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

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Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Taichung 801

$10 - $19

5 alternative options

Line 801 train, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 801 train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying 801 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuoying to Taichung Northbound D / ...

$26 - $31

Bus U Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pingtung Station to Zhonggang 1656

$12 - $18

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Lin-lo Station to Taichung Station 1873

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pingtung to Taichung 128.2 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Pingtung to Taichung 128.2 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Pingtung to Taichung is to bus which costs $11 - $18 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pingtung to Taichung is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pingtung station to Taichung. However, there are services departing from Pingtung Station and arriving at National Taichung University of Education via Ubus Transfer Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pingtung and arriving at Taichung. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Pingtung and Taichung is 165 km. The road distance is 205.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pingtung to Taichung without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $10 - $19.

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The train from Pingtung to Taichung takes 2 h 14 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Pingtung to Taichung bus services, operated by U Bus, arrive at Pingtung Station.

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Pingtung to Taichung train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Pingtung station.

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The best way to get from Pingtung to Taichung is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $10 - $19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $18 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 103.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Pingtung to Taichung hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Pingtung to Taichung hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Taichung
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Zuoying to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$23 - $27
Standard
$24 - $28
Business
$41
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Pingtung Station to Zhonggang
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Lin-lo Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Pingtung to Taichung
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Cheonggyecheon Safety Taxi
Phone
+886 8 766 1106
Website
chaostec.com
The First Taxi
Phone
+886 8 730 6678
Website
chaostec.com

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Pingtung to Taichung bus services, operated by U Bus, arrive at Zhonggang station.

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Pingtung to Taichung train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Taichung station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pingtung to Taichung is 205 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Pingtung to Taichung.

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