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About Flights to Guangzhou

Summary info about Guangzhou flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Return Price


Fastest flight time

11h 50m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Guangzhou from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £397 (London Stansted to Guangzhou Baiyun).
The best return flight price to Guangzhou from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £1,128 (London Heathrow to Guangzhou Baiyun).
The fastest flight to Guangzhou from United Kingdom takes 11h 50m (London Heathrow to Guangzhou Baiyun).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Guangzhou, including Malaysia Airlines and China Southern.

Cheapest flights to Guangzhou airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Guangzhou airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport


London (LON) to Guangzhou (CAN)

Typically, flights to Guangzhou from London are cheaper when flying from London to Guangzhou Baiyun, which has an average price of £1,154

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO GUANGZHOU FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMarch34% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Guangzhou costs on average just £902 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO GUANGZHOU FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly43% more expensiveIt costs about £1,951 for flights to Guangzhou from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO GUANGZHOU FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTOctober387% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Guangzhou from London Heathrow Airport in October than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Guangzhou?

A flight to Guangzhou, China out of London Heathrow airport takes roughly 17 and a half hours with one stopover, although flights with two stopovers are common. In this case the journey can be up to 25 hours long. From Edinburgh, flights to Guangzhou, China are in the region of 24 to 28 hours long. If you’re flying from Birmingham, you can expect fights with one stopover to be around 17 hours and with two stopovers between 20 and 27 hours depending on the length of the stops.

There are currently no direct flights available from the UK to Guangzhou, although you can still come across a range of Guangzhou flight deals through momondo. From London Heathrow, you’ll likely be passing through Shanghai before landing in Guangzhou. Out of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester, a common stop is Amsterdam prior to Shanghai and on to Guangzhou. From Birmingham, stopovers in Istanbul and Muscat are regular.

£110 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Guangzhou. This flight is from Shanghai and is 89% cheaper than most flights to Guangzhou. To find the cheapest price to Guangzhou from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The cheapest month to fly to Guangzhou from United Kingdom is in September. Flight prices, which tend to average around £860, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel to Guangzhou during the month of September, then flying in February is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of £863.

We recommend purchasing flights from United Kingdom to Guangzhou 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Guangzhou for £1,154. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £1,128.

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Guangzhou from United Kingdom is on a Saturday. momondo users have found tickets for Saturday departures for as low as £1,152. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. When flying out on a Tuesday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Guangzhou for around £2,468.

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Guangzhou is at midday. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Guangzhou at midday for as low as £1,517. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In the evening is when there is more demand to fly to Guangzhou, so prices are often more expensive at around £2,269 per ticket.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Guangzhou is possible. If you are planning a flight to Guangzhou, consider booking flights to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (18 mi from Guangzhou city centre), Shenzhen Airport (49 mi from Guangzhou city centre), Zhuhai Airport (78 mi from Guangzhou city centre) or Huizhou Airport (85 mi from Guangzhou city centre).

With an average price of £507 per person, Huizhou Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Guangzhou. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.

Guangzhou flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Guangzhou found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
5 Oct
LHR06:45London Heathrow
11h 50m
CAN18:35Guangzhou Baiyun
17 Oct
CAN07:10Guangzhou Baiyun
28h 50m
3 stops
LHR12:00London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
5 Oct
LHR06:45London Heathrow
11h 50m
CAN18:35Guangzhou Baiyun
17 Oct
CAN16:30Guangzhou Baiyun
41h 35m
2 stops
LHR10:05London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
5 Oct
LHR06:45London Heathrow
11h 50m
CAN18:35Guangzhou Baiyun
18 Oct
CAN18:00Guangzhou Baiyun
50h 10m
3 stops
LHR20:10London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
5 Oct
LHR06:45London Heathrow
11h 50m
CAN18:35Guangzhou Baiyun
18 Oct
CAN15:00Guangzhou Baiyun
28h 40m
2 stops
LHR19:40London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
5 Oct
LHR06:45London Heathrow
11h 50m
CAN18:35Guangzhou Baiyun
19 Oct
CAN14:40Guangzhou Baiyun
24h 45m
2 stops
LHR15:25London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
16 Sep
LHR18:30London Heathrow
19h 50m
1 stop
CAN14:20Guangzhou Baiyun
30 Oct
CAN23:00Guangzhou Baiyun
24h 10m
1 stop
LHR23:10London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Guangzhou

