Cheap flights from Shanghai to Taipei

Flights starting at $190. Choose between Xiamen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, or China Southern Airlines to find the best price.

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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 Xiamen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shandong Airlines, and All Nippon Airways. Shanghai and Taipei have 89 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Uni Air on Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

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

China Airlines on Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

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

China Eastern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Taipei

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Shandong AirlinesCDGSCYes
All Nippon AirwaysANANHYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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 China Southern Airlines, Uni Air, EVA Air, China Eastern Airlines, China Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Beijing, Guangzhou, Bangkok, Tokyo, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Xi'an, Manila, Singapore, Osaka, Phuket City, Sanya, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Wuhan, Zhangjiajie, Guilin, Xiamen, Los Angeles.
What are the most popular routes to and from Taipei?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Taipei and Tokyo, Manila, Seoul, Osaka, Bangkok, Cebu, Okinawa Island, Macau, Singapore, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Busan, Fukuoka, Hanoi, Honolulu, Phnom Penh, Angeles, Phuket City, Daegu.
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, Sunan Shuofang International, Ningbo Lishe International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Yangzhou Taizhou International, 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?
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