There are 7 ways to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen Shenzhen-Xiamen 1

$24 - $37

6 alternative options

Bus China Bus Guide  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangdong Shenzhen to Xiamen Hubin

$37

Bus Qichezhan  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Hong Kong to Xiamen Hubin

$44 - $48

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Shenzhen to Xiamen 366.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Shenzhen  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Xiamen (XMN) SZX - XMN

$51 - $500

Fly from Hong Kong  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Xiamen (XMN) HKG - XMN

$65 - $207

Train, line 2 subway to Guangzhou, fly  •  5 h 8 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 Xiamen (XMN) CAN - XMN

$91 - $241

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen is to train which costs ¥160 - ¥260 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen is to fly which costs ¥350 - ¥3500 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guangdong Shenzhen and arriving at Xiamen Hubin. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Shenzhen and Xiamen is 462 km. The road distance is 586.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs ¥160 - ¥260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen, including transfers.

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Shenzhen to Xiamen bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Guangdong Shenzhen station.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs ¥160 - ¥260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥247 and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥350 - ¥3500 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Shenzhen Airport to Xiamen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Shenzhen to Xiamen bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Xiamen Hubin station.

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  • Distance: 288.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Shenzhen to Xiamen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shenzhen to Xiamen 5 times a day. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Guangzhou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Guangzhou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Guangzhou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
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
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangdong Shenzhen to Xiamen Hubin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Hong Kong to Xiamen Hubin
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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