Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport Guide (XMN)

Airport info
Code: XMN
Xiangyun 1st Road, Huli, Xiamen, China

Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport is located 12km (7 miles) from the city centre.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +86
+86 592 96363
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport map

Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport serves Xiamen, a bustling port city on China’s southeast coast in Fujian Province. This Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport guide contains important information including airport contact details and transportation options.

Airport news

There is a new airport under construction on Dadeng Island which is scheduled to be completed by 2025.


There is an information desk opposite Gate 14 on level 2 in Terminal 4.

Transfer between terminals

There is a free shuttle service connecting Gate 7 in Terminal 3 and Gate 5 in Terminal 4.

Driving directions

From Xiamen city centre, head east on Xianyue Road, then north on Chenggong Avenue and follow the airport sign. The journey takes about 20 minutes when there is no traffic.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Coach: There are several buses connect the airport to various places in Xiamen. For example, Route 27 takes you to the main ferry terminal, while Route 37 serves the railway station. Bus stops are located in Yuanlin Square opposite of Terminal 3, and about 100-metre outside the arrivals hall in Terminal 4.

Konggang Kueixian (tel: +86 592 570 8275), the same company that manages the free transfer shuttle between terminals, runs several express services to surrounding areas including the main ferry terminal and Wutong Wharf, among others. Wait for the service outside Gate 7 (Terminal 3) and Gate 5 (Terminal 4).

BRT is another express service that connects the airport to several hotels.

Taxi: Taxis (tel: +86 592 561 5610) are abundant; they are outside Gate 7 in Terminal 3 and outside Gate 3 in Terminal 4.

Terminal facilities


There are two currency exchange counters and several ATMs in each terminal respectively. Bank of China also has a branch in Terminal 3.


Free Wi-Fi internet access is available. Passengers also can rent a small portable device which acts as personal WiFi from the mobile sales counters in both terminals (tel: +86 592 561 6052).


There are a couple of restaurants and cafes in each terminal. McDonald’s, KFC and three cafes are in Terminal 3. There is also a small selection of eateries in Yuanlin, the car park opposite Terminal 3.


A variety of shops, from international fashion chains to Chinese teashops, operate in both terminals. Duty-free shops are in Terminal 3.


Left-luggage facilities are available in the arrivals hall in each terminal.


There is a post office in Terminal 3, a nursing room in Terminal 4, and a medical centre in each terminal respectively.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There is a business centre in the departures hall (Terminals 3 and 4) with basic photocopying and fax services.

Disabled facilities

Apart from free wheelchair service, there are disabled toilets, customised public phones, barrier-free access available for passengers with reduced mobility. For other requirements, it is recommended to inform your airline about your requirements in advance.

Car parking

There are two car parks near to Terminal 3 – one is known as Yuanlin while the other T3 East. There is also a car park outside Terminal 4. The first 30 minutes is free, subsequently you pay anything from RMB 6 to 15 depending on the size of your vehicle and also which car park you use. Yuanlin car park has a lower fee than the other two.

Car rental

Car hire companies include Europcar and Avis.


There are no on-site hotels but there is a wide range of hotels near the airport.

Kempinski Hotel Xiamen

+86 592 235 1999

This massive 460-room hotel has three on-site restaurants including a German-themed beer hall, two ballrooms, six function rooms, an indoor pool, a wellness centre, and spa facilities.

Hubin Middle Road 98, 361004, Xiamen, China

Le Méridien Xiamen

+86 592 770 9999

Only a 20-minute drive from the airport and with superb views over Xiamen Bay, this 342 hotel is a favourite of western travellers in Xiamen. Its business facilities, including 10 meeting rooms, are functional and well equipped.

Guanjun Road, Huli, 361006, Xiamen, China

If you want to stay in a good location without spending much, consider Ibis. This hotel is surrounded by shopping malls and is only 200-metre from the railway station.

Xiahe Road, Siming, 361004, Xiamen, China
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