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There are 6 ways to get from Taichung to Keelung by train, bus or car

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Train, line 801 train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Nangang Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the line 801 train from Nangang to Sankeng 801

$23 - $29

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Bus, line 1800 bus  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Taipei City Hall Station 9012
  2. Take the line 1800 bus from Taipei City Hall Station to Keelung Station 1800

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Gancheng to Keelung Station 1805

$9 - $14

Bus U Bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station 1619 / ...

$9 - $15

Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Keelung 801

$9 - $16

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Taichung to Keelung 114.4 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Taichung to Keelung is to bus which costs $9 - $14 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung to Keelung is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gancheng and arriving at Keelung Station station. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Keelung. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Taichung and Keelung is 153 km. The road distance is 183 km.

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The best way to get from Taichung to Keelung without a car is to train and line 801 train which takes 2h 16m and costs $23 - $29.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Taichung to Keelung, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Taichung to Keelung is to train and line 801 train which takes 2h 16m and costs $23 - $29. Alternatively, you can bus and line 1800 bus, which costs $8 - $14 and takes 3h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Taichung to Keelung.
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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

You can take a train from Taichung to Keelung via Xinwuri, Taichung, and Nangang in around 2h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taichung to Keelung via Taipei City Hall Station in around 3h 2m.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Nangang
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
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klook.com
Non-Reserved
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $26
Business
$39
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Nangang to Sankeng
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taichung to Keelung
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei City Hall Station to Keelung Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Gancheng to Keelung Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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Taichung to Keelung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Keelung Station.

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Taichung to Keelung train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Sankeng station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taichung to Keelung is 183 km. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Taichung to Keelung.

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There are 743+ hotels available in Keelung. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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