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There are 10 ways to get from China to Taiwan by plane, subway, train, ferry, bus or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) SHA - TSA

$122 - $553

Cheapest option

Train to Hong Kong, fly to Taichung  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Taichung (RMQ) HKG - RMQ

$91 - $252

8 alternative options

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Taipei Songshan  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) PVG - TSA

$150 - $811

Train to Hong Kong, fly to Kaohsiung  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Kaohsiung (KHH) HKG - KHH

$101 - $311

Fly Shenzhen to Taiwan Taoyuan  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) SZX - TPE

$121 - $305

Line 6 subway to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly to Taiwan Taoyuan  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) CAN - TPE

$102 - $358

Ferry to Macau, fly to Kaohsiung  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the ferry from Shekou to Taipa
  2. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Kaohsiung (KHH) MFM - KHH

$91 - $193

Train, bus, ferry  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
  2. Take the train from Fuzhou to Fuqing
  3. Take the bus from Fuqing to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  4. Take the ferry from Pingtan Port to Taipei Harbor

$167 - $213

Train, car ferry  •  23 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen North Shanghai-Xiamen / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$178 - $220

Shanghai Metro, train, car ferry  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the Shanghai Metro from Madang Road Station to Songjiang South Station 9
  2. Take the train from Songjiang South Station to Xiamen North
  3. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$178 - $201

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from China to Taiwan is to ferry and fly which costs ¥600 - ¥1400 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from China to Taiwan is to fly which costs ¥850 - ¥3900 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between China and Taiwan is 1969 km.

The best way to get from China to Taiwan without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 12 h 55 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥1500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from China to Taiwan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport.

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There are 378+ hotels available in Taiwan. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from China to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18 min and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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Map of how to get from China to Taiwan.
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  • Distance: 1230.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between China and Taiwan?

Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and three other airlines fly from Shanghai to Taipei 4 times a day.

Airlines
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Shenzhen to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Macau to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Hong Kong to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $480
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan via Ningbo Lishe
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Shenzhen to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Tigerair Taiwan
Website
tigerairtw.com
Flights from Macau to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Macau to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Taiwan Taoyuan via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Train operators
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Subway from Madang Road Station to Songjiang South Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $210
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $85
1st Class Seat
$110 - $140
Business Class Seat
$220 - $260
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Fuzhou to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$4 - $7
1st Class Seat
$3 - $5
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Songjiang South Station to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $100
Bus operators
TaiWanDao.tw
Website
haixiahao.com
Bus from Fuqing to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
Ferry operators
Yuet Tong
Website
ytmacau.com
Ferry from Shekou to Taipa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
ytmacau.com
Hong Kong TurboJET
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Shekou to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Tour King
Website
tourking.com.tw
Ferry from Pingtan Port to Taipei Harbor
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
tourking.com.tw
Cosco Shipping Lines
Website
coscotw.com.tw
Car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw

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