How to Reach Sanya - The Easiest Way to Reach Sanya


  • By Air : Sanya’s Phoenix airport has about 103 domestic flights to cities like Shanghai, Guangzhou, etc. and 3 international services to places including Hong Kong and Taipei. The city, which is about 13 kilometres from the airport, can be reached through Taxis and buses.
  • By Train : Direct trains from Sanya depart towards Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
  • By Cruise : Sanya has cruise services to Hong Kong and Halong Bay.
  • By Bus : Buses run from Sanya to Haikou at frequent intervals (about 30 minutes).


  • On Foot : If you’re staying at one of the beach areas, then you can get to most of the sightseeing places on foot.
  • By Bus : If something isn’t within walking distance, then the most economical way to get around is take a local bus which charges you around 1 Yuan.
  • By Car : Car rentals are available at Sanya for about 160-1500 Yuan per day depending on the model. You have to deposit extra money in order to rent one though. Also, you might be needing a Chinese License as the international ones are not valid.
  • By Taxi : More than 1000 taxis serve Sanya every day. You can get to most places by hiring a taxi, but remember to bargain with the drivers before you go anywhere.
  • By Motorbike : Motorbikes can also be rented in the city by shelling out some Yuan along with the deposit.

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How to Reach Sanya from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Ho chi minh city to Sanya 409.53 km 6 hours 49 mins
Guangzhou to Sanya 461.16 km 7 hours 41 mins
Macau to Sanya 475.87 km 7 hours 55 mins
Central district police service centre to Sanya 541.84 km 9 hours 1 mins
Hong kong to Sanya 543.99 km 9 hours 3 mins
North point to Sanya 545.9 km 9 hours 5 mins
Kowloon city to Sanya 546.49 km 9 hours 6 mins
Singapore to Sanya 824.75 km 13 hours 44 mins