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There are 8 ways to get from Shantou to Ningbo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Ningbo Lishe  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Ningbo Lishe (NGB) SWA - NGB

$69 - $254

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Train  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Ningbo Shenzhen-Nanjing / ...

$43 - $83

6 alternative options

Fly to Zhoushan, bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Zhoushan (HSN) SWA - HSN
  2. Take the bus from Zhoushan Putuo to Ningbo North

$159 - $972

Fly to Shanghai Hongqiao, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) SWA - SHA
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ningbo

$64 - $253

Train via Xiamen North  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North Shenzhen-Shanghai Hongqiao / ...
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North to Ningbo D3217 / ...

$49 - $75

Bus via Dinghai  •  15h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Dinghai
  2. Take the bus from Dinghai to Ningbo North

$68

Bus  •  22h

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Ningbo

$55

Drive  •  10h 42m

  1. Drive from Shantou to Ningbo 661.9 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Shantou to Ningbo is to bus which costs ¥378 and takes 22h.

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The quickest way to get from Shantou to Ningbo is to fly which costs ¥470 - ¥1800 and takes 3h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shantou and arriving at Ningbo. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22h.

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The distance between Shantou and Ningbo is 869 km. The road distance is 1059.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Ningbo without a car is to train which takes 8h 49m and costs ¥290 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Shantou to Ningbo, including transfers.

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Shantou to Ningbo bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Shantou station.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Ningbo is to fly which takes 3h 39m and costs ¥470 - ¥1800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥290 - ¥600 and takes 8h 49m, you could also bus, which costs ¥474 and takes 15h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Shantou Airport to Ningbo Lishe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Shantou to Ningbo bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Ningbo North station.

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Map of how to get from Shantou to Ningbo.
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  • Distance: 542.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

Shandong Airlines and China Eastern Airlines fly from Shantou to Ningbo twice daily. Alternatively, China Railways D-Class operates a train from Shantou to Ningbo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 6h 59m.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Ningbo Lishe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Shantou to Zhoushan
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $950
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shantou to Ningbo Lishe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$40 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $95
Train from Chaoshan Station to Xiamen North Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $22
1st Class Seat
$29 - $33
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
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2nd Class Seat
$15 - $21
1st Class Seat
$19 - $28
Train from Chaoshan to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $60
1st Class Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $19
Train from Xiamen North to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhoushan Putuo to Ningbo North
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shantou to Dinghai
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Dinghai to Ningbo North
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shantou to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Shantou to Ningbo is 1059 km. It takes approximately 10h 42m to drive from Shantou to Ningbo.

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Shandong Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Shantou Airport to Ningbo Lishe Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Ningbo. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Shantou Airport is to bus which takes 13m and costs ¥20.

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