There are 8 ways to get from Hong Kong to Shantou by bus, train, subway, car 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

Bus, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan Shenzhen-Fuzhou / ...

$36 - $56

Cheapest option

Subway, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the subway from Hung Hom Station to Lok Ma Chau Station East Rail
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan Shenzhen-Fuzhou / ...

$33 - $52

6 alternative options

Bus, train via Causeway Bay  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Causeway Bay to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan Shenzhen-Fuzhou / ...

$38 - $70

Bus Qichezhan, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Humen G75
  3. Take the bus from Dongguan Humen to Shantou

$35 - $40

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Shantou 233.5 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Guangzhou, fly to Shantou  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Hung Hom Station to Guangzhou East
  2. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Shantou (SWA) CAN - SWA

$64 - $589

Bus to Zhuhai, fly to Shantou  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Fly from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Shantou (SWA) ZUH - SWA

$63 - $287

Fly Hong Kong to Xiamen, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Xiamen (XMN) HKG - XMN
  2. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

$89 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Shantou is to bus and train which costs $270 - $320 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Shantou is to bus and train which costs $280 - $450 and takes 3 h 50 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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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Hong Kong to Shantou, including transfers.

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There are 62+ 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 50 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 bus to Shenzhen North, take the train to Chaoshan, then take the taxi to Shantou. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hong Kong to Shantou via Lok Ma Chau Station, Futian Checkpoint, Shenzhen North, and Chaoshan in around 4 h 21 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Zhuhai to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $27
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Shenzhen North to Humen
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $11
1st Class Seat
$13 - $16
Business Class Seat
$30 - $35
Bus operators
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
EE Bus
Website
eebus.com
Bus from Causeway Bay to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
eebus.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
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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