There are 4 ways to get from Chiayi City Government to Taitung by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Chiayi to Taitung Mountain Line

$13 - $22

Cheapest option

Train via Kaohsiung  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Chiayi to Kaohsiung Mountain Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Taitung Mountain Line

$12 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiayi to Kaohsiung Bus Terminal 7502
  2. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taitung Station 1778

$14 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Chiayi City Government to Taitung 168.1 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Chiayi City Government, Taiwan and Taitung, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Chiayi City Government to Taitung 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiayi City Government to Taitung via Chiayi, Kaohsiung Bus Terminal, and Kaohsiung Station in around 6 h 40 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Chiayi to Taitung
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Chiayi to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Kaohsiung to Taitung
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Chiayi to Kaohsiung Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taitung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chiayi City Government and Taitung is 107 km. The road distance is 269 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chiayi City Government to Taitung is to train which costs $12 - $23 and takes 5 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Chiayi City Government to Taitung is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $20 - $30.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chiayi and arriving at Taitung. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Chiayi City Government to Taitung. However, there are services departing from Chiayi and arriving at Taitung Station via Kaohsiung Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

The train from Chiayi to Taitung takes 3 h 59 min including transfers and departs four times a day.