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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  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Taichung 801

$10 - $19

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Bus U Bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station 1621

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Line 801 train, train  •  2h 15m

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

$26 - $31

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  4h 1m

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

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  2h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from Pingtung to Taichung 128.2 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  2h 12m

  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 $9 - $14 and takes 4h 36m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Pingtung station to Taichung station. However, there are services departing from Pingtung Station and arriving at Taichung Station via Lin-lo Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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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 2h 14m.

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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 2h 14m and costs $10 - $19.

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

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Pingtung to Taichung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Lin-lo 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 2h 14m and costs $10 - $19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $18 and takes 4h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Pingtung to Taichung.
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  • Distance: 103.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 14m

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 2h 14m. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Pingtung to Taichung hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Taichung
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
39m
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
1h
Frequency
Every 20 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
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Lin-lo Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Pingtung to Taichung
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Estimated price
$150 - $180
The First Taxi
Phone
+886 8 730 6678
Website
chaostec.com
Cheonggyecheon Safety Taxi
Phone
+886 8 766 1106
Website
chaostec.com

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Pingtung to Taichung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Taichung 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 2h 12m to drive from Pingtung to Taichung.

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