There are 6 ways to get from Shantou to Guilin by plane, 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  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Guilin (KWL) SWA - KWL

$93 - $176

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 27 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

$49 - $60

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North Xiamen-Shenzhen 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Guilin West Shenzhen-Guiyang

$67 - $95

Bus via Guangzhou Provincial  •  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

$49

Bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Zhuhai Jida
  2. Take the bus from Zhuhai Jida to Shenzhen Luohu
  3. Take the bus from Shenzhen to Guilin

$71 - $106

Drive  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Shantou to Guilin 552.9 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Shantou to Guilin is to fly which costs ¥600 - ¥1300 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Shantou and Guilin is 685 km. The road distance is 884.6 km.

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

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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.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Guilin is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs ¥600 - ¥1300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥460 - ¥700 and takes 7 h 51 min, You could also bus, which costs ¥342 and takes 13 h 6 min..

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Map of how to get from Shantou to Guilin.
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  • Distance: 428.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

Spring Airlines, Air Guilin and three other airlines fly from Shantou to Guilin 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shantou to Guilin via Chaoshan, Shenzhen North, and Guilin West in around 7 h 51 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 35 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
Fuzhou Airlines
Website
Flights from Shantou to Guilin via Haikou
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $27
Train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $27
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 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 Guilin West
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $45
1st Class Seat
$60 - $75
Business Class Seat
$120 - $140
Train from Humen to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $11
1st Class Seat
$13 - $15
Business Class Seat
$29 - $35
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 Guangzhou Provincial to Guangxi Guilin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shantou to Zhuhai Jida
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhuhai Jida to Shenzhen Luohu
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Smooth Transit Network
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Shenzhen to Guilin
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
trip8080.com

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