There are 6 ways to get from Taipei 101 to Taichung by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Taipei Metro, train, line 801 train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the Taipei Metro from Taipei 101 World Trade Center to Taipei Main Station Red
  2. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung
  3. Take the line 801 train from Xinwuri to Taichung 801 / ...

$23 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus U Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station 1619

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung 801

$9 - $15

Bus Citi Air Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei City Hall Station to Taichung Station 9012

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taipei 101 to Taichung 99.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Taipei 101 to Taichung 99.7 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taipei 101 to Taichung is to bus which costs $7 - $11 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taipei 101 to Taichung is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Taipei 101 and Taichung is 133 km. The road distance is 159.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Taipei 101 to Taichung, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taipei City Hall Station station and arriving at Taichung Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Taipei 101, Taiwan and Taichung, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taipei 101 to Taichung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, Citi Air Bus operates a bus from Taipei 101 to Taichung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Xinwuri to Taichung
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taipei to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei City Hall Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taipei 101 to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Taipei Gov Taxi Line
Phone
+886 800 055 850
Website
english.dot.gov.taipei
MTaxi
Phone
+886 2 449 9178
Website
mtaxi.com.tw
Crown Taxi
Phone
+886 2 412 8333
Website
crowntaxi.com.tw
Da Ai Taxi
Phone
+886 2 8787 3002
Website
library.taiwanschoolnet.org
Taiwan Taxi
Phone
+886 2 4058 8888
Website
taiwantaxi.com.tw

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