How to Get to / Around Sanya

By Air

Although Sanya is not the capital of Hainan Province, but it has the busiest airport in Hainan - Sanya Phoenix International Airport, about 20km away from Sanya City. Travelers don’t need to transfer from Haikou – capital city.

Sanya Phoenix International Airport provides 168 air lines, including 130 domestic lines, 35 international lines and 3 area lines. It connects 106 cities, including 59 china cities, such as Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu, etc. Air travel is also available between Sanya and the 2 SARs – Hong Kong and Macao, and Taiwan.

Travelers can take airport shuttle bus to get to down town, which charges only 15¥. If taking a taxi, price is about 40¥.

Sanya International Airport

Sanya International Airport

By Train

Sanya Train Station is located in Lizhigou, the outskirts of Sanya City. Another train station in Sanya is the Yalong Bay Train Station run only between Haikou and Sanya.

There are direct trains from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, etc, to Sanya Train Station. Traveling between Haikou and Sanya by high-speed train is very convenient, which takes only about one and a half hours.

Sanya High-speed Railway

Sanya High-speed Railway

By Bus

Sanya Bus Station offers transfer service between most counties and Sanya, as well as Haikou. There are daily buses from Sanya to Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, etc. Every 20 minutes, there is a bus departing from Sanya to Haikou.

Sanya Expressway

Sanya Expressway

Recommended Sanya Tours

Top 3 Sanya tours chosen by most customers to explore Sanya in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Wuzhizhou Island
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Kwangyin Statue of Nanshan Temple
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Betelnut Valley (Binglang Gu) - Village of Li and Miao Ethnic Groups
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