Single Journey Ticket (SJT) Machine accepts RMB ¥1(coin), ¥5, ¥10. You can exchange coins at the Service Center.
Transit card, bank card and other contactless payments
Transit cards below are available, and applied 5% off discount.
- Yang Cheng Tong Card (Lingnan Pass)
Monthly ride 40% off discount: Use YCT Card (Lingnan Pass) and ride 15 times in metro, bus (include BRT), tram and waterbus. From the 16th ride, the 40% off discount will be applied till the month ends.
* Cards like Shenzhen Tong, Zhuhaitong, Dongguantong and Zhanjiangtong, which don't have a Lingnan Pass channel in the card even if the Lingnan Pass logo is on the surface. The discounts are not appliable for these cards.
- China T-Union Card
UnionPay IC Credit Card and CMB UnionPay IC Debit Card available to the reader on turnstile.
UnionPay Mobile QuickPass with binding a UnionPay Credit Card and CMB UnionPay Debit Card available to the reader on turnstile.
Use MetroPay function in Guangzhou Metro App on Android phone with NFC, put the phone onto the reader on turnstile to go through the turnstile.
Guangzhou Metro Transit QR
Available on apps below. Use the service with binding payment account, show Transit QR Code to the scan window on turnstile.
- Guangzhou Metro App
- Yang Cheng Tong App "Metro Transit QR"
- WeChat Mini Program "Guangzhou Metro Transit QR"
- Alipay Mini Program "Guangzhou Metro Transit QR"
Ticket Machine, Cloud Ticket Pick-Up Machine
Use payment services below to purchase tickets or pick up the tickets you ordered.
- WeChat Pay
Order tickets online
Use Guangzhou Metro App, WeChat and Alipay to order tickets online. For APM Line, show the QR code to the scan window on turnstile. For other lines, pick up the tickets you ordered with the Cloud Ticket Pick-Up Machine in orange.
Please keep your tickets carefully in journey. Lost tickets during the journey will be treated as without a valid ticket and the highest one-way fare for the station will be charged.
When exit the paid-area, if out of the SJT range or the ticket card balance is insufficient for current journey, you can make up the ticket at the customer service center and self-service customer center.
If you do not exit the paid-area in 270 minutes after entering the paid-area, the overtime fee (the highest one-way fare in the network) and the current fare will be charge. Please do not stay overtime.
One adult passenger can bring two children who are not taller than 1.3 meters or who have not reached the legal school age with a valid ID. If you bring more than two children, you ought to purchase tickets for the children exceeded.