Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (IATA: HGH)

Location: No.1, Konggang Avenue, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou (杭州市萧山区空港大道1号)

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (杭州萧山国际机场) is the only airport served in Hangzhou city as well as a major one to the Zhejiang Province, where visitors can go to the famous West Lake, Wuzhen and other wonderful attractions by easy transportation. From January 30, 2016, the 144-hour visa-free transit policy began to be implemented so that people from the named 51 countries can stay in Zhejiang, Shanghai and Jiangsu within 144 hours without a visa.

Flights to Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

Till 2020, 94 domestic cities and 37 international cities (regions) are connected with Hangzhou and there are altogether 235 airlines covering China, Eastern Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe, America, Africa, etc. Visitors can get to Hangzhou by flight from most cities in China within 3h.

International Flights

People from Europe (Amsterdam, Madrid, Rome, Copenhagen), Australia (Melbourne, Sydney), North America (San-Francisco, Los Angeles, Vancouver), Africa (Cairo), Middle East (Doha), East Asia (Singapore, Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island, Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa, Bangkok, Chiengmai, Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, Viet Nam, Shizuoka, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City), and other regions (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao), etc. can arrive at Hangzhou directly by air.

There are frequent flights connecting Hangzhou and many hot destinations, such as San Francisco, Sydney, Amsterdam, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Taiwan, etc.

And also, you can visit Hangzhou by taking the non-scheduled flights from places including Sydney, Cairo, Los Angeles, Madrid, Melbourne, and so on, which run 1 to 3 times per week.

Besides, travelers from New York, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Nha Trang, etc. can reach Hangzhou after a stop or transfer at Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou or Hong Kong.

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Domestic Flights

Hangzhou has opened airlines to the popular cities including BeijingXian, GuilinChengdu, Lhasa, Jiuzhaigou, Guangzhou, Kunming, Lijiang, Changsha, Zhangjiajie, Huangshan, Chongqing, Wuhan, Guiyang, Taiyuan, Kaili, Xining, Harbin, Xishuangbanna, Urumqi, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Luoyang, Sanya, Hohhot, Qingdao, Dalian, Lanzhou, Zhengzhou, Shenzhen, etc.

There are many daily flights between Hangzhou and the main cities like Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Lhasa, etc. See the flight time in the following table.

Part of Domestic Flights to Hangzhou:

Map of Flights to Hangzhou Click to Enlarge Map of Flights to Hangzhou
Route Type Duration Frequency (per day) Distance (KM)
Beijing - Hangzhou Nonstop About 2.5h About 25 flights 1277km
Xian - Hangzhou Nonstop About 2.5h About 10 flights 1330km
Chengdu - Hangzhou Nonstop About 3h About 10 flights 1877km
Guangzhou - Hangzhou Nonstop About 2h About 20 flights 1252km
Hong Kong - Hangzhou Nonstop About 2h About 15 flights 1309km
Guilin - Hangzhou Nonstop About 2h About 5 flights 1333km
Lhasa - Hangzhou Nonstop & Stopover 6h - 7h About 10 flights 3866km
Kunming - Hangzhou Nonstop & Connecting 3h - 4h About 30 flights 2167km
Guiyang - Hangzhou Nonstop & Connecting About 3h About 30 flights 1663km

(Notice: Information given above is only for your reference, might change according to the real situation, feel free to contact us for more accurate news.)

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Terminals

There are international terminal (Terminal A) and domestic terminal (Terminal B) in Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. They are about 500m away, which takes less than 10 minutes walk.

Terminal A (International Terminal)

Terminal A (also know as Terminal 2) is for international (regional) airlines including KLM Airlines (KL), United Airlines (UA), Dynamic Airways, Qatar Airway Company Q.C.S.C. (AR), HK Dragon Airlines (KA), HK Airlines (HX), Air Macau (NX), EVA Airlines (BR), Mandarin Airlines (AE), UNI Air (B7), Asiana Airlines (D7), Korean Air (KE), Jetstar Airways (3K), Thai Air Asia (FD), Angkor Airways (G6), Vietnam Airlines (VN), Air China (CA), Hainan Airlines (HU), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Beijing Capital Airlines (JD), etc.

