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

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North Xiamen-Shenzhen 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Guangzhou South G280 / ...

$42 - $62

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Bus Qichezhan  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Dongguan Humen
  2. Take the bus from Humen to Guangzhou Liuhua

$25

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangdong Chaozhou to Guangzhou East

$25 - $27

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Shantou to Guangzhou 268.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Shantou, line 6 subway  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Guangzhou (CAN) SWA - CAN
  2. Take the line 6 subway from Yantang to Yide Lu

$40 - $559

Bus to Meixian, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Jieyang Chaoshan Airport to Meizhou Jiangnan bus station
  2. Fly from Meixian (MXZ) to Guangzhou (CAN) MXZ - CAN

$75 - $625

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The cheapest way to get from Shantou to Guangzhou is to bus which costs ¥168 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shantou to Guangzhou is to fly and line 6 subway which costs ¥270 - ¥3900 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shantou to Guangzhou. However, there are services departing from Shantou and arriving at Guangzhou Liuhua via Humen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Shantou and Guangzhou is 355 km. The road distance is 429 km.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Guangzhou without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs ¥290 - ¥430.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Shantou to Guangzhou, including transfers.

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Shantou to Guangzhou bus services, operated by Qichezhan, depart from Shantou station.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Guangzhou is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs ¥290 - ¥430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥168 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Shantou Airport to Guangzhou Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Shantou to Guangzhou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Guangzhou Liuhua station.

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Map of how to get from Shantou to Guangzhou.
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  • Distance: 221.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Shantou to Guangzhou via Chaoshan, Shenzhen North, and Guangzhou South in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shantou to Guangzhou via Dongguan Humen and Humen in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Meixian to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $800
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 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
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
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 Liuhua
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangdong Chaozhou to Guangzhou East
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Airport Express Line
Website
cs-airport.com
Bus from Jieyang Chaoshan Airport to Meizhou Jiangnan bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
cs-airport.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Shantou to Guangzhou is 429 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Shantou to Guangzhou.

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China Southern Airlines offers flights from Shantou Airport to Guangzhou Airport.

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There are 1878+ hotels available in Guangzhou. Prices start at $32 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 ¥20.

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