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Beihai to Hainan by ferry

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1. Posted by Swept Away (Travel Guru 1113 posts) 6y

Has anyone ever tried or heard about the Behai to Haikou by ferry?

I probably read this in a lonely planet. How much is it and how long?

I assume that a train that links Guanzhou to Hainan exist. Some people said it does not exist.

Are there dorm rooms in Sanya?

2. Posted by Daawgon (Travel Guru 1993 posts) 6y

Beihai Ferry Info

3. Posted by madpoet (Respected Member 413 posts) 6y

Hainan is an island. As far as I know there is no bridge to the mainland, and so no train to Guangzhou. Sanya has regular flights to many cities in China, and even internationally- so flying might be your best bet.

4. Posted by Swept Away (Travel Guru 1113 posts) 6y

120 for the ferry is a good deal. then 80 to Sanya.

I just hope it doesnt change by the end of July-August.

I was in Guanzhou, last year, and I don't know if they really understand me. I ask for train tickets to Hainan, and they were responding in Mandarin... I said hard seats, but they said only hard sleeper is available. So the train exist, but everyone is telling me it doesn't. I know Hainan is an island. But its China, they build the great wall, so I wouldn't be too surprised if they manage to make a train cross over to that island.