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There are 7 ways to get from Foshan to Shantou by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Foshan to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Chaoshan Guangzhou-Chaoshan / ...

$29 - $40

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Bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou

$20 - $23

5 alternative options

Bus Qichezhan  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Foshan to Dongguan Humen
  2. Take the bus from Dongguan Humen to Shantou

$26

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Foshan to Shantou 286.2 miles

$40 - $60

Bus, fly to Shantou  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Foshan to Guangzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Shantou (SWA) CAN - SWA

$43 - $558

Bus, fly to Meixian  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Foshan to Guangzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Meixian (MXZ) CAN - MXZ
  3. Take the bus from Meizhou Jiangnan bus station to Jieyang Chaoshan Airport
  4. Take the bus from Jieyang Chaoshan Airport to Shantou Zhonglv Bus Terminal

$79 - $625

Bus, fly to Xiamen, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Foshan to Guangzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Xiamen (XMN) CAN - XMN
  3. Take the train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan

$93 - $245

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The cheapest way to get from Foshan to Shantou is to bus which costs ¥140 - ¥170 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Foshan to Shantou is to bus and fly which costs ¥290 - ¥3900 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Foshan to Shantou. However, there are services departing from Foshan and arriving at Shantou via Dongguan Humen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Foshan and Shantou is 368 km. The road distance is 457.9 km.

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The best way to get from Foshan to Shantou without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 40m and costs ¥200 - ¥280.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Foshan to Shantou, including transfers.

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Foshan to Shantou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Foshan station.

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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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Foshan to Shantou bus services, operated by Qichezhan, arrive at Shantou station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foshan to Shantou is 458 km. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Foshan to Shantou.

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Map of how to get from Foshan to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 230.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Foshan, China and Shantou, China?

You can take a bus from Foshan to Shantou via Dongguan Humen in around 7h 20m.

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
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Meixian
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $800
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Meixian
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $800
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $36
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$95 - $120
Train from Xiamen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $22
1st Class Seat
$29 - $33
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
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2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $19
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Foshan to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Foshan to Dongguan Humen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Foshan to Guangzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Dongguan Humen to Shantou
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Airport Express Line
Website
cs-airport.com
Bus from Meizhou Jiangnan bus station to Jieyang Chaoshan Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
cs-airport.com
Bus from Jieyang Chaoshan Airport to Shantou Zhonglv Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cs-airport.com

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

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