Location: Places >> Central Asia >> China >> Fujian
Login for full access to Couchsurfing Groups. Not a member yet? Join our community!

how to get from Xiamen to Taiwan? ferry?Visa?
Posted April 30th, 2011 - 3:14 am by from Brisbane, Australia (Permalink)
hi me and my boyfriend are in Xiamen and we want to go to Taiwan, is there a ferry there and if so how much is it?

do we need a visa to get in to the country? we are from England and Sweden and have a double entry chinese visa.

Posted May 31st, 2011 - 9:38 am by from Hengchun, Taiwan (Permalink)
Hey hi Hayley :)

I'm currently in Xiamen, and want also get to Taiwan
Have you find any info about it ?!

How did you do to get there, ferry or plane ?

Thanks for your help :)

Posted June 1st, 2011 - 5:52 am by from Brisbane, Australia (Permalink)
Hey we got a ferry from Xiamen to Kinmen then a flight to Taipei!

there are also direct ferries from Xiamen to Taipei i think, but only on thursdays and sundays!

also when you leave Taiwan you'll probably want to leave from Taipei because all flights out of Kaohsiung (in the south) go through Taipei any ways!

If you head south go to Kenting, its really nice, white sand compared to the black sand everywhere else, beaches are nice there is the national park, you can hire scooters to go around on and we stayed in a hostel private room with bathroom and air-con for $600NT a night, its on the main street thinking its called Kenting street or something like that, the bus/coach drops you off there and the beach is 2 minute walk away and night market on that street too!

hope that helps