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There are 6 ways to get from Hong Kong to Shantou by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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

Train, bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Chaoshan Station Hong Kong
  2. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel Express Bus East Line 2

$31 - $36

Cheapest option

Train China Railways D-Class, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
  3. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

$28 - $42

4 alternative options

Train, bus China Bus Guide  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station Hong Kong
  2. Take the bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv Futian

$29 - $30

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Shantou 233.5 miles

$60 - $95

Train, line 2 subway to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly  •  5 h 32 min

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

$56 - $624

Subway, Shuttle bus to Zhuhai Jinwan, fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the subway from Hong Kong to Asia World Expo
  2. Take the Shuttle bus from Hong Kong Port of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to Macau
  3. Fly from Zhuhai Jinwan (ZUH) to Shantou (SWA) ZUH - SWA

$71 - $291

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Shantou is to train and bus which costs $220 - $240 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Shantou is to train and bus which costs $240 - $280 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Shantou is 287 km. The road distance is 373.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Shantou without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $240 - $280.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Hong Kong to Shantou, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Hong Kong to Shantou is 374 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Hong Kong to Shantou.

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

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There are 58+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 179.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Hong Kong and Shantou, China?

There is no direct connection from Hong Kong to Shantou. However, you can take the train to Chaoshan Station then take the bus to Golden Gulf Hotel. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hong Kong to Shantou via Shenzhen North Station, Shenzhen North, Chaoshan, and Chaoshan Station in around 3 h 56 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Zhuhai Jinwan to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$28 - $33
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$85 - $110
Train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $12
1st Class Seat
$14 - $17
Business Class Seat
$31 - $37
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$39 - $44
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$19 - $27
Bus operators
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
$3
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Shuttle Bus
Phone
+86 4008633888
Website
hzmbus.com
Bus from Hong Kong Port of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to Macau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
hzmbus.com

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