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

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

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Train, line 801 train  •  2 h 9 min

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

$23 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus, line 1800 bus  •  3 h 2 min

  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 Taiwan Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gancheng to Keelung Station 1805

$9 - $14

Bus U Bus  •  3 h 42 min

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

$9 - $14

Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Sankeng 801

$9 - $16

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Taichung to Keelung 114.4 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Sankeng. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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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 2 h 9 min and costs $23 - $30.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min 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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Map of how to get from Taichung to Keelung.
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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taichung to Keelung via Taipei City Hall Station in around 3 h 2 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Nangang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $27
Business
$39
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Nangang to Sankeng
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taichung to Sankeng
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei City Hall Station to Keelung Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Gancheng to Keelung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
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
3 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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