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There are 10 ways to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

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

$24 - $47

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Train via Raoping  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Raoping Shenzhen North / ...
  2. Take the train from Raoping to Xiamen Shenzhen North

$26 - $38

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangdong Shenzhen to Xiamen Hubin

$36

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Shenzhen to Xiamen 366.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly to Xiamen  •  4 h 27 min

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

$75 - $219

Train to Hong Kong, fly to Xiamen  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Xiamen (XMN) HKG - XMN

$81 - $214

Fly Shenzhen to Xiamen  •  3 h 24 min

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

$50 - $499

Fly Shenzhen to Quanzhou, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Quanzhou (JJN) SZX - JJN
  2. Take the bus from Fujian Shishi to Xiamen Gaoqi

$88 - $227

Train to Hong Kong, fly to Quanzhou, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Quanzhou (JJN) HKG - JJN
  3. Take the bus from Fujian Shishi to Xiamen Gaoqi

$79 - $252

Ferry to Macau, fly to Xiamen  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Shekou to Taipa
  2. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Xiamen (XMN) MFM - XMN

$120 - $419

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen is to train which costs ¥180 - ¥270 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen is to fly which costs ¥340 - ¥3500 and takes 3 h 24 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 56 min and costs ¥160 - ¥330.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 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 56 min and costs ¥160 - ¥330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥247 and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥340 - ¥3500 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Xiamen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Shenzhen to Xiamen.
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  • Distance: 288.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Shenzhen to Xiamen 5 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. China Railways G-Class also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shenzhen to Xiamen 5 times a day. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Shenzhen to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hong Kong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Macau to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Hong Kong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Macau to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Hong Kong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Hong Kong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Flights from Macau to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Macau to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Shenzhen North to Raoping
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$16 - $22
1st Class Seat
$21 - $30
Train from Raoping to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$10 - $14
1st Class Seat
$11 - $16
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $45
1st Class Seat
$60 - $70
Business Class Seat
$110 - $140
Train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
China Railways C-Class
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
$36
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Fujian Shishi to Xiamen Gaoqi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Yuet Tong
Website
ytmacau.com
Ferry from Shekou to Taipa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
ytmacau.com
Hong Kong TurboJET
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Shekou to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Shenzhen to Xiamen is 587 km. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Shenzhen to Xiamen.

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Shandong Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Xiamen Airport.

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There are 584+ hotels available in Xiamen. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Shenzhen Airport is to line 1 subway which takes 50 min and costs ¥2 - ¥14.

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