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There are 7 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Shantou by bus, ferry, train, car ferry 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, ferry  •  18h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung to Chaoma Station
  2. Take the ferry from Taichung Harbor to Pingtan Port
  3. Take the bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Xiamen
  4. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

¥990 - ¥1023

Cheapest option

Fly to Hong Kong, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Hong Kong (HKG) KHH - HKG
  2. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North
  3. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan

¥799 - ¥2340

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Train, car ferry  •  23h 5m

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Taichung 801
  2. Take the car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
  3. Take the train from Xiamen to Chaoshan

Bus, car ferry  •  26h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
  3. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

Fly to Kinmen, ferry, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Kinmen (KNH) KHH - KNH
  2. Take the ferry from Jiu Gong Pier to Wu Tong Pier
  3. Take the train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan

¥1164 - ¥1915

Fly to Xiamen, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Xiamen (XMN) KHH - XMN
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan

¥986 - ¥2287

Fly to Shantou  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Shantou (SWA) KHH - SWA

¥1251 - ¥4462

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Shantou is to bus and ferry which costs $142 - $148 and takes 18h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Shantou is to fly and train which costs $140 - $330 and takes 6h 56m.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Shantou is 376 km.

The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Shantou without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 18h 22m and costs $142 - $148.

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It takes approximately 18h 22m to get from Kaohsiung to Shantou, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kaohsiung Airport to Kinmen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Far Eastern Air and Uni Airways offer flights from Kaohsiung Airport to Kinmen Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at ¥155 per night.

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The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Kaohsiung Airport is to subway which takes 14m and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Kaohsiung to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 235.1 miles
  • Duration: 18h 22m

What companies run services between Kaohsiung, Taiwan and Shantou, China?

Mandarin Airlines, Tianjin Airlines and 16 other airlines fly from Kaohsiung to Shantou hourly.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥4900
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥15000
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥12000
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥6500
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥5500
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥8500
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥4500
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Noi Bai International, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥6000
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Fuzhou, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥5000
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥4100
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥4400
Flights from Kaohsiung to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥2600
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Kinmen
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1500
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Kinmen
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥2000
Flights from Kaohsiung to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥200 - ¥1800
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥4400
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥5500
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥8500
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥2600
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥5000
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Hong Kong, Haikou
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥7000
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥4400
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥14000
Chengdu
Website
cdal.com.cn
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shantou via Quanzhou, Changsha
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥5500
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xiamen to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥80 - ¥110
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥80 - ¥110
1st Class Seat
¥95 - ¥140
Train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥75 - ¥110
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥75 - ¥110
1st Class Seat
¥90 - ¥130
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥140
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥140
1st Class Seat
¥130 - ¥190
China Railways G-Class
Train from Xiamen to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥140
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥140
1st Class Seat
¥170 - ¥210
Business Class Seat
¥380 - ¥460
Train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥130
1st Class Seat
¥160 - ¥200
Business Class Seat
¥360 - ¥440
Train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥45 - ¥65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥45 - ¥65
1st Class Seat
¥70 - ¥90
Business Class Seat
¥200 - ¥250
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥130 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥220 - ¥270
Business Class Seat
¥470 - ¥600
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung to Chaoma Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥70 - ¥100
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
TaiWanDao.tw
Website
haixiahao.com
Bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥105
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥112
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥60 - ¥90
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Ferry operators
Tour King
Website
tourking.com.tw
Ferry from Taichung Harbor to Pingtan Port
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥674
Schedules at
tourking.com.tw
Book at
tourking.com.tw
Cosco Shipping Lines
Website
coscotw.com.tw
Car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw
ferry
Ferry from Jiu Gong Pier to Wu Tong Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥247
Schedules at
amoytrip.com

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