There are 3 ways to get from Hsinchu to Alishan by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hsinchu to Douliu 801
  2. Take a taxi from Douliu to Alishan

$67 - $92

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Hsinchu to Chiayi 801
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$27 - $41

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Hsinchu to Alishan 143.8 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Hsinchu to Alishan is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hsinchu to Alishan is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Hsinchu and Alishan is 150 km. The road distance is 230.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Hsinchu to Alishan, including transfers.

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  • Distance: 94 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

There is no direct connection from Hsinchu to Alishan. However, you can take the train to Douliu then take the taxi to Alishan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hsinchu to Alishan via Chiayi, Chiayi Station, and Shizhuo in around 5 h 2 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Hsinchu to Douliu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Hsinchu to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Douliu to Alishan
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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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