There are 4 ways to get from Taichung to Alishan by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Chiayi 801
  2. Take a taxi from Chiayi to Alishan

$45 - $58

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Taichung to Xitou 6883
  2. Take a taxi from Xitou to Alishan

$96 - $119

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

Questions & Answers

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 train and taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 1 h 47 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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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Taichung to Alishan, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Taichung to Alishan. However, you can take the train to Chiayi then take the taxi to Alishan. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Xitou then take the taxi to Alishan.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nantou Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Taichung to Xitou
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung to Xitou
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Chiayi to Alishan
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Plum Taxi
Phone
+886 5 223 3977
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lai Lai Taxi
Phone
+886 5 228 8232
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lan Tan Taxi
Phone
+886 5 225 7715
Website
thb.gov.tw

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