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There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Shantou by plane, train or car

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Fly to Shantou  •  20h

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Shantou (SWA) ATH - SWA

¥3713 - ¥9623

Cheapest option

Fly to Hong Kong, train  •  21h 7m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Hong Kong (HKG) ATH - HKG
  2. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station
  3. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan

¥2411 - ¥4601

2 alternative options

Fly to Xiamen, train  •  21h 9m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Xiamen (XMN) ATH - XMN
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan

¥2898 - ¥7748

Drive  •  5 days 16h

  1. Drive from Athens to Shantou 7416.9 miles

¥12000 - ¥18000

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Shantou is to fly and train which costs 300€ - 600€ and takes 21h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Shantou is to fly which costs 460€ - 1300€ and takes 20h.

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The distance between Athens and Shantou is 8684 km. The road distance is 11867 km.

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It takes approximately 20h to get from Athens to Shantou, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Shantou Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 30m and has one stopover.

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Shantou is 5h ahead of Athens. It is currently 7:37 AM in Athens and 12:37 PM in Shantou.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Shantou is 11867 km. It takes approximately 5 days 16h to drive from Athens to Shantou.

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China Eastern Airlines, Scoot Tigerair , Jetstar Asia Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Shantou Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at ¥155 per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 5427.6 miles
  • Duration: 20h

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Shantou, China?

Air China, Egyptair and 12 other airlines fly from Athens to Shantou every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Athens to Shantou via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥12000
Flights from Athens to Xiamen via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥9000
Flights from Athens to Xiamen via Beijing Capital, Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥9000
Flights from Athens to Hong Kong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥15000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Athens to Shantou via Cairo, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥11000
Flights from Athens to Shantou via Beijing Capital, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥13000
Flights from Athens to Shantou via Muscat, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥9500
Flights from Athens to Shantou via Dubai, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥11000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Athens to Hong Kong via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥17000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Athens to Hong Kong via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥17000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Athens to Shantou via Beijing Capital, Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥12000
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Athens to Shantou via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥9500
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Athens to Xiamen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥7500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Hong Kong via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥8500
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Athens to Hong Kong via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥16000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Athens to Hong Kong via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥8500
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Athens to Hong Kong via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥60000
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Athens to Hong Kong via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥6500
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥75 - ¥110
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥75 - ¥110
1st Class Seat
¥90 - ¥130
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥140
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥140
1st Class Seat
¥130 - ¥190
China Railways G-Class
Train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥130
1st Class Seat
¥160 - ¥200
Business Class Seat
¥360 - ¥440
Train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥45 - ¥65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥45 - ¥65
1st Class Seat
¥70 - ¥90
Business Class Seat
¥200 - ¥250
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥130 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥220 - ¥270
Business Class Seat
¥470 - ¥600

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