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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Xiamen to Chaoshan Xiamen-Shenzhen 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel Express Bus East Line 2

$15 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

$17

Taxi  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Xiamen to Shantou 154.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Xiamen to Shantou 154.8 miles

$22 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Xiamen Hubinnan and arriving at Guangdong Shantou. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 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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The best way to get from Xiamen to Shantou without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Xiamen to Shantou, including transfers.

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Xiamen to Shantou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Xiamen Hubinnan station.

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Xiamen to Shantou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Guangdong Shantou station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Xiamen to Shantou is 248 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Xiamen to Shantou.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Xiamen to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 116.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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

China Bus Guide operates a bus from Xiamen to Shantou hourly. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

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
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $16
1st Class Seat
$13 - $20
China Railways G-Class
Train from Xiamen to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$19 - $23
1st Class Seat
$30 - $34
Business Class Seat
$60 - $75
Bus operators
Travel China Guide
Phone
(+86)29 85236688
Bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Xiamen to Shantou
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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