There are 7 ways to get from Tainan to Jiufen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 801 train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Nangang Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the line 801 train from Nangang to Ruifang 801

$43 - $55

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Bus, line 1062 bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Binggongchang to Songshan Station 1612
  2. Take the line 1062 bus from Sung-shan Station to Jiufen 1062

$17 - $25

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Train, line 1062 bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Songshan 801 / ...
  2. Take the line 1062 bus from Sung-shan Station to Jiufen 1062

$18 - $30

Bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Military Accessory Factory to Banqiao Station 7505

$17 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Tainan to Jiufen 214.1 miles

$26 - $40

Fly from Tainan, line 801 train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Tainan (TNN) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) TNN - TSA
  2. Take the line 801 train from Songshan to Sijiaoting

$123 - $166

Train to Taitung, fly  •  6 h 39 min

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

$96 - $186

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tainan to Jiufen. However, there are services departing from Binggongchang and arriving at Jiufen via Sung-shan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Tainan and Jiufen is 288 km. The road distance is 342.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tainan to Jiufen without a car is to train and line 801 train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Tainan to Jiufen, including transfers.

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Tainan to Jiufen bus services, operated by U Bus, depart from Binggongchang station.

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The best way to get from Tainan to Jiufen is to train and line 801 train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 1062 bus, which costs and takes 6 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tainan Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport. The quickest flight takes 1 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Tainan to Jiufen bus services, operated by Keelung Buses, arrive at Jiufen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tainan to Jiufen is 343 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Tainan to Jiufen.

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Uni Airways offers flights from Tainan Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tainan to Jiufen.
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  • Distance: 180.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Tainan to Jiufen via Shalun, Tainan, Nangang, Ruifang, and Ruifang Station in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tainan to Jiufen via Songshan Station and Sung-shan Station in around 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Tainan to Taipei Songshan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
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 Tainan to Nangang
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$41 - $47
Standard
$40 - $50
Business
$67
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Nangang to Ruifang
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Songshan
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Songshan to Sijiaoting
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Zhiben
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Keelung Buses
Website
kl-bus.com.tw
Bus from Sung-shan Station to Jiufen
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Binggongchang to Songshan Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Military Accessory Factory to Banqiao Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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There are 173+ hotels available in Jiufen. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tainan to Tainan Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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