There are 8 ways to get from Putian to Taiwan by bus, ferry, train, plane or taxi

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

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  6 h 24 min

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

$107 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus to Fuzhou, fly to Kaohsiung  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Fuzhou (FOC) to Kaohsiung (KHH) FOC - KHH

$38 - $259

6 alternative options

Bus, ferry, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  2. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taichung Harbor
  3. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei

$136 - $145

Bus, ferry via Zhonggan Station  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  2. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taichung Harbor
  3. Take the bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Bus Station

$121 - $129

Bus, ferry, line 308 bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  2. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taichung Harbor
  3. Take the line 308 bus from Taichung Harbor Passenger Service Center to Gancheng Station 308
  4. Take the bus from Gancheng to Taipei Station

$123 - $132

Bus to Fuzhou, fly to Taipei Songshan  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Fuzhou (FOC) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) FOC - TSA

$139 - $269

Bus to Fuzhou, fly to Taiwan Taoyuan  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Fuzhou (FOC) to Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) FOC - TPE

$138 - $250

Taxi, train to Quanzhou, fly to Taiwan Taoyuan  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Putian to Putian
  2. Take the train from Putian to Quanzhou
  3. Fly from Quanzhou (JJN) to Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) JJN - TPE

$135 - $487

Questions & Answers

The distance between Putian and Taiwan is 257 km.

The best way to get from Putian to Taiwan without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 8 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Putian to Taiwan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fuzhou Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Xiamen Airlines, Mandarin Airlines and Far Eastern Air offer flights from Fuzhou Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Taiwan. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Putian to Taiwan.
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  • Distance: 160.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Putian, China and Taiwan?

There is no direct connection from Putian to Taipei. However, you can take the bus to Pingtan Ao'qian Port, take the drive to Pingtan County, take the ferry to Taipei, then take the drive to Taipei. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Putian to Taipei via Pingtan Ao'qian Port, Pingtan County, Taichung Harbor, Wuqi(Chaoyuan Temple), Shalu Bus Station, Shalu, Xinwuri, and Taichung in around 8 h 21 min.

Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Fuzhou to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Fuzhou to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Quanzhou to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Fuzhou to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Fuzhou to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $270
Flights from Fuzhou to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Fuzhou to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Fuzhou to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Quanzhou to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$21 - $24
Standard
$21 - $25
Business
$37
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Putian to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $6
China Railways G-Class
Train from Putian to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $12
1st Class Seat
$15 - $17
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Bus operators
TaiWanDao.tw
Website
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
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Harbor Passenger Service Center to Gancheng Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Gancheng to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Fuzhou Airport Transfer
Phone
0591-96363
Website
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Ferry operators
Taiwan Csf
Website
taiwancsf.com
Ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
taiwancsf.com
Ferry from Pingtan County to Taichung Harbor
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
taiwancsf.com
Other operators
Taxi from Putian to Putian
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$8 - $11

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