There are 5 ways to get from Taipei to Hsinchu by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 801 train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Hsinchu Southbound D / ...
  2. Take the line 801 train from Liujia to Hsinchu 801

$10 - $11

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Bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Blessed Imelda Girls High School to Park 9003 / ...

$3 - $8

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Hsinchu 801

$3 - $7

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taipei to Hsinchu 48.6 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Taipei to Hsinchu 48.6 miles

$6 - $9

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blessed Imelda Girls High School and arriving at Park. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taipei and arriving at Hsinchu. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Taipei and Hsinchu is 63 km. The road distance is 77.8 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Hsinchu without a car is to train and line 801 train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Taipei to Hsinchu, including transfers.

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Taipei to Hsinchu bus services, operated by HsinChu Bus, depart from Blessed Imelda Girls High School station.

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Taipei to Hsinchu train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, depart from Taipei station.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Hsinchu is to train and line 801 train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 9 min.

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Taipei to Hsinchu bus services, operated by HsinChu Bus, arrive at Park station.

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Taipei to Hsinchu train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Hsinchu station.

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Map of how to get from Taipei to Hsinchu.
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  • Distance: 39.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Taipei to Hsinchu via Hsinchu and Liujia in around 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, HsinChu Bus operates a bus from Taipei to Hsinchu every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taipei to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$8 - $10
Standard
$8 - $11
Business
$19
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Liujia to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taipei to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
HsinChu Bus
Phone
0800-035800
Website
hcbus.com.tw
Bus from Blessed Imelda Girls High School to Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hcbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Zhongzheng Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Bus Station to Hsinchu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taipei to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Taipei Gov Taxi Line
Phone
+886 80 005 5850
Website
english.dot.gov.taipei
MTaxi
Phone
+886 2 449 9178
Website
mtaxi.com.tw
Crown Taxi
Phone
+886 2 412 8333
Website
crowntaxi.com.tw
Tripool
Phone
+886800078787
Website
tripool.app
Taiwan Taxi
Phone
+886 2 4058 8888
Website
taiwantaxi.com.tw

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei to Hsinchu is 78 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Taipei to Hsinchu.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Hsinchu. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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