There are 4 ways to get from Hualien City to Riyue Tan by train, bus or car

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Train, bus via Taipei  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Hualien to Taipei 801
  2. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung
  3. Take the bus from HSR Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake

$34 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Hualian Station to Dayuling 1141
  2. Take the bus from Dayuling to Puli 6506

$15 - $34

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Hualien to Taichung 801
  2. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake 6670B / ...

$22 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Hualien City to Riyue Tan 253.5 miles

$30 - $50

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

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The quickest way to get from Hualien City to Riyue Tan is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hualien City station to Riyue Tan. However, there are services departing from Hualian Station and arriving at Sun Moon Lake via Dayuling and Ren-ai Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Hualien City and Riyue Tan is 71 km. The road distance is 405.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hualien City to Riyue Tan without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 32 min and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Hualien City to Riyue Tan, including transfers.

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Hualien City to Riyue Tan bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Hualian Station.

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Hualien City to Riyue Tan bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Puli station.

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Map of how to get from Hualien City to Riyue Tan.
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  • Distance: 44.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Hualien City, Taiwan and Riyue Tan, Taiwan?

You can take a bus from Hualien City to Riyue Tan via Dayuling, Puli, and Ren-ai Park in around 8 h 3 min.

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 Hualien to Taichung
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Bus operators
Nantou Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from HSR Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Hualian Station to Dayuling
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Dayuling to Puli
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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