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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from 臺南 to 臺中 801

$7 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Binggongchang to Taichung Station 1871 / ...

$5 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tainan to Taichung 97.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Tainan to Taichung 97.2 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tainan and Taichung is 137 km. The road distance is 156 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tainan to Taichung is to bus which costs $5 - $11 and takes 2 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Tainan to Taichung is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs $7 - $14.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from 臺南 and arriving at 臺中. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Binggongchang and arriving at Taichung Station. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The train from 臺南 to 臺中 takes 1 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Tainan to Taichung hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Tainan to Taichung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. U Bus also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
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 - $11
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
$6 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Tainan to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 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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