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There are 9 ways to get from Shanghai to Taian by train, car, plane, subway or bus

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Train via Jinan West  •  4 h 9 min

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

$69 - $80

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Train China Railways K-Class  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Taishan Shanghai

$18 - $22

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taian Hangzhou-Beijing 1 / ...

$56 - $81

Drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Taian 481.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Jinan, train  •  4 h 49 min

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

$80 - $178

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Jinan, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Jinan (TNA) PVG - TNA
  3. Take the train from Jinan West to Taian

$93 - $246

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Qingdao, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Qingdao (TAO) SHA - TAO
  2. Take the train from Qingdao North to Tai'an

$102 - $262

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Linyi, bus, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Linyi (LYI) SHA - LYI
  2. Take the bus from Linyi to Jinan Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Jinan West to Taian

$76 - $153

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Jining, train  •  7 h 32 min

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

$108 - $349

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Taian is to train which costs ¥120 - ¥160 and takes 12 h 17 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 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shanghai and arriving at Taishan. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 17 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Taian is 683 km. The road distance is 770.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Taian without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs ¥480 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Shanghai to Taian, including transfers.

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Shanghai to Taian train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Shanghai Station.

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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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Shanghai to Taian train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Taian station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Taian is 770 km. It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to drive from Shanghai to Taian.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Taian.
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  • Distance: 427.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Shanghai to Taian via Jinan West in around 4 h 9 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 Hongqiao to Jinan via Nanchang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Jinan
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Linyi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Linyi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Jining
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
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
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai 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
Hourly
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 to Taian
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $210
Train from Qingdao North to Tai'an
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $36
1st Class Seat
$50 - $60
Business Class Seat
$95 - $120
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Taishan
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
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Hard Seat
$18 - $22
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
Train from Yanzhou to Taishan
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once 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 Yanzhou to Taishan
Ave. Duration
51 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
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Jinan Bus Terminal
Website
0000369.cn
Bus from Linyi to Jinan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
0000369.cn

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

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There are 94+ hotels available in Taian. Prices start at $25 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 18 min and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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