There are 4 ways to get from Taichung to Taitung by train, car or plane

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Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Zuoying Southbound D / ...
  2. Take the train from Xinzuoying to Taitung 801

$32 - $43

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Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taitung 801

$17 - $30

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Taichung to Taitung 226.9 miles

$28 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taipei
  2. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Taitung (TTT) TSA - TTT

$101 - $188

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taichung and arriving at Taitung. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Taichung and Taitung is 161 km. The road distance is 363.1 km.

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The best way to get from Taichung to Taitung without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Taichung to Taitung, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Taipei Songshan Airport to Taitung Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taichung to Taitung is 363 km. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Taichung to Taitung.

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Mandarin Airlines and Uni Airways offer flights from Taipei Songshan Airport to Taitung Airport.

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There are 646+ hotels available in Taitung. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taichung to Taitung.
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  • Distance: 100.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Taichung to Taitung via Xinwuri, Taichung, Zuoying, and Xinzuoying in around 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$23 - $27
Standard
$24 - $28
Business
$41
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 Xinzuoying to Taitung
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taichung to Taitung
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw

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