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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Taitung  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Taitung 801
  2. Take the train from Taitung to Hualien 801

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Hualien 801

$15 - $25

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Hualien City is to train which costs $15 - $25 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Hualien City is to fly which costs $55 - $470 and takes 3 h 9 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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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Kaohsiung to Hualien City, including transfers.

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

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

You can take a train from Kaohsiung to Hualien City via Taitung in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, Mandarin Airlines flies from Kaohsiung to Hualien City once daily.

Airlines
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
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Kaohsiung to Taitung
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taitung to Hualien
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Kaohsiung to Hualien
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net

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