How to Travel between Guangzhou and Xiamen

Guangzhou to Xiamen distance is as long as 660 kilometers (410 miles) covered, and travelers are preferentially suggested to take high speed train between the two cities, spending 4 – 5 hours and CNY 197.5 – 255. In addition, 2 Guangzhou – Xiamen normal speed trains are available with 11.5 - 13 hours, costing CNY 190 - 236 for a single trip. Also, there are many direct flights operated for the duration of 1.5 hours, the price is CNY 400 – 1,000. Long-distance bus will take around 11 hours and CNY 200 – 280.
 

How to Travel Between Guangzhou and Xiamen
 

How to Travel from Guangzhou to Xiamen

1. Best Way: Guangzhou to Xiamen High Speed Train: 4 – 5H, CNY 197.5 – 255

From: Guangzhou South / Guangzhou East Railway Station: 12:38, 14:55, 19:34, 19:39
Price: CNY 197.5 – 255 for second class seat, CNY 354 – 380 for new soft sleeper, CNY 739.5 for Business class seat
 

2. Alternative Overnight Train: 11.5 - 13 hours, CNY 190 - 236

Train Dep. Arr. Duration Price (CNY)
K229 20:14
Guangzhou
09:01 +1
Xiamen North
12H47M Soft Sleeper: 319
Hard Sleeper: 190
Hard Seat: 102
K297 20:26
Guangzhou East
07:41 +1
Xiamen North
11H15M Hard Sleeper: 236
Hard Seat: 127

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3. Fast Way: Guangzhou to Xiamen Flight: 1.5H, CNY 400 – 1,000

From Guangzhou Baiyun to Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport: 7 flights, 7:20 – 21:20
Ticket price: depend on the booking date with a fluctuating discount of CNY 400 – 1,000
 

4. Convenient Way: Guangzhou to Xiamen Long-distance Bus: 11H, CNY 200 – 280

From Guangzhou Passenger Station: 11:32, 14:35, 17:21, 19:10, and 19:30, CNY 230 - 260
From Guangdong Provincial Passenger Station: 19:00, CNY 255
 

How to Travel from Xiamen to Guangzhou

1. Best Way: Xiamen to Guangzhou High Speed Train: 4 – 5H, CNY 255

 
Train Dep. Arr. Duration Price (CNY)
D2383 07:06
Xiamen
12:07
Guangzhou East
5H1M First Class Seat: 372.5
Second Class Seat: 255
G1609 09:59
Xiamen North
14:18
Guangzhou South
4H19M First Class Seat: 387.5
Second Class Seat: 254.5
Business Class Seat: 739.5
 

2. Alternative Overnight Train: 12H, CNY 190 / 236

 
Train Dep. Arr. Duration Price (CNY)
K230 17:26
Xiamen North
05:10 +1
Guangzhou
11H44M Soft Sleeper: 285
Hard Sleeper: 190
Hard Seat: 102
K298 18:29
Xiamen North
06:11 +1
Guangzhou East
11H42M Hard Sleeper: 236
Hard Seat: 127
 

3. Fast Way: Xiamen to Guangzhou Flight: 1.5H, CNY 400 – 1,000

From Xiamen Gaoqi to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, 8 flights, 07:05 – 22:25
 

4. Convenient Way: Xiamen to Guangzhou Long-distance Bus: 8.5 / 10 hours, CNY 251

From Xinglin Bus Station: 8.5 hours, 20:20, CNY 251
From Fanghu Bus Station: 10 hours, 20:00, CNY 251
 

How to Travel from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) to Xiamen

1. High Speed Train + Bus / Metro: 6 – 6.5H, CNY 212.5 – 269.5

→ Walk to the Airport Southern Station, take Metro Line 3 and get off at Guangzhou East Railway Station: 35min, CNY 7;
→ Take D2381 to Xiamen Railway Station at 12:38, 5H4M, CNY 255 for second class seat;
→ Take Bus Line 116 / 113 / 9 / 854 to downtown, 40min, CNY 1

→ Walk to the Airport Southern Station, take Metro Line 3 and get off at Jiahewanggang Station, 18min, CNY 5;
→ Transfer to Metro Line 2 at Jiahewanggang Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station, 51min, CNY 7;
→ Take a high speed train to Xiamen North Railway Station, 4 – 4.5H, CNY 197.5 – 254.5 for second class seat;
→ Take Metro Line 1 to get to the center area, 1H, CNY 3
 

2. Guangzhou to Xiamen Flight + Bus: 2.5H, CNY 400 – 1,000

→ Take flight at CAN to Xiamen, 1.5H, CNY 400 – 1,000
→ Take a bus at the airport terminal to Xiamen downtown area, 1H, CNY 2

- Last modified on Dec. 17, 2019 -
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