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Guangzhou, view some of our deals below provided by China Southern and Malaysia Airlines
Multiple Airlines
1 Feb
STN01:30London Stansted
55h 15m
3 stops
CAN08:45Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
14 Nov
LHR17:15London Heathrow
44h 00m
3 stops
CAN13:15Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
2 Nov
STN02:30London Stansted
55h 15m
3 stops
CAN09:45Guangzhou Baiyun

Which airlines fly to Guangzhou?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Guangzhou

Which airlines fly to Guangzhou?

When flying to Guangzhou from United Kingdom, momondo travellers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Cathay Pacific, KLM, Emirates or Hainan Airlines. Depending on what airport in United Kingdom you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.

Emirates Flights to Guangzhou

Emirates operates around 14 flights into Guangzhou in any given week. The most common departure point for these flights was from Kunming Changshui, with the best round-trip Emirates deal found being £434 (Birmingham to Guangzhou). Users have rated Emirates 8.4/10 in over 129 reviews on momondo.

Turkish Airlines Flights to Guangzhou

Another popular choice for flights to Guangzhou is Turkish Airlines (8.1/10, 135 reviews). Most Turkish Airlines flights landing in Guangzhou will be arriving from Istanbul, but there is 1 Turkish Airlines flight to Guangzhou from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Turkish Airlines deal found on momondo this week was £410 (Birmingham to Guangzhou, round-trip).

Airports near Guangzhou

Below you will find all the airports in Guangzhou along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Guangzhou airport?

There are a number of ways to get from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Guangzhou into the city centre. The metro line 3 runs from terminal one and two and will take you directly into the downtown area in around 50 minutes for an affordable price. A slightly more expensive yet convenient route is to take a taxi or hail a car from a popular ride sharing app. They’re readily available and the journey takes between 40 to 50 minutes depending on where you need to be. You can also take one of the multiple airport shuttle bus lines, which operate from early in the morning to late at night into various areas of the city. In this case, the transfer time can take upwards of one hour.

Popular routes to Guangzhou

Most frequently searched flights to Guangzhou along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time18h 50m
Cheapest price£1,137
Manchester to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time25h 55m
Cheapest price£3,003
Newcastle upon Tyne to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time25h 25m
Cheapest price£6,249
Leeds to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time52h 15m
Cheapest price£2,226
Birmingham to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time44h 40m
Cheapest price£3,409
New York to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time29h 25m
Cheapest price£2,362
Dubai to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time18h 15m
Cheapest price£814
Edinburgh to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time31h 30m
Cheapest price£12,327

Visa requirements for visiting Guangzhou

British nationals do need to obtain a visa in order to travel to Guangzhou. You will need to make your application in person at one of the London, Manchester, Edinburgh or Belfast application centres and be prepared to provide biometric data such as your fingerprints. A passport valid for at least six months upon arrival is also necessary.

Start planning your trip to Guangzhou

Best things to do and see in Guangzhou

You won’t be stuck for things to see and do in this sprawling city situated on the Pearl River in the south of China. Modern architecture combines with ancient Chinese history to make for an unforgettable trip. The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall and Folk Craft Museum is a must-see attraction for a glimpse into the history of the city, as is the Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King. At Huacheng Square, you can soak up the atmosphere while being surrounded by architectural marvels like Guangzhou Library, Guangzhou Opera House and the enormous Canton Tower. Alternatively, you can see the city from above after hiking Baiyun mountain, which offers unforgettable panoramic views.

Why use momondo?

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