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There are 4 ways to get from Xi'an to Shantou by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Xi An (XIY) to Shantou (SWA) XIY - SWA

¥1169 - ¥4579

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Train, bus  •  31h 26m

  1. Take the train from Xi'an to Guangzhou Lhasa-Guangzhou / ...
  2. Take the bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou

¥327 - ¥603

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Train  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from Xi'an North to Shenzhen North Xi'an-Shenzhen
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan Shenzhen-Nanjing / ...

¥870 - ¥1114

Drive  •  18h 35m

  1. Drive from Xi'an to Shantou 1149.6 miles

¥1100 - ¥1700

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The cheapest way to get from Xi'an to Shantou is to train and bus which costs ¥320 - ¥650 and takes 31h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Xi'an to Shantou is to fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥4600 and takes 4h 57m.

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The distance between Xi'an and Shantou is 1433 km. The road distance is 1839.3 km.

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Shantou without a car is to train which takes 14h 5m and costs ¥850 - ¥1200.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Xi'an to Shantou, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Shantou is to fly which takes 4h 57m and costs ¥1100 - ¥4600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥850 - ¥1200 and takes 14h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Xi An Airport to Shantou Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Xi'an to Shantou is 1839 km. It takes approximately 18h 35m to drive from Xi'an to Shantou.

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Shenzhen Airlines, Air China, Sichuan Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Xi An 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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Map of how to get from Xi'an to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 895.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Xi'an, China and Shantou, China?

Shenzhen Airlines, Tianjin Airlines and six other airlines fly from Xi'an to Shantou hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Xi'an to Shantou via Bei Kezhan, Xi'an North, Shenzhen North, Chaoshan, and Chaoshan Station in around 14h 5m.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Xi An to Shantou
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥7500
Flights from Xi An to Shantou via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥10000
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Xi An to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥4500
Flights from Xi An to Shantou via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥15000
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Xi An to Shantou
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥9000
Flights from Xi An to Shantou via Haikou
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥15000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Xi An to Shantou via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥7500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Xi An to Shantou via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥15000
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Xi An to Shantou via Jinan
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥13000
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Xi An to Shantou via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥9000
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Xi'an North to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥950
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥750 - ¥950
1st Class Seat
¥1300 - ¥1600
Business Class Seat
¥2400 - ¥2900
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥130 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥220 - ¥270
Business Class Seat
¥470 - ¥600
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥140
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥140
1st Class Seat
¥130 - ¥190
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
21h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥270
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥180 - ¥270
Hard Sleeper
¥440 - ¥550
Soft Sleeper
¥600 - ¥850
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an Train Station to Guangzhou Train Station
Ave. Duration
28h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥200 - ¥460
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥200 - ¥270
Hard sleeper
¥400 - ¥460
Soft sleeper
¥600 - ¥750
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥130
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Xi An Airport is to bus which takes 54m and costs ¥25.

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