There are 5 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Riyue Tan 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, bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zuoying to Taichung Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the bus from HSR Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake 6670B / ...

$29 - $37

Cheapest option

Train, line 801 train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Ershui 802 / ...
  2. Take the line 801 train from Ershui to Shuili 801
  3. Take the bus from Shuili to Sun Moon Lake Shueishe Visitors Center

$10 - $19

3 alternative options

Train, line 801 train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Douliu 801 / ...
  2. Take the line 801 train from Ershui to Shuili 801 / ...

$10 - $19

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station 1872 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake 6670B / ...

$14 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Kaohsiung to Riyue Tan 127.7 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Riyue Tan is to train and line 801 train which costs $9 - $20 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Riyue Tan is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $15 - $23.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Riyue Tan is 152 km. The road distance is 204 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Kaohsiung to Riyue Tan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaohsiung to Riyue Tan. However, there are services departing from Kaohsiung Station and arriving at Sun Moon Lake via Taichung Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Kaohsiung, Taiwan and Riyue Tan, Taiwan?

You can take a train from Kaohsiung to Riyue Tan via Douliu, Ershui, and Shuili in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaohsiung to Riyue Tan via Taichung Station in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Kaohsiung to Douliu
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Ershui to Shuili
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Kaohsiung to Ershui
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Nantou Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from HSR Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Shuili to Sun Moon Lake Shueishe Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Shuili to Sun Moon Lake Shueishe Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ylbus.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
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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