There are 4 ways to get from THSR Taichung to Taipei by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei Northbound D / ...

$22 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station 1827

$8 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus U Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Station 1616 / ...

$9 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from THSR Taichung to Taipei 102 miles

$12 - $19

What companies run services between THSR Taichung, Taiwan and Taipei, Taiwan?

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from THSR Taichung to Taipei every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $22 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from THSR Taichung to Taipei every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$21 - $25
Standard
$22 - $26
Business
$38
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between THSR Taichung and Taipei is 139 km. The road distance is 163 km.

The cheapest way to get from THSR Taichung to Taipei is to bus which costs $7 - $14 and takes 3 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from THSR Taichung to Taipei is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs $22 - $26.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Taipei. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

No, there is no direct bus from THSR Taichung to Taipei. However, there are services departing from Tc_高鐵臺中站 and arriving at Taipei Station via Tc_臺中榮總(臺灣大道) and Zhonggan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

The train from Taichung to Taipei takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.