There are 10 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.

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Fly Taiwan Taoyuan to Shantou  •  5 h 27 min

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

$145 - $556

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the ferry from Taipei to Pingtan County
  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 to Chaoshan

$128 - $146

8 alternative options

Fly Taipei Songshan to Xiamen, train  •  7 h 10 min

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

$159 - $381

Fly Taiwan Taoyuan to Xiamen, line 1 subway, train, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  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 to Chaoshan
  4. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

$140 - $293

Fly Kaohsiung to Xiamen, line 1 subway, train, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  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 to Chaoshan
  4. Take the bus from Chaoshan Station to Golden Gulf Hotel

$139 - $331

Fly Taiwan Taoyuan to Quanzhou, train  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) to Quanzhou (JJN) TPE - JJN
  2. Take the train from Jinjiang to Chaoshan

$135 - $484

Bus, ferry  •  17 h 2 min

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

$152 - $160

Car ferry, drive  •  17 h 4 min

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

$154 - $168

Bus, carferry  •  24 h 22 min

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

Train, carferry, bus  •  25 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung 801
  2. Take the carferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
  3. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Shantou

Questions & Answers

The distance between Taiwan and Shantou is 440 km.

The best way to get from Taiwan to Shantou without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 17 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min 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 1 h 25 min.

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

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There are 56+ 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 57 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Taiwan to Shantou.
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  • Distance: 274.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Taiwan and Shantou, China?

China Southern Airlines flies from Taoyuan to Shantou twice a week.

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