There are 5 ways to get from Quanzhou to Shantou by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Quanzhou to Xiamen North Nanjing-Shenzhen
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North to Chaoshan Fuzhou-Shenzhen / ...

$30 - $47

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Quanzhou to Xiamen North Nanjing-Shenzhen
  2. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

$24 - $26

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quanzhou to Shantou 200.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Quanzhou to Shantou 200.5 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Quanzhou (JJN) to Shantou (SWA) JJN - SWA

$104 - $394

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The cheapest way to get from Quanzhou to Shantou is to train and bus which costs ¥160 - ¥180 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quanzhou to Shantou is to train which costs ¥200 - ¥330 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Quanzhou and Shantou is 256 km. The road distance is 320.8 km.

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The best way to get from Quanzhou to Shantou without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs ¥200 - ¥330.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Quanzhou to Shantou, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Quanzhou to Shantou is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs ¥200 - ¥330. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥700 - ¥2700 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Quanzhou Airport to Shantou Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quanzhou to Shantou is 321 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Quanzhou to Shantou.

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Hebei, China Eastern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Quanzhou Airport to Shantou Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Quanzhou to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 160.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Quanzhou to Shantou via Xiamen North and Chaoshan in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, Xiamen Airlines, China Southern Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Quanzhou to Shantou hourly.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Jinan
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Hebei
Website
hbhk.com.cn
Flights from Quanzhou to Shantou via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Quanzhou to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $7
Train from Xiamen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $19
China Railways G-Class
Train from Xiamen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $22
1st Class Seat
$29 - $33
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Quanzhou to Shantou
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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The best way to get from Quanzhou to Quanzhou Airport is to bus which takes 47 min and costs ¥4.

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