There are 7 ways to get from Keelung to Taichung 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 High Speed Rail  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Northern / ...
  2. Southbound B / ...

$24 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. 1805

$8 - $12

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Mountain Line

$9 - $16

Line 1800 bus, bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. 1800
  2. 9012

$10 - $14

Line 1813 bus, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. 1813
  2. Mountain Line

$10 - $18

Bus U Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. 1619 / ...

$10 - $15

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. 115.5 miles

$14 - $21

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

You can take a train from Keelung to Taichung via Taipei, Taichung, and Xin Wurih Station in around 2 h 26 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 Badu to Taipei
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Keelung to Taichung
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taipei to Taichung
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
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 - $4
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Keelung Station to Gancheng
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Keelung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
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
$8 - $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
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Keelung and Taichung is 153 km. The road distance is 185 km.

The cheapest way to get from Keelung to Taichung is to bus which costs $8 - $12 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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

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

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

It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Keelung to Taichung, including transfers.