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

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Recommended option

Fly from Tainan, ferry  •  3 h 10 min

  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

Train, ferry, bus  •  10 h 52 min

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

$122 - $134

5 alternative options

Line 801 train to Kaohsiung, fly, ferry, drive  •  5 h 26 min

  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
  4. Drive from Wu Tong Pier to Xiamen

$151 - $256

Train, ferry, bus via Taichung  •  12 h 3 min

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

$130 - $143

Bus, ferry  •  13 h 50 min

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

$129 - $138

Train, car ferry  •  18 h 59 min

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

Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 33 min

  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 train and ferry and bus which costs $120 - $140 and takes 10 h 52 min.

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

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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 12 h 3 min and costs $130 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min 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 50 min.

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Uni Airways offers flights from Tainan Airport to Kinmen Airport.

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There are 659+ 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 7 min 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: 3 h 10 min

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
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Kaohsiung to Kinmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Flights from Kaohsiung to Kinmen via Penghu
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Kinmen
Ave. Duration
50 min
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
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Changhua
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
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
1 h 41 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
Bus operators
TaiWanDao.tw
Website
haixiahao.com
Bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
Bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
haixiahao.com
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Binggongchang to Chaoma
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
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
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Xinying Station to Zhonggan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
amoytrip.com
Taiwan Csf
Website
taiwancsf.com
Ferry from Taichung Harbor to Pingtan County
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
taiwancsf.com
Cosco Shipping Lines
Website
coscotw.com.tw
Car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw

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