There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Taizhou by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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

Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taizhou D2283

$21 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Hutie to Zhejiang Jiaojiang

$24

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Taizhou 229.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Wenzhou, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Wenzhou (WNZ) PVG - WNZ
  2. Take the train from Wenzhou South to Taizhou

$74 - $291

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Ningbo, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Ningbo (NGB) PVG - NGB
  3. Take the train from Ningbo to Taizhou

$118 - $241

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Wenzhou, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Wenzhou (WNZ) SHA - WNZ
  2. Take the train from Wenzhou South to Taizhou

$71 - $503

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Shanghai to Taizhou once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shanghai to Taizhou once daily. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Taizhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $28
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Wenzhou South to Taizhou
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $17
Train from Ningbo to Taizhou
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $11
1st Class Seat
$8 - $12
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Hutie to Zhejiang Jiaojiang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Taizhou is 283 km. The road distance is 367 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Taizhou is to bus which costs ¥150 and takes 6 h.

The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Taizhou is to drive which takes 3 h 51 min and costs ¥210 - ¥310.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shanghai Hutie and arriving at Zhejiang Jiaojiang. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Shanghai to Taizhou, including transfers.