There are 6 ways to get from Taichung to Alishan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Chiayi 801
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$24 - $34

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Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Chiayi Station 1870
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$24 - $35

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station to Xitou 6871
  2. Take a taxi from Xitou to Alishan

$95 - $118

Bus, taxi via Shanlinxi  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station to Shanlinxi 6871
  2. Take a taxi from Shanlinxi to Alishan

$107 - $140

Taxi  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taichung to Alishan 91.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Taichung to Alishan 91.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Taichung to Alishan is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung to Alishan is to bus and taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Taichung and Alishan is 76 km. The road distance is 146.5 km.

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The best way to get from Taichung to Alishan without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 38 min and costs $23 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Taichung to Alishan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taichung to Alishan is 146 km. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Taichung to Alishan.

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The nearest airport to Alishan is Chiayi (CYI) Airport which is 34.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Taichung (RMQ) (88.6 km), Kaohsiung (KHH) (107.5 km), Makung (MZG) (112.9 km) and Taipei (TPE) (186.3 km).

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There are 87+ hotels available in Alishan. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taichung to Alishan.
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  • Distance: 47.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Taichung, Taiwan and Alishan, Taiwan?

You can take a bus from Taichung to Alishan via Chiayi Station and Shizhuo in around 5 h 24 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Chiayi Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station to Xitou
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station to Shanlinxi
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Xitou to Alishan
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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