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

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Recommended option

Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei Northbound D / ...

$21 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus Fengyuan Bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Chunghsing Hall to Taiwan Business Bank 55 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fengyuan District to Taipei Station 6606

$1 - $12

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei 801

$8 - $14

Bus Citi Air Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Liuzhangli Station 9012 / ...

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taichung to Taipei 99 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Taichung to Taipei 99 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taichung to Taipei is to bus which costs $7 - $11 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taichung to Taipei is to train which costs $21 - $26 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Taichung and Taipei is 132 km. The road distance is 158.4 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Taichung to Taipei, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taichung Station station and arriving at Liuzhangli Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Taipei. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from Taichung to Taipei every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, Citi Air Bus operates a bus from Taichung to Taipei every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Non-Reserved
$21 - $24
Standard
$21 - $25
Business
$37
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Liuzhangli Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Fengyuan Bus
Website
fybus.com.tw
Bus from Chunghsing Hall to Taiwan Business Bank
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
fybus.com.tw
Bus from Fengyuan District to Taipei Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Schedules at
fybus.com.tw
Taichung Bus
Website
tcbus.com.tw
Bus from Chunghsing Hall to Taiwan Business Bank
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tcbus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taichung to Taipei
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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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