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There are 4 ways to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Hualien 801 / ...

$14 - $22

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Bus, train  •  4h 6m

  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

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 11m

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

$17 - $26

Fly  •  3h 50m

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

$79 - $137

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The cheapest way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City is to bus and train which costs $11 - $19 and takes 4h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City is to train which costs $13 - $22 and takes 3h 6m.

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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 Taipei. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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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 3h 6m and costs $13 - $22.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m 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 Railway, depart from Taipei station.

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The best way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs $13 - $22. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $75 - $140 and takes 3h 50m.

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

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

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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: 3h 6m

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 12m. 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
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taipei to Hualien
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Luodong to Hualien
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Taipei station
Ave. Duration
50m
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kamalan.com.tw

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei Airport (TPE) to Hualien City is 224 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m 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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There are 1123+ 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 1h 10m and costs $2 - $5.

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