There are 6 ways to get from Taipei to Alishan by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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What companies run services between Taipei, Taiwan and Alishan, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taipei to Alishan hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Taipei to Alishan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h. Taiwan Bus also services this route every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Chiayi via Makung
Avg. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Shungshan to Chiayi via Kinmen
Avg. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taipei to Chiayi
Avg. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$34 - $38
Standard
$30 - $40
Business
$50
Train from Taipei to Taichung
Avg. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $26
Business
$35
Taiwan Railway
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taipei to Chiayi
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
railway.gov.tw
Bus operators
Nantou Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Nt_高鐵臺中站 to Nt_溪頭
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Yl_高鐵臺中站 to Yl_溪頭
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Chiayi Station
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Chiayi
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Plum Taxi
Phone
+886 5 223 3977
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lai Lai Taxi
Phone
+886 5 228 8232
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lan Tan Taxi
Phone
+886 5 225 7715
Website
thb.gov.tw

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Taipei to Alishan?

The distance between Taipei and Alishan is 193 km. The road distance is 299 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Taipei to Alishan?

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Alishan is to drive which costs $28 and takes 3 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Taipei to Alishan?

The quickest way to get from Taipei to Alishan is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $110.

How long does it take to get from Taipei to Alishan?

It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Taipei to Alishan, including transfers.