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

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Line 801 train, train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the line 801 train from Sankeng to Banqiao 801
  2. Take the train from Banqiao to Taichung Southbound D / ...

$23 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 1800 bus, bus  •  3h 9m

  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

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Keelung Station to Gancheng 1805

$9 - $14

Bus U Bus  •  3h 45m

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

$9 - $14

Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Keelung to Taichung 801

$9 - $16

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Keelung to Taichung 115.5 miles

$14 - $21

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

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

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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 3h 20m.

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

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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 2h 25m and costs $22 - $28.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m 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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Keelung to Taichung train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Sankeng station.

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The best way to get from Keelung to Taichung is to line 801 train and train which takes 2h 25m and costs $22 - $28. Alternatively, you can line 1800 bus and bus, which costs $8 - $14 and takes 3h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Keelung to Taichung.
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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

You can take a train from Keelung to Taichung via Banqiao, Taichung, and Xinwuri in around 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Keelung to Taichung via Taipei City Hall Station in around 3h 9m.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Sankeng to Banqiao
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Keelung to Taichung
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Banqiao to Taichung
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$20 - $23
Standard
$20 - $24
Business
$35
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Keelung Station to Taipei City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Keelung Station to Gancheng
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
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
2h 10m
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
3h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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

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Keelung to Taichung train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, arrive at Taichung station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Keelung to Taichung is 185 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Keelung to Taichung.

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There are 506+ hotels available in Taichung. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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