There are 7 ways to get from Guangzhou to Sanya by subway, plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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

Recommended option

Line 6 subway to Guangzhou, fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Sanya (SYX) CAN - SYX

$104 - $559

Cheapest option

Train  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou Station to Haikou
  2. Take the train from Haikou to Sanya Airport Haikou-Sanya 2

$29 - $51

5 alternative options

Line 2 subway, train to Shenzhen, fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Sanya (SYX) SZX - SYX

$99 - $357

Bus China Bus Guide  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Hainan Sanya Guangsan

$39

Train via Maoming  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Maoming
  2. Take the train from Maoming to Haikou
  3. Take the train from Haikou to Yalongwan

$39 - $58

Bus Smooth Transit Network  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou to Wanning
  2. Take the bus from Wanning to Sanya

$51 - $80

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Hai'an Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Hai'an Port to Haikou Port
  3. Drive from Haikou Port to Sanya

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Sanya is to bus which costs ¥260 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Sanya is to line 6 subway and fly which costs ¥700 - ¥3800 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Sanya is 667 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Guangzhou to Sanya, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guangzhou Provincial and arriving at Hainan Sanya. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Sanya, China?

China Bus Guide operates a bus from Guangzhou to Sanya twice daily. Tickets cost $39 and the journey takes 10 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Guangzhou to Sanya via Guangzhou South, Maoming, Haikou, Yalongwan, and Yalong Bay Train Station in around 12 h 49 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Shenzhen to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Shenzhen to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Guang Zhou Metro
Website
gzmtr.com
Subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
Subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Maoming
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $21
1st Class Seat
$19 - $28
Train from Haikou to Yalongwan
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $26
Train from Haikou to Sanya Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $23
1st Class Seat
$21 - $35
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Maoming to Haikou
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $29
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $30
Train from Guangzhou Station to Haikou
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$12 - $18
Hard Sleeper
$25 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Hainan Sanya
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Smooth Transit Network
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Guangzhou to Wanning
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
changtu.com
Trip 8080
Website
sanya.trip8080.com
Bus from Wanning to Sanya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sanya.trip8080.com
Ferry operators
Hainan Harbor & Shipping Holdings
Website
hngh.com.cn
Car ferry from Hai'an Port to Haikou Port
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
hngh.com.cn

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