There are 9 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

Line 801 train, train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 801 train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying 801 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tainan to Taipei Northbound D / ...

$45 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

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

$15 - $26

7 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Taipei 801 / ...

$18 - $35

Train, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Minxiong 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Minxiong Station to Taipei Station 7005

$19 - $26

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Pingtung to Taipei 223.1 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan  •  3 h 49 min

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

$114 - $316

Train to Taitung, fly to Taipei Songshan  •  3 h 38 min

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

$89 - $175

Train to Tainan, fly to Taipei Songshan  •  4 h 21 min

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

$120 - $164

Fly Kaohsiung to Taichung, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Taichung (RMQ) KHH - RMQ
  2. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei

$134 - $241

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pingtung Station station and arriving at Taipei Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pingtung and arriving at Taipei. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Pingtung to Taipei without a car is to line 801 train and train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Pingtung to Taipei, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Pingtung to Taipei is to line 801 train and train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 49 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Kaohsiung Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport. The quickest flight takes 1 h 50 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from Pingtung to Taipei.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 178 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Pingtung to Taipei via Xinzuoying, Zuoying, and Tainan in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Pingtung to Taipei hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Taiwan Bus also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Makung, Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taichung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taichung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taichung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taichung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taichung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Tigerair Taiwan
Website
tigerairtw.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taichung via Macau
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taichung via Macau
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Minxiong
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Zhiben
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Baoan
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Tainan to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$40 - $45
Standard
$40 - $50
Business
$65
Train from Taichung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$21 - $24
Standard
$21 - $25
Business
$37
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
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Pingtung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
taiwanbus.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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train, Which side of Niagara Falls should I choose (and how do I get there)? and French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Pingtung to Taipei is 357 km. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Pingtung to Taipei.

Get driving directions

Mandarin Airlines, Far Eastern Air and Uni Airways offer flights from Kaohsiung Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport.

Search flights

There are 971+ hotels available in Taipei. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

More details

Where to next?