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

Recommended option

Fly Taiwan Taoyuan to Shantou  •  6h 7m

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

$145 - $556

Cheapest option

Fly Taiwan Taoyuan to Quanzhou, train, bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) to Quanzhou (JJN) TPE - JJN
  2. Take the train from Jinjiang to Chaoshan
  3. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

$135 - $484

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Fly Taipei Songshan to Xiamen, train  •  7h 1m

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

$159 - $381

Fly Kaohsiung to Xiamen, line 1 subway, train, bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Xiamen (XMN) KHH - XMN
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Gaoqi to Xiamen North station
  3. Take the train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan
  4. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

$139 - $331

Fly Taiwan Taoyuan to Xiamen, line 1 subway, train, bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) to Xiamen (XMN) TPE - XMN
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Gaoqi to Xiamen North station
  3. Take the train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan
  4. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

$140 - $293

Ferry, bus, train via Xiamen North Station  •  10h 10m

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

$150 - $170

Ferry, bus, train  •  10h 39m

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

$159 - $174

Bus, ferry  •  17h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Bus Station to Zhonggan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Taichung Harbor to Pingtan Port
  3. Take the bus from Pingtan Ao'qian Port to Xiamen
  4. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

$142 - $147

Car ferry, drive  •  17h 4m

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

$154 - $168

Car ferry, train  •  19h 23m

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

$149 - $163

Bus, car ferry  •  24h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Bus Station to Zhonggan Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
  3. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taiwan to Shantou is to bus and ferry which costs $140 - $150 and takes 17h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Taiwan to Shantou is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 6h 7m.

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The distance between Taiwan and Shantou is 440 km.

The best way to get from Taiwan to Shantou without a car is to ferry and bus and train which takes 10h 10m and costs $150 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Taiwan to Shantou, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Taiwan Taoyuan Airport to Shantou Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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There are 50+ hotels available in Shantou. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Taiwan to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport is to line 5059 bus which takes 57m and costs $1 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Taiwan to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 274.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Taiwan and Shantou, China?

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

Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Kaohsiung to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $250
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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 Jinjiang to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $18
1st Class Seat
$15 - $23
Train from Fuqing to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Fuqing to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $25
1st Class Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Xiamen to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
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 Xiamen North Station to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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 Xiamen to Chaoshan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$19 - $23
1st Class Seat
$30 - $34
Business Class Seat
$60 - $75
Xiamen Metro
Website
xmgdjt.net
Subway from Gaoqi to Xiamen North station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
xmgdjt.net
Bus operators
Travel China Guide
Phone
(+86)29 85236688
Website
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
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
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Bus Station to Zhonggan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Tour King
Website
tourking.com.tw
Ferry from Taipei Harbor to Pingtan Port
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
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 Keelung Port to Xiamen Port
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
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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