There are 10 ways to get from Shantou to Taiwan by plane, train, taxi, subway, bus, ferry, car ferry or car

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 Taipei, line 801 train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Taipei (TPE) SWA - TPE
  2. Take the line 801 train from Taipei to Taoyuan

$78 - $262

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Train to Xiamen, fly to Shungshan  •  6 h 12 min

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

$172 - $397

Taxi, train, line 1 subway to Xiamen, fly to Taipei, line 801 train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shantou to Chaoshan
  2. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
  3. Take the line 1 subway from Xiamen North Railway Station to Gaoqi
  4. Fly from Xiamen (XMN) to Taipei (TPE) XMN - TPE
  5. Take the line 801 train from Taipei to Taoyuan

$155 - $314

Train to Xiamen, fly to Kaohsiung  •  6 h 8 min

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

$151 - $347

Fly Shantou to Shungshan  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Shantou (SWA) to Shungshan (TSA) SWA - TSA

$100 - $345

Train, bus, ferry  •  10 h 14 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 County to Taipei

$140 - $162

Train, bus, ferry via Putian  •  10 h 21 min

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

$141 - $163

Train, car ferry  •  17 h 59 min

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

$159 - $171

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

Bus, car ferry  •  22 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangdong Chaozhou to Xiamen Hubin
  2. Take the car ferry from Xiamen Port to Keelung Port

$154 - $157

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shantou to Taiwan is to train and bus and ferry which costs ¥950 - ¥1200 and takes 10 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shantou to Taiwan is to fly and line 801 train which costs ¥500 - ¥1800 and takes 5 h 9 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 car ferry which takes 17 h 59 min and costs ¥1050 - ¥1200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Shantou to Taiwan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shantou Airport to Taipei Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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China Southern Airlines offers flights from Shantou Airport to Taipei Airport.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Taiwan. Prices start at $54 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 9 min

What companies run services between Shantou, China and Taiwan?

China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and five other airlines fly from Shantou to Taipei 5 times a day.

Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Xiamen to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Xiamen to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Xiamen to Taipei via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Xiamen to Taipei via Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Xiamen to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Shantou to Shungshan via Zhuhai, Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Shantou to Shungshan via Taipei, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Xiamen to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Shantou to Shungshan via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Shantou to Shungshan via Guangzhou, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Xiamen to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Xiamen to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Xiamen to Taipei via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Xiamen to Taipei via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Shungshan via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Shantou to Shungshan via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shantou to Shungshan via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shantou to Shungshan via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shantou to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $19
Train from Xiamen North to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $14
1st Class Seat
$11 - $17
Train from Xiamen North to Putian
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $13
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $22
1st Class Seat
$29 - $33
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
Xiamen Metro
Website
xmgdjt.net
Subway from Xiamen North Railway Station to Gaoqi
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
xmgdjt.net
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
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangdong Chaozhou to Xiamen Hubin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
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
$98
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
Other operators
Taxi from Shantou to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Xingda Taxi
Phone
+86 754 8823 9988

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