There are more than 30,000 taxis in Guangzhou. They are in different colors, operated by different taxi companies, amongst which the Baiyun and Guangjun Taxi Groups as well as Guangzhou Transportation Group enjoy the best reputation. Taxis of the three groups are respectively in blue, yellow and crimson. You can also find some green and golden taxis in town, which are operated by other small taxi companies.
The local cab charges CNY10 for the first 2.5 kilometers (1.55 miles), and CNY2.6 for each additional kilometer (0.6 mile). If a car runs farther than 35 kilometers (21.7 miles), additional 50% fee is charged for empty return.
For a long-distance travel, most drivers would call for a flat rate. Under this circumstance, bargaining helps you get a reasonable price. The rates below show the fare from Baiyun International Airport to local railway stations:
Using DiDi to find a Taxi.