There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Taian by train, car or plane

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Train via Jinan West  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station station to Jinan West
  2. Take the train from Jinan West to Taian G1224 / ...

$70 - $81

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Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Tai'an Station G1251 / ...

$57 - $132

4 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Taian 482.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Jinan, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Jinan (TNA) SHA - TNA
  2. Take the train from Jinan to Taishan

$74 - $176

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Jinan, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Jinan (TNA) PVG - TNA
  2. Take the train from Jinan to Taishan

$87 - $244

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Jining, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Jining (JNG) PVG - JNG
  2. Take the train from Yanzhou to Taishan

$110 - $349

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Taian is to train which costs ¥480 - ¥600 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Taian is to train which costs ¥480 - ¥600 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Taian is 682 km. The road distance is 771.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Taian without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs ¥480 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Shanghai to Taian, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Jinan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Taian is 772 km. It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to drive from Shanghai to Taian.

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China Eastern Airlines, Air China and Shandong Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Jinan Airport.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Taian. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 17 min and costs ¥3 - ¥5.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Taian.
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  • Distance: 426.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Taian, China?

You can take a train from Shanghai to Taian via Jinan West, Taian, and Tai'an Train Station Bus Station in around 4 h 21 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Jinan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Jinan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Jining
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Jinan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Jinan via Beijing
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Jinan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $750
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Jining
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Station station to Jinan West
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $70
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$180 - $220
Train from Jinan West to Taian
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $11
1st Class Seat
$13 - $16
Business Class Seat
$30 - $36
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Tai'an Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $70
1st Class Seat
$95 - $110
Business Class Seat
$180 - $220
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Jinan to Taishan
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$13 - $21
Soft Sleeper
$19 - $35
Train from Yanzhou to Taishan
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$13 - $21
Soft Sleeper
$20 - $35
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Jinan to Taishan
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$5 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$9 - $22
Soft Sleeper
$14 - $19
Train from Yanzhou to Taishan
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$9 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$15 - $20

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