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There are 5 ways to get from Taichung Station to Taipei by train, bus, night train or car

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Train via Xinwuri  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei Taiwan High Speed Rail Line

$23 - $29

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Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station 1619 / ...

$7 - $13

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei 山線

$9 - $15

Night train  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the night train from Taichung to Taipei 山線

$9 - $15

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Taichung Station to Taipei 159.1 km

$12 - $18

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taichung Station to Taipei is to bus which costs $7 - $13 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung Station to Taipei is to train via Xinwuri which costs $23 - $29 and takes 1h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taichung Station station and arriving at Taipei Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Taipei. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 9m.

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The distance between Taichung Station and Taipei is 133 km. The road distance is 159.1 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 24m and costs $23 - $29.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Taichung Station to Taipei, including transfers.

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Taichung Station to Taipei bus services, operated by U 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 24m and costs $23 - $29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $7 - $13 and takes 2h 40m.

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  • Distance: 132.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 24m

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

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from Taichung to Taipei every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $28 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
en.thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
en.thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$23 - $26
Standard
$23 - $28
Business
$46
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Book at
ordertickets.ubus.com.tw
Kuo-Kuang Bus
Website
kingbus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Citi Air Bus
Phone
02-2273-8000
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Liuzhangli Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
Weekdays
$8
Weekend
$10

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Taichung Station to Taipei bus services, operated by U Bus, arrive at Taipei 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 159 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Taichung Station to Taipei.

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