There are 6 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  •  5 h 14 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

4 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  •  13 h 56 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

$164 - $187

Train China Railways G-Class, car ferry  •  23 h 47 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

Train China Railways D-Class, car ferry  •  26 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen North D3141 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$183 - $205

Questions & Answers

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 47 min and costs .

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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 971+ 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 .

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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 58 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 56 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 56 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 56 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 56 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
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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
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 Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
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
Ferry operators
Taiwan Csf
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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