There are 6 ways to get from Foshan to Shantou by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Foshan to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Chaoshan
  3. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

$29 - $40

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Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou

$20 - $23

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Train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou East to Chaoshan D7515

$29 - $47

Bus Qichezhan  •  7 h 20 min

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

$27

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Foshan to Shantou 286.2 miles

$40 - $60

Bus, fly  •  3 h 47 min

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

$43 - $558

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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 7 h 20 min.

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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 5 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min 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 best way to get from Foshan to Shantou is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 20 min.

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

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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 4 h 45 min to drive from Foshan to Shantou.

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

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Map of how to get from Foshan to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 230.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Foshan to Shantou once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Foshan to Shantou via Dongguan Humen in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
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 Guangzhou East to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $36
1st Class Seat
$50 - $60
Business Class Seat
$95 - $120
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Foshan to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Foshan to Dongguan Humen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Foshan to Guangzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Travel China Guide
Phone
(+86)29 85236688
Bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Dongguan Humen to Shantou
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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There are 56+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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