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There are 5 ways to get from Taichung to Jiufen by train, bus or car

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Train, line 801 train  •  3 h

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

$23 - $31

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Bus Citi Air Bus, line 1062 bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Songshan Station 9012
  2. Take the line 1062 bus from Sung-shan Station to Jiufen 1062

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Train, line 1062 bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Songshan 801
  2. Take the line 1062 bus from Sung-shan Station to Jiufen 1062

$10 - $18

Bus U Bus, line 1062 bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station 1619 / ...
  2. Take the line 1062 bus from Zhongxiao Fuxing Station to Jiufen 1062

$12 - $17

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Taichung to Jiufen 121.6 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Taichung to Jiufen is to bus and line 1062 bus which costs $9 - $15 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung to Jiufen is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taichung station to Jiufen. However, there are services departing from Taichung Station and arriving at Jiufen via Sung-shan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Taichung and Jiufen is 159 km. The road distance is 194.6 km.

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The best way to get from Taichung to Jiufen without a car is to train and line 801 train which takes 3 h and costs $23 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Taichung to Jiufen, including transfers.

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Taichung to Jiufen bus services, operated by Citi Air Bus, arrive at Taichung Station.

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The best way to get from Taichung to Jiufen is to train and line 801 train which takes 3 h and costs $23 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 1062 bus, which costs $9 - $15 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Taichung to Jiufen bus services, operated by Keelung Buses, arrive at Jiufen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taichung to Jiufen is 195 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Taichung to Jiufen.

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Map of how to get from Taichung to Jiufen.
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  • Distance: 99.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

You can take a train from Taichung to Jiufen via Xinwuri, Taichung, Taipei, Ruifang, and Ruifang Station in around 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taichung to Jiufen via Sung-shan Station in around 3 h 52 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 Ruifang
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taichung to Songshan
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Songshan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
Keelung Buses
Phone
0800-588010
Website
kl-bus.com.tw
Bus from Sung-shan Station to Jiufen
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Zhongxiao Fuxing Station to Jiufen
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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