang Road (Xixiang), Bao'an Gymnasium, Walmart at Shekou, Nanshan District

8:00-
22:00

8

327 Bus

Futian Water Paradise

Xianren Road, Longxin Avenue, Longping Road, Jixiang Central Road, Qinglin Central Road, Hungge Central Road, Shenzhen-Huizhou High Road, Airport Express, Guangzhou-Shenzhen Express

7:30-
22:00

8

355 Bus

Shekou

Xijiang, Nantou

7:30-
22:00

8

K568

Luohu Railway Station

Shenzhen University, Xiasha in Futian District

8:00-
23:30

20

602

Bao'an District

Huangtian, Xixiang

7:20-
16:45

5

Coaches to Hong Kong and Macau

Coaches to Hong Kong and Macau from Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport are also available. Consult the following timetable for coaches from Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport to Hong Kong and Macau:

Departure

Arrival

Stops

Schedule

Duration

Ticket Price

Shenzhen Bao'an Airport

Hong Kong

Shenzhen Bay Control Point, Kowloon, Hong Kong Airport

09:00 09:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:00 13:30 14:00 14:30 15:00 15:30 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 21:30 22:00 22:30

2 Hours

Shenzhen Bay Control Point (RMB 40), Kowloon (RMB 100, Hong Kong Airport (RMB 180)

Shenzhen Bao'an Airport

Macau

Zhuhai, Macau

08:20 09:50 10:40 11:05 11:40 12:40 14:00 14:35 15:05 15:45 16:50 17:30 19:00 19:50 21:05

2 Hours

Zhuhai (RMB 90), Macau (RMB 100)

To Nearby Cities

Direct coach services from Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport to nearby cities such as Zhongshan, Dongguan, Guangzhou and Huizhou are easily accessed.

Please consult the following timetable:

Departure

Arrival

Stops

Schedule

Ticket Price

Duration

Shenzhen Bao'an Airport

Zhongshan

Zhongshan

11:00 12:30 14:30 16:00 18:00 20:00

RMB 67

1 Hours

Guangzhou Dongpu Long-
distance Bus Station

Huangpu

09:50 11:00 12:40 14:20 16:10 17:55 18:55

RMB 60

2 Hours

Huizhou Long-
distance Bus Station

Longhua

07:10 07:40 08:10 08:40 09:15 09:50 10:25 11:00 11:35 12:10 12:40 13:10 13:45 14:20 14:55 15:30 16:05 16:40 17:10 17:40 18:15 18:50 19:25 20:00 20:40

Longhua (RMB 20), Huizhou (RMB 60)

1 Hours

Dongguan Shilong Long-
distance Bus Station

Dongguan Long-
distance Bus Station

07:00 07:40 08:20 09:00 09:40 10:20 11:00 11:40 12:20 13:00 13:40 14:20 15:00 15:40 16:20 17:00 17:40 18:20 19:00 19:40

Dongguan Long-
distance Bus Station (RMB 40), Dongguan Shilong Long-
distance Bus Station (RMB 45)

1 Hours

Remote Terminals In Surrounding Cities

As indicated above, Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport has numerous (22 in all) remote terminals in surrounding cities, such as in Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhuhai, Zhongshan, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macau, providing easy access to Shenzhen and from there, to the rest of mainland China or to international destinations.

Many of these remote terminals are located either in the Yangtze River Delta area or in the Pearl River Delta area.

The services provided by the Remote Terminals of Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport include:

  • Waiting Rooms for passengers, including VIP waiting rooms.
  • Ticket offices where passengers can purchase flight and airport shuttle bus tickets.
  • Check-in counters where passengers can obtain their boarding pass, change their flight departure or destination, etc., and in some cases may check their flight baggage and even go through the pre-flight security check.
  • A comprehensive, real-time listing of all relevant flights schedules.
  • Direct connection to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport via an airport shuttle bus.

The following is a list of Shenzhen Bao'an Remote Terminals in Greater Shenzhen City (all times expressed in the 24 hour clock):

  • Futian Remote Terminal – located at Zhuzilin, Shennan Avenue. Shuttle bus services to Shenzhen Bao'an are available between the hours 6:30 to 21:00, at intervals of 30 minutes; it takes only 30 minutes to reach Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport from here.
  • HualianBuilding Remote Terminal – Hualian Building, aka Hualian Hotel, is located at the junction of Shennan Central Road and Yannan Road. Passengers can reach Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport from here via airport shuttle bus No. 330.
  • Luohu Control Point Remote Terminal – is located at the first floor of Huaqiao Building, Heping Road, Luohu District, which is situated adjacent to Luohu Control Point (hence its name) and Shenzhen Railway Station. There are shuttle buses to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport between the hours of 8:30 and 20:30, at intervals of 20 minutes. The trip takes about one hour. The fare for the shuttle bus is RMB 20, per person.
  • ShenzhenBay Remote Terminal – is located at Shenzhen Bay. Shuttle Bus service to the airport operates between the hours of 8:30 and 20:00, at intervals of 30 minutes. The fare, per person, for the shuttle bus is RMB 45. The trip takes about 35 minutes.
  • Huizhou Remote Terminal – is situated on the first floor of Jinhuayue Business Hotel. Shuttle Bus service to the airport operates between the hours of 6:30 and 20:00, at intervals of 40 minutes.

The following is a list of Shenzhen Bao'an Remote Terminals in Greater Dongguan City (all times expressed in the 24 hour clock):

A. Wanjiang Remote Terminal – is located in Wanjiang District, Dongguan City. The Shuttle Bus service to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport operates between the hours of 6:30 and 20:00, at intervals of 40 minutes.

B. East Dongguan Remote Terminal – is located in the Long-distance Bus Station of East Dongguan. The Shuttle Bus service to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport operates between the hours of 6:25 and 18:40, at intervals of 35 minutes.

C. Humen Remote Terminal – is situated on the 1st floor of the Xinfeng Building, Humen Avenue, Humen Town, Dongguan City. The Shuttle Bus service to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport operates between the hours of 6:30 and 17:45, at intervals of 2 hours.

D. Houjie Remote Terminal – is situated on the 1st floor of the Guomen Cheng Business Hotel, Houjie Town, Dongguan City. The Shuttle Bus service to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport operates between the hours of 6:30 and 17:45, at intervals of 2 hours.

E. Shilong Remote Terminal – is located in the Long-distance Bus Station of the city of Shilong on the northeastern outskirts of Dongguan City, on the north bank of the Dongjiang River. The Shuttle Bus service to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport operates between the hours of 6:30 and 17:45, at intervals of 2 hours.

Shenzhen Airport Terminal Transportation Map

Shenzhen Terminal Transportation Map


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Q:Edward Tang Asked on 00:12 AM Jan. 15 2014 Reply
I will be visiting Shenzhen in Feb. 2014 and I understand that the Baoan Airport new Terminal 3 is now opened for international arrival. How far is it from the Metro (Airport East) Station of the Luobao Line?
Dear Edward,

You need to take No. M416 bus from the Terminal to Airport East station. It takes about 20 minutes and it costs about CNY2/US$0.33 per person. Lussie Lu Replied on 01:09 AM Jan. 15 2014

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