Map and Directions
Hainan, China’s smallest province, is an island of 33,920 sq. km found in the southernmost part of China, just across the Gulf of Tonkin from Vietnam.
Complimentary Hotel Shuttle Bus
Raffles Hainan offers a complimentary shuttle service twice a day to and from Sanya Phoenix International Airport.
Raffles Hainan Complimentary Shutte Service
Shuttle services to Raffles Hainan will depart from the bus station at Sanya Phoenix International Airport, opposite the site where guests alight buses.
Shuttle services to Sanya Phoenix International Airport will stop at the bus station at the airport.
Our complimentary shuttle service is extended to hotel guests only, on a first come first served basis.Raffles Hainan also offers private limousine services. For more information about hotel transportation services, please feel free to contact our Concierge at +86 898 8338 9888 (ext.6213).
The shuttle bus pick up location can be found on the maps in the Resort Guide. Resort Map & Guide
By Air to Sanya / Haikou
There are two airports in Hainan Island, Haikou Meilan Airport in the North (Haikou) and Sanya Phoenix International Airport (Sanya) in the South. More international airlines fly to Haikou Meilan Airport as compared to Sanya Phoenix Airport, which caters to primarily domestic flights.
- Sanya Phoenix Airport (Sanya) to Raffles Hainan : 60 km / 40 minutes via car
- Meilan Airport (Haikou) to Raffles Hainan: 220 km / 170 minutes via car
An alternative is to take the bullet train from Meilan Airport train station to Lingshui train station with a travel time of just 70 minutes, operating almost every hour.
A car transfer from Lingshui train station to Raffles Hainan will take another 20 minutes.
By Train / Railway to Sanya and Haikou
Hainan island is also accessible by train with numerous routes highlighted below:
- Guangzhou to both Sanya and Haikou Hainan stations
- Beijing to both Sanya and Haikou Hainan stations
- Shanghai to both Sanya and Haikou Hainan stations
- Chengdu to Haikou Hainan stations
- Changsha to both Sanya and Haikou Hainan stations
- Xi'an to Haikou stations
Meilan Airport (Haikou) to Raffles Hainan: 220 km / 170 minutes via car
Sanya Train Station to Raffles Hainan: 55 km / 50 minutes via car
Lingshui Train Station to Raffles Hainan: 30 km / 20 minutes via car
By Ferry / Boat to Sanya Hainan
Ferries are another option, it is however dependent on the weather conditions.
This specifically applies during the typhoon season (July to October) when the boat services are often suspended for 1 to 2 days.
Common routes include Beihai and Guangzhou to Haikou and Sanya.