Get to Sanya for the best beaches in China from Haikou, the capital city of Hainan Island, Transportation Haikou-Sanya, Travel Sanya - Haikou Hainan Island China, Sanya-Haikou by Bus, Taxi or Private Car


Haikou is the capital of Hainan Island which has 8 million populations. As there are more flights from Mainland China to Haikou than to Sanya, you may want to find out how to travel from Haikou to Sanya if you have to book a flight to Haikou, but your destination is Sanya. Here you will find three ways that you could travel to Sanya from Haikou:

First Choice: High speed train

the fastest way to travel from Haikou-Sanya by High Speed Train or Bullet Train.  There are bullet Trains/express trains/high speed trains all around Hainan, the first loop train in the world. So it is easy to travel by high speed train from Haikou to Sanya along the east coast or along the west coast. There are trains from early morning 7am till 10pm daily. As the trains are always very busy, it is highly recommended that you have your tickets booked in advance.

The east coast line is shorter than the west coast line. There are direct trains between Haikou East Statio (The statioin in downtown Haikou) and Sanya within 1 hour and 20 minutes.

If you arrive at Haikou Meilan Airport, the best option is still the high speed train. Again it is highly recommended that you have your tickets booked in advance.

A typical booking window for train tickets Haikou to Sanya:

First class tickets has more space than second class tickets. From the above window, you can see that the ride time is different depending on the stops along the way. The first train shows the ride time is 2 hours and 50 minutes,that means the train rides along the west coast of Hainan Island.


Second Choice to travel Haikou-Sanya: Private Car
By Private car arranged by http://www.sunnysanya.com from hotels in Haikou or directly from Haikou Meilan Airport within 3.5 hours at CNY1000/way/car max. 4 adults. A private van will cost RMB1500/way/van max.6 adults. Our driver speaks Chinese. Private cars/vans are always in a better conditions with our own drivers. Please make reservation at least 3 days in advance by contact us or email to caddie@sunnysanya.com.

Get to Sanya for the best beaches in China from Haikou, the capital city of Hainan Island, Transportation Haikou-Sanya, Travel Sanya - Haikou Hainan Island China, Sanya-Haikou by Bus, Taxi or Private Car