There are 5 ways to get from Tainan to Riyue Tan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 801 train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Ershui 802 / ...
  2. Take the line 801 train from Ershui to Shuili 801 / ...

$7 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, line 801 train via Tianzhong  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Tianzhong 801
  2. Take the line 801 train from Tianzhong to Shuili 801

$8 - $15

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Binggongchang to Taichung Station 1871 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake 6670B / ...

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tainan to Riyue Tan 99.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Tainan to Riyue Tan 99.7 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tainan to Riyue Tan is to train and line 801 train which costs $7 - $15 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tainan to Riyue Tan is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Tainan and Riyue Tan is 121 km. The road distance is 159.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Tainan to Riyue Tan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tainan to Riyue Tan. However, there are services departing from Binggongchang and arriving at Sun Moon Lake via Taichung Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Tainan, Taiwan and Riyue Tan, Taiwan?

You can take a train from Tainan to Riyue Tan via Ershui and Shuili in around 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tainan to Riyue Tan via Taichung Station in around 4 h 49 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Ershui
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Ershui to Shuili
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Tainan to Tianzhong
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Tianzhong to Shuili
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Binggongchang to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Binggongchang to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Nantou Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Tainan to Riyue Tan
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Jinlong Taxi
Phone
+886 6 208 5555
Website
thb.gov.tw
Dili Taxi
Phone
+886 6 297 0074
Website
thb.gov.tw
Successful Taxi
Phone
+886 6 274 9999
Website
thb.gov.tw
Phoenix Taxi
Phone
+886 6 275 6666
Website
thb.gov.tw

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