There are 8 ways to get from Shenzhen to Sanya by plane, train, subway, bus, car or car ferry

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 from Shenzhen  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Sanya (SYX) SZX - SYX

$83 - $335

Cheapest option

Train  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen East to Maoming East
  2. Take the train from Maoming to Haikou
  3. Take the train from Haikou to Sanya Airport

$37 - $57

6 alternative options

Fly from Hong Kong  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Sanya (SYX) HKG - SYX

$87 - $442

Train, line 2 subway to Guangzhou, fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Guangzhou South to Jiahewanggang
  3. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Sanya (SYX) CAN - SYX

$118 - $576

Bus China Bus Guide  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Shenzhen Luohu to Dongguan East
  2. Take the bus from Dongguan East to Guangzhou Liuhua
  3. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Hainan Sanya

$48 - $53

Train via Guangzhou South  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Maoming
  3. Take the train from Maoming to Haikou
  4. Take the train from Haikou to Yalongwan

$53 - $72

Bus via Wanning  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Shenzhen Futian to Wanning
  2. Take the bus from Wanning to Sanya

$55 - $92

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Shenzhen to Hai'an Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Hai'an Port to Haikou Port
  3. Drive from Haikou Port to Sanya

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shenzhen to Sanya is to train which costs ¥250 - ¥400 and takes 20 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shenzhen to Sanya is to fly which costs ¥550 - ¥2300 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Shenzhen and Sanya is 674 km.

The best way to get from Shenzhen to Sanya without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 7 min and costs ¥330 - ¥370.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Shenzhen to Sanya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Sanya is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs ¥550 - ¥2300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥330 - ¥370 and takes 13 h 7 min, you could also train, which costs ¥360 - ¥500 and takes 13 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Shenzhen Airport to Sanya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Hainan, Shenzhen Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Shenzhen Airport to Sanya Airport.

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Map of how to get from Shenzhen to Sanya.
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  • Distance: 421.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Shenzhen, China and Sanya, China?

Hainan, Shenzhen Airlines and China Southern Airlines fly from Shenzhen to Sanya every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shenzhen to Sanya via Huamgbeiling, Shenzhen Luohu, Dongguan East, Guangzhou Liuhua, and Guangzhou Provincial in around 13 h 7 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Flights from Hong Kong to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Guangzhou to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Sanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Futian Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $23
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Maoming
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $21
1st Class Seat
$20 - $29
Train from Haikou to Yalongwan
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $26
Train from Haikou to Sanya Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $23
1st Class Seat
$21 - $35
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Maoming to Haikou
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $30
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen East to Maoming East
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$12 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$23 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Smooth Transit Network
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Shenzhen Luohu to Dongguan East
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
trip8080.com
Bus from Shenzhen Futian to Wanning
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
trip8080.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Dongguan East to Guangzhou Liuhua
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Hainan Sanya
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Trip 8080
Website
sanya.trip8080.com
Bus from Wanning to Sanya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sanya.trip8080.com
Ferry operators
Hainan Harbor & Shipping Holdings
Website
hngh.com.cn
Car ferry from Hai'an Port to Haikou Port
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
hngh.com.cn

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