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There are 4 ways to get from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen by train, bus, taxi 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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Train  •  1h 56m

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

$26 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Guangdong Chaozhou to Xiamen Hubinnan

$34 - $37

Taxi  •  2h 41m

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

$100 - $120

Drive  •  2h 41m

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

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen is to drive which costs ¥150 - ¥230 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen is to train which costs ¥170 - ¥280 and takes 1h 56m.

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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 1h 56m and costs ¥170 - ¥280.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m 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 1h 56m and costs ¥170 - ¥280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥230 - ¥260 and takes 4h 6m.

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

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There are 540+ 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: 1h 56m

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 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1h 29m. China Railways G-Class also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
1h 38m
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
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangdong Chaozhou to Xiamen Hubinnan
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shantou Airport (SWA) to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Xingda Taxi
Phone
+86 754 8823 9988

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