There are 5 ways to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung by train, bus, taxi or car

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Taoyuan Metro, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the Taoyuan Metro from Airport Terminal 2 Station to Taoyuan HSR Station Commuter
  2. Take the train from Taoyuan to Taichung Southbound D / ...

$18 - $22

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Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Gancheng Station 5503 / ...

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 5059 bus, train  •  3 h 41 min

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

$8 - $14

Taxi  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung 86.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung 86.3 miles

$10 - $16

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taoyuan Airport T2 and arriving at Gancheng Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Taipei Airport (TPE) station to Taichung. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal 2 Station and arriving at Taichung via Taoyuan and Xinwuri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Taipei Airport (TPE) and Taichung is 118 km. The road distance is 138.1 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung without a car is to Taoyuan Metro and train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung, including transfers.

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

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Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung train services, operated by Taoyuan Metro, arrive at Airport Terminal 2 Station.

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The best way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung is to Taoyuan Metro and train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h.

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Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Gancheng Station.

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Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, arrive at Taichung station.

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Map of how to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung.
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  • Distance: 73.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung via Taoyuan HSR Station, Taoyuan, Taichung, and Xinwuri in around 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h. U Bus also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Taoyuan Metro
Phone
+886-3-286-8789
Website
tymetro.com.tw
Train from Airport Terminal 2 Station to Taoyuan HSR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tymetro.com.tw
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taoyuan to Taichung
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$16 - $18
Standard
$16 - $19
Business
$30
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Gancheng Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
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
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
taoyuan-airport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Tripool
Phone
+886 8 000 78787
Website
tripool.app
Crown Taxi
Phone
+886 2 412 8333
Website
crowntaxi.com.tw
MTaxi
Phone
+886 2 449 9178
Website
mtaxi.com.tw
Taiwan Taxi
Phone
+886 2 4058 8888
Website
taiwantaxi.com.tw

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung is 138 km. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung.

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