There are 4 ways to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Hualien 801 / ...

$9 - $16

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Bus, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Luodong Station 1917 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luodong to Hualien 801 / ...

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Taipei to Hualien (Station) 113.2 miles

$14 - $21

Fly  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Hualien (HUN) TSA - HUN

$77 - $134

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taipei and arriving at Hualien. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Taipei and Hualien (Station) is 118 km. The road distance is 181.2 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs .

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The train from Taipei to Hualien takes 2 h 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Taipei to Hualien (Station) train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Taipei station.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station) is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Taipei Songshan Airport to Hualien Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Taipei to Hualien (Station) train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Hualien station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei to Hualien (Station) is 181 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Taipei to Hualien (Station).

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Uni Airways offers flights from Taipei Songshan Airport to Hualien Airport.

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Map of how to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station).
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  • Distance: 73.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

What companies run services between Taipei, Taiwan and Hualien (Station), Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taipei to Hualien (Station) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, Uni Airways flies from Taipei to Hualien (Station) twice daily.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Hualien
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taipei to Hualien
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Luodong to Hualien
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Kamalan Bus Inc.
Website
kamalan.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Luodong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kamalan.com.tw

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There are 1108+ hotels available in Hualien (Station). Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Taipei Songshan Airport is to Taipei Metro which takes 3 min and costs .

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