There are 5 ways to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung by 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.

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Taoyuan Metro, train, line 801 train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the Taoyuan Metro from Airport Terminal 2 Station to Taoyuan HSR Station
  2. Take the train from Taoyuan to Taichung
  3. Take the line 801 train from Xinwuri to Taichung 801 / ...

$18 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  2 h

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

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus U Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Linkou to Taichung Station 1620

$9 - $13

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung is to bus which costs $6 - $10 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung is to Taoyuan Metro and train and line 801 train which costs $18 - $23 and takes 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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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taoyuan Airport T2 and arriving at Gancheng Station station. Services depart hourly. 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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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 $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h.

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
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 - $20
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$16 - $19
Standard
$16 - $20
Business
$30
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Airport T2 to Gancheng Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Linkou to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taipei Airport (TPE) to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Taiwan Taxi
Phone
+886 2 4058 8888
Website
taiwantaxi.com.tw
Da Ai Taxi
Phone
+886 2 8787 3002
Website
library.taiwanschoolnet.org
Crown Taxi
Phone
+886 2 412 8333
Website
crowntaxi.com.tw
MTaxi
Phone
+886 2 449 9178
Website
mtaxi.com.tw

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