There are 3 ways to get from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government by train or car

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Train via Taipei  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Hualien to Taipei 801
  2. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung
  3. Take the train from Changhua to Chiayi 801 / ...

$34 - $49

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Hualien to Chiayi 801

$22 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government 263.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government is to train which costs $22 - $40 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government is to train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hualien and arriving at Chiayi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Hualien City and Chiayi City Government is 129 km. The road distance is 421.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government, including transfers.

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Hualien City to Chiayi City Government train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Hualien station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hualien City to Chiayi City Government is 422 km. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Chiayi City Government. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government.
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  • Distance: 80.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Hualien City to Chiayi City Government via Taipei, Taichung, Xinwuri, Changhua, and Chiayi in around 5 h.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Hualien to Taipei
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Changhua to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Hualien to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Taiwan High Speed Rail

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