There are 3 ways to get from Taichung to Hualien City by train or car

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Train via Taipei  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the train from Taipei to Hualien 801

$30 - $42

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Hualien 801

$17 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Taichung to Hualien City 209.8 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Taichung to Hualien City is to train which costs $17 - $29 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung to Hualien City is to train which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Hualien. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Taichung and Hualien City is 95 km. The road distance is 335.7 km.

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The best way to get from Taichung to Hualien City without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Taichung to Hualien City, including transfers.

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Taichung to Hualien City train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, depart from Taichung station.

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Taichung to Hualien City train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Hualien station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taichung to Hualien City is 336 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Taichung to Hualien City.

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There are 1100+ hotels available in Hualien City. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taichung to Hualien City.
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  • Distance: 59.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Taichung, Taiwan and Hualien City, Taiwan?

You can take a train from Taichung to Hualien City via Xinwuri, Taichung, and Taipei in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Taipei to Hualien
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taichung to Hualien
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net

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