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Flights starting at $409. Choose between Starlux Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, or China Eastern Airlines to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from Taiwan Taoyuan International, or Taipei Songshan when they travel from Taipei to Shanghai. Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The most popular airlines for this route are Starlux Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air Macau, and Air China. Taipei and Shanghai have 57 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting The Bund, Shanghai, China, and Chongming.

Check-in for a flight from Taipei to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Starlux AirlinesSJXJXNo
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Air MacauAMUNXYes
Air ChinaCCACAYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Taiwan are not able to enter Mainland China yet.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 7-day quarantine
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory 3-day quarantine and testing
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory health declaration form
  • Mandatory accommodation booking
  • Health pass for public activity may be required
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

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 China in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Taipei?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Taipei and Tokyo, Seoul, Osaka, Bangkok, Okinawa Island, Manila, Ho Chi Minh City, Cebu, Hong Kong, Singapore, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Angeles, Phuket City, Kuala Lumpur, Denpasar, Busan, Da Nang, Siem Reap, Sapporo.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Beijing, New York, Los Angeles, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, San Francisco, Tokyo, Bangkok, Xi'an, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago, Seoul, Phuket City, Manila, Washington, D.C., Osaka, Wuhan, Boston.
Which airports are there in Taipei?
Taipei is mainly served by Taiwan Taoyuan International. But there are other airports nearby, including Taipei Songshan.
What airports are near Taipei?
The main airport in Taipei is Taiwan Taoyuan International. It is also served by Taichung, Hualien, Chiayi.
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, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Taipei and Shanghai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Taipei and Shanghai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Taipei and Shanghai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Taipei and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between Taipei and Shanghai with Starlux Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air Macau, Air China.
When's the best time to travel between Taipei and Shanghai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Taipei and Shanghai, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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