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There are 5 ways to get from Shanghai to Taipei by plane, subway, train, bus, ferry 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.

Recommended option

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

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Taiwan Taoyuan  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) PVG - TPE

$112 - $355

3 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Taipei Songshan  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) PVG - TSA

$150 - $811

Train, bus, ferry  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
  2. Take the bus from Fuzhou North Bus Terminal to Fuzhou Airport
  3. Take the bus from Fuzhou Airport to Pingtan
  4. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei

$148 - $187

Train, car ferry  •  23 h 24 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Taipei is to train and bus and ferry which costs ¥1000 - ¥1300 and takes 15 h 23 min.

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

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The distance between Shanghai and Taipei is 687 km.

The best way to get from Shanghai to Taipei without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 23 h 24 min and costs ¥1200 - ¥1600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Shanghai to Taipei, 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 997+ hotels available in Taipei. Prices start at $40 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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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Taipei.
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  • Distance: 429.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Taipei, 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 Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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 Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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 Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $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 Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Fuzhou Airport Transfer
Phone
0591-96363
Website
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Fuzhou North Bus Terminal to Fuzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Fuzhou Airport to Pingtan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Ferry operators
Taiwan Csf
Phone
+86-400-1111-333
Email
888@taiwancsf.com
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
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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