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There are 3 ways to get from Tainan to Hualien City by train, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Hualien 801 / ...

$17 - $29

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Tainan to Hualien City 238.2 miles

$29 - $45

Line 801 train, fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 801 train from Tainan to Xinzuoying
  2. Fly from Kaohsiung (KHH) to Hualien (HUN) KHH - HUN

$59 - $468

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The cheapest way to get from Tainan to Hualien City is to train which costs $17 - $29 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tainan to Hualien City is to line 801 train and fly which costs $55 - $470 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tainan and arriving at Hualien. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Tainan and Hualien City is 179 km. The road distance is 381.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tainan to Hualien City without a car is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $17 - $29.

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The train from Tainan to Hualien takes 5 h 17 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Tainan to Hualien City train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Tainan station.

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The quickest flight from Kaohsiung Airport to Hualien Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Tainan to Hualien City train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Hualien station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tainan to Hualien City is 381 km. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Tainan to Hualien City.

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  • Distance: 112.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Tainan, Taiwan and Hualien City, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Tainan to Hualien City 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 17 min.

Airlines
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Kaohsiung to Hualien
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Hualien
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw

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Mandarin Airlines offers flights from Kaohsiung Airport to Hualien Airport.

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There are 1114+ hotels available in Hualien City. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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