South African Airways offers the convenience of direct flights to Guangzhou. Guangzhou is the capital city of the province of Guangdong and it’s most populous. It was previously known as Canton and has been China’s busiest trading hub for centuries, while retaining the composed charm of a smaller city.
The city boasts a beautiful mix of classic Chinese architecture, temples, mosques and rapid industrialised growth is distinctive. The sparkling skyline has become synonymous with the area and showcases the effortless integration of history and new development. The city is beautifully dissected by the Pearl River which smoothly winds its way through the metropole.
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located roughly 40km from Tianhe Central business district. The hub is served by various public and private transport options including taxis, trains, buses and ferries. Car hire and shuttle facilities are also available at the airport.
SAA flies into Guangzhou 3 times a week, and you can rest assured that these flights to Guangzhou deliver excellent turnaround times and world-class facilities.
Guangzhou offers its visitors an array of things to do from sampling modernised Cantonese food to the viewing platform of the graceful Canton Tower, the tallest building in the city. As one of China's leading commercial and manufacturing regions, it is a flourishing and prosperous city. This mystifying metropolitan manages to stand out from the massive landscape and population to cement itself as a sought-after business and tourist destination.
So, whether it be for business or leisure, make sure Guangzhou is on your list of places to visit.
If you are a frequent flyer, you qualify for our SAA Voyager loyalty programme. The programme aims to reward regular flyers through the accumulation of miles. These Voyager Miles can be redeemed for flights, upgrades and other rewards. To sign up for the SAA Voyager programme, take a look at our Voyager page.