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There are 6 ways to get from Hong Kong to Shantou by train, bus, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train China Railways D-Class, bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
  3. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

$28 - $42

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Bus, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Yau Ma Tei to Huidong
  2. Take the train from Huidong Station to Chaoshan Shenzhen North / ...

$22 - $39

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Chaoshan Station Hong Kong
  2. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel Express Bus East Line 2

$31 - $36

Train, bus China Bus Guide  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station Hong Kong
  2. Take the bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv Futian

$29 - $30

Drive  •  3h 56m

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Shantou 231.2 miles

$60 - $95

Train, line 2 subway, fly  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Guangzhou South to Jiahewanggang
  3. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Shantou (SWA) CAN - SWA

$56 - $624

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Shantou is to train and bus which costs $220 - $240 and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Shantou is to train and bus which costs $210 - $340 and takes 3h 31m.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Shantou is 286 km. The road distance is 369.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Shantou without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 31m and costs $210 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Hong Kong to Shantou, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Shantou Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hong Kong to Shantou is 370 km. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Hong Kong to Shantou.

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China Southern Airlines offers flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Shantou Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 178.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Hong Kong and Shantou, China?

There is no direct connection from Hong Kong to Shantou. However, you can take the train to Shenzhen North Station, take the walk to Shenzhen North, take the train to Chaoshan, take the walk to Chaoshan Station, then take the bus to Golden Gulf Hotel. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hong Kong to Shantou via Chaoshan Station and Chaoshan Station in around 3h 49m.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $12
1st Class Seat
$14 - $17
Business Class Seat
$31 - $37
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$39 - $44
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from West Kowloon Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$28 - $33
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$85 - $110
Train from Huidong Station to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$19 - $22
1st Class Seat
$30 - $34
Business Class Seat
$60 - $70
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$19 - $27
Train from Huidong Station to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $16
1st Class Seat
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Travel China Guide
Phone
(+86)29 85236688
Website
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
EE Bus
Website
eebus.com
Bus from Yau Ma Tei to Huidong
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
eebus.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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