There are 4 ways to get from Xiamen to Shantou by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 14 min

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

$26 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

$17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Xiamen to Shantou 154.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Xiamen to Shantou 154.8 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Xiamen to Shantou is to bus which costs ¥112 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Xiamen to Shantou is to train which costs ¥170 - ¥220 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Xiamen and Shantou is 186 km. The road distance is 247.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Xiamen to Shantou, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Xiamen Hubinnan and arriving at Guangdong Shantou. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Xiamen to Shantou every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Xiamen to Shantou every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xiamen to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$11 - $16
1st Class Seat
$13 - $20
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Xiamen to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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