There are 4 ways to get from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen Shenzhen-Xiamen 1 / ...

$26 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Jieyang Chaoshan Airport to Chaozhou Jinxin Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Guangdong Chaozhou to Xiamen Hubinnan

$20 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen 158.2 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen 158.2 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shantou Airport (SWA) and Xiamen is 178 km. The road distance is 253.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen without a car is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 33 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen is 253 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen.

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There are 658+ hotels available in Xiamen. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen.
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  • Distance: 111.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between Shantou Airport (SWA), China and Xiamen, China?

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min. China Railways G-Class also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen via Chaozhou Jinxin Hotel and Guangdong Chaozhou in around 5 h 33 min.

Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $16
1st Class Seat
$13 - $20
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chaoshan Station to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$19 - $23
1st Class Seat
$30 - $34
Business Class Seat
$60 - $75
Bus operators
Airport Express Line
Website
cs-airport.com
Bus from Jieyang Chaoshan Airport to Chaozhou Jinxin Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cs-airport.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangdong Chaozhou to Xiamen Hubinnan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Xingda Taxi
Phone
+86 754 8823 9988

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