There are 6 ways to get from Taipei to Chiayi City Government by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung Southbound B / ...
  2. Take the train from Changhua to Chiayi 801 / ...

$26 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 17 min

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

$10 - $18

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Chiayi 801

$12 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Taipei to Chiayi City Government 151.8 miles

$18 - $28

Fly to Chiayi  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Shungshan (TSA) to Chiayi (CYI) TSA - CYI

$44 - $321

Fly to Tainan, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Shungshan (TSA) to Tainan (TNN) TSA - TNN
  2. Take the train from Tainan to Chiayi

$121 - $165

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Chiayi City Government is to bus which costs $10 - $18 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taipei to Chiayi City Government is to train which costs $25 - $35 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taipei Station station and arriving at Chiayi Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taipei and arriving at Chiayi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Taipei and Chiayi City Government is 206 km. The road distance is 242.8 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Chiayi City Government without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $25 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Taipei to Chiayi City Government, including transfers.

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Taipei to Chiayi City Government bus services, operated by U Bus, arrive at Taipei Station.

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Taipei to Chiayi City Government train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, depart from Taipei station.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Chiayi City Government is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $25 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $18 and takes 4 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs $40 - $330 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Taipei to Chiayi City Government.
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  • Distance: 128.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

What companies run services between Taipei, Taiwan and Chiayi City Government, Taiwan?

You can take a train from Taipei to Chiayi City Government via Taichung, Xinwuri, Changhua, and Chiayi in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Taipei to Chiayi City Government hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h. Taiwan Bus also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Chiayi via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Shungshan to Chiayi via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Makung, Kinmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Kinmen, Makung
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Changhua to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taipei to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Tainan to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Chiayi Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $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
$10 - $18
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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