There are 5 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Puli by train, bus 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 Taiwan Railway, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Taichung Mountain Line
  2. Take the bus from Nt_臺中車站(金莎百貨) to Nt_中華電信 6899D

$13 - $23

Cheapest option

Train, bus via 新左營  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from 新左營 to 臺中 801
  2. Take the bus from Nt_臺中火車站 to Nt_北環路口 6268A / ...

$13 - $24

3 alternative options

Train Taiwan High Speed Rail, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Zuoying to Taichung Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nt_高鐵臺中站 to Nt_中華電信 6670D / ...

$28 - $36

Bus  •  4 h 28 min

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

$13 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Kaohsiung to Puli 138.8 miles

$17 - $25

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

Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Kaohsiung to Puli every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Kaohsiung to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 新左營 to 臺中
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Bus operators
Nantou Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Nt_臺中車站(金莎百貨) to Nt_中華電信
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Nt_高鐵臺中站 to Nt_中華電信
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Nt_臺中火車站 to Nt_北環路口
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung to Chaoma Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kaohsiung and Puli is 164 km. The road distance is 222 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Puli is to train and bus which costs $13 - $23 and takes 3 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Puli is to drive which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $17 - $25.

No, there is no direct bus from Kaohsiung to Puli. However, there are services departing from Kaohsiung and arriving at Nt_中華電信 via Chaoma and Nt_仁愛醫院. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Kaohsiung to Puli, including transfers.