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

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Train China Railways D-Class  •  4 h 38 min

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

$31 - $51

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Bus Qichezhan  •  7 h 30 min

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

$24

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Guangzhou South Chaoshan-Guangzhou / ...

$28 - $41

Bus via Shenzhen Futian  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Shantou Zongzhan to Futian Station Futian
  2. Take the bus from Shenzhen Futian to Guangzhou Municipal

$27

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Shantou to Guangzhou 268.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, line 6 subway  •  3 h 43 min

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

$40 - $559

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The cheapest way to get from Shantou to Guangzhou is to bus which costs ¥169 and takes 7 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 43 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 7 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 38 min and costs ¥210 - ¥360.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 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 38 min and costs ¥210 - ¥360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥169 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Shantou Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 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 38 min

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

You can take a train from Shantou to Guangzhou via Chaoshan Station, Chaoshan, Shenzhen North, Guangzhou South, and Guangzhou South in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shantou to Guangzhou via Humen in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 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
$19 - $27
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 Liuhua
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shantou Zongzhan to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shenzhen Futian to Guangzhou Municipal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
chinabusguide.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 Baiyun Airport.

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There are 1640+ hotels available in Guangzhou. 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 ¥20.

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