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

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Line 801 train, train  •  2h 44m

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

$46 - $57

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Bus  •  5h 25m

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

$15 - $26

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Train  •  3h 58m

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

$18 - $35

Train, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Pingtung to Douliu 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Douliou Station to Taipei Station 7000

$21 - $27

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Pingtung to Taipei 223.1 miles

$27 - $40

Fly from Kaohsiung  •  3h 47m

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

$114 - $316

Train to Taitung, fly  •  3h 38m

  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  •  5h 16m

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

$120 - $164

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The cheapest way to get from Pingtung to Taipei is to bus which costs $15 - $26 and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Pingtung to Taipei is to line 801 train and train which costs $45 - $60 and takes 2h 44m.

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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 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 58m.

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

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The best way to get from Pingtung to Taipei without a car is to line 801 train and train which takes 2h 44m and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Pingtung to Taipei, including transfers.

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Pingtung to Taipei bus services, operated by U Bus, arrive at 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 line 801 train and train which takes 2h 44m and costs $45 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $26 and takes 5h 25m, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $320 and takes 3h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Pingtung to Taipei.
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  • Distance: 178 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

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 2h 44m. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Pingtung to Taipei hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 5h 25m. Taiwan Bus also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen, Penghu
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Kaohsiung to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Douliu
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Zhiben
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Pingtung to Baoan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Zuoying to Taipei
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
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Non-Reserved
$44 - $50
Standard
$45 - $55
Business
$72
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Pingtung Station to Taipei Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Pingtung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Solar Bus
Website
solarbus.com.tw
Bus from Douliou Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $14
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Kaohsiung Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport. The quickest flight takes 1h 50m 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 44m to drive from Pingtung to Taipei.

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

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There are 1033+ hotels available in Taipei. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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