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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Zuoying Southbound D / ...

$25 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Kaohsiung Station 1872 / ...

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Kaohsiung 801

$10 - $17

Taxi  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taichung to Kaohsiung 124.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Taichung to Kaohsiung 124.9 miles

$15 - $23

Fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Taichung (RMQ) to Kaohsiung (KHH) RMQ - KHH

$152 - $274

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taichung to Kaohsiung is to bus which costs $9 - $14 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung to Kaohsiung is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs $25 - $35.

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The distance between Taichung and Kaohsiung is 174 km. The road distance is 200 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Taichung to Kaohsiung, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taichung Station and arriving at Kaohsiung Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Kaohsiung. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from Taichung to Kaohsiung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $28 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Taichung to Kaohsiung hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. U Bus also services this route every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taichung to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Flights from Taichung to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $470
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Taichung to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Taichung to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Taichung to Kaohsiung via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Taichung to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Zuoying
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$24 - $27
Standard
$24 - $28
Business
$41
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Kaohsiung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Kaohsiung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taichung to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Free Go Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2287 8888
Website
feego-taxi.com.tw
Zhong Nan Hai Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2316 3388
Website
mtaxi.com.tw
You I Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2276 3456
Website
you-i.com.tw
E.M. Taxi
Phone
+886 4 2436 6666
Website
emtaxi.myweb.hinet.net

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