There are 6 ways to get from Taipei to Alishan by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Yunlin Southbound F / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Yunlin to Alishan

$91 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus U Bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Chiayi Station 1618 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$28 - $41

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Taichung  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung Southbound D / ...
  2. Take the bus from Taiwan Provincial Consultative Council to Shanlinxi 6871

$127 - $165

Bus via Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Liuzhangli Station to Taichung Station 9012
  2. Take the bus from Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station to Shanlinxi 6871

$114 - $151

Train Taiwan Railway, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Chiayi 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$29 - $44

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Taipei to Alishan 186.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The distance between Taipei and Alishan is 193 km. The road distance is 298.6 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Alishan without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Taipei to Alishan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei to Alishan is 299 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Taipei to Alishan.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Alishan. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taipei to Alishan.
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  • Distance: 120.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Taipei, Taiwan and Alishan, Taiwan?

You can take a bus from Taipei to Alishan via Taichung Station, Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station, and Shanlinxi in around 5 h 37 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taipei to Yunlin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$30 - $34
Standard
$30 - $36
Business
$50
Train from Taipei to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$21 - $24
Standard
$21 - $25
Business
$37
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Taiwan Provincial Consultative Council to Shanlinxi
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station to Shanlinxi
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Liuzhangli Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Chiayi Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Chiayi Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Yunlin to Alishan
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Plum Taxi
Phone
+886 5 223 3977
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lai Lai Taxi
Phone
+886 5 228 8232
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lan Tan Taxi
Phone
+886 5 225 7715
Website
thb.gov.tw

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