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Ferry between Xiamen and Kinmen, Taiwan


Since Three Minor Communications between mainland China and Taiwan was opened in 1st Feb,2001, ferry between Xiamen and Kinmen has been operated everyday for 10 years. It makes people from Kinmen or Taiwan to visit mainland China more convenient and time-saving.It has become one of the most important transportation between Taiwan and mainland China. More and more Chinese travelers visit Kinmen by ferry from Xiamen. Many Taiwan businessmen also choose this ferry to visit mainland China. Backpackers or young people who have low budget also would like to take this ferry to visit Taiwan from Xiamen via Kinmen.

So far, you can take ferry to Kinmen from two ports of Xiamen. One is from Xiamen International Cruise Terminal located at south-west of Xiamen Island, not too far from Gulangyu Islet and Zhongshan Road. The other is from Wutong Port at the north-east of Xiamen. It is closed to Xiamen airport and Xiamen Exhibition center.There are also ferry available between Quanzhou and Kinmen which is operated 3 times per day.Here are the ferry timetable.

1.Ferry from Xiamen International Cruise Terminal to Shuitou Port of Kinmen

Departure 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 17:00
Price USD27 per ticket
Duration 70 minutes

**Bus from Xiamen station to Cruise Terminal: Bus No.43, No.26, then walk 3 minutesAddress of Xiamen International Cruise Terminal: Dongdu Road,Huli District, Xiamen
**Taxi from Xiamen station to Cruise Terminal: Around USD6
 
2.Ferry from  Shuitou Port of Kinmen to Xiamen International Cruise Terminal

Departure 08:30 09:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 16:30 17:15
Price USD27 per ticket
Duration 70 minutes

 
3. Ferry from Wutong Port of Xiamen to Shuitou Port of Kinmen

Departure 08:00 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 17:00
Price USD27 per ticket
Duration 40 minutes

 
4.Ferry from Shuitou Port of Kinmen to Wutong Port of Xiamen

Departure 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:30 13:00 14:00 16:00 17:00 17:30
Price USD27 per ticket
Duration 40 minutes

 
5.Ferry Between Quanzhou(Shijing Port) and Kinmen

Quanzhou to Kinmen Kinmen to Quanzhou
08:30-09:30 09:50-10:50
11:30-12:30 13:10-14:10
14:30-15:30 16:20-17:20

 


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2 Responses to "Ferry between Xiamen and Kinmen, Taiwan"

  1. Ryan says:

    Hi Matt,

    Thanks for visiting our website. Yes it is no problem, as long as you have the valid Taiwan Visa if required(it seems free for German passport holder),you are allowed to buy Xiamen to Taiwan ferry ticket by your passports and valid China visa.

    We provide Xiamen to Kinmen ferry ticket together with flight from Kinmen to Taipei service. If you need please kindly let me know.

    From Xiamen to Taiwan, you also can take COSCO star Cruise from Xiamen to Taichung or Keelung.check the link about ferry from Xiamen to Taiwan below:

    http://www.amoytrip.com/ferry-from-xiamen-to-taiwan-keelung-or-taichung.html

    Hope it is useful for you.

    Best regards,

    Ryan

  2. Wu says:

    Hello:

    (1) How much is the taxi fare from Xiamen’s airport to wutong port of Xiamen?

    (2) How long the trip by taxi?

    (3) Is there any hotel in Kinmen for an overnight stay?

    and how much does it cost for 2 adults?