There are 7 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  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) SHA - TSA

$181 - $902

Cheapest option

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Taiwan Taoyuan  •  5h 20m

  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

$60 - $104

5 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Taipei Songshan  •  4h 23m

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

$188 - $469

Train, bus, ferry  •  14h 49m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou Station
  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

$168 - $188

Bus, train, ferry  •  16h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai General to Liushi
  2. Take the train from Cangnan to Lianjiang
  3. Take the bus from Fuzhou Airport to Pingtan
  4. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei

$179 - $195

Train, car ferry  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen Shanghai Hongqiao
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$145 - $240

Train, car ferry via Xiamen North  •  23h 47m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen North Shanghai Hongqiao / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$138 - $231

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Taipei is to line 2 subway and fly which costs ¥430 - ¥750 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Taipei is to fly which costs ¥1300 - ¥3400 and takes 4h 23m.

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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 23h 6m and costs ¥1000 - ¥1800.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m 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 1h 55m.

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China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport.

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There are 1228+ hotels available in Taipei. Prices start at $100 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 23 min and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Taipei.
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  • Distance: 686.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Taipei, Taiwan?

China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and four other airlines fly from Shanghai to Taipei 5 times a day.

Airlines
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $170
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taipei Songshan via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Train operators
Shanghai Metro
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou Station
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$75 - $95
Business Class Seat
$150 - $190
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $80
1st Class Seat
$100 - $130
Business Class Seat
$190 - $240
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $75
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$190 - $230
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Cangnan to Lianjiang
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $18
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 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
bus
Bus from Fuzhou North Bus Terminal to Fuzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
jichangbus.com
Bus from Fuzhou Airport to Pingtan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
jichangbus.com
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai General to Liushi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Taiwan Csf
Phone
+86-400-1111-333
Email
888@taiwancsf.com
Website
taiwancsf.com
Ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
taiwancsf.com
Cosco Shipping Lines
Website
coscotw.com.tw
Car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw
Standard
$80 - $120
Lux
$90 - $150
Deluxe
$290 - $600

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