There are 5 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Alishan by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Chiayi 801
  2. Take a taxi from Chiayi to Alishan

$45 - $59

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Chiayi 801
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$21 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Jhongjheng Station to Chiayi 7502
  2. Take a taxi from Chiayi to Alishan

$47 - $59

Taxi  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kaohsiung to Alishan 98.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kaohsiung to Alishan 98.5 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Alishan is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Alishan is to train and taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Alishan is 104 km. The road distance is 157.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Alishan without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 54 min and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Kaohsiung to Alishan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaohsiung to Alishan is 158 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Kaohsiung to Alishan.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Alishan. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kaohsiung to Alishan.
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  • Distance: 65 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Kaohsiung, Taiwan and Alishan, Taiwan?

There is no direct connection from Kaohsiung to Alishan. However, you can take the train to Chiayi then take the taxi to Alishan. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Chiayi then take the taxi to Alishan.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Jhongjheng Station to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Chiayi to Alishan
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Plum Taxi
Phone
+886 5 223 3977
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lai Lai Taxi
Phone
+886 5 228 8232
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lan Tan Taxi
Phone
+886 5 225 7715
Website
thb.gov.tw

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