Shanghai to Taipei flights from £126

Flights starting at £126. Choose between Cathay Pacific, Air China, or China Airlines to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£126

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£176

Cheapest round-trip

£312

Average round-trip

£467

Nonstop flights in February

£176 – £334

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£148

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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Taipei. Book your trip to arrive at Taiwan Taoyuan International, or Taipei Songshan. The distance between Shanghai and Taipei is 677 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Cathay Pacific, Air China, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, and EVA Air. Shanghai and Taipei have 191 direct flights per week.

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Air China on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Uni Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

China Eastern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

China Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

EVA Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

China Southern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Taipei

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Cathay PacificCPACXYes0
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Air ChinaCCACAYesNo
China AirlinesCALCIYesOpens 48 days before flight
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China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes0
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EVA AirEVABRYes0
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Taiwan COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Mainland China can enter Taiwan, but there are restrictions.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Quarantine is not required
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Taiwan
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results may be required
  • Mandatory health declaration form

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test
  • Quarantine is not required
  • Masks are required in certain settings
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Taiwan in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Taipei?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Taipei takes around 2.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Taipei?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Taipei is 677 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Taipei?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Taipei. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, EVA Air, Uni Air, China Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, London, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Manila, New Delhi, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from Taipei?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Taipei and Tokyo, Singapore, Osaka, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Manila, Sapporo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Cebu, Yangon, Phnom Penh, Fukuoka, Busan, Okinawa Island, Hanoi, Siem Reap, Melbourne, Phuket City.
Which airports are there in Shanghai?
Shanghai is mainly served by Shanghai Pudong International. But there are other airports nearby, including Shanghai Hongqiao International.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Ningbo Lishe International, Sunan Shuofang International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Changzhou Benniu, Nantong Xingdong, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What airports are near Taipei?
The main airport in Taipei is Taiwan Taoyuan International. It is also served by Taichung, Hualien, Chiayi.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Taipei?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Shanghai and Taipei thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Shanghai and Taipei can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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