There are 5 ways to get from Kaohsiung to Tainan by train, bus, subway, taxi 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.

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Tainan 801 / ...

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 7502 bus, line 801 train  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 7502 bus from Kaohsiung to Kang-shan 7502
  2. Take the line 801 train from Gangshan to Tainan 801 / ...

$3 - $5

Subway, line 801 train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the subway from Sanduo Shopping District Station to Qiaotou Station Red
  2. Take the line 801 train from Qiaotou to Tainan 801 / ...

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kaohsiung to Tainan 30.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Kaohsiung to Tainan 30.4 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaohsiung to Tainan is to train which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaohsiung to Tainan is to train which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between Kaohsiung and Tainan is 43 km. The road distance is 48.7 km.

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The train from Kaohsiung to Tainan takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kaohsiung and arriving at Tainan. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Kaohsiung to Tainan every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
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
Train from Gangshan to Tainan
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Qiaotou to Tainan
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung to Kang-shan
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Kaohsiung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
KS Taxi
Phone
+886 7 725 8777
Website
kstaxi.com.tw
Chengcing Lake Taxi
Phone
+886 7 777 2222
Website
tbkc.gov.tw
Tianfeng Taxi
Phone
+886 7 747 8888
Website
tbkc.gov.tw
Tianlong Taxi
Phone
+886 7 747 6666
Website
tbkc.gov.tw

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