There are 4 ways to get from Wuhan to Shantou by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Wuhan (WUH) to Shantou (SWA) WUH - SWA

¥467 - ¥2763

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Train  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Hankou to Xiamen North Chongqing North / ...
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan Xiamen North / ...

¥405 - ¥556

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Train via Shenzhen  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Hankou to Shenzhen North Chongqing / ...
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North Station to Shantou Station HK West Kowloon

¥572 - ¥748

Drive  •  11h 14m

  1. Drive from Wuhan to Shantou 691 miles

¥650 - ¥1000

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The cheapest way to get from Wuhan to Shantou is to train which costs ¥400 - ¥600 and takes 11h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Wuhan to Shantou is to fly which costs ¥460 - ¥2800 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Wuhan to Shantou station. However, there are services departing from Zhongshan Park and arriving at Shantou Station via Hankou and Shenzhen North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 32m.

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The distance between Wuhan and Shantou is 838 km. The road distance is 1105.7 km.

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The best way to get from Wuhan to Shantou without a car is to train via Shenzhen which takes 10h 32m and costs ¥550 - ¥750.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Wuhan to Shantou, including transfers.

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Wuhan to Shantou train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, depart from Hankou station.

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The best way to get from Wuhan to Shantou is to fly which takes 3h 55m and costs ¥460 - ¥2800. Alternatively, you can train via Shenzhen, which costs ¥550 - ¥750 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Wuhan Airport to Shantou Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Wuhan to Shantou train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Shantou Station.

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Map of how to get from Wuhan to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 523.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Urumqi Airlines Co fly from Wuhan to Shantou 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Wuhan to Shantou via Hankou station, Hankou, Shenzhen North, and Shenzhen North Station in around 10h 32m.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Wuhan to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥4300
Flights from Wuhan to Shantou via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥5000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Wuhan to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥3800
Urumqi Airlines Co
Website
urumqi-air.com
Flights from Wuhan to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥420 - ¥2700
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Hankou to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥430 - ¥550
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
¥430 - ¥550
1st Class Seat
¥700 - ¥900
Business Class Seat
¥1400 - ¥1700
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Shantou Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥190
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
¥140 - ¥190
1st Class Seat
¥240 - ¥290
Business Class Seat
¥500 - ¥650
Train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥130
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥130
1st Class Seat
¥160 - ¥200
Business Class Seat
¥360 - ¥440
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hankou to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥310 - ¥420
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
¥310 - ¥420
1st Class Seat
¥450 - ¥650
Train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥75 - ¥110
Schedules at
trip.com
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2nd Class Seat
¥75 - ¥110
1st Class Seat
¥90 - ¥130

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Yes, the driving distance between Wuhan to Shantou is 1106 km. It takes approximately 11h 14m to drive from Wuhan to Shantou.

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Urumqi Airlines Co, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Wuhan Airport to Shantou Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at ¥155 per night.

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The best way to get from Wuhan to Wuhan Airport is to line 2 subway which takes 52m and costs ¥2 - ¥8.

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