There are 7 ways to get from Nantou to Kaohsiung by bus, train, taxi 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

Line 9120 bus, line 151 bus, train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 9120 bus from Ch_南投 to Ch_省議會
  2. Take the line 151 bus from Tc_省議會 to Tc_高鐵臺中站 151
  3. Take the train from Taichung to Zuoying

$26 - $32

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from 田中 to 高雄 801 / ...

$10 - $17

5 alternative options

Line 6924 bus, train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 6924 bus from Ch_南投 to Ch_員林 6924 / ...
  2. Take the train from 員林 to 高雄 801 / ...

$10 - $19

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Chaoma Station to Kaohsiung 3999 / ...

$11 - $17

Line 6918 bus, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 6918 bus from Ch_工務段 to Ch_彰化 6917A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Changhua IC. to Kaohsiung Station 1621

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nantou to Kaohsiung 114.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Nantou to Kaohsiung 114.1 miles

$14 - $21

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Nantou to Kaohsiung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Nantou to Kaohsiung every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Zuoying
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$24 - $27
Standard
$24 - $29
Business
$42
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from 田中 to 高雄
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 員林 to 高雄
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Ch_南投 to Ch_省議會
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Tc_省議會 to Tc_高鐵臺中站
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Changhua IC. to Kaohsiung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Changhua Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Ch_南投 to Ch_員林
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Ch_工務段 to Ch_彰化
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Chaoma Station to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Nantou to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Yake Taxi
Phone
+886 4 728 2277
Website
thb.gov.tw
Free Go Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2287 8888
Website
feego-taxi.com.tw
You I Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2276 3456
Website
you-i.com.tw
E.M. Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2436 6666
Website
emtaxi.myweb.hinet.net
Zhong Nan Hai Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2316 3388
Website
mtaxi.com.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nantou and Kaohsiung is 149 km. The road distance is 183 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nantou to Kaohsiung is to train which costs $9 - $17 and takes 3 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Nantou to Kaohsiung is to taxi which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $130 - $170.

No, there is no direct bus from Nantou to Kaohsiung. However, there are services departing from Nantou Station and arriving at Kaohsiung via Chaoma Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Nantou to Kaohsiung, including transfers.