There are 6 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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

Subway, train, line 151 bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the subway from Sanduo Shopping District Station to THSR Zuoying Station Red
  2. Take the train from Zuoying to Taichung
  3. Take the line 151 bus from HSR Taichung Station to T.P.C.C. 151

$27 - $33

Cheapest option

Train, line 6924 bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Yuanlin 801 / ...
  2. Take the line 6924 bus from Yuanlin to Nantou 6924 / ...

$10 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung to Chaoma Station 3999 / ...

$12 - $18

Bus, line 6918 bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Changhua IC. 1621
  2. Take the line 6918 bus from Changhua to Emgineering Depot 6917 / ...

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kaohsiung to Nantou 114.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Kaohsiung to Nantou 114.5 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou is to train and line 6924 bus which costs $10 - $18 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaohsiung to Nantou station. However, there are services departing from Kaohsiung and arriving at Nantou Station via Chaoma Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Nantou is 149 km. The road distance is 183.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou without a car is to subway and train and line 151 bus which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $26 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou, including transfers.

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Kaohsiung to Nantou bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, depart from Kaohsiung station.

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Kaohsiung to Nantou bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Chaoma Station.

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Map of how to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou.
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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

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

Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Kaohsiung to Nantou every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Zuoying to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$23 - $27
Standard
$24 - $28
Business
$41
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from HSR Taichung Station to T.P.C.C.
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Changhua IC.
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Changhua Bus
Website
changhuabus.com.tw
Bus from Yuanlin to Nantou
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
changhuabus.com.tw
Bus from Changhua to Emgineering Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
changhuabus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung to Chaoma Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Kaohsiung to Nantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
KS Taxi
Phone
+886 7 725 8777
Website
kstaxi.com.tw
Chengcing Lake Taxi
Phone
+886 7 777 2222
Website
tbkc.gov.tw
Tianfeng Taxi
Phone
+886 7 747 8888
Website
tbkc.gov.tw
Tianlong Taxi
Phone
+886 7 747 6666
Website
tbkc.gov.tw

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