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There are 10 ways to get from Shantou to Ningbo by plane, bus, train, subway 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.

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Fly Shantou to Zhoushan, bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$161 - $974

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Train  •  8 h 49 min

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

$43 - $83

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Fly Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$64 - $253

Fly Shantou to Yiwu, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Yiwu (YIW) SWA - YIW
  2. Take the bus from Yiwu Binwang to Ningbo

$56 - $146

Fly Shantou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) SWA - HGH
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Shaoxing North
  3. Take the train from Shaoxing North to Ningbo

$62 - $351

Fly Shantou to Shanghai Pudong, train  •  6 h 46 min

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

$77 - $532

Bus, train, line 1 subway to Xiamen, fly to Ningbo Lishe  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Golden Gulf Hotel to Chaoshan Station
  2. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
  3. Take the line 1 subway from Xiamen North station to Gaoqi
  4. Fly from Xiamen (XMN) to Ningbo Lishe (NGB) XMN - NGB

$130 - $632

Bus via Dinghai  •  15 h 16 min

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

$68

Bus  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Shantou to Ningbo

$55

Drive  •  10 h 42 min

  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 22 h.

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The quickest way to get from Shantou to Ningbo is to fly and bus which costs ¥1100 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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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 22 h.

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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 8 h 49 min and costs ¥290 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min 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 train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs ¥290 - ¥600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥474 and takes 15 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Shantou Airport to Zhoushan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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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: 4 h 58 min

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Shantou to Ningbo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shantou to Ningbo via Dinghai in around 15 h 16 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Zhoushan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $950
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Shantou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Pudong via Zhoushan
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Pudong via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Pudong via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $950
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Shantou to Yiwu
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Shantou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Shantou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $950
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Pudong via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $950
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shantou to Yiwu
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $950
Flights from Xiamen to Ningbo Lishe
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shantou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $44
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Hangzhou East to Shaoxing North
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $10
1st Class Seat
$12 - $14
Business Class Seat
$27 - $32
Train from Shaoxing North to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Chaoshan Station to Xiamen North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
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
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$19 - $27
Train from Hangzhou East to Shaoxing North
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$4 - $6
1st Class Seat
$2 - $4
Train from Shaoxing North to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$7 - $10
1st Class Seat
$7 - $10
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $19
Train from Chaoshan to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $60
1st Class Seat
$60 - $90
Xiamen Metro
Website
xmgdjt.net
Subway from Xiamen North station to Gaoqi
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
xmgdjt.net
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhoushan Putuo to Ningbo North
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Yiwu Binwang to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shantou to Dinghai
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Dinghai to Ningbo North
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shantou to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Travel China Guide
Phone
(+86)29 85236688
Website
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Golden Gulf Hotel to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com

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

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China Eastern Airlines offers flights from Shantou Airport to Zhoushan Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Ningbo. Prices start at $37 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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