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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Xiamen to Chaoshan D2317 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Chaoshan to Shantou

$27 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

$18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Xiamen to Shantou 154.8 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Xiamen to Shantou 154.8 miles

$22 - $35

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

China Bus Guide operates a bus from Xiamen to Shantou every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xiamen to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
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
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chaoshan to Shantou
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Xingda Taxi
Phone
+86 754 8823 9988

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Xiamen to Shantou?

The distance between Xiamen and Shantou is 186 km. The road distance is 248 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Xiamen to Shantou?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Xiamen to Shantou?

The quickest way to get from Xiamen to Shantou is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 56 min and costs ¥160 - ¥210.

Is there a direct bus between Xiamen and Shantou?

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.

How long does it take to get from Xiamen to Shantou?

It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Xiamen to Shantou, including transfers.