There are 5 ways to get from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Tainan 801

$8 - $13

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Bus via Taichung Station  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Binggongchang 1625

$8 - $12

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Bus  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Tainan 1871

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  1h 39m

  1. Take a taxi from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station 153.2 km

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station 153.2 km

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station is to bus via Taichung Station which costs $8 - $12 and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 1h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taichung Station station and arriving at Tainan. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Tainan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Taichung (Station) and Tainan Station is 135 km. The road distance is 153.2 km.

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The best way to get from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs $8 - $13.

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The train from Taichung to Tainan takes 2h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, depart from Taichung Station.

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Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Taichung station.

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The best way to get from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs $8 - $13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $13 and takes 2h 57m.

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  • Distance: 134.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Taichung (Station), Taiwan and Tainan Station, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

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Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Tainan station.

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Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Tainan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station is 153 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Taichung (Station) to Tainan Station.

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There are 693+ hotels available in Tainan Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Flag of Taiwan Tainan, Taiwan

Tainan, officially Tainan City, is a special municipality located in southern Taiwan, facing the Taiwan Strait in the west and south. Tainan is the oldest city in Taiwan and also commonly known as the "Capital City" for its over 200 years of history as the capital of Taiwan under Koxinga and later Qing dynasty rule. Tainan's complex history of comebacks, redefinitions and renewals inspired its popular nickname "the Phoenix City". - Wikipedia

Things to do in Tainan

  • Fort Zeelandia

    Fort Zeelandia was a fortress built over ten years from 1624 to 1634 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC), in the town of Anping (Tainan) on the island of Formosa (present-day Taiwan), during their 38-year rule over the western part of that island. Although the site was previously named Orange City (奧倫治城), Anping City (安平城), and Taiwan City (臺灣城), the current name of the site in Chinese is Anping Fort (安平古堡).

  • Anping Tree House

    The Anping Tree House is a former warehouse in Anping District, Tainan, Taiwan. The "treehouse" name refers to the living banyan roots and branches that cover the building.

  • Fort Provintia

    Fort Provintia or Providentia was a Dutch outpost on Formosa at a site now located in the West Central District of Tainan in Taiwan. It was built in 1653 during the Dutch colonization of Taiwan. The Dutch, intending to strengthen their standing, sited the fort at Sakam, about 2 mi due east from modern-day Anping. During the Siege of Fort Zeelandia (1662), the fort was surrendered to Koxinga, but was later destroyed by an earthquake in the 19th century. It was rebuilt as Chihkan Tower afterwards.

  • National Cheng Kung University

    National Cheng Kung University (NCKU; ) is a research-led comprehensive university in Tainan, Taiwan. It is named after the given name of Koxinga, a Chinese military leader who drove the Dutch colonists from Taiwan and founded the Kingdom of Tungning.

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