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There are 7 ways to get from Tainan to Xiamen by plane, ferry, train, bus or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly from Tainan, ferry  •  3h 10m

  1. Fly from Tainan (TNN) to Kinmen (KNH) TNN - KNH
  2. Take the ferry from Jiu Gong Pier to Wu Tong Pier

$175 - $289

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Binggongchang to Chaoma
  2. Take the ferry from Taichung Harbor to Pingtan Port
  3. Take the bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Xiamen

$119 - $125

5 alternative options

Line 801 train to Kaohsiung, fly, ferry  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the line 801 train from Tainan to Xinzuoying
  2. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Kinmen (KNH) KHH - KNH
  3. Take the ferry from Jiu Gong Pier to Wu Tong Pier

$151 - $256

Train, ferry, bus  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Changhua 801 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Taichung Harbor to Pingtan Port
  3. Take the bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Fuqing
  4. Take the train from Fuqing to Xiamen

$128 - $140

Train, ferry, bus via Taichung  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Taichung 801
  2. Take the ferry from Taichung Harbor to Pingtan Port
  3. Take the bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Fuqing
  4. Take the train from Fuqing to Xiamen

$120 - $130

Train, car ferry  •  19h 3m

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Taichung 801
  2. Take the car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port

Bus, car ferry  •  19h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Xinying Station to Zhonggan Station 1628
  2. Take the car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tainan to Xiamen is to bus and ferry which costs $115 - $130 and takes 13h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Tainan to Xiamen is to fly and ferry which costs $170 - $290 and takes 3h 10m.

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The distance between Tainan and Xiamen is 273 km.

The best way to get from Tainan to Xiamen without a car is to train and ferry and bus which takes 10h 32m and costs $120 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Tainan to Xiamen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tainan Airport to Kinmen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Uni Airways offers flights from Tainan Airport to Kinmen Airport.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Xiamen. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tainan to Tainan Airport is to taxi which takes 7m and costs $6 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Tainan to Xiamen.
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  • Distance: 170.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Tainan, Taiwan and Xiamen, China?

There is no direct connection from Tainan to Xiamen. However, you can take the taxi to Tainan airport, fly to Kinmen, take the drive to Jiu Gong Pier, take the ferry to Wu Tong Pier, then take the drive to Xiamen. Alternatively, you can take the line 801 train to Xinzuoying, take the walk to THSR Zuoying Station, take the subway to Kaohsiung International Airport Station, take the walk to Kaohsiung airport, fly to Kinmen, take the drive to Jiu Gong Pier, take the ferry to Wu Tong Pier, then take the drive to Xiamen.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Tainan to Kinmen
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Kaohsiung to Kinmen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Flights from Kaohsiung to Kinmen via Penghu
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Kinmen
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Changhua
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Fuqing to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
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
Bus operators
TaiWanDao.tw
Website
haixiahao.com
Bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
Bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Binggongchang to Chaoma
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Binggongchang to Chaoma
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Xinying Station to Zhonggan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Jiu Gong Pier to Wu Tong Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
amoytrip.com
Tour King
Website
tourking.com.tw
Ferry from Taichung Harbor to Pingtan Port
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
tourking.com.tw
Cosco Shipping Lines
Website
coscotw.com.tw
Car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw

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