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There are 5 ways to get from Shantou to Chengdu 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  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Chengdu (CTU) SWA - CTU

$95 - $475

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Bus, train  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Dongguan Humen
  2. Take the bus from Humen to Guangzhou Haizhu
  3. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Chengdu East Station

$86 - $113

3 alternative options

Train  •  17h 29m

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North Shenzhen-Shanghai Hongqiao / ...
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North to Chengdu East Xiamen North

$175 - $216

Bus  •  33h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Dongguan Humen
  2. Take the bus from Humen to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Chengdu Wuguiqiao

$93 - $138

Drive  •  20h 20m

  1. Drive from Shantou to Chengdu 1258.2 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Shantou to Chengdu is to bus and train which costs ¥600 - ¥800 and takes 18h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Shantou to Chengdu is to fly which costs ¥650 - ¥3300 and takes 5h 2m.

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The distance between Shantou and Chengdu is 1491 km. The road distance is 2013.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Chengdu without a car is to train which takes 17h 29m and costs ¥1200 - ¥1500.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Shantou to Chengdu, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Chengdu is to fly which takes 5h 2m and costs ¥650 - ¥3300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥1200 - ¥1500 and takes 17h 29m, you could also bus, which costs ¥650 - ¥1000 and takes 33h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Shantou Airport to Chengdu Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shantou to Chengdu is 2013 km. It takes approximately 20h 20m to drive from Shantou to Chengdu.

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Air China, Shandong Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Shantou Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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There are 1391+ hotels available in Chengdu. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shantou to Chengdu.
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  • Distance: 931.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

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

China Southern Airlines, Air China and five other airlines fly from Shantou to Chengdu hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shantou to Chengdu via Chaoshan Station, Chaoshan, Xiamen North, Chengdu East, and East station in around 17h 29m.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Yichang
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $19
Train from Guangzhou South to Chengdu East Station
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
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2nd Class Seat
$60 - $85
1st Class Seat
$90 - $140
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chaoshan Station to Xiamen North Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $22
1st Class Seat
$29 - $33
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
Train from Xiamen North to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$160 - $190
1st Class Seat
$270 - $310
Business Class Seat
$500 - $600
Bus operators
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shantou to Dongguan Humen
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Humen to Guangzhou Haizhu
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Humen to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Chengdu Wuguiqiao
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation

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The best way to get from Shantou to Shantou Airport is to bus which takes 13m and costs ¥20.

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