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There are 5 ways to get from Nantou to Hualien City by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Changhua to Nangang Northbound F / ...
  2. Take the train from Nangang to Hualien 801

$54 - $70

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Bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Fuxing Road to Chunghwa Telecom
  2. Take the bus from Puli to Dayuling
  3. Take the bus from Dayuling to Hualian Station

$17 - $27

3 alternative options

Train via Gancheng  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Nangang Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the train from Nangang to Hualien 801

$33 - $45

Bus, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantou Station to TRA Taichung Station 6333 / ...
  2. Take the train from Taichung to Hualien 801

$19 - $33

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Nantou to Hualien City 231.9 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Nantou to Hualien City is to bus which costs $17 - $27 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nantou to Hualien City is to train which costs $50 - $70 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantou to Hualien City station. However, there are services departing from Fuxing Road and arriving at Hualian Station via Puli and Dayuling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 19 min.

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The distance between Nantou and Hualien City is 96 km. The road distance is 371 km.

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The best way to get from Nantou to Hualien City without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $50 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Nantou to Hualien City, including transfers.

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Nantou to Hualien City bus services, operated by Nantou Bus, depart from Fuxing Road station.

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The best way to get from Nantou to Hualien City is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $50 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $27 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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Nantou to Hualien City bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Hualian Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantou to Hualien City is 371 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Nantou to Hualien City.

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  • Distance: 59.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Nantou, Taiwan and Hualien City, Taiwan?

You can take a train from Nantou to Hualien City via Changhua and Nangang in around 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nantou to Hualien City via Chunghwa Telecom, Puli, and Dayuling in around 9 h 19 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Changhua to Nangang
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$27 - $31
Standard
$28 - $33
Business
$46
Train from Taichung to Nangang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $26
Business
$39
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Nangang to Hualien
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taichung to Hualien
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Nantou Bus
Phone
+886-49-2984-031
Website
ntbus.com.tw
Bus from Nantou Station to TRA Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ntbus.com.tw
Bus from Fuxing Road to Chunghwa Telecom
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ntbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Nantou to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Puli to Dayuling
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Dayuling to Hualian Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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