There are 4 ways to get from Hualien City to Taipei by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

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

$9 - $16

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Train, bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Hualien to Luodong 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luodong Station to Taipei Station 1917 / ...

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Hualien City to Taipei 114.9 miles

$14 - $21

Fly  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Hualien (HUN) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) HUN - TSA

$63 - $104

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

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The distance between Hualien City and Taipei is 119 km. The road distance is 183.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hualien City to Taipei without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs .

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The train from Hualien to Taipei takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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The best way to get from Hualien City to Taipei is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Hualien Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hualien City to Taipei is 184 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Hualien City to Taipei.

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Uni Airways offers flights from Hualien Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hualien City to Taipei.
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  • Distance: 74.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Hualien City, Taiwan and Taipei, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Hualien City to Taipei every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, Uni Airways flies from Hualien City to Taipei twice daily.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Hualien to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Hualien to Taipei
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Hualien to Luodong
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Kamalan Bus Inc.
Website
kamalan.com.tw
Bus from Luodong Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kamalan.com.tw

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There are 971+ hotels available in Taipei. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hualien City to Hualien Airport is to line 1123 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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