There are 7 ways to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Taoyuan to Zuoying Southbound D / ...

$42 - $54

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Bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Chaoma Station 1860 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chaoma Station to Kaohsiung 3999 / ...

$15 - $25

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Train Taiwan Railway  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zhongli to Kaohsiung 801 / ...

$17 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung 204.2 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Kaohsiung  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Kaohsiung (KHH) TSA - KHH

$114 - $316

Fly to Tainan, line 801 train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Tainan (TNN) TSA - TNN
  2. Take the line 801 train from Baoan to Kaohsiung

$119 - $165

Fly to Taitung, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Taitung (TTT) TSA - TTT
  2. Take the train from Taitung to Kaohsiung

$88 - $177

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung. However, there are services departing from Taoyuan Airport T2 and arriving at Kaohsiung via Chaoma Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Taipei Airport (TPE) and Kaohsiung is 289 km. The road distance is 326.8 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung, including transfers.

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Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, depart from Taoyuan Airport T2 station.

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The best way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Taipei Songshan Airport to Kaohsiung Airport. The quickest flight takes 1 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Kaohsiung station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung is 327 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung.

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Mandarin Airlines, Far Eastern Air and Uni Airways offer flights from Taipei Songshan Airport to Kaohsiung Airport.

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Map of how to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung.
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  • Distance: 180.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

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

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Kaohsiung via Chaoma Station in around 4 h 21 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Makung, Kinmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Kinmen, Makung
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taoyuan to Zuoying
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$39 - $45
Standard
$40 - $50
Business
$65
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Zhongli to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Baoan to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taitung to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Chaoma Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Chaoma Station to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Chaoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
taoyuan-airport.com

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There are 389+ hotels available in Kaohsiung. Prices start at $29 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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