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There are 3 ways to get from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) by train or car

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Train via Nangang  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Hualien to Nangang 801
  2. Take the train from Nangang to Taichung
  3. Take the train from Xinwuri to Chiayi 801

$35 - $49

Cheapest option

Train  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Hualien to Chiayi 801 / ...

$21 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5h 14m

  1. Drive from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) 266.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) is to train which costs $21 - $40 and takes 6h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 14m.

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

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The distance between Hualien City and Chiayi (Station) is 131 km. The road distance is 426 km.

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The best way to get from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) without a car is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station), including transfers.

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Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Hualien station.

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Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Chiayi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) is 426 km. It takes approximately 5h 14m to drive from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station).

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There are 184+ hotels available in Chiayi (Station). Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station).
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  • Distance: 81.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Hualien City, Taiwan and Chiayi (Station), Taiwan?

You can take a train from Hualien City to Chiayi (Station) via Nangang, Taichung, and Xinwuri in around 5h 37m.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Hualien to Nangang
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Xinwuri to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Hualien to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Nangang to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $26
Business
$39

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