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There are 5 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Puli by train, bus or car

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Train Taiwan High Speed Rail, bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Zuoying to Taichung Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the bus from HSR Taichung Station to Chunghwa Telecom 6670D / ...

$28 - $34

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Bus U Bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station 1621
  2. Take the bus from TRA Taichung Station(Jinsha Department Store) to Renai Park 6899A / ...

$11 - $16

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Train Taiwan Railway, bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Taichung 801
  2. Take the bus from TRA Taichung Station to Chunghwa Telecom 6268F / ...

$13 - $21

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station 1872
  2. Take the bus from TRA Taichung Station(Jinsha Department Store) to Puli Bus Station 6899D

$13 - $20

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Kaohsiung to Puli 138.3 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Puli is to bus which costs $13 - $20 and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Puli is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaohsiung station to Puli station. However, there are services departing from Kaohsiung Station and arriving at Puli Bus Station via TRA Taichung Station(Jinsha Department Store). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Puli is 163 km. The road distance is 221.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kaohsiung to Puli without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 36m and costs $27 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Kaohsiung to Puli, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaohsiung to Puli is 221 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Kaohsiung to Puli.

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There are 414+ hotels available in Puli. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 102.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

You can take a bus from Kaohsiung to Puli via Taichung Station and TRA Taichung Station(Jinsha Department Store) in around 4h 27m.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Zuoying to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$23 - $27
Standard
$24 - $28
Business
$41
Bus operators
Nantou Bus
Phone
+886-49-2984-031
Website
ntbus.com.tw
Bus from HSR Taichung Station to Chunghwa Telecom
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ntbus.com.tw
Bus from TRA Taichung Station to Chunghwa Telecom
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ntbus.com.tw
Bus from TRA Taichung Station(Jinsha Department Store) to Puli Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ntbus.com.tw
Bus from TRA Taichung Station(Jinsha Department Store) to Renai Park
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ntbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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