There are 6 ways to get from Shantou to Guilin by plane, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Guilin (KWL) SWA - KWL
  2. Take a taxi from Guilin to Guilin

$94 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Dongguan Humen
  2. Take the train from Humen to Guangzhou South G75 / ...
  3. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West

$51 - $80

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Guangzhou South G74 / ...
  3. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West

$72 - $113

Bus China Bus Guide  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Dongguan Humen
  2. Take the bus from Humen to Guangzhou Liuhua
  3. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Guangxi Guilin

$54

Bus Smooth Transit Network  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Dongguan Humen
  2. Take the bus from Dongguan Humen to Shenzhen Luohu
  3. Take the bus from Shenzhen to Guilin

$62 - $99

Drive  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Shantou to Guilin 552.9 miles

$75 - $120

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

You can take a train from Shantou to Guilin via Chaoshan, Shenzhen North, Guangzhou South, and Guilin West in around 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shantou to Guilin via Dongguan Humen, Humen, Guangzhou Liuhua, and Guangzhou Provincial in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shantou to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Air Guilin
Website
airguilin.com
Flights from Shantou to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Shantou to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Guilin via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Humen to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $11
1st Class Seat
$13 - $15
Business Class Seat
$29 - $35
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $28
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
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 Guangzhou Provincial to Guangxi Guilin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
AutoV
Website
autov.com.cn
Bus from Dongguan Humen to Shenzhen Luohu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
timetable.autov.com.cn
Smooth Transit Network
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Shenzhen to Guilin
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
trip8080.com
Other operators
Taxi from Guilin to Guilin
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Guilin Taxi
Phone
+86 773 585 0889

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Shantou to Guilin?

The distance between Shantou and Guilin is 685 km. The road distance is 885 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Shantou to Guilin?

The cheapest way to get from Shantou to Guilin is to bus which costs ¥342 and takes 13 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Shantou to Guilin?

The quickest way to get from Shantou to Guilin is to fly and taxi which takes 3 h 24 min and costs ¥550 - ¥1200.

Is there a direct bus between Shantou and Guilin?

No, there is no direct bus from Shantou to Guilin. However, there are services departing from Shantou and arriving at Guangxi Guilin via Humen and Guangzhou Provincial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Shantou to Guilin?

It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Shantou to Guilin, including transfers.