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Haikou - Sanya Train

Around 170 and more pairs of high speed trains are operated daily to serve passengers travelling from Haikou to Sanya or from Sanya to Haikou presently. The bullet trains travel along two different high speed rail lines, resulting in different durations and ticket fares. It is recommended for passengers to take the trains with shorter duration and lower ticket fares. A single trip for these trains takes around 1.5 - 3 hours and the ticket fare is around CNY 100-128 for a second class seat.
In addition, there are two normal trains running between Sanya Railway Station and Haikou Railway Station. It takes around 3 - 4 hours to finish a running length of around 375 kilometers (233 miles) and a ride on a hard sleeper costs around CNY155.5.

Haikou - Sanya High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

Duration: Around 1.5 - 3 hours
 Distance: Around 184 - 363 kilometers (176 - 225 miles)
 Top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph)
 Operated at: Haikou / Haikou East Railway Station, Sanya Railway Station
 Haikou - Sanya High Speed Train Running Routes:
Shorter Route along East Ring Line: Meilan, Wenchang, Qionghai, Baoo, Wanning, Shenzhou, Lingshui, Yalongwan
Longer Route along West Ring Line: Laochengzhen, Fushanzhen, Lingao South, Yintan, Baimajin, Qiziwan, Dongfang, Jinyuewan, Jianfeng, Huangliu,  Ledong, Yazhou, Fenghuang Airport

Haikou to Sanya High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
C731309:55 - 11:241h29m
C731309:55 - 11:341h39m
C741817:59 - 20:532h54m
C741817:59 - 21:063h7m
C741817:59 - 21:163h17m
C741818:13 - 20:532h40m
C741818:13 - 21:062h53m
C741818:13 - 21:163h3m
C733920:06 - 21:541h48m
C733920:18 - 21:541h36m
Nearly 100 departures in total: departure time from 06:40 to 22:19; duration from 1H41M to 3H13M.
See more Haikou Schedule

Sanya to Haikou Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
C740206:15 - 07:551h40m
C740206:15 - 07:431h28m
C731408:40 - 10:261h46m
C731408:40 - 10:131h33m
C732211:50 - 13:361h46m
C732211:50 - 13:241h34m
C733215:54 - 17:071h13m
C733215:54 - 17:201h26m
Over 90 departures in total: departure time from 06:12 to 22:17; duration from 1H13M to 3H16M.
See more Sanya Schedule

Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Haikou - Sanya High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
First Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 145 - 212
USD 22 - 33
CNY 91 - 133
USD 14 - 21
The above listed are ticket fares for trains along shorter East Ring Line. Ticket fares for those along longer West Ring Line are CNY 153-173 for first class seat, and CNY 96-108 for second class seat.

Haikou - Sanya Normal Train

Basic Facts:

 Duration: Around 3 - 4hours
 Distance: Around 375 kilometers (233 miles)
 Top speed: 120 km/h (75 mph)
 Operated at: Sanya Railway Station, Haikou Railway Station
 Major stations along the way: Jiuquan, Qingshui, Linze, Gaotai

Haikou to Sanya Train Schedule

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z20104:40 - 08:123h32m
Z38516:00 - 20:004h00m

Sanya to Haikou Train Timetable

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z38608:02 - 11:002h58m
Z20217:22 - 20:152h53m
Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Haikou - Sanya Train Ticket Train

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Deluxe Soft SleeperSoft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 346.5
USD 54
CNY 233.5
USD 36
CNY 155.5
USD 24
CNY 79.5
USD 12

 Further Reading: How to Travel between Haikou and Sanya 
Major Rail Lines from Sanya to:
Major Rail Lines from Haikou to:
- Last modified on Apr. 06, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Haikou - Sanya Train
Asked by Ling from SINGAPORE | Jan. 10, 2020 08:14Reply
Can I take the high speed train directly from Haikou international airport to Sanya?
Im an international traveler.
Do I choose Haikou station or Haikou East station in the train schedule?

Or must I take transport from the airport to Haikou East railway station to catch the high speed train to Sanya?
Answers (1)
Answered by Orin from USA | Jan. 11, 2020 17:32

Yes, you can take a train from airport directly, the station is called "Meilan" Station instead. You can book a ticket from Meilan to Sanya.
Asked by vfrois from SINGAPORE | Dec. 16, 2019 16:58Reply
haikou airport (meilan station) to sanya on feb 14th
Hi, do I need to pre-buy the ticket or I can just buy from counter upon arrival?
Answers (1)
Answered by Nanette | Dec. 17, 2019 01:02

Usually there are many trains a day from Meilan station to Sanya. If you are flexible with your arrival time in Sanya, it is Ok to get ticket at counter upon arrival.
Asked by Jason Foon from SINGAPORE | Nov. 13, 2019 20:14Reply
Can we bring bicycle on the train ?
We are planing go Hainan for cycling, we are bring our bicycle together. We will fly in Hainan to Haikou and take a train to Sanya by train. So the train from Haikou to Sanya can bring bicycle on to the train ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Orla | Nov. 15, 2019 02:39

I read that you cannot take bicycle on the train, so maybe you need to use a consignment service or an express company.
Asked by Yilia from CYPRUS | Oct. 24, 2019 00:15Reply
May I know what is the difference between Sanya and Sany (Hainan)?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Oct. 24, 2019 18:23

Thank you for your inquiry.

They are the same station, you do not need to worry about it. Trains in Hainan island run in a circle, so the names are only used to distinguish it as beginning station or final arrival station. Although the names are different, they are the same station.
Asked by Kiran from INDIA | May. 14, 2019 03:24Reply
Meilan train station to airport
How much time it takes from meilan train station to international departure of airport by walk. How can I get to international departure block
Answers (1)
Answered by Kimi from SINGAPORE | May. 15, 2019 02:12

See from distance, it should be at least 20min walking. Or you can walk to the domestic terminal, arrival hall, gate 3 first and then take a shuttle bus to the international terminal. The shuttle bus runs around every 20min. So you need to prepare at least 30min for this transfer.
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