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

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Train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$92 - $122

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 35 min

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

$17 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

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

$18 - $32

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Hsinchu to Alishan 166.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Hsinchu to Alishan is to train and bus which costs $16 - $35 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hsinchu to Alishan is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hsinchu station to Alishan station. However, there are services departing from Hsin-chu Station and arriving at Alishan Station via Chiayi Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Hsinchu and Alishan is 145 km. The road distance is 266.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hsinchu to Alishan without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Hsinchu to Alishan, including transfers.

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Hsinchu to Alishan bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Hsin-chu Station.

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The best way to get from Hsinchu to Alishan is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $90 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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Hsinchu to Alishan bus services, operated by Taiwan Tour, arrive at Alishan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hsinchu to Alishan is 267 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Hsinchu to Alishan.

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  • Distance: 90.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Hsinchu to Alishan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hsinchu to Alishan via Chiayi Station and Alishan Station in around 6 h 15 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Hsinchu to Douliu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Hsinchu to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Chiayi Station to Alishan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Hsin-chu Station to Chiayi Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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