There are 8 ways to get from Pingtung to Taipei by train, bus, car or plane

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 59 min

  1. Mountain Line / ...
  2. Northbound B / ...

$46 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. 1613

$17 - $24

6 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Mountain Line / ...

$19 - $35

Train, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Mountain Line / ...
  2. 7005

$19 - $26

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. 223.1 miles

$27 - $40

Fly from Kaohsiung  •  3 h 43 min

  1. KHH - TSA

$114 - $316

Train to Tainan, fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. TNN - TSA

$122 - $167

Train to Taitung, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. TTT - TSA

$89 - $176

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

You can take a train from Pingtung to Taipei via Xinzuoying and Zuoying in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Pingtung to Taipei hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shungshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shungshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Tainan to Shungshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Tainan to Shungshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taitung to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shungshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shungshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Shungshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Taitung to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Pingtung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Pingtung to Minsyong
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Pingtung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Pingtung to Jhihben
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Zuoying to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$45 - $55
Standard
$45 - $55
Business
$74
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Pingtung Station to Taipei Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Solar Bus
Website
solarbus.com.tw
Bus from Minxiong Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
solarbus.com.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pingtung and Taipei is 285 km. The road distance is 357 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pingtung to Taipei is to bus which costs $17 - $24 and takes 5 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Pingtung to Taipei is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $45 - $60.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pingtung and arriving at Taipei. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pingtung Station and arriving at Taipei Bus Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Pingtung to Taipei, including transfers.