There are 3 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Hualien City by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$14 - $25

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Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kaohsiung to Hualien City 208.1 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Hualien (HUN) KHH - HUN

$57 - $464

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kaohsiung and arriving at Hualien. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Hualien City is 201 km. The road distance is 333 km.

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The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Hualien City without a car is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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The train from Kaohsiung to Hualien takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Hualien City is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Kaohsiung Airport to Hualien Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaohsiung to Hualien City is 333 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Kaohsiung to Hualien City.

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Mandarin Airlines offers flights from Kaohsiung Airport to Hualien Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kaohsiung to Hualien City.
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  • Distance: 125.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Kaohsiung to Hualien City every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, Mandarin Airlines flies from Kaohsiung to Hualien City once daily.

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Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Hualien
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Train operators
Taiwan Railway

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There are 1108+ hotels available in Hualien City. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Kaohsiung Airport is to subway which takes 14 min and costs .

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