There are 12 ways to get from Guangzhou to Taiwan by subway, plane, train, bus, ferry, car or car ferry

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Line 6 subway to Guangzhou, fly to Kaohsiung  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Kaohsiung (KHH) CAN - KHH

$142 - $497

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Line 2 subway, train, train to Macau, fly to Kaohsiung  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nantou
  3. Take the train from Nantou to Zhuhai
  4. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Kaohsiung (KHH) MFM - KHH

$72 - $180

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Line 6 subway to Guangzhou, fly to Taipei, line 801 train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Taipei (TPE) CAN - TPE
  3. Take the line 801 train from Taipei to Taoyuan

$106 - $364

Line 2 subway, train to Hong Kong, fly to Kaohsiung  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Kaohsiung (KHH) HKG - KHH

$101 - $324

Line 2 subway, train to Hong Kong, fly to Taichung  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Taichung (RMQ) HKG - RMQ

$91 - $264

Line 2 subway, train to Shenzhen, fly to Taipei, line 801 train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Taipei (TPE) SZX - TPE
  4. Take the line 801 train from Taipei to Taoyuan

$141 - $329

Line 2 subway, train to Hong Kong, fly to Tainan  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Tainan (TNN) HKG - TNN

$107 - $371

Line 2 subway, train to Hong Kong, fly to Taipei, line 801 train  •  8 h

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Taipei (TPE) HKG - TPE
  4. Take the line 801 train from Taipei to Taoyuan

$95 - $301

Train, bus, ferry  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen North
  3. Take the train from Xiamen North to Fuqing
  4. Take the bus from Fuqing to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  5. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei

$150 - $184

Bus, ferry  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Jiaokou to Fujian Putian
  2. Take the bus from Putian to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  3. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei

$146 - $150

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Xiamen Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$192 - $219

Train, car ferry  •  29 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou to Xiamen Kunming-Xiamen
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$150 - $161

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Taiwan is to line 2 subway and train and fly which costs ¥490 - ¥1300 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Taiwan is to line 6 subway and fly which costs ¥950 - ¥3500 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Taiwan is 794 km.

The best way to get from Guangzhou to Taiwan without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 29 h 27 min and costs ¥1000 - ¥1150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Guangzhou to Taiwan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Airport to Kaohsiung Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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EVA Air, Xiamen Airlines and Cathay Dragon offer flights from Guangzhou Airport to Kaohsiung Airport.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Taiwan. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Taiwan.
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  • Distance: 496.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Taiwan?

There is no direct connection from Guangzhou to Kaohsiung. However, you can take the line 6 subway to Yantang, take the subway to Guangzhou Airport South, take the walk to Guangzhou airport, fly to Kaohsiung, take the walk to Kaohsiung International Airport Station, then take the subway to Kaohsiung. Alternatively, you can take the line 6 subway to Yantang, take the subway to Guangzhou Airport South, take the walk to Guangzhou airport, fly to Taipei, take the walk to Airport Terminal 2 Station, take the train to Taipei Main Station, take the walk to Taipei, then take the line 801 train to Taoyuan.

Airlines
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Kaohsiung via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Guangzhou to Taipei via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Hong Kong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Kaohsiung via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Guangzhou to Taipei via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Hong Kong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Guangzhou to Taipei
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Hong Kong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Taipei
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Shenzhen to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Hong Kong to Tainan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Hong Kong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Hong Kong to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Taipei
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Shenzhen to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shenzhen to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Taipei
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Taipei via Ningbo
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Kaohsiung via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Macau to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Tigerair Taiwan
Website
tigerairtw.com
Flights from Macau to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Train operators
Guang Zhou Metro
Website
gzmtr.com
Subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
Subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $45
1st Class Seat
$60 - $70
Business Class Seat
$110 - $140
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nantou
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$4 - $6
1st Class Seat
$2 - $4
Train from Nantou to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $8
1st Class Seat
$5 - $7
Train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Xiamen North to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $14
1st Class Seat
$11 - $17
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$16 - $21
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $60
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
Bus from Putian to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Jiaokou to Fujian Putian
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Taiwan Csf
Website
taiwancsf.com
Ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
taiwancsf.com
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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