There are boats from Haikou to Guangzhou every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The boat depart from Haikou Xiuying Port (秀英码头) at 15:30 and arrive at Guangzhou Nansha Huangge Town Zai Island Port (南沙黄阁镇沙仔岛码头) at 8:30 the next day. The journey takes about 18 hours.
Ticket Price: 450 for deluxe cabin, 320 yuan for first class, 260 yuan for second class, 220 yuan for A cabin (8 persons) of the third class, 200 yuan for B cabin of the third class (18 seats), and 150 yuan for the fourth class.
There are buses at Guangzhou Nansha Huangge Town Zai Island Port to take passengers to Guangzhou City, and the bus is scheduled with the arrival of the boat.
Note: There are several ports in Haikou, but only Xiuying Port operates ships to Guangzhou.
Ship from Guangzhou to Haikou operates every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. It departs from Guangzhou Nansha Huangge Town Zai Island Port (南沙黄阁镇沙仔岛码头) at 15:00.
Price is the same with that from Haikou to Guangzhou.
There are buses serving passengers from the city of Guangzhou to the port. Places to take the bus are Da Sha Tou, No 466 Yan Jiang East Road (大沙头, 沿江东路466号); time: 12:10
The West Gate of Tianhe Town (天河城西门), the A exit of subway in West Tiyu Road (体育西路地铁a出口); time: 12:40
Jiayue Building in Che Po Road (车陂路加悦大厦), No 38 Zhongshan Avenue (中山大道中38号).