There are 5 ways to get from Hsinchu to Chiayi City Government by train, bus, taxi 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  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from 新竹 to 嘉義 801 / ...

$9 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 18 min

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

$8 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hsinchu Station to Taichung Station 1620
  2. Take the train from Taichung to Chiayi Mountain Line

$9 - $15

Taxi  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hsinchu to Chiayi City Government 108.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Hsinchu to Chiayi City Government 108.9 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between Hsinchu, Taiwan and Chiayi City Government, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Hsinchu to Chiayi City Government every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Hsinchu to Chiayi City Government hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from 新竹 to 嘉義
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taichung to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
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
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Hsinchu Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Hsinchu to Chiayi City Government
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Jinli Taxi
Phone
+886 3 522 1111
Website
thb.gov.tw
Hong Shuai Taxi
Phone
+886 3 571 3333
Website
thb.gov.tw
The First Taxi
Phone
+886 3 551 6000
Website
thb.gov.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hsinchu and Chiayi City Government is 156 km. The road distance is 174 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hsinchu to Chiayi City Government is to train which costs $9 - $16 and takes 2 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Hsinchu to Chiayi City Government is to taxi which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $130 - $160.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from 新竹 and arriving at 嘉義. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hsin-chu Station and arriving at Chiayi Station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

The train from 新竹 to 嘉義 takes 2 h 18 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.