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There are 6 ways to get from Kunming to Shantou by plane, train, bus 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  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Kunming (KMG) to Shantou (SWA) KMG - SWA

¥799 - ¥4370

Cheapest option

Train #2  •  32h 43m

  1. Take the train from Kunming to Shenzhen East Kunming
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan Shenzhen-Nanjing / ...

¥298 - ¥579

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Train  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the train from Kunming South to Shenzhen North Kunming-Shenzhen / ...
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan Shenzhen-Nanjing / ...

¥645 - ¥894

Train via Zhongshan  •  17h 53m

  1. Take the train from Kunming South to Zhongshan Kunming
  2. Take the train from Zhongshan Station to Chaoshan Station Zhuhai-Chaoshan

¥602 - ¥832

Bus  •  33h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Kunming East to Guangzhou
  2. Take the bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou

¥534 - ¥554

Drive  •  18h

  1. Drive from Kunming to Shantou 1107.6 miles

¥1100 - ¥1600

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The cheapest way to get from Kunming to Shantou is to train which costs ¥290 - ¥600 and takes 32h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Kunming to Shantou is to fly which costs ¥800 - ¥4400 and takes 4h 17m.

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The distance between Kunming and Shantou is 1431 km. The road distance is 1772.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kunming to Shantou without a car is to train which takes 11h 55m and costs ¥600 - ¥900.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Kunming to Shantou, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kunming to Shantou is to fly which takes 4h 17m and costs ¥800 - ¥4400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥600 - ¥900 and takes 11h 55m, you could also bus, which costs ¥530 - ¥560 and takes 33h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Kunming Airport to Shantou Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kunming to Shantou is 1772 km. It takes approximately 18h to drive from Kunming to Shantou.

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Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air Co. Ltd., Ruili Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Kunming Airport to Shantou Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at ¥152 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kunming to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 894.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Kunming, China and Shantou, China?

China Southern Airlines, Kunming Airlines and six other airlines fly from Kunming to Shantou every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kunming to Shantou via Kunming South, Shenzhen North, Chaoshan, and Chaoshan Station in around 11h 55m.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kunming to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥7500
Flights from Kunming to Shantou via Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥7500
Flights from Kunming to Shantou via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥7500
Flights from Kunming to Shantou via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥9500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kunming to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥8000
Flights from Kunming to Shantou via Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥7500
Flights from Kunming to Shantou via Luzhou
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥10000
Flights from Kunming to Shantou via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥12000
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Kunming to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥4300
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Kunming to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥5500
Ruili Airlines
Website
rlair.net
Flights from Kunming to Shantou via Luxi
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥6000
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Kunming to Shantou via Haikou
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥12000
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥700
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥500 - ¥700
1st Class Seat
¥900 - ¥1100
Business Class Seat
¥1700 - ¥2100
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
Train from Zhongshan Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥190 - ¥250
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥190 - ¥250
1st Class Seat
¥330 - ¥400
Business Class Seat
¥650 - ¥800
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
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
Train from Kunming South to Zhongshan
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥390 - ¥550
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥390 - ¥550
1st Class Seat
¥550 - ¥850
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Shenzhen East
Ave. Duration
28h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥170 - ¥410
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥170 - ¥240
Hard sleeper
¥350 - ¥410
Soft sleeper
¥500 - ¥650
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming East to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥400
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥130
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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