Terminal B (Domestic Terminal)

Terminal B consists of Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 are for domestic airlines, including Air China (CA), Spring Airlines (9C), China Express Airlines (G5), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Shandong Airlines (SC), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Okay Airways (BK), Chengdu Airlines (EU), Tibet Airlines (TV), Hebei Airlines (NS), Kunming Airlines (KY), Dalian Airlines (CA), Chongqing Airlines (OQ), China Southern Airlines (CZ), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Xiamen Airlines (MF), Hainan Airlines (HU), etc.

Hangzhou Airport Map Click to Enlarge Arrival Map of Hangzhou International Airport

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Location & Transfer

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport is situated at the east of Hangzhou downtown, about 30 kilometers away from Wulin Square - Hangzhou city center.  The airport is connected with downtown through highway which takes about 40 minutes by car/taxi. You can also take Hangzhou Metro or airport shuttle buses to reach city center. Meanwhile, it is about 28 kilometers to West Lake and 35 kilometers to Lingyin Temple.

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Hangzhou Airport to City Center

There are 4 common ways to get to the Hangzhou City Center Xiaoshan Airport, by car, taxi, metro or airport shuttle buses.

By Taxi: It’s easy to take a taxi at Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport. The driving distance between airport to the city center is about 32-35 km, which takes 40-50 minutes.

By Metro: Visitors may take Hangzhou Metro Line 1 to get to Hangzhou city center directly (departure at Wulin Square Station). The whole journey would take about 1 hour and 10 minutes.

By Airport Shuttle Bus: For independent travelers who arrive late may choose the airport shuttle buses to reach city center. Bus Line to Wulinmen (08:00-22:00, leave every 15mins; 22:00-02:00, leave every 15mins) can take you directly to Wulinmen and Wulin Square within 1 hour.

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Hangzhou Airport to Train Stations

Hangzhou is an intersecting point of busy rail corridors in Eastern China. There are high-speed train to/from Shanghai, Suzhou, Huangshan, Wuhan, Changsha, Qiandaohu, Beijing, Xi’an, etc. More about Hangzhou train stations, please visit Hangzhou High-speed train >>

To Hangzhou South Railway Station: Hangzhou South Railway Station is about 20km from the airport, takes 30-40 minutes by car. You can also take Hangzhou metro (Line 7 - Line 2 - Line 5) and departure at South Railway Station (火车南站地铁站) within an hour. 

To Hangzhou Railway Station: Hangzhou Railway Station is about 27km from the airport, takes 30-40 minutes by car. You can also reach the station by taking airport shuttle buses (Bus Line to Wulinmen) or take Metro Line 1 and departure at Chengzhan (城站地铁站).

To Hangzhou East Station: Hangzhou East Railway Station is about 30km from the airport, takes 35-45 minutes by car. You can also reach the station by taking airport shuttle buses (Bus Line to East Railway Station) or take Metro Line 1 and departure at East Railway Station (火车东站地铁站). 

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Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Shuttle Bus

There are some major buses and coaches running from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport to the downtown Hangzhou or the nearby places in Zhejiang province and you can go to the waiting room at the gate No.14 of the arrival lounge in the terminal. Check the major lines and destinations below!

Shuttle Bus From To Major Stops Running Time
Pinghai Road Line
Hangzhou Airport Pinghai Road Hangzhou Railway Station, Pinghai Road 07:30 - Last flight
Pinghai Road Hangzhou Airport 05:00 - 20:45
Wulinmen Line
Hangzhou Airport Wulinmen Hangzhou Railway Station, Grand Metropark Hotel, Wulinmen 07:30 - Last flight
Wulinmen Hangzhou Airport 05:00 - 21:00
East Railway Station Line
Hangzhou Airport East Railway Station East Railway Station 07:30 - 01:20
East Railway Station Hangzhou Airport 05:30 - 21:00
Binjiang Line
Hangzhou Airport Binjiang Road Ramada Hotel, Jiangling Road Metro Station 08:30 - 19:45
Binjiang Road Hangzhou Airport 06:00 - 17:15
Jiubao Passenger Transportation Center
Hangzhou Airport Jiubao Bus Station Jiubao Bus Station 07:00 - 01:30
Jiubao Bus Station Hangzhou Airport 06:40-21:00
Hangzhou Airport Suzhou Jinjiang Inn 2 runs a day after 12:00
Suzhou Hangzhou Airport 2 runs a day during daytime
Hangzhou Airport Wuzhen Wuzhen Bus Station, Tongxiang 09:20 - 21:10
Wuzhen Hangzhou Airport 07:00 - 18:20
Hangzhou Airport Yiwu Yiwu International Trade City Bus Station 10:00 - 22:40
Yiwu Hangzhou Airport 06:20 - 19:20

(Notice: Information given above is only for your reference, might change according to the real situation, feel free to contact us for more accurate news.)

