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 Shungshan  •  4 h 12 min

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

$123 - $553

Cheapest option

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Taipei  •  5 h 36 min

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

$114 - $356

5 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Shungshan  •  4 h 23 min

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

$151 - $811

Train China Railways G-Class, bus, ferry  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
  2. Take the train from Fuzhou to Fuqing
  3. Take the bus from Fuqing to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  4. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei

$166 - $189

Train, bus, ferry  •  15 h 50 min

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

$151 - $191

Bus, train, ferry  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai General to Liushi
  2. Take the train from Cangnan to Putian
  3. Take the bus from Putian to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  4. Take the ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei

$162 - $177

Train, car ferry  •  24 h 9 min

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

$204 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Taipei is to bus and train and ferry which costs ¥1100 - ¥1200 and takes 16 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Taipei is to fly which costs ¥800 - ¥3800 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Taipei is 687 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Shanghai to Taipei, including transfers.

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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 Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taipei
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
4 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $70
1st Class Seat
$95 - $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 Fuzhou to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$4 - $7
1st Class Seat
$3 - $5
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Putian
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $55
1st Class Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Cangnan to Putian
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$19 - $27
Bus operators
TaiWanDao.tw
Website
haixiahao.com
Bus from Fuqing to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
Bus from Putian to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai General to Liushi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Taiwan Csf
Website
taiwancsf.com
Ferry from Pingtan County to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$99
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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