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

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Car ferry  •  5 h

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

$29

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Xinying 801 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Budai to Magong

$59 - $68

Train, line 7702 bus, ferry  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zuoying to Chiayi
  2. Take the line 7702 bus from THSR Chiayi Station to The Glass Shoe Church
  3. Take the ferry from Budai to Magong

$49 - $55

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 Kaohsiung to Tainan
  2. Fly from Tainan (TNN) to Makung (MZG) TNN - MZG

$55 - $114

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Penghu is 131 km.

The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Penghu without a car is to car ferry which takes 5 h and costs $29.

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

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The quickest flight from Kaohsiung Airport to Makung Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Mandarin Airlines, Uni Airways and Far Eastern Air offer flights from Kaohsiung Airport to Makung Airport.

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There are 355+ hotels available in Penghu. Prices start at $55 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 $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Kaohsiung to Penghu.
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  • Distance: 81.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

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

Airlines
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
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Makung
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Makung
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Kaohsiung to Xinying
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Kaohsiung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
$12 - $15
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$12 - $14
Standard
$12 - $15
Business
$24
Bus operators
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from THSR Chiayi Station to The Glass Shoe Church
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tainanbus.info
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
$33
Schedules at
aaaaa.com.tw
ferry
Ferry from Budai to Magong
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
no3-farnlin.com.tw

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