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There are 11 ways to get from Shantou to Taiwan by plane, train, bus, ferry, car 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.

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Fly Shantou to Taiwan Taoyuan  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) SWA - TPE

$74 - $256

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Fly Shantou to Taipei Songshan  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) SWA - TSA

$100 - $345

Train to Xiamen, fly to Taipei Songshan  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
  2. Fly from Xiamen (XMN) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) XMN - TSA

$161 - $383

Train to Xiamen, fly to Kaohsiung  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
  2. Fly from Xiamen (XMN) to Kaohsiung (KHH) XMN - KHH

$140 - $332

Train, train to Hong Kong, fly to Kaohsiung  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North Station to West Kowloon Station
  3. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Kaohsiung (KHH) HKG - KHH

$119 - $339

Train, bus, ferry  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Fuqing
  2. Take the bus from Fuqing to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  3. Take the ferry from Pingtan Port to Taipei Harbor

$159 - $187

Train, bus, ferry via Xiamen North  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North to Fuqing
  3. Take the bus from Fuqing to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  4. Take the ferry from Pingtan Port to Taipei Harbor

$151 - $174

Train, bus, ferry via Zhonggan Station  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Putian
  2. Take the bus from Putian to Pingtan Ao'qian Port
  3. Take the ferry from Pingtan Port to Taichung Harbor
  4. Take the bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Bus Station

$136 - $163

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Shantou to Xiamen Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$155 - $167

Train, car ferry  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen Shenzhen North / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$148 - $164

Train, car ferry, bus  •  23 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Taichung Harbor
  3. Take the bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Bus Station

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The cheapest way to get from Shantou to Taiwan is to train and bus and ferry which costs ¥900 - ¥1200 and takes 14 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shantou to Taiwan is to fly which costs ¥500 - ¥1800 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Shantou and Taiwan is 440 km.

The best way to get from Shantou to Taiwan without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 11 h 12 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥1300.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Shantou to Taiwan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shantou Airport to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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China Southern Airlines offers flights from Shantou Airport to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport.

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There are 383+ hotels available in Taiwan. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shantou to Shantou Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs ¥20.

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Map of how to get from Shantou to Taiwan.
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  • Distance: 274.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Shantou, China and Taiwan?

China Southern Airlines flies from Shantou to Taoyuan 3 times a week.

Airlines
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Shantou to Taipei Songshan via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Flights from Xiamen to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shantou to Taipei Songshan via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Xiamen to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Xiamen to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Taipei Songshan via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Shantou to Taipei Songshan via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shantou to Taipei Songshan via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Xiamen to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shantou to Taipei Songshan via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Taipei Songshan via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Xiamen to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $19
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $20
1st Class Seat
$19 - $27
Train from Chaoshan to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $25
1st Class Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Xiamen North to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $14
1st Class Seat
$11 - $17
Train from Chaoshan to Putian
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $23
1st Class Seat
$21 - $35
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $16
1st Class Seat
$13 - $20
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chaoshan Station to Xiamen North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $22
1st Class Seat
$29 - $33
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
Train from Chaoshan to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$39 - $44
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Shenzhen North Station to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $12
1st Class Seat
$14 - $17
Business Class Seat
$31 - $37
Train from Chaoshan to Fuqing Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $35
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$90 - $110
Train from Chaoshan Station to Putian
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$27 - $31
1st Class Seat
$43 - $49
Business Class Seat
$85 - $100
Train from Chaoshan Station to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$19 - $23
1st Class Seat
$30 - $34
Business Class Seat
$60 - $75
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
$6
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Ferry operators
Tour King
Website
tourking.com.tw
Ferry from Pingtan Port to Taipei Harbor
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
tourking.com.tw
Ferry from Pingtan Port to Taichung Harbor
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
tourking.com.tw
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
Car ferry from Xiamen Port to Taichung Harbor
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw

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