There are 3 ways to get from Hsinchu to Hualien City by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Hsinchu to Hualien 801 / ...

$13 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Hsin-chu Station to Taipei Station
  2. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Luodong Station
  3. Take the train from Luodong to Hualien 801 / ...

$13 - $20

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Hsinchu to Hualien City 160.8 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Hsinchu to Hualien City is to bus and train which costs $13 - $21 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hsinchu to Hualien City is to train which costs $13 - $22 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Hsinchu and Hualien City is 113 km. The road distance is 257.3 km.

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The train from Hsinchu to Hualien takes 3 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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The nearest airport to Hualien City is Hualien (HUN) Airport which is 5.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Taichung (RMQ) (106.5 km), Shungshan (TSA) (120.9 km), Taipei (TPE) (128.2 km) and Kaohsiung (KHH) (202.7 km).

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Hsinchu to Hualien City train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Hualien station.

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Map of how to get from Hsinchu to Hualien City.
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  • Distance: 70.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Hsinchu to Hualien City hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Hsinchu to Hualien
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Luodong to Hualien
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
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 6 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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