Directions from Shantou to Guangzhou

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Guangzhou South G6331 / ...

$47 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus Qichezhan  •  6 h 30 min

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

$27

3 alternative options

Bus via Zhongshan Fusha  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangdong Shantou to Guangzhou Tianhe
  2. Take the bus from Guangzhou Tianhe to Zhongshan Fusha
  3. Take the bus from Zhongshan Fusha to Guangzhou East

$39 - $41

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Shantou to Guangzhou 268.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, line 6 subway  •  3 h 34 min

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

$40 - $559

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shantou to Guangzhou hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 26 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chaoshan to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $35
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
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
$19
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Humen to Guangzhou Liuhua
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangdong Shantou to Guangzhou Tianhe
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Tianhe to Zhongshan Fusha
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhongshan Fusha to Guangzhou East
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Shantou to Guangzhou is to bus which costs ¥172 and takes 6 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Shantou to Guangzhou is to fly and line 6 subway which takes 3 h 34 min and costs ¥250 - ¥3600.

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.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Shantou to Guangzhou, including transfers.