Hotels near Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport

ZTG Grand Hotel Airport Hangzhou (5 Star)

Distance to Airport: 1.3 km to Terminal A

Address: Jichang Road 1, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou

ZTG Grand Hotel Airport Hangzhou (杭州萧山国际机场浙旅大酒店), or Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Zhejiang Brigade Hotel, is a five star hotel super near from the Xiaoshan Airport. There are totally 287 deluxe and elegant rooms, high-standard Chinese and Western restaurants, café, wine lounge, professional gym room, etc. The nice staff with very warm and hospitable services will give you a comfortable stay.

ZTG Grand Hotel Airport Hangzhou ZTG Grand Hotel Airport Hangzhou

JI-Hotel (Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport)

Distance to Airport: 6 km to Terminal A

Address: No. 832, Xingang Village, Guali Town, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou

JI-Hotel (全季酒店) near Xiaoshan Airport of good reputation among people has 169 rooms that are decorated in fine styles and well equipped with cozy beds, pillows, Air conditioner, television, etc. Free Wi-Fi, free park lot, free airport pick up, nice Chinese restaurant, No-smoking floors, 24 hour hot water, and so forth are also available.

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New Century Zhejiang Xiaoshan Hotel (4 Star)

Distance to Airport: 24 km to Terminal A

Address:No. 77, Renmin Road, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou

New Century Zhejiang Xiaoshan Hotel (浙江开元萧山宾馆) has continuously been regarded as the best star hotel in Zhejiang for 6 years. It provides 375 rooms of high standard, luxurious environment, Chinese, Western and Japanese restaurants, café, gym room, entertainment places, and so on. Located at the Renmin Road Metro station of Metro Line 2, it is very convenient to go attractions like West Lake in Hangzhou.

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Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Tips

1. We China Discovery offer the warm services of airport pick-up and drop-off to make your trip smooth and relax and let you have more time and strength for the wonderful attractions and fun. We will hold the pick-up card so that you can see us easily when you come out in the arrival hall. And for your departure, we will take you in advance to the airport departure area after your trip ends.

2. Departure Procedure

Domestic Departures

  • Check-in: find check-in counter via flight information display system or terminal guide sign;
  • Security-check: Please prepare your boarding pass, valid certificate for security check;
  • Boarding: after security check, you can go to the corresponding lounge in accordance with the boarding gate indicated in your boarding pass.

International Departures

  • Check-in: find check-in counter via flight information display system or terminal guide sign;
  • Inspection & Quarantine
  • Customs
  • Immigration Inspection
  • Security Check: Please prepare your boarding pass, valid certificate for security check;
  • Boarding: after security check, you can go to the corresponding lounge in accordance with the boarding gate indicated in your boarding pass.

3. Check-in Time

The check-in time of flight is usually closed 40 minutes before the departure time, and it is recommended to arrive at the airport in advance for about 2 hours.

Note: To board on the flight smoothly, it is suggested make sure about the airline and terminal of your flight while booking and reach the airport in advance to get your flight ticket and check in.

4. Luggage Restriction

Different airlines have slight differences in the regulation of baggage allowance, and there are also difference between the domestic flight and international flight. For more details, you can check the Baggage Allowance for Entry & Exit China and What to Pack for China Travel!

How to Plan a Hangzhou Tour

Things to Do in Hangzhou: West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Longjing tea Plantation, Hefang Street, Xixi National Wetland Park, China National Tea Museum, China National Silk Museum…

How to Get to Hangzhou: International flights from Singapore (5 hrs.), Seoul (6.5 hrs.), etc., domestic flights from Guangzhou (2 hrs.), Beijing (2 hrs.), etc., or high speed trains from Shanghai (1~2 hrs.), Suzhou (1.5~3 hrs.), Huangshan (1.5~2 hrs.), etc.

Best Time to Visit Hangzhou: all year around

Usually, visitors spend 2 days around to enjoy a classic Hangzhou tour to visit the West Lake Scenic Area, including the amazing West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Longjing Tea Plantations, etc. If you want an in-depth Hangzhou tour, you can also pay another half day or so to visit Xixi National Wetland Park, one day around to Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, or one day or so to Thousand Islands Lake, etc. Check all Hangzhou Tours >>

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