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Recommended option

Line 6 subway to Guangzhou, fly to Xiamen  •  3 h 36 min

  1. CAN - XMN

$77 - $224

Cheapest option

Train China Railways K-Class  •  13 h 42 min

  1. K232 / ...

$17 - $25

7 alternative options

Line 2 subway, train, line 5 subway to Shenzhen, fly to Xiamen  •  5 h 4 min

  1. SZX - XMN

$65 - $521

Line 6 subway to Guangzhou, fly to Quanzhou, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. CAN - JJN

$84 - $265

Line 2 subway, train to Zhuhai, fly to Xiamen  •  5 h 30 min

  1. ZUH - XMN

$115 - $830

Train China Railways D-Class  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Changsha-Shenzhen North / ...
  2. D2317 / ...

$35 - $52

Bus China Bus Guide  •  7 h 30 min

$36

Bus Qichezhan  •  15 h 45 min

$54 - $58

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. 412.5 miles

$55 - $90

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

You can take a train from Guangzhou to Xiamen via Guangzhou South, Guangzhou South, Shenzhen North Station, and Shenzhen North in around 6 h 34 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Guangzhou to Xiamen every 2 hours. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Shenzhen to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Guangzhou to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Zhuhai to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Zhuhai to Xiamen via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Shenzhen to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Guangzhou to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Zhuhai to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Zhuhai to Xiamen via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Guangzhou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Flights from Guangzhou to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Zhuhai to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
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 Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Shenzhen Metro
Website
szmc.net
Subway from Shenzhen North to Bao'an Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
szmc.net
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Jinjiang to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $7
Train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Gaungzhou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$17 - $22
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangdong Guangzhou to Xiamen Hubinnan
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Guanzhou Hotel Landmark to Mong Kok
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Hong Kong to Xiamen Hubin
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Guangzhou and Xiamen is 514 km. The road distance is 660 km.

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Xiamen is to train which costs ¥110 - ¥160 and takes 13 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Xiamen is to line 6 subway and fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ¥490 - ¥1500.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guangdong Guangzhou and arriving at Xiamen Hubinnan. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Guangzhou to Xiamen, including transfers.