There are 5 ways to get from Taichung to Yilan County (Region) by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Yilan Mountain Line

$12 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gancheng to Banqiao 1851
  2. Take the bus from Banqiao Station to Yilan Station 1916 / ...

$12 - $16

3 alternative options

Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the train from Taipei to Yilan Mountain Line / ...

$26 - $35

Bus U Bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Station 1616 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Yilan Station 1916 / ...

$13 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Taichung to Yilan County (Region) 130.7 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Taichung, Taiwan and Yilan County (Region), Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taichung to Yilan County (Region) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taichung to Yilan County (Region) via Tc_統聯轉運站, Zhonggan Station, and Taipei Station in around 3 h 23 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taichung to Yilan
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taipei to Yilan
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
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
$22 - $26
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$21 - $25
Standard
$22 - $26
Business
$38
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Zhonggan Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Kamalan Bus Inc.
Website
kamalan.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Yilan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kamalan.com.tw
Bus from Banqiao Station to Yilan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kamalan.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Gancheng to Banqiao
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Taichung and Yilan County (Region) is 127 km. The road distance is 209 km.

The cheapest way to get from Taichung to Yilan County (Region) is to bus which costs $12 - $17 and takes 4 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Taichung to Yilan County (Region) is to drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $16 - $24.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Yilan. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Taichung to Yilan County (Region). However, there are services departing from Tc_臺中教育大學 and arriving at Yilan Station via Zhonggan Station and Taipei Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

The train from Taichung to Yilan takes 2 h 53 min including transfers and departs four times a day.