There are 5 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Penghu by car ferry, train, ferry, plane or subway

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

Car ferry  •  5 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Kaohsiung Port to Magong Port

$29

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from 高雄 to 新營 801 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Budai to Magong

$60 - $70

Fly from Kaohsiung  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Makung (MZG) KHH - MZG

$52 - $112

Train to Tainan, fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from 高雄 to 臺南
  2. Fly from Tainan (TNN) to Makung (MZG) TNN - MZG

$55 - $114

Subway, train to Chiayi, fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the subway from Sanduo Shopping District Station to THSR Zuoying Station
  2. Take the train from Zuoying to Chiayi
  3. Fly from Chiayi (CYI) to Makung (MZG) CYI - MZG

$75 - $166

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

Far Eastern Air, Uni Airways and Mandarin Airlines fly from Kaohsiung to Penghu hourly.

Airlines
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Makung
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Makung
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Flights from Tainan to Makung
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Chiayi to Makung
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Makung
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from 高雄 to 新營
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 高雄 to 臺南
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Zuoying to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$12 - $15
Standard
$13 - $15
Business
$25
Ferry operators
TNC
Website
tnc-kao.com.tw
Car ferry from Kaohsiung Port to Magong Port
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
tnc-kao.com.tw
All Star
Website
aaaaa.com.tw
Ferry from Budai to Magong
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
aaaaa.com.tw
ferry
Ferry from Budai to Magong
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
no3-farnlin.com.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kaohsiung and Penghu is 131 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Penghu is to car ferry which costs $29 and takes 5 h.

The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Penghu is to fly which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $50 - $120.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Kaohsiung Port and arriving at Magong Port. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

The car ferry from Kaohsiung Port to Magong Port takes 5 h including transfers and departs once daily.