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Shantou Railway Station

Located in the center of downtown Shantou, Shantou Railway Station is about 58 kilometers (36 miles) away from Symbolic Tower of the Tropic of the Cancer, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Queshi Scenic Spot and about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport.

Address: Taishan South Road, Longhu District


Shantou Train Station is a crucial station on Guangzhou - Meizhou - Shantou Railway Line and Xiamen - Shenzhen Railway Line, which operates both normal speed and high speed rains from/to Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Changsha, Huizhou and Meizhou, etc.

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
G6004, G6358, D7110, G6088...
18 departures from 06:48 to 20:30
2h48m - 3h44mCNY 312.5/ 207.5
USD 46/ 31
Hong Kong
G6390 at 17:282h51mCNY 357/ 223
USD 53/ 33
G6004, G6358, D7438, D7110...
24 departures from 06:48 to 20:30
2h6m - 2h42mCNY 213/ 133
USD 31/ 20
G6004, G1176, G6326, G6008 from 06:48 to 14:405h39m - 5h52mCNY 840.5/ 537.5
USD 124/ 79
G6004, G6358, D7438, D7110...
15 departures from 06:48 to 20:30
1h33m - 3h6mCNY 175/ 109
USD 26/ 16
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

See detailed Hong Kong - Shantou Train

Station Plan

The terminal building of Shantou Train Station is in white and blue to show the characteristics of marine culture in Shantou.
The detailed layout of this station is as follows:
1 F: Ticket Office, Platforms, Exits, Entrances, Waiting Hall, VIP Waiting Hall and Mother & Baby Waiting Hall
 To the north of the station building: city bus stops, tourism shuttle bus stops
 To the south of the station building: taxi stands

Shantou Railway Station is equipped with 2 platforms and their functions are as follows:
 For normal speed trains: Platform 1
  For high speed trains: Platform 2

How to get to Shantou Train Station from downtown area

There are two city bus stops near the station:

1. To Shantou Train Station bus stop: No. 4, 39, 41, 63, 102K, 123, 161K, K1, K2, K3, K4, K5, K6, K7, 107 Bus Line, Shantou Railway Station – Chaoyang District Government
2. To Railway Station bus stop: No.2, 6, 8, 11, 11(Holiday Line), 12, 22A, 38, 40, 41, 42,103, 106, 123

How to get to Symbolic Tower of the Tropic of the Cancer:

1. Passengers can take bus No. 161K to Tourist Center bus stop and then transfer to No.601 the Tropic of the Cancer Square bus stop. It costs CNY18 in total and needs about 1 hour and 45 minutes.
2. You can also take a taxi and it will cost about CNY 160.

How to get to Queshi Scenic Spot:

1. Take bus No.11 to Wutian cun bus stop which is about 900meters (985 yards) from the scenic spot, and then walk southward, turn left at the crossroad, then walk to the place. The duration may be 1 hour and 30 minutes.
2. It takes just 30 minutes for passengers to get there by taxi and it costs about CNY45.

How to get to Jieyang Chaoshan Airport:

There is a Chaoshan Airport Shantou City Terminal Building neighbouring Shantou Railway Station. There, passengers can take Airport East Line to get to the airport directly. It takes 50minutes and costs CNY28.

How to get to Chaoshan Railway Station:

1.    Take bus 39 to Shantou Coach Station, then transfer to High Speed Express East Line 1 to Chaoshan Railway Station. It takes about 80 minutes and CNY22.
2.    A taxi raide takes about an hour and CNY100.

- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 by Brenda Lian -
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