There are 4 ways to get from Hsinchu to Alishan by train, taxi, bus or car

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, taxi  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Hsinchu to Douliou Mountain Line
  2. Take a taxi from Douliou to Alishan

$73 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hsin-chu Station to Chiayi Station 3888
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$27 - $43

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Hsinchu to Chiayi Mountain Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$28 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Hsinchu to Alishan 144 miles

$17 - $26

What companies run services between Hsinchu and Alishan, Taiwan?

You can take a bus from Hsinchu to Alishan via Chiayi Station and Shizhuo in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Hsinchu to Douliou
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Hsinchu to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
en.taiwantrip.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Hsin-chu Station to Chiayi Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Douliou to Alishan
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$65 - $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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hsinchu to Alishan?

The distance between Hsinchu and Alishan is 151 km. The road distance is 230 km.

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

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

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

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

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

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Hsinchu to Alishan, including transfers.