There are 4 ways to get from Hsinchu to Hualien City by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. 801 / ...

$13 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. 801 / ...

$13 - $20

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. 160.8 miles

$19 - $29

Train, fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. TSA - HUN

$83 - $142

What companies run services between Hsinchu and Hualien City, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Hsinchu to Hualien City hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Hualien
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from 新竹 to 花蓮
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 羅東 to 花蓮
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 新竹 to 臺北
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Hsin-chu Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Kamalan Bus Inc.
Website
kamalan.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Luodong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kamalan.com.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hsinchu and Hualien City is 113 km. The road distance is 257 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hsinchu to Hualien City is to bus and train which costs $13 - $21 and takes 3 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Hsinchu to Hualien City is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $13 - $23.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from 新竹 and arriving at 花蓮. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

The train from 新竹 to 花蓮 takes 3 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.