There are 5 ways to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Taoyuan to Nangang Northbound D / ...
  2. Take the train from Nangang to Hualien 801

$15 - $25

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Line 5059 bus, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 5059 bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Taoyuan Station 5059
  2. Take the train from Taoyuan to Hualien 801 / ...

$12 - $21

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Bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Taipei station
  2. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Luodong Station
  3. Take the train from Luodong to Hualien 801 / ...

$12 - $19

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City 140.3 miles

$17 - $26

Fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Hualien (HUN) TSA - HUN

$79 - $137

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Taipei Airport (TPE) station to Hualien City. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal 2 Station and arriving at Hualien via Taoyuan and Nangang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Taipei Airport (TPE) and Hualien City is 128 km. The road distance is 224.4 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City without a car is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City, including transfers.

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Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, depart from Taoyuan station.

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The best way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Taipei Songshan Airport to Hualien Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Hualien station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City is 224 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City.

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Uni Airways offers flights from Taipei Songshan Airport to Hualien Airport.

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Map of how to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City.
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  • Distance: 80.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Taipei Airport (TPE), Taiwan and Hualien City, Taiwan?

You can take a train from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City via Taoyuan HSR Station, Taoyuan, and Nangang in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, Uni Airways flies from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City twice daily.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Hualien
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taoyuan to Nangang
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$6 - $7
Standard
$6 - $8
Business
$15
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Nangang to Hualien
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taoyuan to Hualien
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Luodong to Hualien
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Taoyuan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
taoyuan-airport.com
Bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Taipei station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Kamalan Bus Inc.
Website
kamalan.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Luodong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kamalan.com.tw

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There are 1108+ hotels available in Hualien City. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taipei Songshan Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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