There are 4 ways to get from Tainan to Alishan by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Jiabei 801
  2. Take a taxi from Jiabei to Alishan

$43 - $55

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Chiayi 801
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$19 - $28

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tainan to Alishan 70.6 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Tainan to Alishan 70.6 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tainan and Alishan is 75 km. The road distance is 113 km.

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The best way to get from Tainan to Alishan without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Tainan to Alishan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tainan to Alishan is 113 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Tainan to Alishan.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Alishan. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tainan to Alishan.
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  • Distance: 46.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Tainan, Taiwan and Alishan, Taiwan?

There is no direct connection from Tainan to Alishan. However, you can take the train to Jiabei then take the taxi to Alishan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tainan to Alishan via Chiayi, Chiayi Station, and Shizhuo in around 3 h 52 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Jiabei
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Jiabei to Alishan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Plum Taxi
Phone
+886 5 223 3977
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lai Lai Taxi
Phone
+886 5 228 8232
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lan Tan Taxi
Phone
+886 5 225 7715
Website
thb.gov.tw

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