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

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Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Tainan to Taichung 801

$7 - $13

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Bus  •  2h 30m

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

$5 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 39m

  1. Take a taxi from Tainan to Taichung 97.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Tainan to Taichung 97.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Tainan to Taichung is to bus which costs $5 - $12 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Tainan to Taichung is to train which costs $7 - $13 and takes 1h 26m.

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

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

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The distance between Tainan and Taichung is 137 km. The road distance is 155.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tainan to Taichung without a car is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs $7 - $13.

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The train from Tainan to Taichung takes 1h 26m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Tainan to Taichung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, depart from Binggongchang station.

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

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The best way to get from Tainan to Taichung is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs $7 - $13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $12 and takes 2h 30m.

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  • Distance: 85.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Tainan to Taichung hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 26m. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Tainan to Taichung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $12 and the journey takes 2h 30m. U Bus also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Binggongchang to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Binggongchang to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Tainan to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ti Yi Taxi
Phone
+886 6 225 5555
Website
traffic.tainan.gov.tw
Daisuki
Phone
+886 6 300 0000
Website
fucitytainan.com
Cheng Kung Taxi
Phone
+886 6 275 9999
Website
ch-rental.com.tw

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Tainan to Taichung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Taichung Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tainan to Taichung is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Tainan to Taichung.

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There are 513+ hotels available in Taichung. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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