Travel from Tainan to Taipei

Train, bus or fly from Tainan to Taipei?

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from Tainan to Taipei hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 hour 49 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tainan to Taipei via Chaoma and Zhonggan Station in around 4 hours 27 minutes.

How to get from Tainan to Taipei

ModeDurationPrice
From Tainan train to Tainan then train to Taipei.2 h 34 min1776
From Tainan train to Taipei.3 h 5 min564
From Binggongchang bus to Chaoma, bus to Zhonggan Station, then bus to Taipei Station.4 h 27 min499
From Tainan Main Station bus to Taipei Station.5 h545
From Tainan Station train to Minxiong Station then bus to Taipei Station.5 h 51 min531
From Tainan drive to Taipei.3 h 11 min843
From Tainan taxi to Tainan airport, fly to Shungshan airport, then Taipei Metro to Taipei.3 h 3 min3790

How long does it take to get from Tainan to Taipei?

It takes approximately 2 hours 34 minutes to get from Tainan to Taipei, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Tainan and Taipei?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tainan and arriving at Taipei. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 hours 5 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Tainan and Taipei?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tainan Main Station and arriving at Taipei Station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 hours.

Operators from Tainan to Taipei

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Taiwan RailwayTaiwan Railway
Taiwan High Speed Rail4266-3000Taiwan High Speed Rail
Taiwan BusTaiwan Bus
Taiching International Airport Transport04-26155000Taiching International Airport Transport
U BusU Bus
Solar BusSolar Bus
Uni AirwaysUni Airways
Taipei MetroTaipei Metro