There are 6 ways to get from Shantou to Chengdu by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 51 min

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

$95 - $475

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  18 h 28 min

  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

4 alternative options

Train via Shenzhen North  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Guangzhou South
  3. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Chengdu East Station

$91 - $134

Train  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Guangzhou South Chaoshan-Guangzhou / ...
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Chengdu East Station Guangzhou South - Chengdu East 1 / ...

$88 - $124

Bus  •  33 h 18 min

  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

$108 - $153

Drive  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Shantou to Chengdu 1258.2 miles

$180 - $270

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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 15 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min 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 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 33 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Shantou Airport to Chengdu Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Air China, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Shantou Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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There are 1323+ hotels available in Chengdu. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Shantou Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Shantou to Chengdu.
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  • Distance: 931.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

China Southern Airlines, Air China and three other airlines fly from Shantou to Chengdu hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shantou to Chengdu via Chaoshan Station, Chaoshan, Shenzhen North, Guangzhou South, Chengdu East Station, and East station in around 15 h 28 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Changsha
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shantou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $27
Train from Guangzhou South to Chengdu East Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $85
1st Class Seat
$90 - $140
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$39 - $44
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Shenzhen North to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Chaoshan to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $36
1st Class Seat
$50 - $60
Business Class Seat
$95 - $120
Bus operators
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shantou to Dongguan Humen
Ave. Duration
5 h
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
55 min
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
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Chengdu Wuguiqiao
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation

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