There are 7 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou by 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

Train, line 6871 bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zuoying to Taichung Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the line 6871 bus from Taiwan Provincial Consultative Council to Nantou 6871 / ...

$27 - $34

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Tianzhong 801

$10 - $16

5 alternative options

Train, line 6924 bus  •  3 h 32 min

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

$11 - $18

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station 1872

$11 - $17

Bus U Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station 1621

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kaohsiung to Nantou 114.5 miles

$130 - $170

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 which costs $10 - $17 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou is to taxi which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $130 - $170.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Nantou is 149 km. The road distance is 183 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Kaohsiung to Nantou, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaohsiung to Nantou. However, there are services departing from Kaohsiung Station and arriving at Nantou Station via Gancheng. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Kaohsiung to Nantou every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Kaohsiung to Nantou hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Kaohsiung to Tianzhong
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Kaohsiung to Yuanlin
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Taiwan Provincial Consultative Council to Nantou
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Changhua Bus
Website
changhuabus.com.tw
Bus from Yuanlin to Nantou
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
changhuabus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Kaohsiung to Nantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
KS Taxi
Phone
+886 7 725 8777
Website
kstaxi.com.tw
Tianfeng Taxi
Phone
+886 7 747 8888
Website
tbkc.gov.tw
Tianlong Taxi
Phone
+886 7 747 6666
Website
tbkc.gov.tw
Chengcing Lake Taxi
Phone
+886 7 777 2222
Website
tbkc.gov.tw

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