There are 6 ways to get from Zhongshan to Shantou by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Zhongshan North to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
  3. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan

$45 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhuhai Gongbei to Shantou

$30 - $31

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zhongshan North to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Humen
  3. Take the bus from Dongguan Humen to Shantou

$32 - $36

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Zhongshan to Shantou 272.5 miles

$35 - $60

Train, line 2 subway to Guangzhou, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zhongshan North to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Guangzhou South to Jiahewanggang
  3. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Shantou (SWA) CAN - SWA

$45 - $566

Train to Zhuhai, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zhongshan North to Zhuhai
  2. Fly from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Shantou (SWA) ZUH - SWA

$55 - $274

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zhongshan to Shantou is to bus which costs ¥200 - ¥210 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zhongshan to Shantou is to train which costs ¥310 - ¥550 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zhongshan to Shantou. However, there are services departing from Zhongshan and arriving at Shantou via Zhuhai Gongbei. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 57 min.

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The distance between Zhongshan and Shantou is 356 km. The road distance is 436 km.

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The best way to get from Zhongshan to Shantou without a car is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs ¥310 - ¥550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Zhongshan to Shantou, including transfers.

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Zhongshan to Shantou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Zhuhai Gongbei station.

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The best way to get from Zhongshan to Shantou is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs ¥310 - ¥550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥200 - ¥210 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Airport to Shantou Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Zhongshan to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 222.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Zhongshan to Shantou via Guangzhou South, Shenzhen North Station, Shenzhen North, and Chaoshan in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Zhongshan to Shantou 5 times a day. Tickets cost $27 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Zhuhai to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhongshan North to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $6
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
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2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $27
Train from Zhongshan North to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $7
1st Class Seat
$3 - $5
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Shenzhen North to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$39 - $44
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Guangzhou South to Humen
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $11
1st Class Seat
$13 - $15
Business Class Seat
$29 - $35
Bus operators
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Dongguan Humen to Shantou
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhuhai Gongbei to Shantou
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Zhongshan to Shantou is 436 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Zhongshan to Shantou.

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China Southern Airlines offers flights from Guangzhou Airport to Shantou Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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