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There are 5 ways to get from Shenzhen to Shantou by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan Shenzhen North / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel Express Bus East Line 2

$18 - $33

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv Futian

$18

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shenzhen to Shantou 211.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Shenzhen to Shantou 211.5 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen to Guangzhou East Station
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Shantou (SWA) CAN - SWA

$38 - $555

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The cheapest way to get from Shenzhen to Shantou is to bus which costs ¥120 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shenzhen to Shantou is to taxi which costs ¥900 - ¥1200 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Futian Station station and arriving at Shantou Zhonglv. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Shenzhen and Shantou is 286 km. The road distance is 338.4 km.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Shantou without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs ¥120 - ¥230.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Shenzhen to Shantou, including transfers.

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Shenzhen to Shantou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Futian Station.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Shantou Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Shenzhen to Shantou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Shantou Zhonglv station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shenzhen to Shantou is 338 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Shenzhen to Shantou.

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  • Distance: 178.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shenzhen to Shantou every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$19 - $27
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$39 - $44
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
China Railways C-Class
Bus operators
Travel China Guide
Phone
(+86)29 85236688
Website
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Futian Station to Shantou Zhonglv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shenzhen to Shantou
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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China Southern Airlines offers flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Shantou Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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