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

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Train  •  56 min

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

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 7502 bus, line 801 train  •  57 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 5 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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kaohsiung and arriving at Tainan. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 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 best way to get from Kaohsiung to Tainan without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs .

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The train from Kaohsiung to Tainan takes 56 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Kaohsiung to Tainan train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Kaohsiung station.

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Kaohsiung to Tainan train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Tainan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaohsiung to Tainan is 49 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Kaohsiung to Tainan.

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There are 475+ hotels available in Tainan. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kaohsiung to Tainan.
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  • Distance: 26.8 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Kaohsiung to Tainan every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Kaohsiung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Gangshan to Tainan
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Qiaotou to Tainan
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung to Kang-shan
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Kaohsiung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Tripool
Phone
+886 8 000 78787
Website
tripool.app
Tianfeng Taxi
Phone
+886 7 747 8888
Website
tbkc.gov.tw
Tianlong Taxi
Phone
+886 7 747 6666
Website
tbkc.gov.tw
KS Taxi
Phone
+886 7 725 8777
Website
kstaxi.com.tw

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