There are 6 ways to get from Keelung to Taichung by train, bus or car

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Line 801 train, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 801 train from Sankeng to Nangang 801
  2. Take the train from Nangang to Taichung Southbound B / ...

$24 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus U Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station 1619 / ...

$8 - $13

4 alternative options

Line 1800 bus, bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 1800 bus from Keelung Station to Taipei City Hall Station 1800
  2. Take the bus from Taipei City Hall Station to Taichung Station 9012

$9 - $14

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Keelung Station to Gancheng 1805

$9 - $14

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Keelung to Taichung 801

$9 - $16

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Keelung to Taichung 115.5 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Keelung to Taichung is to line 1800 bus and bus which costs $8 - $14 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Keelung to Taichung is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Keelung Station station and arriving at Gancheng. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Keelung and arriving at Taichung. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Keelung and Taichung is 153 km. The road distance is 184.7 km.

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The best way to get from Keelung to Taichung without a car is to line 801 train and train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $23 - $30.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Keelung to Taichung, including transfers.

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Keelung to Taichung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Keelung Station.

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Map of how to get from Keelung to Taichung.
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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Keelung, Taiwan and Taichung, Taiwan?

You can take a train from Keelung to Taichung via Nangang, Taichung, and Xinwuri in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Keelung to Taichung via Taipei City Hall Station in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Sankeng to Nangang
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Keelung to Taichung
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Keelung Station to Taipei City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Keelung Station to Gancheng
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei City Hall Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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