There are 8 ways to get from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou by plane, ferry, bus, train, subway or car

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

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Fly from Hong Kong  •  3h 28m

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Shantou (SWA) HKG - SWA

¥966 - ¥1352

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Bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv Futian

¥158 - ¥285

6 alternative options

Ferry to Macau, fly  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the ferry from Hong Kong Airport Skypier to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Shantou (SWA) MFM - SWA

¥472 - ¥2802

Shuttle bus to Zhuhai Jinwan, fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the Shuttle bus from Hong Kong Port of Hongkong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge to Hongkong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge Zhuhai port
  2. Fly from Zhuhai Jinwan (ZUH) to Shantou (SWA) ZUH - SWA

¥687 - ¥1908

Train, subway to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the subway from Hanxi Changlong to Guangzhou Airport South
  3. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Shantou (SWA) CAN - SWA

¥967 - ¥4765

Train, bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan Shenzhen North / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel Express Bus East Line 2

¥240 - ¥323

Bus, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Hong Kong Airport to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Lufeng
  3. Take the train from Lufeng Station to Chaoshan
  4. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

¥321 - ¥371

Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou 380.2 km

¥460 - ¥700

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou is to bus which costs $170 - $320 and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou is to fly which costs $1000 - $1500 and takes 3h 28m.

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The distance between Hong Kong Airport (HKG) and Shantou is 308 km. The road distance is 380.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 45m and costs $260 - $360.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou is to fly which takes 3h 28m and costs $1000 - $1500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $320 and takes 7h 43m.

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There is no direct flight from Hong Kong Airport to Shantou Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou is 380 km. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou.

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Shanghai Airlines, Hong Kong, EVA Air and three other airlines offer flights from Hong Kong Airport to Shantou Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 307.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Hong Kong Airport (HKG), Hong Kong and Shantou, China?

China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Hong Kong Airport (HKG) to Shantou hourly. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv every 4 hours. Tickets cost ¥120 and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Shantou via Yiwu
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥5500
Flights from Hong Kong to Shantou via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥5500
Flights from Hong Kong to Shantou via Sanya
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥5500
Flights from Hong Kong to Shantou via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1300
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥4400
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Shantou via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3200
Flights from Zhuhai Jinwan to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1700
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Shantou via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3100
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Macau to Shantou
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥2500
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥75 - ¥190
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥75 - ¥100
1st Class Seat
¥120 - ¥150
Business Class Seat
¥280 - ¥350
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥190
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥130 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥220 - ¥270
Business Class Seat
¥470 - ¥600
Guangzhou Metro
Website
gzmtr.com
Subway from Hanxi Changlong to Guangzhou Airport South
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥8 - ¥11
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥150
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥150
1st Class Seat
¥130 - ¥190
Train from Shenzhen North to Lufeng
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥70 - ¥100
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥70 - ¥100
1st Class Seat
¥80 - ¥120
Train from Lufeng Station to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥50 - ¥70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥50 - ¥70
1st Class Seat
¥50 - ¥75
Bus operators
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Shuttle Bus
Phone
+86 4008633888
Website
hzmbus.com
Bus from Hong Kong Port of Hongkong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge to Hongkong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge Zhuhai port
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥60
Schedules at
hzmbus.com
Travel China Guide
Phone
(+86)29 85236688
Website
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥18
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
tilchinalink.com
Bus from Hong Kong Airport to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥183
Schedules at
tilchinalink.com
Book at
12go.asia
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥120
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Cotai Water Jet
Phone
+852 2359 9990
Website
cotaiwaterjet.com
Ferry from Hong Kong Airport Skypier to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥248
Schedules at
cotaiwaterjet.com

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