There are 7 ways to get from Taichung Station to Taipei by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Xinwuri  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei

$21 - $26

Cheapest option

Line 701 bus, bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the line 701 bus from Taichung Station(Minzu Rd. Intersection) to Fengyuan E. Station 701
  2. Take the bus from Fengyuan District to Taipei Station 6606

$3 - $13

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Liuzhangli Station 9012

$8 - $11

Bus via Taipei Station  •  2h 49m

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

$8 - $13

Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei 801

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  1h 44m

  1. Take a taxi from Taichung Station to Taipei 159.8 km

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Taichung Station to Taipei 159.8 km

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Taichung Station to Taipei is to bus which costs $8 - $11 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung Station to Taipei is to train via Xinwuri which costs $21 - $26 and takes 1h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taichung Station station and arriving at Liuzhangli Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Taipei. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Taichung Station and Taipei is 133 km. The road distance is 159.8 km.

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The best way to get from Taichung Station to Taipei without a car is to train via Xinwuri which takes 1h 22m and costs $21 - $26.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Taichung Station to Taipei, including transfers.

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Taichung Station to Taipei bus services, operated by Citi Air Bus, depart from Taichung Station.

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Taichung Station to Taipei train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, depart from Taichung station.

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The best way to get from Taichung Station to Taipei is to train via Xinwuri which takes 1h 22m and costs $21 - $26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $11 and takes 2h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Taichung Station to Taipei.
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  • Distance: 132.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from Taichung Station to Taipei every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $25 and the journey takes 1h 2m. Alternatively, Citi Air Bus operates a bus from Taichung Station to Taipei hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$21 - $24
Standard
$21 - $25
Business
$37
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taichung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
tip.railway.gov.tw
Bus operators
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Liuzhangli Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station(Minzu Rd. Intersection) to Fengyuan E. Station
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Fengyuan Bus
Website
fybus.com.tw
Bus from Fengyuan District to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Schedules at
fybus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taichung Station to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Zhong Nan Hai Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2316 3388
Website
mtaxi.com.tw
Tripool
Phone
+886 8 000 78787
Website
tripool.app
Free Go Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2287 8888
Website
feego-taxi.com.tw

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Taichung Station to Taipei bus services, operated by Citi Air Bus, arrive at Liuzhangli Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taichung Station to Taipei is 160 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Taichung Station to Taipei.

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