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There are 9 ways to get from Pingtung to Taipei by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Guiren  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying 山線 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tainan to Taipei Taiwan High Speed Rail Line

$51 - $64

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Pingtung Station to Taipei Bus Station 1613 / ...

$19 - $27

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Taipei 山線 / ...

$22 - $35

Bus via Nanzi  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Nanzi to Taipei Station 3999

$29 - $30

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Pingtung to Taipei 356.9 km

$27 - $40

Fly from Kaohsiung  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) KHH - TSA

$103 - $385

Train to Tainan, fly  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Tainan
  2. Fly from Tainan (TNN) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) TNN - TSA

$122 - $237

Train, train to Chiayi, fly  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying
  2. Take the train from Zuoying to Chiayi
  3. Fly from Chiayi (CYI) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) CYI - TSA

$106 - $153

Train to Taitung, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Taitung
  2. Fly from Taitung (TTT) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) TTT - TSA

$71 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Pingtung to Taipei is to bus which costs $19 - $27 and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Pingtung to Taipei is to train via Guiren which costs $50 - $65 and takes 3h 16m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pingtung and arriving at Taipei. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Pingtung and Taipei is 285 km. The road distance is 356.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pingtung to Taipei without a car is to train via Guiren which takes 3h 16m and costs $50 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Pingtung to Taipei, including transfers.

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Pingtung to Taipei bus services, operated by U Bus, depart from Pingtung Station.

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

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The best way to get from Pingtung to Taipei is to train via Guiren which takes 3h 16m and costs $50 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $27 and takes 5h 25m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $390 and takes 4h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Pingtung to Taipei.
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  • Distance: 284.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

You can take a train from Pingtung to Taipei via Zuoying and Tainan in around 3h 16m. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Pingtung Station to Taipei Bus Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 5h 25m. Kuo-Kuang Bus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Penghu, Kinmen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Chiayi to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Chiayi to Taipei Songshan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$69 - $74
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
https://www.railway.gov.tw/tra-tip-web/tip?lang=EN_US
Train from Pingtung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
https://www.railway.gov.tw/tra-tip-web/tip?lang=EN_US
Train from Pingtung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
https://www.railway.gov.tw/tra-tip-web/tip?lang=EN_US
Train from Pingtung to Taitung
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
https://www.railway.gov.tw/tra-tip-web/tip?lang=EN_US
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
en.thsrc.com.tw
Train from Tainan to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$44 - $50
Standard
$45 - $55
Business
$80
Train from Zuoying to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$13 - $16
Standard
$13 - $16
Business
$30
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Pingtung Station to Taipei Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Book at
ordertickets.ubus.com.tw
Kuo-Kuang Bus
Website
kingbus.com.tw
Bus from Pingtung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Aloha Bus
Phone
+886 0800-043-168
Website
aloha168.com.tw
Bus from Nanzi to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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There is no direct flight from Kaohsiung Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Pingtung to Taipei train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, arrive at Taipei station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pingtung to Taipei is 357 km. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Pingtung to Taipei.

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Mandarin Airlines and Uni Airways offer flights from Kaohsiung Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport.

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There are 2181+ hotels available in Taipei. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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