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Airfares from $154 One Way, $281 Round Trip from Shanghai to Taipei

Prices starting at $281 for return flights and $154 for one-way flights to Taipei were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Taipei

Origin Airport IATA CodeSHA
Destination Airport IATA CodeTPE
Distance420 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesEVA Air, UNI Air, China Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival5:25AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:55AM UTC

Flights from Shanghai to Taipei

Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

Airports in Taipei

Orbitz.com makes it simple to find cheap flights to Taipei. The website searches flight combinations to find you tickets with a low fare. Flights to Taipei arrive at one of two airports-the Taiwan International Airport, located 30 miles from Taipei on Hangzhan Road; or the Taipei Songshan Airport, located on North Dunhua Road, four miles from Taipei. International flights arrive at the Taiwan International Airport. Numerous airlines service these airports, including Air China, Uni Air and Japan Airlines.

Transportation from the Airport

After you've selected your flight, Orbitz.com can help you make transportation arrangements or rent a car. Authorized airport taxis transport passengers from both airports into Taipei. Cab fare runs on a meter; however, there is also a 15 percent surcharge, and you will be responsible for any highway tolls. There are also buses available to transport passengers. You can expect to pay between $3 to $5 for a bus ticket.

Climate in Taipei

Taipei has warm weather nearly all year long. However, the temperature can drop into the mid-50s during the winter months. In the summer, the temperatures range from the mid-70s to the low 90s. Spring days in Taipei are hit and miss, and typhoon season runs from June until October. If you want to make sure the weather is nice during your trip, use Orbitz.com to book your vacation in October or November.

Highlights and Attractions

The New Bei Tou Hot Spring is a great place to relax-just make sure you bring your swimming suit. Just outside of the hot spring is a museum that tells the hot spring's entire history. You can do more than find cheap flights to Taipei on Orbitz.com. The website has all of the information you need to plan your entire trip.

Flights from Shanghai to Taipei - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Shanghai to Taipei now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your queries about travel restrictions and quarantine when traveling by plane from Shanghai to Taipei.

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Taipei?

There most certainly are. And even better — you have 7 airlines that jet straight from Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport to select from. Check out which of these leading carriers has the best deals:

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Air China
  • EVA Air
  • China Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Taipei?

It can take just 1 hour and 55 minutes to fly from Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport. Buckle up and enjoy the trip, because you'll be landing in the blink of an eye.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Taipei most frequently?

There are quite a few airlines to choose from when traveling between Shanghai to Taipei. The following carriers fly this route the most. China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 30 flights every month China Southern Airlines - (CZ) with 30 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 17 flights every month EVA Air - (BR) with 17 flights every month China Airlines - (CI) with 17 flights every month Juneyao Airlines - (HO) with 13 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Taipei?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Taipei have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Taipei with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Taipei without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.