Sanya Phoenix International Airport - SYX

Sanya, China (CN)

Getting into the city

Bus or Taxi

Shuttle Bus

Airport - Dadonghai, main stops: Sanya Holiday Resort, Jinjiling Lu, General Bus Station. Bus leaves from terminal building. The journey takes around 45 minutes. Cost: CNY 15-20 (USD 2,25-3).


Taxi rank is located outside of the arrivals area of the airport. The journey takes around 20 minutes. Cost: 30-40 (USD 4-6)

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After security

  • First Class Business Lounge, domestic terminal, after security. Hours: 7:30-10:00 daily.
  • First Class Business Lounge, international terminal, after security. Hours: 7:30-10:00 daily.
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Car rental


You are not allowed to drive with an International Driver's Permit (IDP) in mainland China. China has not signed the convention which created IDPs. You need a Chinese license to drive in China. (Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan issued licenses are not considered Chinese licenses.)

Car hire companies are available in the arrivals area of the airport. You can book a car at the airport, or save money by booking online before you travel.

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Luggage storage


Passengers can store their luggage at the Inquiry Center, which is located in the main terminal building on the second floor. The service charges either by the day or by the hour.

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Buy access to Golden Century VIP Lounge

Terminal 1 Domestic. After proceeding through Security Checkpoint No. 2, the lounge is located near Gate 7.

Relax at the Golden Century VIP Lounge, away from the noise and chaos of the airport terminal. Catch up on some work with the complimentary Wi-Fi, or simply kick back and enjoy a snack or soft drink. NOTE: This lounge is only accessible for Terminal 1 Domestic passengers. NOTE: Children 12 years old and under are admitted free with an adult.
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